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Binge Drinking: Young Women Take to the Bottle Big Time

3 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

Whether quaffing artisanal cocktails at hipster bars or knocking back no-name beers on the couch, more Americans are drinking heavily—and engaging in episodes of binge-drinking, concludes a major study of alcohol use. Heavy drinkingShow More Summary

U.S. Government Recommends Lower Level of Fluoride in Water

3 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

For the first time in more than 50 years, the federal government has recommended lowering the level of fluoride in drinking water. Since 1962, the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) suggested that public tap water contain between 0.7 and 1.2 milligrams of fluoride per liter. Show More Summary

7 Cops Injured as Protesters in Baltimore Throw Rocks, Bottles at Police

3 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

BALTIMORE, MD — On Monday afternoon, protesters began clashing with police officers following the funeral of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man who died of injuries sustained during an arrest. The crowd of protesters appears to be composed of primarily young people, high school and college students. Show More Summary

Prosthetics That Can Feel, Thanks to the Science of Touch

4 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

In 2012, Pennsylvania native Jan Scheuermann ate the most satisfying bite of chocolate of her life. A decade earlier, Scheuermann was diagnosed with spinocerebellar degeneration, a progressive disease that confined her to a wheelchair, paralyzed from the neck down. Show More Summary

United Nations: Israel Responsible for Deaths at Gaza Schools

6 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

Israel was responsible for the deaths of dozens of civilians in Gaza last summer when shelling hit several United Nations-run schools, according to the summary of a U.N. report released Monday. But the report also said that Palestinian...Show More Summary

Protect Cybersecurity Spending to Avoid Attacks on Energy Infrastructure

7 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

Defence budget cuts could leave the UK open to a devastating cyber attack, according to analysts. The former head of the U.S. National Security Agency warned last week that western countries such as America and the UK face a “doomsday”...Show More Summary

Affordable, Light-Speed Supercomputer One Step Closer

8 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

An affordable supercomputer which works at the speed of light, can fit on a desk, run on a domestic power supply and help solve some of humanity's biggest problems is one step closer to becoming a reality. Speaking exclusively to Newsweek,...Show More Summary

Boston Bomber's Lawyer Urges 'Unrelenting Punishment' Over Death

8 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

BOSTON (Reuters) - Convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was adrift and following his obsessive older brother when he carried out the deadly 2013 attack, a defense lawyer said on Monday as he urged a jury to spare his client's...Show More Summary

Colombian Drug Lords Seek Virgins for Sex Slaves: Reports

8 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Colombian authorities intercepted phone calls between a young woman and a member of Colombia's most powerful drug cartel, the Urabenos, they heard the woman offer merchandise with "zero kilometers". But...Show More Summary

Nigeria’s Buhari to Investigate $20bn ‘Missing’ Oil Money

8 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

Nigerian presidential-elect Muhammadu Buhari yesterday revealed that he is to investigate an alleged $20bn hole in the finances of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) when he is sworn in next month. In a meeting with a...Show More Summary

Photos: Germany Says It Will Keep Pro-Putin 'Night Wolves' Biker Gang Out

8 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

BERLIN (Reuters) - German border guards will try to stop members of an ultra-nationalist Russian motorcycle club from crossing the border in a biker parade to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two on May 9, government...Show More Summary

Marine Le Pen: For U.S., National Front Is a ‘UFO’ Party

10 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

Marine Le Pen cuts a commanding presence as, flanked by an entourage of equally tall French men, she sweeps into the InterContinental Hotel a few blocks away from New York City's flashing, neon-splattered tourist magnet, Times Square. Le...Show More Summary

Israel Evacuating Babies Born to Surrogate Mothers in Nepal

11 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

Israel has begun evacuating surrogate children and their Israeli parents from Nepal in the wake of the earthquake which has killed almost 4,000 people. Families of 26 babies born to Nepalese women on behalf of Israeli parents appealed...Show More Summary

World Shares Hit New High but Europe Rally Fades on Greece

13 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

World shares hit a new high on Monday, led by China, though the global rally faded in Europe as investors looked ahead to central bank meetings in the United States and worried over Greece. The dollar edged up but held close to Friday's 2 1/2-week lows, after weak U.S. Show More Summary

Watch: An Avalanche Throttles Mount Everest's Base Camp

yesterdayNews : Newsweek: US

An avalanche propelled by the 7.9-magnitude earthquake on Saturday that has left thousands dead and many more injured in Nepal rumbled through the base camp of Mount Everest, as Reuters reported. At least 18 people have died from the...Show More Summary

Photos: Uruma Takezawa's Prize-Winning Global Adventures

yesterdayNews : Newsweek: US

The poet William Least-Heat Moon once wrote: "There are two kinds of adventurers: those who go truly hoping to find adventure and those who go secretly hoping they won't." Japanese photographer Uruma Takezawa, who was recently awarded...Show More Summary

Liquid Mercury Found in Mexican Pyramid Could Hold Secrets of Teotihuacan

yesterdayNews : Newsweek: US

Archaeologists may be a step closer to discovering the secrets of the ancient city of Teotihuacan: They have unearthed liquid mercury deep beneath the Mexican Pyramid of the Feathered Serpent. The “large quantities” of the toxic liquid...Show More Summary

Is This Dalai Lama the Last?

yesterdayNews : Newsweek: US

For Buddhists who follow his teachings, or to those who are simply drawn to his public message of kindness (“My religion is kindness,” the popular bumper sticker reads), the Dalai Lama has approached sainthood. He instantly sells out...Show More Summary

Obama Jokes Through White House Correspondents' Appearance

yesterdayNews : Newsweek: US

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - At the gathering he jokingly called "a night when Washington celebrates itself," U.S. President Barack Obama took light-hearted aim on Saturday at a range of political friends and foes, including the people running...Show More Summary

Coyotes Are New York’s Newest Immigrants

yesterdayNews : Newsweek: US

My attire this morning: long johns under jeans, two layers of wool socks, heavy hiking boots, a turtleneck, two scarves, gloves, a fleece, a down parka and a knitted hat. I’m in the most populous city in the country, it’s the coldest...Show More Summary

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