Fewer people are dying from cancer and heart disease in rich countries and there's a better survival rate in poor countries from tuberculosis and malaria.
Christmas has long been a time ripe for superstitions, tall tales and odd beliefs.
Little is known about how Christmas was celebrated in Colonial times.
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Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Thursday, Dec. 18.
Hundreds of NFL employees gave records to investigators looking into how Commissioner Roger Goodell handled evidence in the Ray Rice case.
San Francisco released defensive tackle Ray McDonald after he was named a suspect in a sexual assault case.
A judge has halted a $75-million settlement that aimed to end a massive class-action lawsuit.
The NASCAR driver says he repeatedly told his ex-girlfriend to leave the night she claims he assaulted her.
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The boys are back at summer camp and they can't stop singing "Jumper" by Third Eye Blind.
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The Oregon Ducks QB presents a "Letterman" top 10 list.
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Stella, the pit bull, does not approve of the pineapple in her home.
Jimmy Kimmel, the master of pranks, gets a taste of his own medicine.
You'll never wrap gifts the same way again.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting the labor market continued to strengthen.
The Boston Marathon bombing suspect told a judge that he was satisfied with his lawyers' preparations for the January start of his trial over the deadly 2013 attack.
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The U.S. will restore diplomatic relations with Cuba for the first time in more than a half century.
By Susan Kelly CHICAGO (Reuters) – The worst Ebola outbreak on record, and its spread beyond West Africa, has accelerated…
More than two thirds of U.S. voters back increased military spending given growing threats to America's security.
The major policy shift will end decades of hostile ties with the communist-ruled island.
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The credits for "Secret of the Tomb," which opens Friday, read "In loving memory of Mickey Rooney," and "For Robin Williams - the magic never ends."
The "Parks and Rec" star was very, very wrong.