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Shangela of 'A Star is Born' encourages drag queens to be leaders

3 days ago from UPI

"A Star Is Born" actor and "RuPaul's Drag Race" alum Shangela Laquifa Wadley wants drag queens to be more involved in the political process.

Scandals Catch Up to Private Chinese Hospitals, After Fortunes Are Made

4 days ago from NY Times Health

The Putian network of 8,000 facilities, which expanded rapidly with little government oversight, is facing national outrage and scrutiny over a death and fraud allegations.

Social media usage may boost loneliness, not banish It

4 days ago from UPI

THURSDAY, Nov. 15, 2018 -- For the billions of young people who seek community and connection on social media, new research warns their search may be in vain.

Forum plots a ‘Pathway’ to careers in music or entertainment

4 days ago from Harvard Science

The best way to Carnegie Hall, the old joke goes, is practice, practice, practice. But when it comes to the best way to a career in the music or entertainment industries, Harvard...

The process of turning Fenway into a football field for Harvard-Yale

4 days ago from Harvard Science

David Mellor might have the most important job before the 135th playing of The Game on Saturday afternoon, but he won’t be found on a roster of Harvard or Yale. He won’t...

Harvard Chan School panel looks at challenges for rural America

4 days ago from Harvard Science

The opioid crisis competes with the economy as the most pressing issue in rural America, according to a new poll conducted by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and Harvard T.H. Chan...

At Harvard Law, Sotomayor suggests judges cooperate more

4 days ago from Harvard Science

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor made an impassioned plea Tuesday afternoon for “serious thinking” among judges to find ways to come together more often, and to fight the effects of partisan...

Meyer, Ohio State considering legal action over story

4 days ago from UPI

Head coach Urban Meyer said he and Ohio State are considering legal action against college football reporter Brett McMurphy of WatchStadium.com over a story that claims former Buckeyes receivers coach...

Older adults' abstract reasoning ability predicts depressive symptoms over time

4 days ago from Science Daily

Age-related declines in abstract reasoning ability predict increasing depressive symptoms in subsequent years, according to data from a longitudinal study of older adults in Scotland.

Chris Stapleton, Carrie Underwood light up 2018 CMAs

4 days ago from UPI

Chris Stapleton and Carrie Underwood shone brightest as Country music's biggest stars gathered at the 2018 Country Music Association Awards.

Brad Paisley again reveals gender of Carrie Underwood's baby at CMAs

4 days ago from UPI

Hosts Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley announced the gender of her second child during the Country Music Association Awards on Wednesday.

Brad Paisley again reveals gender of Carrie Underwood's baby at CMAs

4 days ago from UPI

Hosts Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley announced the gender of her second child during the Country Music Association Awards on Wednesday.

Stormy Daniels' attorney Michael Avenatti arrested on suspicion of domestic abuse

4 days ago from UPI

Police arrested Michael Avenatti, the attorney for Stormy Daniels in legal action against President Donald Trump, on suspicion of felony domestic violence.

Alcohol ads with pro-drinking comments on Facebook boost desire to drink, study finds

4 days ago from Science Daily

Alcohol advertisements on social media sites such as Facebook can increase young adults' desire to drink if the ads contain pro-drinking comments from users, according to new research.

At Harvard Law, Sotomayor suggests judges cooperate more

4 days ago from Harvard Science

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor made an impassioned plea Tuesday afternoon for “serious thinking” among judges to find ways to come together more often, and to fight the effects of partisan...

There’s a Stress Gap Between Men and Women. Here’s Why It’s Important.

4 days ago from NY Times Health

Between domestic duties and emotional labor, research shows, women are more stressed than men are — but it doesn’t have to be that way. Here’s what the data says, and...

Parents shouldn't worry if their infant doesn't sleep through the night by a year old

4 days ago from Science Daily

The authors of a study found that a large percentage of healthy babies don't start sleeping through the night even at a year old. The research team also examined whether...

How we use music as a possible sleep aid

4 days ago from Science Daily

Many individuals use music in the hope that it fights sleep difficulties, according to a new study.

Dorothy Cheney, Who Studied Primates Up Close, Dies at 68

4 days ago from NY Times Science

Her research with her husband, Robert Seyfarth, found that baboons and vervet monkeys had more complex social relationships than previously thought.

Holiday gifts: Beware of those that can spy on you

4 days ago from CBSNews - Science

When it comes to high-tech toys and gadgets, not all products come with consumer privacy concerns in mind

Harvard Chan School panel looks at challenges for rural America

4 days ago from Harvard Science

The opioid crisis competes with the economy as the most pressing issue in rural America, according to a new poll conducted by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and Harvard T.H. Chan...

Judge refuses to strike defense's opening statement in 'El Chapo' trial

4 days ago from UPI

A judge instructed jurors in the trial of accused Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to disregard some elements of the defense's opening statements.

Colombia officials probe cyanide death of corruption witness' son Alejandro Pizano

4 days ago from UPI

Colombia officials are examining why deadly cyanide was present at the home of a witness in a case related to a Brazil company involved in contract schemes in Latin America.

Naomi Breslau, Who Studied Post-Traumatic Stress, Dies at 86

4 days ago from NY Times Health

She also investigated links between various disorders, like depression and smoking, and suggested that migraines could cause mental problems — and vice versa.

Katherine MacGregor, 'Little House on the Prairie' star dead at 93

4 days ago from UPI

Katherine MacGregor, the actress who portrayed Harriet Oleson on NBC's "Little House on the Prairie," has died at the age of 93.

Ben Roethlisberger: Le'Veon Bell did not respond to text prior to deadline

4 days ago from UPI

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger told reporters that he did not receive a response after texting running back Le'Veon Bell.

Study finds early career publications as likely source of NIH funding racial gap

4 days ago from Physorg

In seeking to pinpoint why black or African-American scientists are less likely than their white counterparts to receive National Institutes of Health research funding, a group of researchers has identified...

EXO's new album debuts on Billboard 200

4 days ago from UPI

K-pop group EXO debuted at No. 23 on the Billboard 200 with its album "Don't Mess Up My Tempo."