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Deaths in Florida Keys takes Irma’s Death Toll to 61

Twelve have died and a quarter of all homes have been destroyed in Florida Keys following Hurricane Irma, state officials say. The fatalities, which take the storm’s death toll to…

When Fixing America’s Health Care Focus on Food FIRST

By Dariush Mozaffarian, Professor of Nutrition, Tufts University. Poor diet hurts our health and our wallets. Lukas Goja/Shutterstock.com The national debate on health care is moving into a new, hopefully…

Equifax hack: 5 things to expect when you freeze your credit

I drove past Equifax’s corporate headquarters in Atlanta for the first time since the data breach today and realized that I’ll never be able to look at that building the…

Pope Francis slams climate change doubters as ‘stupid’

Pope Francis has sharply criticised climate change deniers as “stupid” in the wake of a spate of powerful hurricanes that have wreaked havoc in the US, Mexico and the Caribbean.…

Rod Blagojevich, unrepentant but bruised, reflects on prison life

Federal inmate 40892-424 has his voice back. More than five years after he went to prison for corruption, disgraced former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich is speaking out for the first…

In the Midst of Hurricanes Trump’s EPA Is Cutting Grants For Climate Research

Donald Trump has turned the Environmental Protection Agency into a climate change-denying warehouse at this point. Not only will the agency not be using the term “Climate change” in any…

‘Breaks My Heart’: Florida Forecaster Nearly Breaks Down As She Realizes Irma’s Deadly Storm Surge

Meteorologist Dani Beckstrom of the Fox 4 station in Fort Myers, Florida said that she was heartbroken on Sunday after realizing during the broadcast just how devastating Hurricane Irma’s storm…

Reince Priebus Lawyers Up

Reince Priebus, Trump’s former Chief of Staff and former head of the RNC, is one of the latest of the Trumpkins to lawyer up as Special Counsel Robert Mueller digs…

Cruel Pet Owners Left Animals TIED UP On Leashes OUTSIDE In Hurricane Irma

Of all the asinine things people do during preparation for a storm and during the storm itself, this has to be the absolute most horrendous thing I have heard. Pet…

The Simple Reason Why Climate Change is Affecting Hurricanes

Much ink has been spilled over the relationship between these strong hurricanes and climate change, but a fairly straightforward equation indicates a direct connection between the two. A GOES satellite…

How Aspirin May Help Regrow Your Rotting Teeth

The combination of a poor diet and poor oral hygiene inevitably causes tooth decay. Cavities can lead to tooth sensitivity and some pain near the root of the tooth; usually,…

Will Trump Send Aid to Mexico After Deadly Earthquake?

Will Trump Send Aid to Mexico After Deadly Earthquake? The Trump administration has no clear plans to offer aid to Mexico following a massive 8.1-magnitude earthquake that has killed at…

Gene For Alzheimer’s Disease May Be Dying Off

Gene For Alzheimer’s Disease May Be Dying Off In a world filled with natural disasters, war, and growing risk of incurable infections, one study is shining a little ray of…

Irma rips across islands on course toward Florida

MIAMI — One of the most powerful hurricanes on record continued steaming toward South Florida early Wednesday, with its course after three days still shifting. In their early morning discussion,…