| Dec 2, 2009
| 9:15 AM
BRUSSELS -- European and other U.S. allies will contribute more than 5,000 new troops to the international force in Afghanistan, NATO's chief said Wednesday, declaring that the war is not America's alone.
Still, aside from Poland, the pledges came in...
| Jun 9, 2010
| 5:28 AM
LONDON (AP) — Short people have a 50 percent higher risk of having a heart problem or dying from one than tall people, a new study says, though weight, blood pressure and smoking habits remain more important factors.
Previous studies have suggested...
| May 12, 2010
The health halo that crowns berries — the original "superfruit" — hasn't slipped a bit over the years. Ever since it was discovered that berries have very high total antioxidant capacity, the public has had a veritable love fest for berries,...
| Apr 21, 2010
| 8:06 AM
GENEVA -- For those with deep pockets, there was one way to beat the ash cloud hovering over Europe: hire a private jet.
Seizing their chance, operators - who had been suffering from a slump in demand due to the global economic crisis - tried to meet a...
| Dec 13, 2010
| 1:30 AM
Noora Nummikari, 17, is a native of Kemi, Finland, who is now attending Groton Area High School.
Who is your host family here in the U.S.? I'm living with the Wright family.
What are your parents' names and what do they do for a living?: My mom's name...
| Jul 10, 2010
| 7:53 PM
CORONA DEL MAR — Even when you're 94, there can still be some firsts in life.
Just ask Jim Emmi of Corona del Mar, who will be competitively sailing for the first time in three years next week and participating in the inaugural Around the...
| Oct 21, 2010
| 2:47 AM
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| Oct 28, 2010
Let's get this out at the start: Almost nothing said by the main character of this story, chef Stefan Richter, is accurately quoted. Otherwise, it would be a bleepin' tiresome story to bleepin' read all the bleepin' way to the bleepin' end.
| Feb 27, 2011
For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is through their website only. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-...
| Feb 5, 2011
| 5:12 PM
Now that you've read Stieg Larsson's Millennium trilogy, what's next? "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" and the two books in the series that followed were worldwide blockbusters that left readers craving more books just like them. These three books,...