PARIS — Three American travellers say they relied on gut instinct and a close bond forged over years of friendship as they took down a heavily armed man on a passenger train speeding through Belgium.
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BELEN, N.M. — A group of people in New Mexico say they cooked the world’s longest tamale Saturday morning.
Luis Hernandez of the ABQ West Chamber of Commerce says that a team of more than 30 chefs at Viva II, a three-day celebration of the state’s heritage, assembled a 116-foot. 7-inch long tamale at the Valencia County fairgrounds in Belen.
MARION, Ohio — The thousand-mile journey to the Texas border was supposed to bring the Guatemalan teenagers to a better life. Instead, it was the beginning of a terrible ordeal: prosecutors say they were fraudulently plucked from U.S. custody by conspirators posing as friends or family who forced them to work as virtual slaves.
NAGOYA, Japan—The secret to a long, happy life?
Yasutaro Koide, a 112-year-old living in the central Japanese city of Nagoya who officially was recognized by Guinness World Records today as the world’s oldest man, says to “not overdo.”
Koide was born March 13, 1903 and worked as a tailor.
NAGOYA, Japan — The secret to a long, happy life? Yasutaro Koide, a 112-year-old living in the central Japanese city of Nagoya who was officially recognized by Guinness World Records on Friday as the world’s oldest man, says to “not overdo.”
Koide was born on March 13, 1903, and worked as a tailor. He became the oldest man with the death of Sakari Momoi of Tokyo in July at age 112.
PYONGYANG, North Korea — North Korea on Friday declared its frontline troops in a “a quasi-state of war” and warned of military operations a day after the rival Koreas exchanged fire across the world’s most heavily armed border.
It was found in his liver and then in his brain, but very well may have started in his skin. Former President Jimmy Carter revealed Thursday that he has melanoma, a serious form of cancer.
Carter, who will turn 91 in October, said he has already begun treatments for four small brain tumors.
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WASHINGTON—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved the first prescription drug designed to boost sexual desire in women—a milestone long sought by a pharmaceutical industry eager to replicate the blockbuster success of impotence drugs for men.
Scientists finally have figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes people fat—a major discovery that could open the door to an entirely new approach to the problem beyond diet and exercise.
CHICAGO—Detroit’s Daniel Norris became just the 19th pitcher to hit a home run in his first major-league at-bat before suffering an injury that will send him to the disabled list.
Norris left yesterday’s game against the Chicago Cubs with a strained right oblique and is headed to the disabled list, Tigers’ manager Brad Ausmus said.