Perhaps you've noticed that your mother asks you to speak up more often. Or that you have to crank up the TV louder than before, or find it harder to follow conversations in noisy bars. According to the World Health Organization, some 278 million people worldwide have moderate to profound hearing loss in both ears.
A jury took just over an hour Wednesday to decide that John Evander Couey should be executed for the kidnapping, rape and murder of 9-year-old Jessica Lunsford. Defense experts testified that Couey is mentally impaired and suffers from longstanding mental illness.
A judge dropped all charges against former Hewlett-Packard Co. board Chairwoman Patricia Dunn, who was accused of fraud in the boardroom spying scheme that rocked one of Silicon Valley's most respected companies.
Microsoft announced yesterday that it was extending the online gaming service for its Xbox consoles to the millions of people who use Windows PCs to play games over the Internet, a move that could bolster the popularity -- and profits -- of video gaming.
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Huan was quoted by Xinhua as stating that China could ultimately succeed the Changâ€™e-1 flight with a manned mission to the moon in 15 years (by 2022), though such an effort depends on the steady development of the nation's 'Long March 5' heavy-lift rocket.
President Bush said Wednesday he is troubled by the Justice Department's misleading explanations to Congress of why it fired eight U.S. attorneys and expected his attorney general to fix them.
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Viacom said on Tuesday it filed a $1 billion lawsuit against Google Inc. and its acquired Internet video sharing site YouTube over unauthorized use of its copyrighted entertainment.
The suit accuses Web search leader Google and YouTube of "massive intentional copyright infringement" of Viacom's entertainment assets and seeks an injuncti...
Office workers who spend long hours at their desk may be more prone to potentially fatal blood clots than passengers on long-haul flights, according to research cited Monday. DVT is the formation of a blood clot in a deep vein, most commonly in the legs. The clots can travel to the heart, lungs or brain