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Queen Elizabeth II's sixth great-grandchild on the way

Dec 1, 2016

Queen Elizabeth II's sixth great-grandchild on the way

Queen Elizabeth II’s sixth great-grandchild is on the way, after Zara and Mike Tindall announced Wednesday they were expecting a second baby. The 90-year-old monarch and her husband Prince Philip are “delighted,” Buckingham Palace said. Zara Tindall, the sovereign’s eldest grand-daughter, is an equestrian ...

Dec 1, 2016

Miracle alcoholism 'cure' may not work: Dutch study

A drug touted as a miracle cure for alcoholism and prescribed for this purpose in France, may work no better than counseling, Dutch researchers said Wednesday. Without proof of its efficacy, prescribing high doses of the drug known as baclofen may be irresponsible, they ...

Dec 1, 2016

After new regulations, Oklahoma's shakes calm down a bit

The rate of earthquakes in Oklahoma has dropped dramatically since late May, when the state limited wastewater injections into energy wells, an Associated Press statistical analysis shows. And a new scientific study says the state is on its way back to calmer times that ...

'12 Days of Christmas' list sees cost fall to $34,363

Dec 1, 2016

'12 Days of Christmas' list sees cost fall to $34,363

The slow recovery of the U.S. economy is continuing to keep the cost of Christmas — or at least the gifts listed in “The Twelve Days of Christmas” — from spiraling out of control. The price of two turtle doves jumped from $290 to ...

Dec 1, 2016

FBI to gain expanded hacking powers as Senate effort to block fails

A last-ditch effort in the Senate to block or delay rule changes that would expand the U.S. government’s hacking powers failed Wednesday, despite concerns that the changes would jeopardize the privacy rights of innocent Americans and risk possible abuse by the incoming administration of ...