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.
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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.
CALEXICO, Calif. — The arrest of a drug smuggler in scuba gear led to the discovery of a tunnel from Mexico that’s partially underwater and ends in a canal.
Evelio Padilla pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court in San Diego to one count of possession of drugs with intent to distribute.
SEFFNER, Fla. — Sometime after the sun came up Wednesday, a woman walking her dog past a fenced-off area in a sleepy suburban neighbourhood near Tampa heard a loud rumble. She quickly dialed 911.
The earth had opened, again.
Scientists have finally 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.
WASHINGTON — The 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.
NEW YORK — Like other little boys, Baraka Cosmas Lusambo loves to play soccer. When he hears music, his feet tap and his face breaks out into a wide smile. During summer pool time recently, he used his left hand to toss a ball through a basketball hoop while red arm floaties keep him above water.
LONDON — Hackers claim to have leaked a massive list of users from Ashley Madison, a matchmaking website for cheating spouses, saying its owners had refused to bow to their demands to close the site.
A message posted online said “Time’s Up!” and accused parent company Avid Life Media of deceit and incompetence.
“Now everyone gets to see their data,” the statement said.
BOSTON — Boston’s failed bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics underestimated costs for hosting the games, potentially leaving Massachusetts taxpayers on the hook for significant cost overruns, according to a state-funded report released Tuesday.
NEW YORK—Long after they saw starter Bryan Mitchell suddenly exit with a bloody face and head to the hospital, the N.Y. Yankees were greeted with a most welcome sight: the rookie pitcher was back in the locker-room after a late win.