Health & Lifestyles

Rauner vetoes plan aimed at preventing elderly care cutbacks

Gov. Bruce Rauner has vetoed legislation that would have prevented state officials from limiting which elderly and disabled Illinois qualify for state-subsidized help
Updated: 2 hours ago
Jeff Gordon willing to sub for Earnhardt as long as needed

Jeff Gordon willing to sub for Earnhardt as long as needed

Jeff Gordon remains unsure how long he will drive for the injured Dale Earnhardt Jr, who remains sidelined for the third straight week with concussion-like symptoms
Updated: 3 hours ago

Coroner: Woman, 90, attacked by alligator near nursing home

The Charleston County coroner says it appears a 90-year-old woman found dead in a pond after disappearing from her nursing home was killed by an alligator
Updated: 4 hours ago
Montel Williams detained in Germany over medical marijuana

Montel Williams detained in Germany over medical marijuana

A spokesman for Montel Williams says the television personality was detained by customs officials at an airport in Germany after inadvertently leaving prescription marijuana power in his luggage
Updated: 5 hours ago

Kansas voters to decide fate of GOP congressional incumbents

A Republican congressman who was swept into office during the 2010 tea party surge faces an aggressive primary challenge in the mostly rural 1st Congressional District in next week's Kansas primary election
Updated: 5 hours ago

Are Swedes having less sex? The government wants to know

The Swedish government is launching a major study of the sex life of the country's citizens after reports of declining lovemaking activity
Updated: 8 hours ago

Dolphins' Jordan reinstated by NFL after sitting out 2015

Miami Dolphins defensive end Dion Jordan has been reinstated on a conditional basis by the NFL after sitting out last season for his latest violation of the league's substance abuse policy
Updated: 8 hours ago

Cops: Woman laced baby's formula with drug so he would sleep

Police say a Pennsylvania woman laced her baby's formula with a drug that helps heroin addicts kick the habit so he would sleep
Updated: 10 hours ago
Merck puts up strong 2Q numbers, but choppy water ahead

Merck puts up strong 2Q numbers, but choppy water ahead

Slightly higher sales and substantial cost-cutting by Merck & Co. boosted second-quarter profit 75 percent, but the drugmaker lowered its forecast for the year
Updated: 11 hours ago
NOAA: Drone technology aids whale research off Hawaii

NOAA: Drone technology aids whale research off Hawaii

Federal researchers returning from a 30-day expedition to study whales and dolphins around the Hawaiian islands are looking for clues to help sustain healthy populations of the marine mammals
Published: 07/29/16