Man grows new nose In a north London hospital, scientists are growing noses, ears and blood vessels in a bold attempt to make body parts in the laboratory. It's far from the only lab in the world that is pursuing the futuristic idea of growing organs for transplant. But the London work was sho... - Posted on April 23, 2014
Mrs. Obama: “It’s OK to splurge” Michelle Obama said "splurging is the key to life" if you regularly eat right and stay active. Her biggest guilty pleasure: French fries. "How would you appreciate vegetables if you never had chocolate?" she asked. "You couldn't live without a little chocolate, a little Fren... - Posted on April 23, 2014
Smithsonian, singers share song to save Sumatrans Indie rock band “Portugal. The Man” and the Smithsonian's National Zoo released an "endangered song" Tuesday for Earth Day to demonstrate the dwindling number of about 400 Sumatran tigers left in the world. The new song, "Sumatran Tiger," was recorded on 400 polycarbonat... - Posted on April 23, 2014
Is “beautiful bulldog” an oxymoron? Lucey is a slobbering 18-month-old pooch whose human family dreams of making her a therapy dog. Winning a pageant before her second birthday should boost the Iowa bulldog's hopes of joining owner Dr. Tiffany Torstenson in the health care industry. Lucey beat out 49 dr... - Posted on April 23, 2014
White House has “no comment” on deporting Bieber The White House has two words for those who want President Barack Obama to deport Justin Bieber: No comment. Nearly 275,000 people signed an Internet petition calling the Canadian-born teen idol reckless and asking Obama to revoke his green card. That's far more than require... - Posted on April 21, 2014
Mrs. Obama: “High school diploma not enough” It may be a few years before the first daughters head to college, but Michelle Obama is already brainstorming a dorm room checklist while encouraging high school students to dream big about their education beyond graduation. The first lady told a group of students Thursday t... - Posted on April 21, 2014
Teen suspended for asking Miss America to prom Miss America is asking a Pennsylvania school district to reconsider the punishment of a senior who asked her to prom during the question-and-answer portion of a school assembly. The York Dispatch reported that Nina Davuluri posted a statement on the Miss America Organization... - Posted on April 21, 2014
People in Mexico pamper their pooches Camila celebrated her first birthday in a blue-and-white striped dress with tulle appliques. She played with her guests in a room decorated with pink balloons, lilacs and Hello Kitty posters. When the cake arrived she barked at the single flickering candle. This provoked a s... - Posted on April 16, 2014
Dress codes: Good thing or bad thing? They're called leggings — popular fashion items that are tight-fitting pants to some, and glorified tights to others. Younger girls often wear them as pants with little fuss. But as those same girls approach middle school, leggings have become a clothing accessory that's i... - Posted on April 16, 2014
Galaxy got better, but iPhone still best Samsung's new Galaxy S5 smartphone is more durable than last year's model and other leading Android phones, but the iPhone 5s outperformed all of them in part because of its smaller size, a new study finds. The S5 scored well given its water resistance and a sturdy back pane... - Posted on April 15, 2014
“Hunger Games” tops MTV Movie Awards "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" earned the prize for best film at Sunday night's MTV Movie Awards, besting even top Oscar winner "12 Years a Slave." "Hunger Games" stars also took home some of the night's biggest awards. Jennifer Lawrence won best female performance and Jo... - Posted on April 15, 2014