California OKs assisted suicide

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LOS ANGELES TIMES) Caught between conflicting moral arguments, Gov. Jerry Brown, a former Jesuit seminary student, on Monday signed a measure allowing physicians to prescribe lethal doses of more…

South Carolina chaos: Several die in floods

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2496755" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Flooding in Charleston, South Carolina, hit record levels. (Credit: NWS Charleston via Twitter)[/caption] Massive rainfall and flooding have left nine dead in South Carolina, more…

Messing with Mother Nature is all the rage

by Joseph Farah -- WASHINGTON – Transhumanism may sound like science fiction, yet every day, it seems, a new "breakthrough" is announced by scientists, futurists and philosophers. Some recent developments: Scientists from more…

Surgeons reattach toddler's head to neck

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FoxNews) Thanks to what doctors call "a miracle surgery," an Australian toddler is on the mend after enduring a near-death car accident that caused his head to detach more…

Beard transplanting is a growing business

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Newser) Baby-faced men can now look like lumberjacks thanks to advances in transplant technology, and a growing number of them are choosing to do so. Hair restoration surgeons more…

74 drug overdoses in 72 hours in Chicago

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Newser) Chicago authorities are scrambling after 74 heroin overdoses were reported in the 72 hours between Tuesday and Friday afternoon, more than double the overdose rate during the more…

Infant bitten 27 times, daycare shut down

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USA Today) Investigators shut down a home day care operation after they said an infant was bitten 27 times by another child. Child Care Licensing ordered the homeowner more…