A little fat may not be harmful, while too much of it can be unhealthy, and even fatal. But in the latest review of studies that investigated the link between dietary fat and causes of death, researchers say the guidelines got it all wrong
Russian President Vladimir Putin said the warring parties in the Ukrainian conflict have agreed on a ceasefire beginning midnight on Saturday
President Obama said ISIS is “going to lose” during statements Wednesday about the war powers request he sent to Congress
Season 3 of House of Cards made a surprise debut on Netflix on Wednesday, before disappearing again just as suddenly. Netflix had announced that the political drama would premiere on Feb. 27 on its site, but the first 10 episodes (of 13) appeared early
Bob Simon, the award-winning CBS News reporter and correspondent for the network’s iconic 60 Minutes news show, was killed in a car accident on Wednesday night. The accident took place in New York City. Simon was 73 years old
A large crowd gathered at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, campus on Wednesday to mourn the loss of Deah Barakat, 23; his wife Yusor Abu-Salha, 21; and her sister Razan Abu-Salha, 19, three Muslim students shot near campus on Tuesday
Congress passed a bill to authorize the Keystone XL pipeline, setting up the first veto since 2010 and only the third in the Obama presidency. The pipeline would help link up to 830,000 Alberta barrels a day down to Gulf Coast oil refineries
Danish photographer Mads Nissen has won the 58th World Press Photo contest for his portrait of Jon and Alex, a gay couple, during an intimate moment in St. Petersburg, Russia. Each year, the foundation selects the best images produced over the previous 12 months
A Seoul court found a former Korean Air executive guilty of violating aviation-safety law after a trial that stemmed from her tantrum over how she was served macadamia nuts on a flight
The golfer announced in a statement Wednesday that he would take indefinite leave from the game, after his world ranking, 62, dropped to its lowest point since he went pro in 1996. “My play, and scores, are not acceptable for tournament golf,” he said
The company successfully launched its first deep-space mission Wednesday evening, after two aborted launches in recent days. The Falcon 9 rocket deployed a satellite that will take up position almost a million miles from Earth.
Researchers at Harvard have discovered how to convert solar energy into liquid fuel, potentially accelerating our switch to the alternative energy source. Previously, sunlight was converted into hydrogen fuel cells, which made limited headway as an energy source
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