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Obama11-053012_22Aug14.jpg Americans are divided regarding President Barack Obama's handling of the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, according to the results of a CBS News/New York Times poll.
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scottbrown-082214.jpg Republican Scott Brown has significantly narrowed the gap in the race against incumbent New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., according to the results of a new WMUR Granite State Poll.
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Philippine-GDP-082814.jpgThe Philippine economy grew more-than-expected in the second quarter on strong support from foreign demand, figures from the National Statistical Coordination Board showed Thursday. Gross domestic product for the second quarter advanced 6.4 percent year-on-year, exceeding economists' expectation for 6.1 percent growth. This followed by a revised 5.6 percent rise seen in the first quarter.
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BiliCam, a new smartphone app, allows users to detect jaundice in newborn babies by simply snapping a picture. The disorder, often difficult to detect in newborns, is caused by insufficient elimination of the chemical bilirubin in the baby's system. Babies who do not sufficiently expel the chemical can often appear yellow; however, the discoloration isn't always apparent to the naked eye.
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The Indonesia stock market has climbed higher now in two straight sessions, gathering almost 40 points or 0.8 percent along the way. The Jakarta Composite Index ended just below the 5,185-point plateau, although the market figures to hand back those gains on Friday. The global forecast for the Asian...
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French conglomerate Vivendi SA announced Thursday that it has received two binding offers for its Global Village Telecom or GVT unit in Brazil, from Telecom Italia S.p.A (TI, TIAOF.PK) and Spanish telecom operator Telefonica SA (TDE.L, TEF). Telefonica's new bid for Vivendi's GVT values 7.45 billion euros.
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Falls are common in people with multiple sclerosis, and roughly half of these falls are said to result in an injury requiring medical attention. New research now suggests a promising tool to help people with multiple sclerosis reduce their risk of accidental falls. Guess what!
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Even though it will be hard to duplicate the numbers of the original, "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For" looks like it's in excellent position to top the box office this weekend, likely knocking "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" out of the number one spot in the process. Also hitting theaters this weekend will be "If I Stay," a drama starring Chloe Moretz that takes aim at teen audiences.
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