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LONDON – Angelina Jolie says it’s vital that people help Pakistan’s flood victims and not surrender to compassion fatigue. The floods have displaced 20 million people, but donations are below those for catastrophes like the Haitian earthquake or the Asian tsunami. Jolie said she understood that "it is getting hard for people — they see..
Russia clashes over energy with Belarus, Ukraine, EU
Russia plunged back into the disputes over energy with Ukraine and Belarus that have repeatedly disrupted oil and gas supplies to European Unioncountries, and it also termed EU energy policy as "uncivilized". Russia on Friday denied remarks by Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko that it [more]
Simple test may predict life expectancy
Don’t be surprised if your doctor asks you to sit on the floor at your next checkup. A new study says testing a person’s ability to sit down and then rise from the floor could provide useful insight into their overall health and longevity. [more]
For North Korea, next step is a nuclear test?
North Korea's next step after rattling the world by putting a satellite into orbit for the first time will likely be a nuclear test, the third conducted by the reclusive and unpredictable state. A nuclear test would be the logical follow-up to [more]
NASA releases “Told Ya So” apocalypse video early
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=QY_Gc1bF8ds Dec. 21, 2012, has long been rumored to be the day of the Mayan apocalypse, when Earth comes to its inglorious end. The good folks at NASA want you to know that isn't going to happen. In fact, NASA is so [more]
LOS ANGELES – Court records show Patricia Arquette has filed for divorce from fellow actor Thomas Jane in Los Angeles. The "Medium" actress cited irreconcilable differences as the reason for the breakup in a divorce petition filed Friday. It’s the second time Arquette has sought to end her marriage with Jane, who now stars in..
Michael Douglas has a tumor in his throat and will undergo radiation and chemotherapy. The Academy Award-winning actor’s treatment is scheduled to last eight weeks. The 65-year-old Douglas says he expects to make a full recovery. He told People magazine in a statement Monday he’s "very optimistic." His publicist’s assistant, Eli Barach, confirmed his condition..
LOS ANGELES (AP) – A hospital psychiatrist who has been critical of Anna Nicole Smith’s doctor for overmedicating the model was accused Monday by a defense attorney of weaning Smith from addictive drugs too quickly and ignoring the celebrity model when she went into distress. The cross-examination of Dr. Nathalie Maullin by attorney Steve Sadow,..
LOS ANGELES – A hospital psychiatrist testified Friday that medication given to Anna Nicole Smith by a doctor now on trial was "overkill" for the kind of pain she was describing. Dr. Nathalie Maullin said she believed Smith had "a borderline personality disorder" and was addicted to prescription medications. Maullin said she was on staff..
As a professional model Adrianne Curry knows how to show off her body to its best advantage. But mid-shower, make-up free and covered in foam, she can still strike a winning pose. Whether she ought to be sharing it with the world is another matter. The winner of the first America’s Next Top Model showed..