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Chicago Bulls too strong for Raptors

Warriors defeat Kings to register their 29th NBA victory of season

30 Dec 2015 6:53 AM

No charges on cops for Ohio killing

A grand jury in Ohio declined to bring criminal charges against the Cleveland police officers involved in the fatal shooting last year of a 12-year-old boy, a prosecutor said Monday.

30 Dec 2015 5:25 AM

Toll at 25 as tornados, storms hit southern US

Tornados knocked cars off a highway and flattened homes in Texas, raising the death toll to 25 as a string of powerful storms wreaked havoc across much of the southern United States.

28 Dec 2015 2:09 AM

Storms kill 15 in southern US as weather worsens

Millions of residents in the southern United States struggled Saturday to recover from the deadly storms and floods that struck the region over the past days.

26 Dec 2015 11:32 PM

7 die as harsh storms strike southeast US

Storms and tornadoes killed at least seven people and left dozens injured when they ripped through large swathes of the southeastern United States on Wednesday, reports and officials said.

25 Dec 2015 2:27 AM


I don't need Chicago mayor's backing to reach White House: Bernie Sanders

Emanuel's political stock has tumbled after a racially divisive scandal.

24 Dec 2015 2:22 PM

Nasa suspends launch of Mars mission

Nasa announced on Tuesday it has suspended the March 2016 launch of its InSight mission to Mars because of problems with a key scientific component.

24 Dec 2015 5:49 AM

Bullseye Brooklyn

Nets snare Chicago to snap eight-game losing streak in NBA

23 Dec 2015 6:40 AM

Sikhs in US feel vulnerable; join with Muslims to combat backlash

Sikhs in US feel vulnerable; join with Muslims to combat backlash

14 Dec 2015 9:19 AM


Google life sciences unit renamed Verily

Alphabet Inc’s life sciences unit, which was previously a part of the tech company’s GoogleX research and development unit, has picked Verily as its new name as it seeks more visibility in the fast-g

09 Dec 2015 6:30 AM

University of Chicago cancels Monday classes after threat

The FBI was investigating the source of the threat

30 Nov 2015 9:57 AM

Chicago officer charged in black teen’s murder

A white Chicago policeman was charged with murdering a black teenager on Tuesday, hours before authorities released a graphic video showing the youth walking away from officers as he is shot 16 times.

26 Nov 2015 3:22 AM

Many children with cancer were born at risk: study

Family history of cancer was not a strong predictor of childhood cancers: researcher

19 Nov 2015 5:46 PM

At least 100,000 women tried home abortions amid Texas restrictions: study

Women took herbs, hormones, drugs, and even blows to the stomach to try to do so

19 Nov 2015 9:53 AM


Elephant cancer might help treat humans

Cancer is much less common in elephants than in humans, even though the big beasts’ bodies have many more cells.

02 Nov 2015 11:08 PM

Muslims refuse to deliver beer, win $240,000 case

Two Muslim truck drivers have been awarded a whopping $240,000 in damages by a US jury in a religious discrimination lawsuit after they were fired for refusing to make beer deliveries.

29 Oct 2015 2:03 AM

‘Tuberculosis rivals AIDS as leading cause of death’

For the first time, tuberculosis infections rivaled HIV/AIDS as a leading cause of death from infectious diseases, the World Health Organisation said in a report released on Wednesday.

29 Oct 2015 1:57 AM

Father held after boy shoots brother in US

In a shocking incident, a 6-year-old boy has accidentally shot and killed his little brother while they played “cops and robbers” with his father's illegally obta-ined gun.

20 Oct 2015 5:06 AM