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A large review of studies has found that birth by cesarean section is associated with being overweight and obese in adulthood.
Senator Mitch McConnell promised a more open floor if he were majority leader, and while he would not commit to reversing limits on filibusters, he said the idea would be on the table.
When Sulaiman Abu Ghaith’s trial starts on Monday in Manhattan, he will be the most senior adviser to Osama bin Laden to be tried in a civilian court since the Sept. 11 attacks, experts say.
Russia’s foreign minister, Sergey V. Lavrov, said Russian troops were in Ukraine to protect ethnic Russians from attacks.
After the 2007 bridge collapse in Minneapolis, many people thought, mistakenly, that the government would take action to repair and improve aging bridges.
At the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius, the double amputee track star, a witness described “bloodcurdling screams” on the night of the killing.
The figures suggest that many more Afghan soldiers and police officers have been killed during the war than previously thought.
A group of armed men, including two suicide attackers, stormed a court complex in the Pakistani capital on Monday in a rare terror attack in the heart of Islamabad that killed 11 people and wounded dozens.
Also on the Minute, the Oscar Pistorius “trial of the century” begins and samba as a form of therapy in Rio de Janeiro.
Devices that create soothing sounds used to help infants fall asleep can be loud enough to damage their hearing, researchers reported in the journal Pediatrics.
Disappointed by the flan she sampled at restaurants in New York City, Claudia Berroa called home to Peru for her grandmother’s recipe, fired up the stove and created Claudy’s Gourmet.
The Affordable Care Act has many doctors in private practice anxious about the future as those employed by hospital systems are enjoying security in a changing landscape.
The missionary, John Short, had asked for leniency after he was accused of secretly distributing Christian materials while visiting a Buddhist temple in Pyongyang.
An internal debate over how hard the party should work to win over white men has emerged as support from female and minority voters grows.
Heavily armed men come and go in Crimea to confront an enemy nobody has actually seen, except in imaginations agitated by Russian television.
The sector’s growth is intensifying competition for deposits and putting pressure on state-run banks, which are struggling with a severe cash squeeze.
Bloodhound, a car powered by jet and rocket engines, is part of a $70 million plan to reach 1,000 m.p.h. and shatter the land speed record, continuing a tradition of British zeal and risk.
G.M. has been sued, and now faces an investigation by the safety agency and the possibility of a criminal investigation, similar to the criminal inquiry Toyota is facing after recalls over the unintended acceleration of its vehicles.
President Obama rallied allies and approved a series of diplomatic and economic moves intended to isolate Moscow and prevent it from seizing more Ukrainian territory.