HIV CURE: BABY BORN WITH HIV CURED

Doctors in the US have made medical history by effectively curing a child born with HIV, the first time such a case has been documented. The infant, who is now two and a half, needs no medication for HIV, has a normal life expectancy and is highly unlikely to be infectious to others, doctors believe…. [Continue Reading]

ANDY RODDICK, TENNIS PRO TO RETIRE AFTER US OPEN

Tennis pro Andy Roddick will retire after the U.S. Open tournament, a spokesman for the International Tennis Federation said Thursday. Roddick, who turned 30 years old on Thursday, will compete in the tourney and is the last American man to win the U.S. Open, in 2003. “I just feel like it’s time,” Roddick told reporters… [Continue Reading]

INTERNET SECURITY, DOES TECHNOLOGY MAKE US MORE VULNERABLE?

ALL YOUR DEVICES CAN BE HACKED!!! The future of science and technology sounds so promising. Unprecedented advances in computing, robotics, artificial intelligence, genetics, neuroscience and biotechnology hold the potential to radically transform our world for the better and create mass abundance for all. I sincerely want to believe in this techno-utopian vision of things to… [Continue Reading]

US MILITARY SUICIDE SPIKES: JUMPS TO NEARLY ONE PER DAY, EXCEEDS COMBAT FATALITY AVERAGES

The suicide rate among U.S. troops has surged this year, and Pentagon and military officials studying the current spike have found no apparent reason or developing trend. There were 154 suicides in the first 155 days of the year – nearly one a day. The Army convened its suicide prevention group this week to study… [Continue Reading]

THIS IS WHERE THE AIDS EPIDEMIC IS RUNNING RAMPANT IN THE US

Believe it or not, it has only been three decades since the first case of HIV was diagnosed. Since then, the number of cases in the U.S has exploded, aided in no small part by the fact that more than one out of five people with HIV don’t even know they have the disease. The… [Continue Reading]

BLOOD DONATIONS DECLINE, AMERICA EXAMINES BAN ON GAY DONORS

The American Red Cross says power outages created by recent storms in the East and Midwest cut blood donations, which were already low this summer. In June there was a nationwide shortfall, with donations down more than 10% across the country. “We are asking people to please call 1-800-RED-CROSS or visit us at redcrossblood.org to… [Continue Reading]

EIGHT AIR MARSHALS FIRED FOR DRINKING AT LUNCH DURING TRAINING

Eight federal air marshals are being fired for drinking alcohol during training, and six others are being disciplined for not reporting it, according to the Transportation Security Administration. The marshals, who typically fly with guns to protect commercial flights, were in New York in February for training and were not scheduled to fly that day…. [Continue Reading]

US EMBASSY WARNS OF IMMINENT TERROR THREAT IN KENYA

U.S. officials in Kenya have warned of an “imminent threat” of a terror attack on Mombasa and urged Americans to leave the port city. Mombasa, the second-largest city and a major tourist spot for the East African nation, is one of various cities targeted by a series of grenade attacks in recent months. The U.S…. [Continue Reading]

TIGER WOODS SHOWS TOUGHNESS, TIED FOR THE US OPEN LEAD

Tiger Woods wore black on Friday. That was the appropriate color for this U.S. Open’s second round, which took on a funereal feel as Olympic Club continued to beat down, beat back and beat up the world’s finest golfers. It was no surprise that the tough conditions left Woods (70) tied for the lead at… [Continue Reading]

AMERICAN PILOTS FIND HIGH DEMAND, HIGH PAY OVERSEAS

The pilot of the Nigerian jetliner that crashed in Lagos, the country’s largest city, on Sunday was an American, said Oscar Wason, Dana Air’s director of operations, on Monday. Wason did not identify the pilot by name or hometown, but he is among a legion of U.S. pilots now captaining jets for foreign airlines, said… [Continue Reading]

SYRIA KICKS OUT UNITED STATES AND OTHER DIPLOMATS

Syria kicked out envoys from Turkey and 10 Western countries, including the U.S. and the U.K., in retaliation for the expulsion of its diplomats in the aftermath of the Houla massacre. Diplomats from Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and Switzerland were also expelled, the state-run SANA news agency said today, citing an unidentified… [Continue Reading]

CRAZY, DERANGED, WOMAN ON A PLANE CAUSES FLIGHT DIVERSION TO BANGOR

I remember when Samuel L. Jackson said “Enough is enough! I have had it with these motherfucking snakes on this motherfucking plane! The were no snakes on this plane. There was f#$*king crazy, deranged woman on it. This is a true story! A passenger who claimed to have a device surgically implanted inside her spurred authorities… [Continue Reading]

THE US WOMEN’S SOCCER TEAM DEFEATS BRAZIL!!

Wow!! What a game. I was on the edge of my seat for the entire game. Both teams played a great game. This match truly proves that preparation for every phase of the game will defeat pure skill every single time. The US Women’e soccer team clearly was on a different level conditioning and fitness-wise. One of… [Continue Reading]