The Xbox One won’t quite replace your TV set-top box, but it comes awfully close.
I'm annoyed and appalled at my brother, "Ted," and his wife, "Lisa," regarding Christmas and I'm wondering how to approach them.
In one of the biggest advances against leukemia and other blood cancers in many years, doctors are reporting unprecedented success by using gene therapy to transform patients’ blood cells into soldiers that seek and destroy cancer.
Doug Olson, right, shows no sign of cancer since gene therapy in September 2010 for the chronic lymphocytic leukemia he had had since 1996. His son, Jon, is at left.
Emily Whitehead was near death, then received gene therapy. Two years later, she’s cancer-free.
DEAR ABBY: I’m 12 and weigh 204 pounds. I feel really fat and I want to go on a diet, but my mom won’t let me. I’m getting bad grades in gym class and need your help. — SAD GIRL IN NEW HAMPSHIRE
DALLAS — Freezing rain and stinging winds slammed a large swath of the nation Friday and made a strangely blank landscape out of normally sun-drenched North Texas: mostly empty highways covered in a sometimes impassable frost, closed schools and businesses, and millions of residents hunkered…
NEW YORK (AP) — Like Elvis' no-hips-allowed appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show," or the Beatles' arrival in America, or Woodstock, it is considered one of the milestone moments in rock history: Bob Dylan going electric at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival.
In this undated photo provided by Christie's Auction House, the Fender Stratocaster a young Bob Dylan played at the historic 1965 Newport Folk Festival is shown. The festival was a defining moment that marked Dylan's move from acoustic folk to electric rock 'n' roll. The guitar can bring as …
Whether you’re ready to ship that holiday package across the country or waiting for your next shipment of cooking grease, now’s not the best time to be in a hurry.
In this Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, photo, Suki Eleuterio poses for a photo, outside her office in Boca Raton, Fla. office. Eleuterio, 30, plans to spend about one quarter of the $300 to $400 she shelled out last year's holiday gifts. And she’s avoiding credit cards. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)
LOS ANGELES — “American Idol” winner Ruben Studdard concedes that his weight loss on “The Biggest Loser” was less than stellar, leading to this week’s elimination and marking the second time he was eliminated from the show for failing to lose enough weight.
DEAR ABBY: My parents and sister live three hours away, so my family stays with me when they come to town. Over the last few years, I noticed things began to disappear from my home. They are usually small and portable — earrings, in particular.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — "Cannibal sandwiches," an appetizer featuring raw, lean ground beef served on cocktail bread, may be a Wisconsin tradition, but they are not safe, health officials said, noting that more than a dozen people became ill after consuming them last holiday season.
WASHINGTON — Silver could take on a whole new meaning when it comes to car shopping. With more older drivers on the road, the federal government is contemplating a “silver car” rating system that will help identify which cars better protect elderly drivers and passengers in a crash.
Officials in boats monitor the scene where dozens of pilot whales are stranded in shallow water in a remote area of Florida's Everglades National Park, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
A dead pilot whale lies near the beach in a remote area of Florida's Everglades National Park, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013. Federal officials say 10 of the dozens of whales stranded in Florida's Everglades National Park are now dead. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
In this Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, photo provided by the National Park Service, pilot whales are stranded on a beach in a remote area of the western portion of Everglades National Park, Fla. Federal officials said some whales have died. The marine mammals are known to normally inhabit deep water…
People stand on the beach where two dead pilot whales lie in the water in a remote area of Florida's Everglades National Park, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013. Nearly four dozen pilot whales are stranded in shallow water in the area. Four of the whales had to be euthanized Wednesday, and six others …