A researcher has invented a cheap filter paper that removes more than 99.9 percent of bacteria from water.
WASHINGTON -- Here are some things you may know about Qatar: It's very, very small and it's very, very wealthy. With a GDP estimated at upwards of $320 billion, Qatar -- which controls 13 percent of global liquefied natural gas reserves -- is the richest country per capita in the world. Show More Summary
New Orleans, a town renowned for staging big celebrations, faces a tricky challenge on Saturday, 10 years to the day from when Hurricane Katrina slammed into southeast Louisiana and triggered flooding that would leave 80 percent of the city under water. Show More Summary
About 90 percent of the intelligence information obtained by Ukraine in the summer of 2014 has not been confirmed, according to Viktor Muzhenko, head the Ukrainian Armed Forces' General Staff.
Shutterstock By Ellen Chang NEW YORK -- Americans are still woefully lacking in their retirement savings with only 19 percent who are saving more this year compared to last year. One in 10 working Americans didn't contribute to their...Show More Summary
Cities in California cut water use by 31.3% in July, exceeding a state-wide mandate of 25% to combat a record four-year drought there, officials say. For the second straight month, Californians exceeded hefty water conservation mandates during the relentless drought without the state imposing fines, officials said. After a strong performance in July, California cities
The New England Patriots defeated the New Orleans Saints, 26-24, in Week 2 of the NFL Preseason. New England fans have been treated to a much-improved Garoppolo, as the 23-year-old completed better than 76 percent of his passes in the first two games, perhaps instilling the kind of confidence necessary in supporters fretting over Brady
The company aims to fill 16 percent of its technology jobs with women next year.
Glasgow label Craigie Knowes will be donating 100 percent of proceeds to children affected by global conflicts.
Post by Christy Krumm Richard. At the age of 19, BBC Radio presenter Claira Hermet was diagnosed with BRCA1, a genetic mutation that increased her risk of contracting breast cancer to 85 percent. After losing both her mother and sister...Show More Summary
I hear it quite often. "You're hot... for a black girl." And to be honest, I'm almost 100 percent sure I received the same "compliment" during adolescence. You know, that juncture within your life when incessant ?NSYNC paraphernalia and Boy Meets World quotations were in style. Show More Summary
In 2015, only about 23 percent of Kenya's 45,500,000 people have access to electricity, and this problem is particularly pronounced in rural areas of the East African country, where electrification drops to a staggering 4 percent. It's...Show More Summary
Fred Barnes writes: Another question: Do Republicans need at least 40 percent of the growing Hispanic vote to win the presidency next year? I think the answer is yes, as a study by Latino Decisions, a Hispanic polling group, found. That’s...Show More Summary
(John Hinderaker) That’s what Democratic Senator Chris Murphy says: I think change is going to happen. I just don’t think that democracy can work with when you have 90 percent of the American public that want changes in our gun laws and Congress not responding. Show More Summary
The latest monthly tracking poll from Kaiser Family Foundation shows an incremental but definite increase in the law's popularity, though it's still just at 43 percent, nationally. But here's a possible sign that its popularity is on the upswing, coming out of New Hampshire. Show More Summary
Californians restricted their water use significantly in the month of July. The residents managed to reduce water usage by 31 percent and surpassed government-set limits, second month in a row, despite July being the month in which water usage typically peaks. Show More Summary
Poland's deputy culture minister said that the train said to be full of valuables plundered by Nazi Germany during WWII is "99 percent" likely to exist, Polish media reported.
Every NFL team has some dead money on its salary cap, money that is allocated to a certain player who’s no longer on the team. But no team is allocating cap space like the Saints. In New Orleans, 20 percent of the cap is dead money, according to Spotrac. Among the players who count huge…
The latest Quinnipiac University poll shows Donald Trump dominating the Republicans and Clinton’s support eroding among Democrats. Clinton still has the lead, but it is down from 55 percent on June 30 to 45 percent at present. More disturbing for Democrats, this poll shows what other polls have shown–Americans know better than to trust Hillary [...]Show More Summary
An alarming 45 percent of Americans addicted to heroin are also addicted to prescription opioids. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), heroin use has increased a staggering 63 percent over the last 10 years. That increase is closely tied to the growing abuse of prescription opioids such as oxycodone (Percocet), hydrocodone (Vicodin) […]