'Nobody is born gay'

by Jack Minor -- [caption id="attachment_1507615" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Billboard by Parents and Friends of Ex-Gays and Gays, or PFOX[/caption] An organization supporting what has been called the least protected of all minority more…

Supremes won't lift block on abortion law

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USA TODAY) The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to weigh in on a controversial Arizona law that would have restricted medication abortions. Planned Parenthood Arizona and Tucson Women's more…

Men who like spicy food have higher testosterone

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TELEGRAPH) — French gourmets have traditionally shunned hot, spicy food – so they may be a little piqued by a study indicating that curry-loving men have higher testosterone. more…

Single Ebola outbreak gives virus new life

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) An especially deadly outbreak of Ebola burned unseen in a remote part of Sierra Leone for several weeks, giving public health experts a reality check. It's more…

Salty food, belching cows win in final budget

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYTIMES) — WASHINGTON — Health insurance companies preserved their tax breaks. Farmers and ranchers were spared having to report on pollution from manure. Tourist destinations like Las Vegas more…

Obamacare blamed for killing hospitals

by -NO AUTHOR- -- By Paul Bremmer Eighteen acute-care hospitals across the United States shut their doors in 2013. At least 12 more hospitals have closed this year in rural areas alone. more…

Pacific nuclear disaster far from over

by Steve Elwart -- A lot of ink was consumed by media after the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station disaster in March 2011, and then everything got quiet. With most of the more…

Hundreds at funeral for teen girl burned alive

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ASSOCIATED PRESS) — BATESVILLE, Miss. -- About 400 mourners packed a chapel in Mississippi on Saturday to say goodbye to a 19-year-old woman who was burned alive, among more…