'Gift' gadgets used to spy on Chen

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (REUTERS) When Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng arrived in the United States in May last year he was given a fellowship at New York University, use of a Greenwich more…

Top 5 regrets of the dying

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Guardian) There was no mention of more sex or bungee jumps. A palliative nurse who has counselled the dying in their last days has revealed the most more…

Obama threatens veto as fetal-pain bill passes House

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Catholic News Agency) Despite passing the U.S. House of Representatives, a bill to prohibit abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy faces an uncertain future as President Obama's administration more…

Hockey boy pummeled, parents demand charges

by Joe Kovacs -- [ooyala code="RsMHNqYzouVC6tMq7dT4qlKmwPU6nNX4"] The parents of a 16-year-old hockey player are demanding criminal charges be filed against another boy who ripped their son's helmet off and mercilessly pummeled his more…

AMA declares obesity a disease

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CBS News) The American Medical Association has officially recognized obesity as a disease, a decision that could change the way physicians and insurance companies deal with the condition. The more…