Transgenders seek new birth-certificate laws

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LOS ANGELES TIMES) WASHINGTON — Kaprice Williams has been waiting four years for a new birth certificate. Williams, 50, transitioned from male to female when she was 15, more…

AP: A-Rod can play during suspension appeal

by -NO AUTHOR- -- NEW YORK (AP) -- Alex Rodriguez will be suspended Monday, likely through the 2014 season, as part of Major League Baseball's latest drug investigation but can play while more…

House votes to block IRS from Obamacare

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="VxYnZyZDocsnSHI4PACgjaCmJNyE8oLx"] House Republicans voted in support of legislation linking taxes, the IRS and the unpopular Obamacare, just before leaving Washington for their August recess on Friday. The more…

U.N. warned: Beijing 'maims' men, women, kids

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="k4dXNyZDqsXteGmEaPbv4Vr9QjEUhFtR"] A formal complaint has been filed with the United Nations by officials with Womens Rights Without Frontiers, alleging China's one-child policy is resulting in the maiming more…

Eating steak, spinach can cut Alzheimer's

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILYMAIL) — Iron-rich foods such as steak, spinach, liver and nuts could cut the risk of dementia in later life, say researchers. A study has found that people more…

Citrus growers use predator wasp to fight disease

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LATIMES) — Pesticides haven't worked. Quarantines have been useless. Now California citrus farmers have hired an assassin to knock off the intruder threatening their orchards. The killer-for-hire is more…

Driver 'out for blood' in Calif. boardwalk crash

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [iframe src="http://embed.newsinc.com/Single/iframe.html?WID=2&VID=24995185&freewheel=91417&sitesection=wnd&height=338&width=600" height=338 width=600 frameborder=no scrolling=no noresize marginwidth=0px marginheight=0px] (LOSANGELES.CBSLOCAL) — Witnesses said a driver purposely and methodically plowed into crowds of people on the Venice Boardwalk Saturday more…

Sense of smell determined by genes, study says

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (HealthDay) Genetic differences appear to explain why some people can smell certain odors and others can't, researchers say. Using 10 different odors, the researchers tested nearly 200 people more…

For medical tourists, it's simple math

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New York Times) Michael Shopenn's artificial hip was made by a company based in this remote town, a global center of joint manufacturing. But he had to fly more…