Pot smoking on U.S. college campuses at 35-year high: study

Sep 1, 2015

Pot smoking on U.S. college campuses at 35-year high: study

The number of U.S. college students smoking marijuana every day or nearly every day is greater than it has been in 35 years, according to a study released on Tuesday. Nearly 6 percent of college students reported using pot daily or near-daily in 2014, ...

Sep 1, 2015

People who lack sleep are more likely to catch colds

People who do not get enough sleep are four times more likely than their well-rested counterparts to catch a cold, U.S. researchers said Monday. The findings in the journal Sleep are based on a study of 164 volunteers who allowed themselves to be exposed ...

Afghan Taliban offer leader's biography amid power struggle

Sep 1, 2015

Afghan Taliban offer leader's biography amid power struggle

Defying warnings from Washington and the fury of Afghanistan’s government, Pakistani authorities are turning a blind eye to a meeting of hundreds of Taliban supporters in a city near the Afghan border aimed at resolving a dispute over the group’s leadership following the death ...

Aug 31, 2015

U.S. considering sanctions over Chinese cybertheft: report

The White House is considering applying sanctions against companies and individuals in China it believes have benefited from Chinese hacking of U.S. trade secrets, The Washington Post reported on Sunday. The newspaper, citing several unidentified Obama administration officials, said a final determination on whether ...

Naked, body-painted bicyclists ride through Philadelphia

Aug 30, 2015

Naked, body-painted bicyclists ride through Philadelphia

Thousands of bicyclists in various stages of undress pedaled their way around Philadelphia to promote fuel conservation and positive body image. The Philly Naked Bike Ride on Saturday featured people sporting masks, underwear, body paint, glitter or nothing at all. A lot of riders ...