Category Archives: health

Photos: Jack-O’-Lantern Exhibit Marks Halloween

1 of 13 Carved likenesses of members of the Kardashian family are displayed at the “Rise of the Jack O’Lanterns” exhibition in La Canada Flintridge, Calif., on Wednesday. The exhibit features more than 5,000 hand-carved, illuminated pumpkins created by professional artists and sculptors laid out along a quarter-mile scenic trail through Nov. 2. Continue reading

Perfumed Perez making good scents for Royals

By RONALD BLUM, AP Sports Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Salvador Perez is a player who doesn’t want to make a stink. The upbeat All-Star catcher for the Kansas City Royals wore Victoria’s Secret perfume late in the 2013 season — teammate Alcides Escobar sprayed some on him, and Perez had a four-hit game. Continue reading

Federal officials: Dallas nurse free of Ebola

JESSICA GRESKO, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The first nurse diagnosed with Ebola after treating an infected man at a Dallas hospital is free of the virus. The National Institutes of Health says in a statement that Nina Pham is being released Friday from its hospital near Washington. NIH spokesman John Burklow says Pham will make a brief statement during a news conference late this morning Continue reading

UEFA punishes Serbia, Albania for stadium disorder

By ROB HARRIS, AP Sports Writer Serbia received tougher sanctions than Albania when UEFA punished the Balkan rivals on Friday for the on-field violence sparked by a banner being flown by a drone over the stadium. Continue reading

TLC cancels its ‘Honey Boo Boo’ series

NEW YORK (AP) — The TLC network says it is canceling “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo,” its colorful series about a young beauty pageant contestant and her family. TLC would not explain why the series was being shelved. But this week TMZ reported that the girl’s mother, June Shannon, was in a relationship with a man who was convicted of child molestation. Continue reading

Motive sought in hatchet attack on NYC officers

In this frame grab taken from video provided by the New York Police Department, an unidentified man approaches New York City police officers with a hatchet, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, in the Queens borough of New York Continue reading

8 people arrested in Latvia in match-fixing probe

RIGA, Latvia (AP) — Eight people have been arrested in Latvia on suspicion of fixing a Champions League qualifying-round game last year. Two players from Latvian champion Daugavpils, one of the teams involved, were among those arrested, police spokesman Dairis Anucins said on Friday Continue reading

Hunt for missing MH370 flight to take many more months

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in a remote patch of the Indian Ocean is progressing well but will likely take many months because of the huge area involved, an Australian official said Friday. Continue reading

Chan wants to be better father after son’s arrest

BEIJING (AP) — Jackie Chan has pledged to become a better father after his son Jaycee was arrested on drug charges. The film star said in his first comments in person after the arrest: “I am always a father. Continue reading

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth sends her first tweet

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Queen Elizabeth made her first foray into the world of social media on Friday when she sent out her inaugural message on Twitter. “It is a pleasure to open the Information Age exhibition today at the @sciencemuseum and I hope people will enjoy visiting Continue reading