CHICAGO—Most women with the most common form of early-stage breast cancer can safely skip chemotherapy without hurting their chances of beating the disease, doctors are reporting from a landmark study that used genetic testing to gauge each patient's risk.
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SALT LAKE CITY—Visitors at a Utah state park have been dislodging dinosaur tracks imprinted in sandstone and throwing the pieces into a nearby lake, officials said.
The site lined with hundreds of the prehistoric raptor tracks has been heavily damaged in the past six months, Red Fleet State Park Manager Josh Hansen said.
NEW YORK—A painting of a defiantly nude woman that once was censored as obscene in Paris has sold for more than $157 million at an auction in New York City.
The 1917 painting by Amedeo Modigliani was the highlight of Sotheby's Monday evening auction of impressionist and modern art.
Sotheby's said the painting had the highest pre-auction estimate for an artwork at $150 million.
NEW YORK—U.S. birth rates declined last year for women in their teens, 20s, and—surprisingly—their 30s, leading to the fewest babies in 30 years, according to a government report released today.
Experts said several factors may be combining to drive the declines, including shifting attitudes about motherhood and changing immigration patterns.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — On a whim, a Florida high school senior asked the Crocs shoe company to supply its foam shoes for her and all of her female classmates to wear to graduation, and the company said OK if her request could get 2,018 retweets.
Sarah Agee tells the Tampa Bay Times that she and other classmates were concerned about wearing high heels, so she suggested Crocs.
TORONTO — A pair of dogs who kept their injured owner warm after a car accident and a devoted whippet who alerted a sleeping man to his wife’s fall are among the new inductees to the Purina Animal Hall of Fame.
Organizers say four heroic hounds are being recognized for life-saving acts of perseverance and intuition.
NEW YORK — A painting of a defiantly nude woman that was once censored as obscene in Paris has sold for more than $157 million at an auction in New York City.
The 1917 painting by Amedeo Modigliani (ah-meh-DEH’-oh Moh-dee-LYAH’-neeh) was the highlight of Sotheby’s Monday evening auction of impressionist and modern art.
Emma and Liam were the most frequently chosen baby names for 2017.
For the fourth year in a row, Emma was the top girl’s name according to the annual list of the most popular baby names released by the Social Security Administration on Friday. Liam pushed last year’s champ, Noah, to second to claim the top spot.
WINDSOR, England — Few towns are as stereotypically English as Windsor, the bucolic riverside locale where Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle will get married on May 19.
And few towns are as pleasing when a warm spring sun bakes off the morning mist. Even the plump white swans on the Thames seem relieved that the long, hard winter is over.
NEW YORK — For 108 years, the Boy Scouts of America’s flagship program has been known simply as the Boy Scouts. With girls soon entering the ranks, the group says that iconic name will change.
The organization on Wednesday announced a new name for its Boy Scouts program: Scouts BSA. The change will take effect next February.