Fewer people are dying from cancer and heart disease in rich countries and there's a better survival rate in poor countries from tuberculosis and malaria.
Christmas has long been a time ripe for superstitions, tall tales and odd beliefs.
Little is known about how Christmas was celebrated in Colonial times.
Whether popular, corporate, or entitled, "culture" was named word of the year by Merriam-Webster.
Holidays are a time for feasting and Christmas is no different.
Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Thursday, Dec. 18.
Hundreds of NFL employees gave records to investigators looking into how Commissioner Roger Goodell handled evidence in the Ray Rice case.
San Francisco released defensive tackle Ray McDonald after he was named a suspect in a sexual assault case.
A judge has halted a $75-million settlement that aimed to end a massive class-action lawsuit.
The NASCAR driver says he repeatedly told his ex-girlfriend to leave the night she claims he assaulted her.
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The boys are back at summer camp and they can't stop singing "Jumper" by Third Eye Blind.
The credits for "Secret of the Tomb," which opens Friday, read "In loving memory of Mickey Rooney," and "For Robin Williams - the magic never ends."
Usher will abandon his onstage trick of handing out cash to audience members when he takes his latest tour to the U.K. because of safety concerns.
Noel Gallagher left his teenage daughter mortified by embarrassing her in front of One Direction heart-throb Harry Styles.
Donny Osmond predicts One Direction will split up in 2016 and Harry Styles will launch a successful solo career.
Taylor Swift is celebrating her longest reign at the top of the U.S. pop chart after Blank Space racked up a fifth week at number one.
Calvin Harris has followed in the footsteps of Rihanna as the new face of Emporio Armani.
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