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Mass shootings reached 417 last year as day after day Americans lost their lives to guns. By the end of 2019, deaths caused by guns reached 39,296. The carefully followed Gun Violence Archive tracks...
Nutritionists and doctors have long told us that too much salt is bad for us. It causes the body to retain excess fluid, raising blood pressure and increasing our risk of stroke, heart failure,...
It could be dangerous for your little Avengers superhero or Disney princess going door to door to beg for candy this Halloween — but probably not for the reasons you might think. Warning the...
Some groups may avoid participation in the 2020 Census, which could considerably alter its outcome. That, in turn, could affect government funding for some parts of the country, and potentially some...
The second Monday in October, Columbus Day, is a holiday for people in some states but not in others. It is a federal holiday so government workers have the day off. It received federal holiday...
The hottest temperatures registered at 14 of the 15 official weather stations in the world were in Iraq today.  All reached approximately 110 degrees. At Nasiriya the figure reached just shy of 120...
There are at least two ways to determine which candidates are most likely to get elected. One is polls, which have, in the past, missed the mark. The other is oddsmakers who are actually willing to...
If you’re a young man in America today — and especially a young black man — you might want to give law enforcement a wide berth. A new study found that shootings, chokeholds, and other...
After two mass shootings in two days, in El Paso and Dayton, the focus of political policy continues to swing sharply to gun control. Most of the current presidential candidates have specific...
Many Americans are glued to their phones, or in front of their PCs or tablets. The number who say they are always online is extraordinarily high according to information from a major research firm....
God created man as he is today sometime in the last 10,000 years. Four in ten Americans believe that statement, according to Gallup. Most other Americans believe man was created through the process...
As 100-degree weather spread across much of the U.S. this weekend, and temperatures rose to 70 degrees near the Arctic Circle yesterday, one place is remarkably cold. At this location near the South...
What stresses us out the most? That depends on a number of factors, including how “stress” is defined. That can be difficult to pin down, because everyone reacts differently to stress factors,...
Daily consumption of pistachios can reduce oxidative damage to DNA, positively affecting cellular aging and longevity. That was among the conclusions of a new study involving 49 people with...
We all know that exercise is good for us, both physically and psychologically, but many of us complain that we simply don’t have time to devote a couple of hours a day to staying (or getting) in...