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Philadelphia soda tax caused 'substantial decline' in soda sales, study finds

Soda sales plummeted in Philadelphia following the implementation of a tax on the carbonated drinks, according to a new study.       &...

Philadelphia soda tax caused 'substantial decline' in soda sales, study finds

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Sugary drink sales in Philadelphia fall 38% after city adopted soda tax, study finds Sales of sugary drinks dropped 38% in Philadelphia after the city implemented a soda tax, partially offset by people buying more sweet beverages in neighboring town, according to a study published Tuesday....
19:26, 05/14/2019

Sugary drink sales drop 51% in Philadelphia after 'soda tax' A tax on sugary drinks that Philadelphia implemented in 2017 resulted in a 51 percent drop in sales, though that figure was partially offset by a rise in sales in neighboring towns, a study published Tuesday indicates....
06:52, 05/15/2019

Tuesday Could Be the Beginning of the End of Philadelphia’s Soda Tax A slew of opponents of the tax are running in the city’s election Tuesday and beverage industry has spent more than $600,000 on ads aiming to turn public opinion against it....
17:26, 05/22/2019

Why Tuesday’s City Primary Could Mean the End of Philadelphia’s Soda Tax The tax isn’t on the ballot, but the beverage industry has spent more than $600,000 to back City Council and mayoral candidates who want to strike it down....
22:52, 05/20/2019

Soda Taxes Are a ‘No-Brainer’ for Public Health, Says the Author of a New Study on Them A new JAMA study suggests taxing sugary drinks really can make people buy fewer of them, potentially translating to better public health. Taxes on soda and other junk foods are frequently proposed as a way to coax Americans into eating more healthful...
17:13, 05/14/2019

Drinking Excessive Diet Soda May Increase Risk Of Diabetes: Preliminary Study A new study has suggested that drinking as many as five cans of diet soda or about one and a half litres of diet drinks with artrificial sweeteners in them daily may result in diabetes....
02:00, 05/08/2019

The best soda maker By Anna Perling, Dorie Chevlen and Jamie Wiebe This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. Read the full...
22:39, 06/16/2019

British marketplace Soda Says invades the U.S. with sex toys Beware of the British invasion of the sex toys. Okay, maybe it's not that dire. But Soda Says, a sex toy maker and marketplace, is expanding into the U.S.Read More...
16:00, 05/29/2019

Baking Soda and Vinegar Are Not the Sink-Saving Combo You've Been Led to Believe While it’s great to opt for natural home-cleaning solutions whenever possible, they’re not always the most effective options. Take baking soda and vinegar, for example. These pantry staples are two of the most common components of natural cleaning pr...
17:52, 06/06/2019

Are Soda Cans or Plastic Bottles Worse for the Environment? We all know that garbage has a terrible impact on our environment—take a look at the plastic bottles washing up on our beaches and in our waterways. But when it comes to the question of bottles versus aluminum cans, does one container have an even wo...
02:00, 05/02/2019

Warndu Mai's saltbush soda bread and Davidson’s plum jam recipes This easy to make soda bread is delicious served with lashings of butter or homemade Davidson’s plum jam We love soda bread. It is really very easy to make. Don’t be put off thinking the process of making bread is hard and laborious – this one is not...
01:52, 05/26/2019

Host a Movie Night Anywhere With Anker's Soda Can-Sized Projector, Now Just $225 Anker, as you probably know by now, makes a lot of products. But I don’t think any of them are as ambitious as the Nebula Capsule, a surprisingly good portable projector shrunk down to the size of a soda can....
21:39, 05/28/2019

PepsiCo's core soda brand, chips boost quarterly results PepsiCo Inc's quarterly revenue and profit beat Wall Street estimates on Tuesday, boosted by higher sales of its traditional Pepsi soda as well as snacks Lay's and Dorito chips....
16:26, 07/09/2019

Watch: How To Make Street-Style Lemon Masala Soda Or Banta At Home A such drink that a lot of people can swear has saved them from getting a heat stroke in the delicious lemon drinkbanta. Here's how you can make street-style banta at home!...
14:39, 05/06/2019

NY woman claims she drank soda bottle filled with bleach at same Dominican resort where 3 Americans died A New York woman claims a poisonous soda bottle filled with bleach left her ill and bleeding at the same troubled Dominican Republic resort where at least three U.S. tourists have died suddenly in their rooms....
19:13, 06/08/2019

Texas lawmakers propose bill that bans food stamp use on soda, energy drinks, junk food GettyImages FORT WORTH (KXAS) – A proposed bill in Texas would prohibit purchasing less than healthy food items for those using food stamps. Energy drinks and any beverages with at least 54 milligrams of caffeine per 8 fluid ounces were among t...
12:26, 05/02/2019

Fire, explosions at Philadelphia oil refinery caused by butane vat; no injuries reported It’s the second fire at the refinery in one month, following a June 10 fire in which no injuries were reported.        ...
22:00, 06/21/2019

California power company caused wildfire that killed 85, investigation finds The Camp fire, the deadliest blaze in California history, almost completely incinerated the town of ParadiseA major power company is responsible for the deadliest wildfire in California history, an investigation by the state fire agency Cal Fire has ...
11:52, 05/16/2019

US preschoolers getting less obese, study finds Preschoolers on government food aid have grown a little less pudgy, a U.S. study found, offering fresh evidence that previous signs of declining obesity rates weren't a fluke....
19:39, 06/18/2019

Study finds that a GPS outage would cost $1 billion per day Enlarge / The first of the Air Force's new GPS 3 satellites launches on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket in December, 2018. (credit: SpaceX) Since becoming fully operational in 1995, Global Positioning System technology has become widely adopted in the Uni...
19:00, 06/14/2019

Couples are having less sex than in the previous two decades, study finds Nearly a third of men and women surveyed had no sex in the last month and fewer than half have sex at least once a week, research from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine found....
00:00, 05/09/2019

Women are now seen as equally intelligent as men, study finds Women are now seen as equally intelligent to men, but still more sensitive and less ambitious, according to new research on gender stereotypes.        ...
22:13, 07/18/2019

Small used cars are the most dangerous, study finds A new study suggests bigger is better when it comes to car safety. Online automotive marketplace and research outfit iseecars.com took fatal accident reports from NHTSA covering 2013 to 2017 models and combined them with information from its used car...
18:39, 05/16/2019

IVF study finds success rate a third lower in men over 51 than under 35 Expert who led study of 5,000 IVF cycles at London clinic busts myth that male fertility lasts for everIVF success rates decline significantly in older men, according to scientists who call for greater awareness of the male biological clock.The analy...
18:39, 06/26/2019

Penis extensions don't work, study finds Procedures carry high risk of complications ‘and should almost never be carried out’Procedures to make penises larger do not work, are “ineffective and risky” and leave many men physically or psychologically scarred, research reveals, with an expert ...
10:00, 05/10/2019

Study finds the national median age has increased NBC — According to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau, half of the United States population is now over the age of 38 years old. That’s because the media age increased from 38.2 years in 2018, up from 37.2 years in 2010. More than four ...
07:39, 06/21/2019

Hyenas roamed the Arctic during the last ice age, study finds A study of fossil teeth by University at Buffalo researchers reveals that ancient hyenas lived in the Canadian Arctic during the last ice age.       ...
22:26, 06/18/2019

Want to be more creative? Playing Minecraft can help, new study finds Iowa State University psychologist Douglas Gentile's latest study suggests that playing some video games, like Minecraft, can have a positive impact on creativity. Minecraft is one of the most popular computer games, having sold more than 100 milli...
00:13, 07/13/2019

Some ancient crocodiles were vegetarians, study finds Modern crocodiles have a reputation as ravenous beasts that crave flesh. While it’s certainly true that crocodiles today are more than happy to feast on fresh meat, it seems that some ancient crocs not only enjoyed leafy greens on a regular basis, bu...
21:00, 06/28/2019

Meditation Really Freaks Some People Out, Study Finds One of the most stereotypical relaxing things to do—meditation—may actually cause distress for some people, according to the findings of a survey released this week. It found that more than a quarter of regular meditators have had bad experiences rel...
23:52, 05/10/2019

Homelessness rises 12% in Los Angeles County, study finds LOS ANGELES — The number of homeless people counted across Los Angeles County jumped 12% over the past year to nearly 59,000, with more young and old residents and families on the streets, officials said Tuesday. The majority of the homeless were fou...
12:13, 06/05/2019

People who live with roommates are messier, study finds People who live with roommates tend to be messier than those living alone or with a partner, according to new research. A new study examining the cleaning habits of 2,000 people found some interesting correlations when dividing the data by living sit...
23:00, 05/17/2019

Study finds possible link between sugary drinks and cancer People who drink a lot of sugary drinks have a higher risk of developing cancer, although the evidence cannot establish a direct causal link, researchers said on Thursday....
01:13, 07/11/2019

Majority of Europeans think the EU will fall apart within 20 years, study finds Research published this week showed that levels of support for membership of the European Union are high – but so is pessimism about the future of the bloc....
15:26, 05/17/2019

Study finds that energy drinks may seriously mess with your heart In a world where working longer and longer hours is becoming the norm, products that keep us awake and alert have rapidly become must-haves for millions of people. Coffee, the old standby, has big competition from sweetened energy drinks, and the tre...
20:13, 05/30/2019

Majority of consumers would welcome self-driving cars, study finds Capgemini's Markus Winkler said engineers and researchers need to work hand-in-hand with marketers and user-experience experts to create self-driving cars that serve customers' needs....
17:52, 05/16/2019

New study finds North East is UK’s motoring nirvana Scotland's amazing driving roads are ranked the nation's safest Comparison of statistics highlights best and worst regions for traffic, insurance, fuel costs and dangerous driving Drivers in the North East of England enjoy the best conditions for ...
18:26, 05/31/2019

Three most expensive cities for US teachers are in California, study finds In San Francisco, San Jose, and Santa Cruz, more than 60% of a median teacher’s income goes to rentCalifornia is home to four of the five least affordable cities for teachers in the US, according to a new report. A recent USA Today analysis of Bureau...
02:52, 06/20/2019

More Mexican immigrants in the U.S. are highly skilled, study finds The number of college-educated Mexican immigrants in the United States has risen more than 150 percent since 2000, according to a study released Thursday. Mexican immigrants with a bachelor’s degree rose from 269,000 in 2000 to 678,000 in 2017, an in...
02:00, 05/10/2019

Study finds older Millennials have the most credit cards NBC — Older Millennials have more credit cards than any other age group, according to a new creditcards.com report. Those ages 30 to 38 have an average of 3.9 credit cards. This age group is particularly interested in travel cards with lucrativ...
04:00, 06/06/2019

Study Finds an Easy Way to Save Kids' Lives Between 2011 and 2015, 21,241 young people in America died with bullets in their bodies, according to a new study published today. Some of those deaths were suicides. Some were homicides. Some were accidental shootings. All of the victims were under ...
23:00, 07/15/2019

People of color live with 66% more air pollution, US study finds African Americans in the north-east and mid-Atlantic are exposed to 61% more pollution particles from burning gasolinePeople of color in the American north-east and mid-Atlantic are living with 66% more air pollution from vehicles than white resident...
16:00, 06/27/2019

Black Women Are More Likely to Be Sexually Harassed on the Job, a Study Finds Reports of sexual harassment in the workplace are down among women overall, but the decline is far less steep among black women, signaling they are at greater risk....
05:13, 06/25/2019

Lovelorn fish have gloomier outlook, study finds Female cichlids who lose their mates are measurably more pessimistic, researchers sayInferring the mood of a fish has never been a precise science, but researchers claim at least one species responds the way humans do when separated from their other ...
12:52, 06/12/2019

People eat at least 50,000 plastic particles a year, study finds Health effects of ingestion of microplastics via food, water and breathing still unknownThe average person eats at least 50,000 particles of microplastic a year and breathes in a similar quantity, according to the first study to estimate human ingest...
15:13, 06/05/2019

Online Ad Fraud Is Down, Study Finds---or at Least It's Harder to Detect Marketers are expected to waste $5.8 billion this year on buying online ads that will be viewed by bots instead of humans—an 11% decline from the amount estimated to have been lost to fraud in 2017....
17:00, 05/01/2019

A Quarter of West Antarctica's Ice Is Now Unstable, Study Finds Stop me if you’ve heard this one before but the ice is screwed. New findings released on Thursday reveal that a quarter of the ice sheets in West Antarctica, the most vulnerable part of the continent, have destabilized. Ice loss has sped up fivefold ...
03:13, 05/17/2019

Study finds those with six fingers have the upper hand in dexterity A study found that properly developed extra fingers are actually pretty useful. The participants were so dexterous, they could even tie their shoes with one hand!       ...
23:52, 06/13/2019

Sahara was home to some of largest sea creatures, study finds Scientists reconstruct extinct species using fossils found in northern Mali from ancient seawaySome of the biggest catfish and sea snakes to ever exist lived in what is today the Sahara desert, according to a new paper which contains the first recons...
13:52, 07/12/2019

Study finds fast walkers are ‘more likely’ to live longer Faster walkers are more likely to live longer, researchers say. And the theory holds true regardless of body weight or obesity status. Brisk walkers hit speeds of 3mph — about 100 steps a minute and, in general, they will overtake most other walkers....
22:00, 05/17/2019

Most habitat clearing concentrated in just 12 federal electorates, study finds Scientists say the greatest loss of threatened species habitat has been in the agriculture minister’s electorateMost clearing of Australian habitat relied on by threatened species is concentrated in just 12 federal electorates, nine of which are held...
22:26, 05/07/2019

The Pentagon emits more greenhouse gases than Portugal, study finds Pentagon released 59m metric tons of carbon dioxide and other warming gases in 2017, research showsThe United States creates more planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions through its defense operations alone than industrialized countries such as Swede...
03:26, 06/13/2019

Pokémon characters have their own pea-sized region in brain, study finds The first Pokémon game was released in 1996 for the Nintendo Game Boy. Detective Pikachu, the first live-action film inspired by the classic Nintendo game Pokémon, hits theaters on May 10. So it's timely that a new paper has just appeared in Nature...
00:52, 05/07/2019

Prehistoric shocker: Baby pterosaurs could fly at birth, study finds A new study published on Wednesday reveals that pterosaurs — flying reptiles that lived during the age of dinosaurs — had the ability to fly right at birth....
20:52, 06/12/2019

Medical pot laws no answer for US opioid deaths, study finds A new study shoots down the notion that medical marijuana laws can prevent opioid overdose deaths, challenging a favorite talking point of legal pot advocates. Researchers repeated an analysis that sparked excitement years ago. The previous work link...
05:26, 06/12/2019

Extra hormone dose could help prevent miscarriages, study finds Giving pregnant women who have previously had a miscarriage an extra dose of progesterone helps them go on to have a successful pregnancy, researchers say....
11:39, 05/09/2019

Swatting a Fly Without Killing It May Cause It Pain for the Rest of Its Life, Study Finds Barely missing a fatal slap at a bothersome fly might be a headache for both of you, according to new research from scientists at the University of Sydney. They say they’ve found evidence that insects are capable of feeling chronic pain after an inju...
23:00, 07/15/2019

Women's brains work better in warmer offices, study finds Researchers say workplaces may be able to increase productivity by setting thermostat higher Scientists have raised the stakes in the battle of the sexes over office air conditioning by discovering women’s brains work better at higher temperatures.Me...
04:39, 05/23/2019

Crusader armies were remarkably genetically diverse, study finds DNA research adds to evidence soldiers heading east struck up relationships with localsCrusader armies were made up of people from remarkably genetically diverse backgrounds, hailing not just from western Europe but also much further east, according ...
14:39, 05/01/2019

‘Car Wars' study finds ongoing CUV push will squeeze profits Product saturation within automakers' current and future crossover offerings is leading to increased competition and profitability levels at or below those of sedans, while also leaving dealers short of entry-level new vehicles to sell, according to ...
17:00, 06/13/2019

More young adults in the US are dying from heart failure, study finds Premature deaths caused by heart failure are on the rise in the United States, especially among young black men, according to a new study by Northwestern Medicine....
22:00, 05/06/2019

High temperatures can lead to more violent crime, study finds Researchers found that days with a high of more than 85 degrees spurred a 2.2 percent rise in general crime and a 5.7 percent increase in violent crime, on average....
19:52, 06/18/2019

Restoring Forests Could Help Put a Brake on Global Warming, Study Finds Researchers looked at how many trees could be planted on every available parcel of land on Earth, where they could go, and what impact could be on our survival....
23:52, 07/05/2019

TV Watching Is Worse for Your Heart Than Sitting at Work, Study Finds Some kinds of sitting around are worse for your heart than others, at least according to a new study out today. The findings suggest that watching more hours of TV a day can raise your risk of eventual heart disease and early death. At the same time,...
22:13, 06/26/2019

Crime kills more people than armed conflicts, UN study finds Far more people are killed in homicides around the world than in conflict zones, a sweeping UN study has found. The rates of women being killed due to domestic violence is also on the rise....
20:00, 07/08/2019

Up to 25 cups of coffee a day safe for heart health, study finds High consumption of coffee no worse for arteries than drinking less than a cup a dayCoffee lovers who drink up to 25 cups a day can rest assured the drink is not bad for their heart, scientists say.Some previous studies have suggested that coffee sti...
02:13, 06/03/2019

Spending time in nature boosts health, study finds We're told to eat our five a day, get 150 minutes of exercise a week -- and now a weekly blast of The Great Outdoors might one day be part of recommended guidelines too....
18:26, 06/14/2019

Study finds 60 percent spike in air ambulance prices over last four years Because many air ambulance companies are not part of insurance networks, patients often get hit with the huge bills, according to the findings by Johns Hopkins University researchers released on Monday....
04:13, 07/02/2019

Augmented reality changes how people interact and communicate, study finds Enlarge / An actor portrays a participant in a new study of the impact of augmented reality on social interactions. The area inside the dotted line is the field of view of the augmented reality goggles, which shows digital content such as avatars. (c...
21:26, 05/29/2019

Risk of obesity can be accurately predicted in babies, study finds Factors including birth weight could determine likelihood of child becoming obese aged 10It is possible to accurately predict whether a baby is at risk of becoming an obese 10-year-old by scoring a range of factors from weight to family circumstances...
13:52, 05/02/2019

Many parents struggle to adjust after learning child is gay, study finds Pride flag / Getty Images Stacy Feintuch, a mother of two in suburban New Jersey, said she didn’t know what was wrong when her oldest daughter, Amanda, 17, began to withdraw. “I confronted her and said, ‘You need to talk to me,’” Feintuch said: “She ...
03:00, 06/25/2019

Ancient gene mutation could protect against diabetes, study finds Mutant form linked to rise of cooking helps about half of humans keep blood sugar lowerAn ancient mutation that spread through humans after the advent of cooking may protect people against high blood sugar and diabetes today, scientists have said.Res...
13:13, 06/04/2019

Women taking pill may be less likely to suffer ACL injury, study finds Hormonal contraceptives potentially reduce risk of tear to anterior cruciate ligamentWomen on the combined pill appear to be less likely to tear a key ligament in their knee, research suggests.Injuries to the anterior cruciate ligament in the knee ar...
02:39, 05/03/2019

Financial advisors are more stressed out than their investor clients, study finds A recent survey found that financial advisors are more stressed out than their investor clients. Asked to evaluate stress levels in their lives, 71% of advisors said they experience moderate or high negative stress, compared to 63% of investors....
15:39, 05/22/2019

Study finds most sudden deaths in youth sports were in basketball The majority of sudden deaths in youth and middle school sports happen to boys at an average age of 13 on the basketball court, a NATA study found.        ...
18:00, 05/20/2019

Low-dose aspirin may be linked to bleeding in the skull, new study finds For people without heart disease, a new study found taking low-dose aspirin is associated with an increased risk for bleeding within the skull.        ...
01:26, 05/14/2019

Soho is Britain's unhealthiest place to live, study finds Great Torrington in Devon healthiest given factors such as pollution and fast food accessSoho is the unhealthiest place to live in Britain while the healthiest is a small market town in Devon, a study has concluded.The central London area had the gre...
07:26, 07/01/2019

Health Law Repeal Could Cost 18 Million Their Insurance, Study Finds The Congressional Budget Office said 18 million people would lose their insurance in the first year, with that number and costs rising over 10 years....
18:39, 04/28/2019

Austrians lack crucial Holocaust awareness, study finds Most Austrian adults do not know 6 million Jews were killed in the Holocaust, according to a new survey. While some described the findings as disturbing, an education expert at Yad Vashem also sees reasons for hope....
09:52, 05/02/2019

Penguin and seal poop gives life to Antarctica, new study finds Researchers found "hotspots" of biodiversity surrounding Antarctic colonies of seals and penguins. The cause: Gasses from the animals' waste.        ...
00:13, 05/11/2019

Opioid addicts seeking help are often denied treatment, study finds Posing as heroin users seeking help, researchers contacted hundreds of treatment clinics in US states with the highest overdose death rates -- and they were denied appointments much of the time....
22:52, 06/04/2019

Some hospitals turn away ambulances when the patients are more likely to be poor, study finds A study found private hospitals are more likely to turn away ambulances when a public hospital is on diversion.        ...
22:13, 05/13/2019

Getting appendix removed increases risk of Parkinson's, study finds Patients who have had their appendix removed are three times more likely to develop Parkinson’s disease than those who have not, according to a new study....
03:13, 05/10/2019

Whole Foods is America's most expensive grocery chain, study finds Despite slashing prices since its Amazon acquisition, Whole Foods is still the most expensive grocer, according to a new set of data compiled by Bank of America Merrill Lynch....
13:13, 05/23/2019

Contraceptive injections do not increase risk of contracting HIV, study finds Research also finds scale of crisis among African women higher than expectedA landmark study has ended 30 years of anxiety that hormonal contraceptive injections may increase women’s chances of infection from HIV.But the study found a dramatically hi...
20:13, 06/13/2019

Environment reporters facing harassment and murder, study finds Tally of deaths makes it one of most dangerous fields for journalists after war reportingJagendra Singh: the Indian journalist burned to deathThirteen journalists who were investigating damage to the environment have been killed in recent years and m...
19:13, 06/17/2019

Ravens have emotional quirks similar to humans, study finds Humans have very advanced brains — or at least we think that’s the case based on what we know about life from an admittedly small sample size of a single planet — but we’re not the only creatures on the planet that exhibits co...
06:39, 05/22/2019

Obesity epidemic driven by rural communities, study finds The average body mass index of individuals in rural areas increased at a greater rate than city dwellers between 1985 and 2017 -- with rural folks gaining as much as 60 percent more than their city-dwelling counterparts....
18:52, 05/10/2019

Study finds evidence of 'clear relationship' between appendectomy and Parkinson's A study of 62 million people in the United States finds that those who have had their appendix removed are more likely to develop Parkinson's disease....
20:52, 05/10/2019

Deforestation and Climate Change Could Split the Amazon Rainforest in Two, Study Finds When I worry about the Amazon Rainforest, I typically worry about deforestation. Maybe I should start worrying about climate change, too. A new study out Monday shows that climate change plus deforestation equals disaster for the Amazon: The average ...
21:39, 06/25/2019

UN study finds female voice assistants reinforce harmful stereotypes For the record, the appropriate response to being called a slut isn't, "I'd blush if I could." But that's what Siri is programmed to say. According to a report by the United Nations, the fact that most voice assistant are gendered as y...
21:26, 05/23/2019

'Disastrous' lack of diversity in AI industry perpetuates bias, study finds Report says an overwhelmingly white and male field has reached ‘a moment of reckoning’ over discriminatory systemsLack of diversity in the artificial intelligence field has reached “a moment of reckoning”, according to new findings published by a New...
15:00, 05/01/2019

The Pentagon emits a staggering level of greenhouse gases, study finds The Pentagon pumps out more greenhouse gases than Portugal or Sweden, according to a new study. In findings released Wednesday, researchers from Brown University said the Pentagon, which oversees the Department of Defense, emitted 1.2 billion metric ...
18:52, 06/13/2019

High-cat diet: urban coyotes feast on pets, study finds A study of coyote scat in LA found the animals are attracted to fruit in gardens, where they are also finding cats and dogsDoug McIntyre let his cat, Junior, out of the house on a sunny summer morning last June.As Junior walked down the path and into...
14:52, 05/01/2019

Female fruit bats take food from males in exchange for sex, study finds Male Egyptian fruit bats will allow female bats to take food straight from their mouths and scientists believe they know why -- the bats are trading food for sex....
20:13, 05/23/2019

Sugar in fruit juice may raise risk of cancer, study finds Excessive consumption of sugary drinks – including juice – associated with the diseaseDrinking large amounts of fruit juice may raise your risk of cancer, according to a big study which has found a link between the regular consumption of all kinds of...
12:52, 07/12/2019

About half of China's loans to developing countries are 'hidden,' study finds China's lending to other countries has surged in the past decade, causing debt levels to jump dramatically, and as much as half of such debt to developing economies is "hidden," a new study has found....
12:00, 07/12/2019

Study Finds Signs Of Ritualized Cannabis Smoking 2,500 Years Ago In China Archaeologists have dug up evidence that people were catching a cannabis buzz way, way before Woodstock, before the Summer of Love and even before there were jazz clubs or alarmist movies warning of......
09:13, 06/13/2019

End to Aids in sight as huge study finds drugs stop HIV transmission Paper says risk between male partners is zero if virus fully suppressed by antiretroviralsAids timeline: from Terry Higgins to PrEPAn end to the Aids epidemic could be in sight after a landmark study found men whose HIV infection was fully suppressed...
01:00, 05/03/2019

Sunscreens may enter bloodstream, but health effect unknown, study finds "Just because they are absorbed doesn't mean they are unsafe. That's why we are asking for additional data," the study author said, NBC News reports....
21:26, 05/06/2019

Shake your tail feather: Study finds cockatoos love to dance Snowball, a sulphur-crested cockatoo, has shown that humans are not the only creatures who love to dance, a study found. Snowball has a diverse repertoire of 14 unique dance moves and loves to bop to a good beat....
11:00, 07/09/2019

HIV-suppressing drug can stop virus being sexually transmitted, study finds Scientists say an end to the "HIV pandemic" could be in sight after a study found that effective treatment can prevent sexual transmission of the virus....
13:13, 05/03/2019

Millions more Americans breathing dirty air as planet warms, study finds Forty-three percent of Americans live in places where they’re breathing unsafe air, according to American Lung AssociationAn increasing number of Americans live in places with unhealthy levels of smog or particulate air pollution – both of which are ...
14:52, 05/01/2019

Meal-prep kits better for environment than a trip to the store, study finds Kits often involve more packaging waste but factors such as the supply chain and portion size mean overall impact may be lessMeal-prep kits are often more environmentally friendly than the average trip to the grocery store, according to a University ...
14:52, 05/01/2019

People Born Prematurely May Have More Romantic Trouble as Adults, Study Finds Babies born prematurely might have an unexpected disadvantage by the time they reach adulthood, according to new research out Friday. It suggests that they’ll be less likely to ever have a romantic relationship or sex, as well as be less likely to ha...
02:39, 07/13/2019

Use of male mice skews drug research against women, study finds Male animal bias is unjustified and can lead to drugs that work less well for womenThe male mind is rational and orderly while the female one is complicated and hormonal. It is a stereotype that has skewed decades of neuroscience research towards usi...
18:52, 05/31/2019

Study finds loads of drivers ignore their check engine lights One in seven motorists is driving around with a potentially serious issue in their vehicle, according to new research. From mysterious rattles to burnt-out headlights and fluid leaks – it’s perhaps no surprise that two in five drivers feel it’s ̵...
19:52, 06/18/2019

Australia's nature reserves being opened up for business use, global study finds Some 13,000 sq km removed from conservation areas since 1997, researchers sayAustralian governments have slashed the legal protection of nature reserves in favour of business growth, a global study reveals.The country is one of 73 dropping the ball o...
01:00, 05/31/2019

Global Wealth Gap Would Be Smaller Today Without Climate Change, Study Finds Most of the world’s poor countries are poorer than they would have been had greenhouse gas emissions not altered the climate. In some rich countries, it's the opposite....
18:13, 04/28/2019

Worldwide rise in obesity driven by country dwellers, study finds Country folks have driven the recent global rise in obesity, a study says. This contradicts the thinking that links being overweight with urban living.        ...
00:00, 05/09/2019

Half of Americans have used swimming pools as an alternative to showering, study finds A survey showed that 51% of Americans reported using the pool as an alternative to showering or rinsing off after engaging in exercise or yardwork.        ...
04:26, 05/15/2019

Parts of the Marshall Islands are more radioactive than Chernobyl and Fukushima, study finds Radiation levels across parts of the Marshall Islands in the Pacific Ocean, where the United States tested nuclear bombs during the Cold War, are higher than areas contaminated by the Chernobyl and Fukushima nuclear disasters, new research suggests....
14:26, 07/17/2019

Study finds ultimate fate of Leidenfrost droplets depends on their size Enlarge / A new study shows the ultimate fate of Leidenfrost droplets, liquid drops that levitate above very hot surfaces. Larger drops explode violently with an audible crack. Smaller ones simple shrink and fly away. (credit: Lyu/Mathai) In 1756, ...
16:52, 05/12/2019

Men who receive paid paternity leave want fewer children, study finds Spain’s paternity leave was part of a set of policies to promote gender equality in the labor market and at home, a researcher saidParents who received paid paternity leave took longer to have another child and men’s desire for more children dropped,...
01:26, 05/21/2019

Insects feel chronic pain after injury like humans do, study finds It’s tempting to imagine that insects don’t “feel” pain, thereby absolving us from any guilt we might feel in slapping a fly or stepping on an ant, but that's not true....
19:13, 07/17/2019

New Study Finds $15 Federal Minimum Wage Won't Hurt American Jobs The results of the first study analyzing the impact of a $15 minimum wage show that the increase wouldn’t cost American jobs, according to Vox. Additionally, the new research shows the poorest Americans would benefit substantially from a higher minim...
07:00, 07/03/2019

‘Car Wars' study finds concentration of coming CUVs will squeeze profits Product saturation within automakers' current and future crossover offerings is leading to increased competition and profitability levels at or below those of sedans, while also leaving dealers short of entry-level new vehicles to sell, according to ...
20:52, 06/12/2019

Thousands could perish annually in US if global heating not curbed, study finds Every year nearly 5,800 people are expected to die in New York, 2,500 in Los Angeles and more than 2,300 in MiamiThousands of heat-related deaths in major US cities could be avoided if rising global temperatures are curbed, new research has found.On ...
20:26, 06/05/2019

Climate crisis more politically polarizing than abortion for US voters, study finds Democrats ranked global heating as the third most important issue on their list, while Republican voters ranked it last in a Yale poll Surging concern among Americans about an overheating planet has done little to shift a political polarization that ...
10:52, 05/22/2019

Babies in Nepal get quarter of calories from junk food, study finds Diets heavy on snack foods linked to undernutrition and stunting, say researchersChildren under the age of two in Nepal are getting a quarter of their calories from junk food, according to groundbreaking research that warns their diet is linked to st...
08:13, 07/17/2019

‘Biodegradable' Bags Can Still Carry Groceries After Three Years in the Ground, Study Finds I’m a cat owner, so cleaning up poop is a near daily occurrence. I buy special bags for my feline son, Mellow: the biodegradable type. If I’m going to dump his poop and pine litter into the trash, might as well use do so in something that decomposes,...
04:13, 04/30/2019

E-cigs can double success rates of quitting smoking, UK study finds People using e-cigarettes to quit smoking are about 95% more likely to report success than those trying to quit without help from any stop-smoking aids, according to the results of a large study in England....
02:52, 05/23/2019

Nearly 9 out of 10 flying insects in hospitals carry potentially harmful bacteria, a new study finds CIA Museum A new study found that almost 9 out of 10 flying insects in hospitals carry potentially harmful bacteria, and over half of the bacterial strains found were 'superbugs,' or resistant to at least one class of antibiotics. British researcher...
00:00, 06/24/2019

Permafrost in Canadian Arctic thawing 70 years earlier than predicted, study finds "What we saw was amazing," Vladimir E. Romanovsky, a professor of geophysics at the university, told Reuters by telephone. "It’s an indication that the climate is now warmer than at any time in the last 5,000 or more years."...
03:00, 06/19/2019

Alfa Romeo, Honda tops in consumer trust, AMCI study finds AMCI Global's latest Trusted Automotive Brand Study found that the traditional focus on quality, satisfaction and the elimination of problems has little influence of consumers' trust in an automotive brand....
22:13, 05/22/2019

FDA Study Finds that Sunscreen Chemicals Reach Our Bloodstream, but the Health Risks Are Unclear Researchers at the Food and Drug Administration have found that people who regularly use certain sunscreens may be absorbing higher-than-safe levels of active ingredients into their bodies. But the scientists caution that it’s still unclear whether t...
00:00, 05/07/2019

New study finds energy drinks can affect blood pressure and heart rhythm NBC — Energy drinks may be bad for your heart. Researchers studied 34 adults between the ages of 18 and 40-years-old. Those who drank a 32 ounce caffeinated energy drink in a short period of time, experienced changes in their heart rhythm hours...
03:52, 05/30/2019

Democrats focus more on victims and Republicans on perpetrators after mass shootings, study finds Democrats and Republicans respond very differently to mass shootings on social media, a team of researchers has found after analyzing over 4 million tweets....
00:13, 06/27/2019

Eroding trust in vaccines leaves populations vulnerable, global study finds Trust in vaccines - one of the world's most effective and widely-used medical products - is highest in poorer countries but weaker in wealthier ones where skepticism has allowed outbreaks of diseases such as measles to persist, a global study found o...
20:00, 06/19/2019

Average American couch is 6 years old, has nursed you through 21 sick days, study finds A study examining the lifespan and usage of the average American couch (among other home furnishings) unearthed how many life moments happen on those cushions. ...
12:39, 05/01/2019

America's largest cities drowning in debt, with Chicago leading the way, study finds America’s 10 largest cities, largely Democrat strongholds, are drowning in municipal debt, according to a new report from government watchdog Truth in Accounting....
03:00, 05/15/2019

Lifetime of drinking California water could raise cancer risk, study finds Researchers find arsenic and other contaminants that could lead to almost 15,500 cases of cancerDrinking California tap water over the course of a lifetime could increase the risk of cancer, according to a study published Tuesday.Researchers with the...
14:39, 05/01/2019

Snowball the dancing cockatoo has wide range of killer moves, new study finds Snowball the Dancing Cockatoo shows off 14 different dance moves to the beat of "Girls Just Want to Have Fun." The movements come from different video segments of the study, with a single music track overlaid for illustrative purposes. Chances are ...
20:39, 07/08/2019

Study finds residue of pesticides, antibiotics and growth hormone in non-organic milk Researchers at Emory University found samples of organic milk free of hormones, antibiotics and pesticides they found in samples of conventional milk       ...
14:52, 06/26/2019

China factories releasing thousands of tonnes of illegal CFC gases, study finds Levels of ozone-depleting gas spiked when air from industrialised areas of China arrived, say researchersIndustries in north-eastern China have released large quantities of an ozone-depleting gas into the atmosphere in violation of an international t...
11:13, 05/23/2019

Radiation levels in Marshall Islands higher than Fukushima, Chernobyl, study finds Radiation levels across the Marshall Islands in the central Pacific Ocean, where the United States conducted more than 65 nuclear tests during the Cold War, are still alarmingly high — even higher than Fukushima and Chernobyl in some parts, a new stu...
06:13, 07/16/2019

Global obesity rising faster in rural areas than cities, study finds Global rates of obesity among people who live in the countryside are rising faster than those among city dwellers, in part due to greater access in urban areas to healthier foods and places to exercise, researchers said on Wednesday....
02:26, 05/09/2019

Major life milestones can negatively impact mental health, study finds Major life milestones such as having a baby or getting married can negatively impact mental health due to unrealistic standards set by social media, a study has found....
01:52, 05/14/2019

Varying vaccine trust leaves populations vulnerable, global study finds Trust in vaccines - one of the world's most effective and widely-used medical products - is highest in poorer countries but weaker in wealthier ones where scepticism has allowed outbreaks of diseases such as measles to persist, a global study found o...
06:26, 06/19/2019

Zombifying fungus bypasses the brain to make ants its puppets, study finds Enlarge / A dead ant that has been taken over by a species of Cordyceps in the Rio Claro Reserve in Colombia. (credit: National Geographic/Justin Maguire) Pity the poor unsuspecting carpenter ant who unwittingly becomes infected with spores scatte...
00:39, 07/18/2019

Autocar confidential: five-digit EV sales still a way off for Jaguar, Seat finds a more premium audience and more Our reporters empty their notebooks to round up this week's gossip from across the automotive industry This week's selection of snippets from the automotive sphere brings news of Seat's continuing rise towards premium status, a bright future for McL...
01:52, 05/21/2019

Purdue infiltrated WHO, manipulated opioid policies to boost sales, report finds Enlarge / Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, and its owners, the Sackler family, are facing hundreds of lawsuits across the country for the company's alleged role in the opioid epidemic. (credit: Getty | Drew Angerer) Infamous OxyContin-maker P...
23:13, 05/23/2019

Outside of Tesla, future EV sales in U.S. may be thin for most brands: study U.S. demand for electric vehicles, including hybrids, could rise to 1.28 million by 2026, a new study projected on Wednesday, but most brands will struggle to make money on the new models....
18:26, 05/29/2019

Climate change threatens 26 native species in Great Dividing Range, study finds Australian researchers say governments must step up and protect critical habitats to give wildlife a chanceMore than 20 native animals would disappear from the Great Dividing Range before the end of the century if global emissions continue at busines...
04:52, 05/16/2019

More than four in 10 women, live in fear of refusing partner’s sexual demands, new UN global study finds More than four in 10 women in 51 countries surveyed, feel they have no choice but to agree to their partner’s sexual demands, the UN sexual and reproductive health agency, UNFPA, said on Wednesday, noting that they are also unable to make basic decis...
18:39, 04/28/2019

North American drilling boom threatens big blow to climate efforts, study finds More than half the world’s new pipelines in the US and CanadaPipelines ‘locking in huge emissions for 40 to 50 years at a time’More than half of the world’s new oil and gas pipelines are located in North America, with a boom in US oil and gas drillin...
14:52, 05/01/2019

Substance abuse among veterans increasing as mental health issues go untreated, study finds More U.S. military veterans are struggling with substance abuse and half of returning service members who need mental health treatment don't seek out care, according to newly released data....
02:13, 05/30/2019

Google rewards reputable reporting over left-wing politics, Economist study finds President Donald Trump and other Republicans have accused Google of anti-conservative bias a number of times over the last few years, while the tech giant has said its algorithm and worker-powered systems don't take ideology into account. ...
23:52, 06/07/2019

Young female smokers have significantly greater risk of heart attack, study finds For women smokers ages 18 to 49, the risk of a deadly type of heart attack was more than 13 times higher than it was for non-smoking counterparts, a new study has found....
01:13, 06/26/2019

New Wilshire Analytics Study Finds Options Indexes Offered Noteworthy Returns Over 30 Years CHICAGO, IL -- September 21, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and Wilshire Analytics, the investment technology foundation of Wilshire Associates Inc. (Wilshire®), today announced the release of a new analysis of the perfor...
03:13, 05/02/2019

Americans lack trust in social networks’ judgment to remove offensive posts, study finds How should companies decide which objectionable content should stay online or get the ax? Answering that question has presented a tremendous challenge in recent years for companies such as Facebook, YouTube and Twitter....
07:00, 06/21/2019

Nearly half of British teens exposed to harmful social media content - but two-thirds don't report it, study finds Nearly half of British teenagers have said they have been exposed to harmful content on social media, but two-thirds did not report it, a survey has found....
07:52, 06/14/2019

Dogs may have evolved with 'puppy dog eyes' to communicate with humans, study finds Dogs may have developed facial muscles that allow them to make 'puppy dog eyes' specifically to communicate with humans, according to a new study.        ...
05:39, 06/18/2019

Schools cut short break times 'to cram in more lessons', study finds School break times have been slashed by up to an hour over the past two decades, affecting children's social skills and opportunities for exercise, a new study has revealed....
16:13, 05/10/2019

New Study Finds Russell 2000 Index Options Benchmarks and Options-Based Funds Less Volatile Chicago, IL and County Wicklow, Ireland -- September 27, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and Fund Evaluation Group, LLC (FEG) today announced findings from a study of four CBOE strategy performance benchmark indexes designed t...
02:39, 05/02/2019

New Study Finds That Certain Options- and Futures-Based Benchmark Indexes Could Help Manage Tail Risk of Traditional Indexes CHICAGO and BONITA SPRINGS, Fla., March 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The merits of using options-based and futures-based strategy benchmark indexes to hedge and manage tail risk is the subject of a new study — "Key Tools for Hedging and Risk Manage...
14:39, 05/02/2019

Study Finds Folks in Chicago’s Affluent Streeterville Live to Almost the Century Mark, While Blacks in Impoverished Englewood Don’t Live Long Enough to Collect Social Security It’s just 9 miles between Chicago’s predominantly white and wealthy Streeterville neighborhood and the predominantly black and poor Englewood in the city’s South Side, but the gulf of difference in life expectancies between the two represents the lar...
05:13, 06/07/2019

More pregnant women are using marijuana, study finds. Doctor says it's 'not worth the risk' The research published in JAMA surveyed nearly half a million women. 1 in 14 pregnant women said they used in the past month. Risks are still unclear.        ...
02:26, 06/20/2019

'Stranger Things,' 'Orange' have way too many tobacco images, youth-focused study finds Tobacco images on TV are up, according to a study, as Netflix promises to eliminate such images in programming aimed at youths.        ...
20:39, 07/02/2019

Study study suggests anorexia linked to metabolic disorder Anorexia nervosa, is an eating disorder that causes people to obsess about weight, might be at least partly linked to a metabolic disorder -- and not purely psychiatric as previously thought -- according to new research....
20:26, 07/16/2019

Sales of new U.S. homes slumped 7.8% in May, as sales plunged in the pricier Northeastern and Western markets WASHINGTON (AP) — Sales of new U.S. homes slumped 7.8% in May, as sales plunged in the pricier Northeastern and Western markets....
16:26, 06/25/2019

Car Sales June 2019: Tata Motors Registers 27 Per Cent Drop In Sales The cumulative sales in the domestic market for the April 2019 - June 2019 period stood at 36,945 units which is a drop of 30 per cent compared to 52,937 units the company sold in the same period last......
22:13, 07/01/2019

Two-Wheeler Sales June 2019: TVS Motor Company Sales Slip 6 Per Cent Two-wheeler sales remain flat in the first quarter of the current financial year, but overall sales of TVS Motor Company in June slipped 6.26 per cent....
16:39, 07/01/2019

Car Sales June 2019: Honda Car India Registers 41.4 Per Cent Decline In Sales Honda along with other companies like Tata Motors is optimistic about the future and is looking for any tailwind which can make the sales bounce back....
11:00, 07/03/2019

Cars Sales April 2019: Hyundai Motor India's Sales Down By 10.1 Per Cent April has been a rather challenging month for carmakers in India. After Maruti Suzuki which is the market leader, India's second largest carmaker- Hyundai Motor has witnessed a decline of 10.1 per......
13:00, 05/02/2019

Two-Wheeler Sales April 2019: Hero MotoCorp Sales Decline By 17 Per Cent Hero MotoCorp reported a sale of 574,366 units in April 2019, witnessing a decline in volumes of 17.24 per cent over 694,022 units that were sold in April last year. The massive drop in sales has been......
19:13, 05/03/2019

Two-Wheeler Sales May 2019: TVS Sales Dip Marginally With 3.07 Lakh Units Sold Hosur-based TVS Motor Company registered a sale of 307,106 units in May this year, witnessing a marginal drop of 0.9 per cent over 309,865 units sold during the same month last year. The company's......
14:13, 06/03/2019

Slowdown In Auto Sales Ahead Of BS6 May Hamper Sales Margins And GST Collection Auto experts say that if sales continue to drop further, the industry may a face problem to sustain margins, given the advent of emission and safety norms which require automakers to hike prices. SIAM......
18:13, 07/11/2019

Two-Wheeler Sales April 2019: Bajaj Sales Rise By 2 Per Cent Bajaj Auto's total vehicle sales (domestic+exports) increased by a meagre two per cent for the month of April 2019. The manufacturer sold a total of 423,315 units last month, as opposed to 415,168......
13:00, 05/02/2019

Amazon touts record Prime Day 2019 sales, device sales and provides boost for e-commerce overall Amazon's 48 hour Prime Day sale drove the company's biggest day of new Prime sign-ups. Meanwhile, Adobe Analytics found Prime Day boosted retail sales overall....
19:52, 07/17/2019

Two-Wheeler Sales April 2019: Royal Enfield Sales Decline For The 4th Consecutive Month Chennai-based motorcycle maker, Royal Enfield reported a decline of 17 per cent in sales for April 2019. The manufacturer sold 62,,879 units last month, a significant drop in volumes when compared to......
19:13, 05/03/2019

Chipotle earnings top estimates as digital sales double, boosts same-store sales outlook Chipotle Mexican Grill on Wednesday reported earnings and revenue that beat analysts' expectations after doubling its digital sales during the quarter....
20:13, 04/28/2019

Automakers post mixed U.S. June sales; SUVs, truck sales stay strong Major automakers on Tuesday posted mixed U.S. sales results for June and the second quarter, with demand still fairly strong for SUVs and pickup trucks while passenger car sales continued a long-running decline....
20:26, 07/02/2019

Automakers post mixed US June sales; SUVs, truck sales stay strong Major automakers on Tuesday posted mixed U.S. sales results for June and the second quarter, with demand still fairly strong for SUVs and pickup trucks while passenger car sales continued a long-running decline....
01:52, 07/03/2019

UPDATE 3-Automakers post mixed U.S. June sales; SUVs, truck sales stay strong Major automakers on Tuesday posted mixed U.S. sales results for June and the second quarter, with demand still fairly strong for SUVs and pickup trucks while passenger car sales continued a long-running decline....
20:00, 07/02/2019

US existing home sales increased 2.5% in May amid lower mortgage rates, but sales still weaker than a year ago WASHINGTON (AP) — US existing home sales increased 2.5% in May amid lower mortgage rates, but sales still weaker than a year ago....
17:00, 06/21/2019

Car Sales April 2019: Maruti Suzuki PV Sales Down By 19.6 Per Cent Passenger Vehicles sales of India's largest carmaker continued to remain under pressure in the new financial year. Maruti Suzuki has recorded a slump of 19.6 per cent in volumes in April 2019 selling......
09:13, 05/01/2019

Two-Wheeler Sales April 2019: TVS Sales Grow By 5 Per Cent TVS Motor Company recorded a strong start to the new financial year 2019-20 with a growth of five per cent in year-on-year volumes. The company sold a total of 318,937 vehicles in April this year, as......
13:00, 05/02/2019

US new-home sales slumped 6.9% in April; sales of homes deemed affordable for middle class source of decline WASHINGTON (AP) — US new-home sales slumped 6.9% in April; sales of homes deemed affordable for middle class source of decline....
17:13, 05/23/2019

Car Sales June 2019: Sales Of Passenger Vehicles Down By 17.54% June 2019 has marked one full year of stumbling sales in the Indian auto industry. The passenger vehicle (PV) segment has recorded a slump of 17.54 per cent in June 2019 selling 225,732 units against......
22:13, 07/10/2019

Car Sales June 2019: Mahindra Auto's Positive Sales Growth Spells Good News For Auto Industry Mahindra's new launches like the XUV300 and Marazzo have helped the company to post positive growth in the time when other major carmakers are struggling with sales....
13:13, 07/01/2019

Kids' cavities probably not caused by bad genes (Reuters Health) - Environmental factors appear to play a bigger role than genetics in shaping children's risk for cavities, a study of Australian twins suggests....
20:13, 04/28/2019

Con Ed can’t explain what caused the Manhattan blackout Con Edison has yet to figure out why a large swath of Manhattan’s West Side was plunged into darkness by the blackout that lasted more than five hours on Saturday night. In a statement released late Sunday morning, the power company said it ...
21:26, 07/14/2019

KPN outage caused by 'software bug': report Dutch telecom Royal KPN NV believes that a major outage of its network in the Netherlands was caused by a software bug, national broadcaster NOS said, citing the company....
18:00, 06/25/2019

This is what caused the freak Guadalajara hail storm Soaring temperatures, high elevation and a slew of other ingredients all collided to create the freak hail storm that hit Guadalajara, experts said on Monday. Residents of Mexico’s second-largest city woke up in shock Sunday to find that nearly...
03:00, 07/02/2019

How Cameron Boyce’s Epilepsy May Have Caused His Death at 20 The Disney Channel star’s family released a statement confirming his medical condition, which led to a fatal seizure over the weekend. In the U.S., about 2,600 people a year die from a disorder known as sudden unexpected death in epilepsy....
23:13, 07/10/2019

Stalled jet stream has caused two weeks of tornadoes in the US A warming Arctic has stalled the jet stream over the Pacific ocean, leading to severe weather across much of the US, including a record-breaking run of tornadoes...
01:26, 05/30/2019

Francesca Martinez: Austerity has caused the deaths of over 130,000 Comedian Francesca Martinez has spoke out on the BBC's Question Time programme about the deaths of "over 130,000 human beings" since the government started austerity in 2010....
18:00, 06/17/2019

PG&E Caused Fire That Killed 85, California Concludes State investigators said they found that PG&E’s equipment sparked the deadliest wildfire in California history, putting additional pressure on a company already facing billions of dollars in potential liability costs....
03:13, 05/16/2019

NYCHA’s delays caused my poisoned son to get sicker Brooklyn 5-year-old Kyan Dickerson only grew more ill as the city Housing Authority fought to keep from cleaning the lead out of his family’s apartment, according to new documents obtained by The Post. “He probably wouldn’t have been sick” if NYCHA h...
13:00, 07/08/2019

UK PM candidate Johnson says sorry for any offence his words have caused Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's next prime minister, apologised on Tuesday for any offence caused over his earlier comments, including those when he described Muslim women wearing burqas as looking like letter boxes....
01:52, 06/19/2019

Sonic the Hedgehog: why his grotesque new look has caused controversy Bringing a much-loved character to the big screen is always a risk, but it appears the makers of the new Sonic film have got it badly wrongName: Sonic the Hedgehog.Age: 27. Continue reading......
07:13, 05/02/2019

The illnesses caused by a disconnect between brain and mind A group of troubling disorders lead to very real symptoms, but tests suggest nothing is wrong. Finding out why is shedding new light on the nature of consciousness itself...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Philadelphia’s new street-sweepers don’t fit on some streets PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia’s new street sweeping program has hit a road bump: The trucks are too wide to fit down some of the city’s narrow, colonial-era streets. Philadelphia has been trying for decades to tackle its litter problem...
22:52, 06/05/2019

Toronto, Philadelphia set for game 7 matchup Philadelphia 76ers (51-31, third in the Eastern Conference during the regular season) vs. Toronto Raptors (58-24, second in the Eastern Conference during the regular season)...
02:00, 05/12/2019

Over $1 billion of cocaine seized in Philadelphia U.S. authorities seized more than $1 billion worth of cocaine Tuesday from a ship at a Philadelphia port, calling it one of the largest drug busts in American history. (June 18)        ...
01:26, 06/19/2019

Two-Wheeler Sales June 2019: Honda Two-Wheeler's Sales Dip By 16.5% The auto industry downturn affected the second largest two-wheeler manufacturer in India too. Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India registered total sales of 476,364 units, which is 16.58 per cent less......
17:26, 07/04/2019

What caused Britain’s national nervous breakdown? | Tim Lott Between 2000 and the 2008 financial crash, tech’s brave new world unleashed changes that were meant to make us happierWhen did our country lose grip of its senses? Some will argue that we never had any in the first place, but others find a sharp cont...
09:13, 07/16/2019

Cooling caused Formula E's first Gen2 battery DNF for Lotterer A battery cooling system issue led to Andre Lotterer's retirement from Formula E's Berlin race, Autosport understands - the first publicly-communicated DNF caused by the Gen2 car's new power source...
14:39, 05/26/2019

Half of all harm caused by medical care is preventable About half of all the harm caused by medical care is preventable, according to a review of 70 studies involving more than 330,000 patients around the world...
02:00, 07/18/2019

Mercedes cooling problems caused by fundamental F1 car design Mercedes has revealed the cooling problems that made its Austrian Grand Prix "painful" were a legacy of the fundamental design of its Formula 1 car being too "optimistic"...
21:52, 07/03/2019

How a D-Day mistake caused the ‘secret massacre’ of a French village GRAIGNES, France — The lost US paratrooper tapped on the door of the Rigault family’s farmhouse in Normandy in the early hours of June 6, 1944, miles south of his intended drop zone and soaking from his landing in the surrounding marshland. After fou...
17:26, 05/23/2019

Titanium fire caused capsule explosion - SpaceX SpaceX and NASA believe a titanium fire was the reason a launchpad test of its Crew Dragon vehicle - intended to one day fly astronauts to the International Space Station - ended in flames....
11:00, 07/16/2019

A Collision With a Dwarf Planet Likely Caused Our Moon to Become Lopsided Our Moon features a nearside and far side with dramatically different geological features. This anomaly has puzzled scientists for years, but new computer simulations suggest the Moon’s asymmetric disposition can be traced back to an ancient collisio...
02:00, 05/22/2019

Report: Hurricane Florence killed 22, caused $24B in damage A National Hurricane Center report says Hurricane Florence killed 22 people across three states, was the ninth most destructive storm in terms of property damage in U.S. history and spawned 44 tornadoes....
02:13, 05/04/2019

Boeing 737 Max crash in Ethiopia may have been caused by birds, WSJ reports Boeing shares rose before the opening bell Tuesday morning after Boeing raises the possibility that birds may have been involved in the Ethiopian 737 Max crash....
16:00, 05/21/2019

90 percent of data breaches are caused by human error A new report from Kaspersky Lab has revealed that security incidents in public cloud infrastructure are more likely to occur as a result of a customer's employees rather than by actions carried out by cloud providers.The cybersecurity firm'...
21:52, 05/08/2019

Huge crater may have been caused by buried WWII bomb It’s a blast that may have been more than 70 years in the making. A huge crater in the middle of a cornfield in rural Germany is believed to have been made by a buried World War II bomb. Locals in Limburg say they heard a loud explosion in the ...
20:39, 06/24/2019

Minorities in the US breathe in more air pollution caused by white people Black and Hispanic people are disproportionately exposed to air pollution produced by white people, a study analyzing personal consumption has foundBlack and Hispanic people are disproportionately exposed to air pollution caused mainly by the consume...
08:26, 06/09/2019

The Four-Overtime Slog Between The Nuggets And Trail Blazers Caused An NBA Y2K The Portland Trail Blazers survived the 68-minute marathon against the Denver Nuggets on Friday with a 140-137 win at home. Since it had been over 60 years since the last time a postseason game had gone the distance of four overtimes (1953), neither ...
18:52, 05/04/2019

‘Criminal act’ caused Crete death of likely American victim A state coroner on the Greek island of Crete who examined the body of a woman believed to be of a missing American scientist say she had died as a result of a “criminal act.”...
20:00, 07/10/2019

Report: Hurricane Florence killed 22, caused $24B in damages MIAMI (AP) — A National Hurricane Center report says Hurricane Florence killed 22 people across three states, was the ninth most destructive storm in terms of property damage in U.S. history and spawned 44 tornadoes. Issued Friday, the report also sa...
03:39, 05/04/2019

Philadelphia train conductor shot at station PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities say a conductor on a commuter train has been shot at a Philadelphia station. A spokesman for the area’s mass transit agency says the train was stopped at a station in the Mount Airy neighborhood when a gunman ope...
00:00, 05/11/2019

Philadelphia Fed's Harker Sees No Need for Interest-Rate Changes Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker said he doesn’t see a compelling reason to lower interest rates given the apparent strength of the U.S. economy....
19:52, 07/09/2019

U.S. seizes 16.5 tons of cocaine from ship in Philadelphia Federal authorities seized 16.5 tons of cocaine worth more than $1 billion from a ship in Philadelphia in one of the largest drug seizures in U.S. history, the U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday....
01:52, 06/19/2019

Philadelphia hosts Toronto with 2-1 series lead Toronto Raptors (58-24, second in the Eastern Conference during the regular season) vs. Philadelphia 76ers (51-31, third in the Eastern Conference during the regular season)...
03:00, 05/05/2019

Dodgers' Will Smith Launches One To Bel Air For Walk-Off Win Against Philadelphia Dodgers catcher Will Smith is not from West Philadelphia, neither born nor raised, and it’s not clear whether the playground was where he spent most of his days, but on Saturday he was certainly chillin’ out, maxin’, relaxin’ all cool while playing s...
17:39, 06/02/2019

The Latest: Philadelphia refinery fire still burning PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the fire at a Philadelphia refinery complex (all times local): 10 a.m. A fire at a refinery complex in Philadelphia is still burning more than six hours after it began. Philadelphia Energy Solutions says it has not d...
17:00, 06/21/2019

Massive Philadelphia refinery fire contained There are no reports of injuries or evacuations after an early morning fire broke out at a 150-year-old refinery complex in Philadelphia. (June 21)        ...
02:26, 06/22/2019

Philadelphia commission probing ‘disturbing’ video PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia city commission says it’s investigating an event last month at which Muslim children were captured on video speaking in Arabic about beheadings and the liberation of one of Jerusalem’s most sensitive hol...
01:26, 05/07/2019

Toronto takes 1-0 lead into game 2 against Philadelphia Philadelphia 76ers (51-31, third in the Eastern Conference during the regular season) vs. Toronto Raptors (58-24, second in the Eastern Conference during the regular season)...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Toronto, Philadelphia tied 2-2 heading into game 5 Philadelphia 76ers (51-31, third in the Eastern Conference during the regular season) vs. Toronto Raptors (58-24, second in the Eastern Conference during the regular season)...
09:13, 05/07/2019

Massive explosion at refinery in Philadelphia: reports A massive fireball lit up the night sky in South Philadelphia early Friday in what was apparently an explosion at a local refinery. Early reports gave the location as 31st Street and Passyunk Avenue, not far from the city’s sports complex....
14:00, 06/21/2019

Philadelphia commission probing 'disturbing' video A Philadelphia city commission says it's investigating an event last month at which Muslim children were captured on video speaking in Arabic about beheadings and the liberation of one of Jerusalem's most sensitive holy sites....
00:52, 05/07/2019

Philadelphia police outline new transgender policy PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia police must use a person’s chosen name and pronoun when interacting with someone who is transgender, regardless of what is listed on their government-issued identification card. The change is part of a new polic...
17:39, 06/25/2019

Over 16 tons of cocaine intercepted at Philadelphia port PHILADELPHIA (AP) — U.S. authorities have seized more than $1 billion worth of cocaine from a ship at a Philadelphia port, calling it one of the largest drug busts in American history. The U.S. attorney’s office in Philadelphia announced the ma...
23:39, 06/18/2019

Massive explosion at Philadelphia oil refinery: reports A massive fireball erupted from a 150-year-old oil refinery in south Philadelphia early Friday in an explosion that could be seen from miles away and felt as far as South Jersey, according to reports. The blaze began at the Philadelphia Energy Soluti...
15:13, 06/21/2019

Watch: Explosion at gas refinery rocks Philadelphia A large explosion rocked a gas refinery in Philadelphia early Friday -- one of the largest refinery complexes on the East Coast -- and sent gasoline futures up more than 3 percent....
19:39, 06/21/2019

Andrew Wooten signs with Philadelphia Union CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Forward Andrew Wooten has signed with Major League Soccer’s Philadelphia Union after scoring 17 goals last season for Sandhausen in the German second division. Philadelphia said Thursday that Wooten was signed using targeted...
04:39, 06/21/2019

Biden establishes campaign headquarters in Philadelphia The former vice president is setting up camp in a state that will be key to any Democrat’s prospects in next year’s election against President Trump....
14:26, 05/16/2019

Toronto visits Philadelphia with 3-2 series lead Toronto Raptors (58-24, second in the Eastern Conference during the regular season) vs. Philadelphia 76ers (51-31, third in the Eastern Conference during the regular season)...
23:26, 05/08/2019

Philadelphia Driver Goes Several Miles on Interstate Without Tires Vehicles, like any other functioning entities, are made up of different parts that work to operate the whole. Some of those parts are necessary, some aren’t, and some aren’t required but are highly recommended. Tires are around the top of the list in...
22:13, 05/09/2019

A Leaky Component Caused the SpaceX Crew Dragon Explosion The company still hopes to send two astronauts to the International Space Station this year but says the goal will be “increasingly difficult” to reach....
23:52, 07/15/2019

California Says PG&E Power Lines Caused Camp Fire That Killed 85 State officials concluded that Pacific Gas & Electric lines caused the Camp Fire, which destroyed the town of Paradise and is the deadliest in state history....
02:26, 05/16/2019

Boeing dismissed chance of 'bird strike' that may have caused second 737 Max crash US investigators believe bird collision may have triggered crashEthiopian Airlines crash occurred months after Lion Air disasterBoeing officials, shortly after the first fatal crash of its 737 Max jet, played down the likelihood that a bird strike co...
17:52, 05/21/2019

Why Grace and Frankie Caused Jane Fonda to Have a "Nervous Breakdown" Jane Fonda has been working since the 1950s, and at 81 is showing no signs of slowing down. But with two Oscars, four Golden Globes, an Emmy and various other accolades, she still has career......
22:13, 05/29/2019

Fernando Alonso caused a "few sparks" at Toyota WEC team - Leupen Toyota World Endurance Championship team director Rob Leupen admits working with two-time Formula 1 champion Fernando Alonso meant "a few sparks", but insisted he was a good fit for the team...
18:13, 07/05/2019

Armagadd-on redux: Certificate expiration caused Firefox to disable all add-ons Enlarge / Firefox wasn't feeling well over the weekend. The problem may not be fixed for everyone. (credit: Getty Images) On Friday, the expiration of a Mozilla certificate used to check the signatures of add-on codes in Firefox desktop and Android...
18:26, 05/06/2019

Target recalls 90,000 USB cables that caused consumer finger burns Target received 14 reports of the cables smoking, sparking or igniting, including two reports of consumer finger burns. You can request a full refund.        ...
00:39, 05/30/2019

FCA's move to UK caused 'economic damage' in Italy, competition watchdog says FCA's decision to move its financial and legal offices out of Italy has caused major damage to Italian tax revenues, the country's competition watchdog said. His comments come as other companies are considering similar moves. ...
22:00, 07/02/2019

Woman left with ‘hole’ in her chest caused by underwire bras A woman was left with a gaping hole in her chest after a giant cyst became infected, which she claims is the result of wearing tight-fitting underwire bras....
21:26, 05/22/2019

Crater in German field apparently caused by WWII bomb A crater 10 meters (33 feet) wide and 4 meters (13 feet) deep has appeared in a field in central Germany, apparently caused by a World War II bomb exploding in the middle of the night...
14:26, 06/24/2019

Humans and volcanoes caused nearly all of global heating in past 140 years New study confirms natural cycles play little role in global temperature trends and tackles discrepancies in previous modelsEmissions from fossil fuels and volcanoes can explain nearly all of the changes in Earth’s surface temperatures over the past ...
11:52, 05/30/2019

Man’s emergency foot pain caused by rare ‘hair splinter’ Anyone who’s ever suffered a paper cut or splinter knows how debilitating the hairline injury can be — so you can imagine what a nuisance a literal hairline wound would cause. A 35-year-old man from Brazil has been diagnosed with a rare “...
19:39, 07/08/2019

Cal Fire: PG&E utility caused wildfire that destroyed Paradise, killed 85 Pacific Gas and Electric's power lines caused last year's Camp Fire -- the most deadly and destructive fire in California history -- state fire officials said Wednesday....
05:13, 05/16/2019

Tesla Says Single Battery Module Caused Car Fire in Shanghai Tesla said a single battery module caused a car to catch fire in Shanghai and it had revised its vehicle settings to further protect its batteries following an investigation into the incident....
15:13, 06/28/2019

Debris caused damage that sidelined Verstappen in Monaco GP practice Debris caused the radiator leak that left Max Verstappen down in sixth place in second Formula 1 practice for the Monaco Grand Prix and cost Red Bull significant track time...
18:13, 05/23/2019

Autosport podcast: Has complacency caused Ferrari's 2019 F1 strife? Back at the circuit where it had dominated in pre-season Formula 1 testing under three months ago, Ferrari was again trounced by Mercedes in the Spanish Grand Prix...
14:52, 05/13/2019

Top U.S. security aide: Iranian mines likely caused UAE tanker blasts U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said on Wednesday that naval mines "almost certainly from Iran" were used to attack oil tankers off the United Arab Emirates this month, and warned Tehran against conducting new operations....
15:13, 05/29/2019

Massive crater that appeared overnight was likely caused by World War II bomb A World War II bomb likely detonated and created the massive crater that appeared overnight in a field near Limburg, Germany, officials say.        ...
19:26, 06/25/2019

Tesla said single battery module caused car fire in Shanghai Electric vehicle (EV) maker Tesla Inc said on Friday that it has found no systematic flaws in its vehicles following investigation of a vehicle that caught fire in Shanghai....
11:26, 06/28/2019

US-China trade war worries caused analysts to bail on these stocks CNBC did a deep dive through sell-side stock research since the trade war escalated to find companies that analysts are singling out in their respective coverage universes....
19:26, 05/16/2019

A type of African mole rat is immune to the pain caused by wasabi A species of mole rat doesn't feel pain in response to a compound that gives wasabi its pungent taste, and could hint at new ways to relieve pain in people...
20:52, 05/30/2019

Officials: Natural Gas Likely Caused Deadly Jeffersonville House Explosion WAVE 3 JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP/WAVE 3) — Authorities say a house exploded in southern Indiana, killing one person, injuring two others and leaving several nearby homes uninhabitable. Officials believe natural gas caused the home to explode, and th...
18:13, 05/20/2019

Ancient space collision caused mysterious Moon 'anomaly' There are two distinct sides (or faces) of the Moon: one is largely marked with craters, while the other is chock full of open basins. Now, a new study suggests that an ancient celestial body is the cause of this mysterious "anomaly."...
19:26, 05/22/2019

Tesla says Shanghai car fire caused by failed battery module BEIJING (AP) — Tesla says a fire in one of its cars in Shanghai was caused by the failure of a single battery module and investigators found no defects in the car’s systems. The American electric car maker said Friday on its social media accoun...
15:26, 06/28/2019

Asteroid that killed the dinosaurs caused massive global warming The asteroid that struck Earth 66 million years ago caused dramatic climate change, which could mean we are underestimating how much the planet will warm in the coming centuries...
19:26, 04/28/2019

Google Pixel 3 performance issues could be caused by Digital Wellbeing Google Pixel phones have the reputation of offering buttery-smooth performance, courtesy of stock Android. The third generation of Pixel phones, however, has received mixed responses in this regard, with many people complaining of inconsistent perfor...
11:00, 05/08/2019

Two lovemaking kookaburra birds caused a power outage in Australia Sparks flew a little too intensely for these two kookaburras, which caused a power outage affecting 1,000 homes.        ...
01:52, 06/17/2019

'WWII-era bomb explosion' caused crater in German field An enormous crater found in an open field in Germany over the weekend is thought to have been caused by the explosion of a Second World War bomb. ...
18:00, 06/24/2019

Tornado in Jefferson City, Mo., may have caused ‘catastrophic damage’: reports Jefferson City, the capital city of Missouri, has taken a direct hit from a tornado and suffered possibly “catastrophic” damage, according to reports....
08:13, 05/23/2019

Man whose child-sex sentence caused uproar faces porn charge A Vermont man whose initial 60-day sentence for a conviction of having sex with a child prompted a nation-wide outcry is facing a federal charge of possession of child pornography....
01:52, 05/15/2019

Deadly California wildfire caused by PG&E transmission lines: investigators State fire investigators have determined that transmission lines owned by Pacific Gas & Electric Co caused the deadliest and most destructive wildfire on record in California, a blaze that killed 85 people last year, officials said on Wednesday....
00:26, 05/16/2019

First American says product defect could have caused customer data exposure U.S. real estate title insurance company First American Financial Corp said on Friday it had learned of a design defect in one of its production applications that had made possible unauthorized access to customer data....
04:39, 05/25/2019

Burning cigarette may have caused Notre Dame fire: prosecutors A smoldering cigarette or an electrical malfunction could be what sparked the massive Notre Dame Cathedral fire, Paris prosecutors said on Wednesday. There’s no evidence the April 15 blaze that gutted the 850-year-old cathedral was deliberate,...
00:39, 06/27/2019

Serial subway saboteur caused nearly 750 delays since March: report The emergency-brake-yanking scoundrel who has been scuttling subways during rush hour is responsible for hundreds of commute-crushing train delays since March alone, according to a report. The rail reprobate, who sources say has been using an MTA mas...
21:00, 05/23/2019

Philadelphia mayor raises eyebrows with Trump comment Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney, echoing President Trump’s weekend tweets aimed at four Democratic congresswomen, said Tuesday that the president would “have to go to hell” if he ever went back where he came from....
08:39, 07/17/2019

Philadelphia refinery that suffered huge explosion will shut down The largest refinery on the East Coast is slated to close and be sold after a large explosion and fire almost a week ago devastated the Philadelphia complex....
22:26, 06/26/2019

Massive fire threatens Philadelphia refinery's future A massive fire at Philadelphia Energy Solutions Inc's oil refinery on Friday damaged the largest U.S. East Coast plant to the point that it could remain shut for an extended period, according to Philadelphia city officials and company sources....
22:52, 06/21/2019

U.S. seizes $1 billion worth of cocaine from ship in Philadelphia Federal authorities seized 16.5 tons of cocaine worth more than $1 billion from a ship in Philadelphia in one of the largest drug seizures in U.S. history, the U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday....
02:39, 06/19/2019

London Fire Survivors Sue in Unlikely Place: Philadelphia Court Hundreds of survivors and relatives of victims in the Grenfell Tower fire sued makers of the flammable cladding and insulation that fed the blaze, one of which has its headquarters in Pennsylvania....
01:00, 06/12/2019

Philadelphia D.A. says Meek Mill should get a new trial because judge has been biased Philadelphia's district attorney says the former judge who sentenced Meek Mill abused her discretion and has been biased against the rapper.        ...
02:00, 05/23/2019

Crews continue battling Philadelphia refinery fire A fire in a vat of butane at the largest oil refinery on the U.S. East Coast turned the early morning Philadelphia sky a bright orange and yellow and awakened startled residents with explosions that shook homes Friday.(June 21)    ...
02:26, 06/22/2019

Philadelphia Phillies Chairman David Montgomery dies at 72 PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies say the team’s chairman has passed away after a lengthy battle with cancer. David Montgomery was 72. The MLB team announced his death Wednesday. Montgomery’s Phillies career began in 1971, wor...
15:26, 05/08/2019

Philadelphia cocaine haul is largest in U.S. history: 35K pounds and $1.1B Federal authorities have upped the amount of cocaine they seized from a ship at the Philadelphia port to more than 35,000 pounds.       ...
21:26, 06/21/2019

Overwatch League bringing Grand Finals to Philadelphia IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — The Overwatch League will host its second Grand Finals at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia on Sept. 29. Championship details were unveiled by the esports league Wednesday. OWL packed Barclays Center in Brooklyn for its ina...
01:13, 05/09/2019

Philadelphia mayor easily fends off 2 challengers in primary PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Democrat Jim Kenney is poised to keep his job as mayor of the nation’s sixth largest city after fending off two challengers in Tuesday’s primary who criticized his signature achievement: a soda tax to help provide free...
07:26, 05/22/2019

Fire, explosions at Philadelphia oil refinery; no injuries reported It’s the second fire at the refinery in one month, following a June 10 fire in which no injuries were reported.        ...
15:13, 06/21/2019

Monteiro breaks tie in 68th, Philadelphia beats Toronto 2-1 TORONTO (AP) — Jaimiro Monteiro broke a tie in the 68th minute and the Philadelphia Union beat Toronto FC 2-1 on Saturday. Monteiro took a pass from Kacper Przybylko and beat goalkeeper Quentin Westberg with a right-footed shot. Eastern Conference-le...
23:52, 05/11/2019

Fire 'like a nuclear bomb' rips through Philadelphia refinery Firefighters are battling a massive fire at Philadelphia Energy Solutions' refinery in Philadelphia that has resulted in several explosions but caused no significant injuries, the company said on Friday....
15:26, 06/21/2019

More than $1bn worth of cocaine seized from ship at Philadelphia port US authorities say it was one of the largest drug busts in American history, the latest in a series of seizures along the east coastUS authorities on Tuesday seized more than $1bn worth of cocaine from a ship at a Philadelphia port, calling it one of...
04:26, 06/19/2019

Police: 5 shot, wounded in Philadelphia ambush by 3 teens PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities say five men were shot and wounded after being ambushed by three teenagers in north Philadelphia. Police said three males broke away from a group of 10 or 11 males walking down a street just before 5:30 p.m. Friday, an...
16:00, 05/11/2019

Fire at Oil Refinery in South Philadelphia Causes Massive Explosions A massive fire rocked an oil refinery in South Philadelphia early Friday morning, causing explosions that could be felt as far away as New Jersey, according to early news reports. No evacuations have been issued for the area, but those in neighborhoo...
15:00, 06/21/2019

Phillies vs. Royals: Philadelphia gets back-end of rotation boost Dr. de Blasio to the conference room, stat! Calling a press conference at Lincoln Hospital, Mayor de Blasio introduced his “care card” entitling illegal immigrants to free health care. Plan will cost NYC taxpayers $100 million. “Critics say we can’t ...
21:52, 05/11/2019

The curse that plagued the family who inspired ‘The Philadelphia Story’ Helen Hope Montgomery was perfectly suited to a life of excess. She regularly made the best-dressed lists beside Babe Paley and once sang a naughty song to the Duke of Windsor. She won a Charleston contest judged by Josephine Baker. A legendary bon v...
23:13, 05/11/2019

More than 16 tons of cocaine worth $1B seized at Philadelphia port PHILADELPHIA (WCAU) – Shipping containers full of illegal drugs have been found and seized by federal authorities at a Philadelphia port in what federal authorities describe as the largest seizure in the region’s history. A senior law enf...
04:26, 06/19/2019

Philadelphia man scales down 19-storey building to escape fire Man who scaled down the building did not appear to be injuredFire spread heavy smoke to all floors of the high-riseA man scaled several floors down the side of a 19-storey building in Philadelphia to escape a fire that injured four residents and thre...
18:52, 07/19/2019

Philadelphia Refinery Rocked by Large Explosion, Fire A large explosion and fire erupted at an oil refinery in south Philadelphia on Friday, officials said, adding that no injuries were reported and the fire appeared to be contained....
15:52, 06/21/2019

Missing man’s body found in container at Philadelphia home PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities say the body of a 70-year-old man reported missing in Philadelphia has been found in a large plastic storage container in a city home. But it’s not yet known what caused his death or how he ended up in the contai...
13:39, 05/10/2019

Lightning Caused Deadly Russia Plane Landing That Killed 41, Says Pilot The pilot of a Russian passenger plane that erupted in a ball of fire on the runway of Moscow's busiest airport, killing 41 people, said lightning led to the emergency landing....
16:00, 05/06/2019

A Political Scientist Caused Confusion By Making Up A Donald Trump Quote President Donald Trump again called for libel laws to be changed after a prominent political scientist and think tank leader made up a quote and attributed it to Trump....
05:26, 05/28/2019

Delta flight attendants say Zac Posen uniforms caused health issues Two Delta Air Lines flight attendants are taking an American clothing company to court over allegations that their Zac Posen designed uniforms are causing a slew of medical issues including rashes, headaches, fatigue and more. On May 22, plaintiffs G...
22:13, 05/24/2019

Notre Dame fire may have been caused by cigarette or power failure, investigators say Prosecutors investigating the cause of the devastating blaze which destroyed large portions of Notre Dame Cathedral said there is no evidence thus far to suggest the fire was a criminal act....
20:26, 06/26/2019

Amazon may have to pay damages for house fire caused by faulty hoverboard, court says A federal appellate court says Amazon may have to shell out damages for a fire that destroyed the $1 million home of a Nashville family.       ...
19:13, 07/09/2019

Vegan blogger eating meat after diet caused ‘early menopause’ A former vegan who lived off a gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free, meat-free and refined sugar-free diet has ditched the plant-based regime and started eating burgers. Virpi Mikkonen, 38, claims her vegan diet “brought on early menopause”...
01:26, 05/31/2019

Odisha Government Says Cyclone Fani Caused Rs 525 Crore Infra Damage The Odisha Housing and Urban Development department on Tuesday said that Cyclone Fani that hit the coastal state on May 3 damaged Rs 525 crore worth of assets....
05:00, 05/15/2019

Massive 2015 natural gas leak caused by microbial corrosion, report says Aliso Canyon methane leak 6. (credit: Earthworks / Flickr) A massive natural gas leak at a storage facility in Southern California was caused by microbial corrosion of well equipment, according to a new independent report from analysis firm Blade E...
06:00, 05/21/2019

Russia Says Crew Error Caused 2018 Plane Crash Which Killed 71 Russia's Interstate Aviation Committee said on Thursday that crew error was one of the reasons for the crash of an AN-148 passenger plane outside Moscow in February 2018 that killed all 71 people on......
05:00, 06/28/2019

Family: Chicago police vehicles caused deadly weekend crash CHICAGO (AP) — The family of an 84-year-old woman killed in a crash involving Chicago police has sent a letter to the mayor and police chief saying police vehicles caused the weekend accident that injured more than a dozen people, including 10 office...
20:52, 05/28/2019

Body foundation to cover your veins? Why Kim Kardashian's new product has caused a ruckus The debate over whether makeup empowers or oppresses can’t hide the fact that female imperfection is increasingly unacceptableAs with most things Kim Kardashian does, the reality star’s latest beauty product – an already sold-out Skin Perfecting Body...
19:52, 06/26/2019

German insurers to pay 650 million euro for damage caused by June storms: GDV German insurance companies will have to pay claims of about 650 million euros ($727.09 million) for damage caused by thunderstorms that hit the country from June 3 to June 12, industry association GDV said on Tuesday....
19:39, 06/18/2019

Boeing shares rise after report that a bird strike may have caused 737 Max crash Boeing shares rose Tuesday after a Wall Street Journal report said aviation officials believe a bird strike may have caused the crash of a 737 Max in Ethiopia in March....
15:26, 05/21/2019

Stocks rebound after threat of new China tariffs caused early losses Stocks bounced back Monday to erase early losses after investors initially braced for further decline due to President Donald Trump's threat of new China tariffs....
03:13, 05/07/2019

Deadly Seattle crane collapse was likely caused by human error, experts say Human error may be to blame for the Seattle crane collapse on Saturday that killed four people and injured another four, experts said based on videos.        ...
05:13, 04/30/2019

Acupuncture caused this elderly woman's lung to collapse — here are some of its potential downsides Shutterstock A 79-year-old woman from Portugal ended up in a hospital with a collapsed lung because of a thin acupuncture needle. Lungs don't tend to simply collapse in on their own. Air likely entered the pleural cavity, the space between the lung...
05:13, 06/20/2019

Borat caused Pamela Anderson's divorce, says Sacha Baron Cohen The comedian confirms that Kid Rock was so incensed by the 2006 comedy that he filed to end his marriage to Baron Cohen’s co-starSacha Baron Cohen has confirmed rumours that Pamela Anderson’s involvement in his hit 2006 comedy, Borat: Cultural Learni...
22:00, 05/31/2019

Mizoram Government Says Insect Outbreak Caused Rs 20-Crore Crop Loss The Mizoram government told the Centre about an estimated crop loss of Rs 20 crore caused by an outbreak of the 'Fall Army Worm' (FAW) in the state, a minister said on Tuesday....
09:52, 05/07/2019

Software Update Caused Hundreds of Police Ankle Monitors to Go Dark Like a scene out of a dystopian police state film, a failed software update caused hundreds of ankle monitoring devices in the Netherlands to go dark from police surveillance on Thursday. Read more......
23:52, 05/10/2019

Russia says U.S. warship nearly caused collision in East China Sea: news agencies Russia's Pacific Fleet on Friday accused a U.S. warship of nearly causing a collision with a Russian military vessel in the East China Sea due to what it called dangerous maneuvering, Russian news agencies reported....
10:26, 06/07/2019

Reports of a shooting caused chaos at the Toronto Raptors' championship parade via Meagan Fitzpatrick/Twitter There was reportedly a shooting at the Toronto Raptors championship parade on Monday. Police say there were two victims with non-life-threatening injuries. Gun shots and reports of the shooting caused a chaotic scene, ...
23:26, 06/17/2019

Power outage suspends some New York-Philadelphia trains: Amtrak A power outage on Wednesday temporarily suspended some local and regional passenger trains traveling between New York and Philadelphia, Amtrak, the U.S. national passenger railroad operator, reported....
18:52, 06/19/2019

More than 16 tons of cocaine worth up to $1B seized in massive bust in Philadelphia Federal authorities seized 15,000 kilos of cocaine, worth as much as $1 billion, at a Philadelphia shipping port, officials said Tuesday. A second mate and a crew member have been arrested in the massive bust. There were 16.5 tons of the drug found i...
19:00, 06/19/2019

Hundreds evacuated from Philadelphia senior center amid heatwave PHILADELPHIA — Authorities say several hundred people were evacuated from a northwest Philadelphia retirement community due to a partial power outage amid dangerous hot weather. Police say the evacuation of about 250 people began just before 1 p.m. F...
18:39, 07/20/2019

After fire, Philadelphia Energy Solutions to permanently shut oil refinery Philadelphia Energy Solutions (PES) will seek to permanently shut its oil refinery in the city after a massive fire caused substantial damage to the complex, the company confirmed on Wednesday, a day after sources told Reuters about the plans....
23:39, 06/26/2019

76ers-Raptors Game 7: Joel Embiid X-factor for Philadelphia Joel Embiid isn’t a towel-tosser. The night after Kyrie Irving and the Boston Celtics meekly bowed out of the Eastern Conference playoffs with another woeful loss to the Milwaukee Bucks, the Philadelphia 76ers survived to force a seventh game Sunday ...
20:39, 05/12/2019

Philadelphia shipping container seizure nets $1B cocaine bust Law enforcement officials seized shipping containers full of $1 billion worth of cocaine from a port in Philadelphia on Tuesday, federal prosecutors announced....
04:26, 06/19/2019

Billowing fire, explosions at oil refinery shake South Philadelphia A billowing fire and series of explosions at a South Philadelphia oil-refining complex, the largest on the Eastern Seaboard, shook homes as far away as southern New Jersey Friday morning. The blaze started in a vat of butane, which exploded and prom...
22:13, 06/21/2019

Philadelphia's move toward decriminalizing drug possession: smart or dangerous? Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner says that the city is moving toward the decriminalization of possession of small amounts of drugs, on the grounds that often medical treatment – and not criminal charges – is the right solution....
19:00, 05/09/2019

Philadelphia cop charged after dispute with girlfriend's brother over Maltese dog, authorities say A Philadelphia police officer was charged with robbery and other crimes in New York City Saturday after a dispute with his girlfriend's brother over a Maltese dog....
01:13, 04/29/2019

Video footage captures explosion at Philadelphia-area oil refinery Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery is on fire. The refinery located outside Philadelphia is the longest continuously operating refinery on the East Coast. Gas prices are moving upwards on the news....
15:26, 06/21/2019

More than 16 tons of cocaine intercepted at Philadelphia port, nearly a record haul Over 16.5 tons of cocaine were seized from a ship at a Philadelphia port on Tuesday and several members of the crew were arrested in one of the largest drug busts in American history....
06:00, 06/19/2019

Man scales down Philadelphia high-rise to escape smoky fire PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A man scaled several floors down the side of a 19-story building in Philadelphia to escape a fire that injured four residents and three police officers. The fire at the Holden Tower apparently began in a trash chute about 9:30 p.m...
18:00, 07/21/2019

U.S. authorities seize more than $1B worth of cocaine from ship at Philadelphia port U.S. authorities have seized more than $1 billion worth of cocaine from a ship at a Philadelphia port, calling it one of the largest drug busts in American history....
01:00, 06/19/2019

Philadelphia Refinery, Largest on East Coast, Closing Its Doors The Philadelphia Energy Solution refinery, the largest and oldest refinery on the East Coast, is shutting down and will be put up for sale, less than a week after a huge fire and explosion at the complex....
22:52, 06/26/2019

Massive Philadelphia refinery fire threatens facility's future A massive fire at Philadelphia Energy Solutions Inc's oil refinery on Friday damaged the largest U.S. East Coast plant to the point that it could remain shut for an extended period, according to Philadelphia city officials and company sources....
00:13, 06/22/2019

Philadelphia Energy Solutions seeks to permanently shut oil refinery Philadelphia Energy Solutions (PES) will seek to permanently shut its oil refinery in the city after a massive fire caused substantial damage to the complex, the mayor confirmed on Wednesday, a day after two sources told Reuters about the plans....
18:26, 06/26/2019

72 Philadelphia Officers Benched After Offensive Social Media Posts Officers accused of making racist, dehumanizing or otherwise biased posts were placed on administrative duty in Philadelphia and barred from presenting cases to prosecutors in St. Louis....
19:13, 06/20/2019

Philadelphia DA Accuses Judge of Bias, Says Meek Mill Should Get New Trial Meek Mill’s legal woes have not only been lengthy, but have provided a textbook example of just how deeply flawed our criminal justice system is. But after years of bad news, the Maybach Music signee might finally be seeing the light at the end of th...
19:52, 05/23/2019

Philadelphia Inquirer offers buyouts, citing revenue decline PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The publishers of The Philadelphia Inquirer, Daily News and Philly.com are offering buyouts to staff but the threat of layoffs looms if there aren’t enough volunteers. Philly.com reports that Philadelphia Media Network’...
04:26, 05/24/2019

Massive Fire Breaks Out At Philadelphia Oil Refinery, Triggers Explosions A massive fire erupted at a crude oil refinery in Philadelphia on Friday morning, triggering several explosions and sending flames high into the sky. Philadelphia...
05:26, 06/22/2019

1 Killed, Seven Injured In Mass Shooting At Philadelphia Graduation Party One person was killed and several others sustained injuries after a gunman open fired at a graduation party in Southwest Philadelphia on Sunday (local time)....
15:13, 06/17/2019

Unit at Philadelphia refinery completely destroyed in fire: sources The alkylation unit at Philadelphia Energy Solutions Inc's oil refinery was destroyed in a fire that ripped through the East Coast's largest refinery last week, damage that will hamper the normal production of fuel, people familiar with the matter sa...
20:39, 06/23/2019

Wells Fargo parent is dismissed from lawsuit by Philadelphia, Baltimore Wells Fargo & Co was dismissed as a defendant in a lawsuit brought by the cities of Philadelphia and Baltimore, which accused large banks of conspiring to inflate interest rates for variable-rate......
23:13, 06/18/2019

Rescuers help people from flooded cars and homes in the Philadelphia area Flash flooding was prompting rescues from homes and cars Thursday morning in the Philadelphia area, including southern New Jersey, where high water also closed parts of Interstate 295 for hours....
00:13, 06/21/2019

Seattle Mariners trade All-Star OF Jay Bruce to Philadelphia Phillies The Philadelphia Phillies acquired All-Star outfielder Jay Bruce from the Seattle Mariners for minor-league infielder Jake Scheiner and cash considerations....
06:13, 06/03/2019

Suspect in Philadelphia sought for opening fire on car waiting for AAA, police say Authorities in Pennsylvania are on the hunt for a shooting suspect caught on video over the weekend opening fire on a car that was waiting for AAA to arrive, police said Tuesday....
07:39, 05/08/2019

Wisconsin G.O.P.’s Lame-Duck Laws Caused Outrage. A Court Just Ruled Them Legal. The laws, rushed through before Democrats took office as governor and attorney general, drew large protests. The State Supreme Court said the special session was legal....
17:52, 06/21/2019

Russia nuclear sub fire could have caused catastrophe: report cites navy official A fire aboard a top-secret Russian nuclear submarine could have led to a "catastrophe of global proportions" if not for the selfless actions of the crew, a senior navy official was cited by a Russian media outlet as saying....
16:39, 07/08/2019

Brazil court convicts miner Vale for damages caused by deadly dam rupture A Brazilian state judge on Tuesday convicted mining company Vale SA for damages caused by the deadly rupture of a tailings dam in January that killed at least 240 people....
23:52, 07/09/2019

Japanese oil tanker owner disagrees with US military that a mine caused blast near Iran "I do not think there was a time bomb or an object attached to the side of the ship," Yutaka Katada, president of Kokuka Sangyo, said at a press conference Friday....
21:00, 06/14/2019

Forest fire that caused evacuation from Keewaywin First Nation moves closer to the community Community resident and former chief Joe Meekis says the evacuation of the area was completed yesterday, with residents taken to Sioux Lookout and Timmins....
20:13, 07/05/2019

Chloe Haines’ Jet2 meltdown caused hijack scare, $105k bill A woman who stormed a cockpit while yelling “I’ll kill you all!” — forcing two fighter jets to intercept the Turkey-bound flight — has been slapped with a $105,000 airline bill, according to reports. Chloe Haines, 25, was accused by British airline J...
20:00, 07/18/2019

Emma Stone denies injury caused by fall at Spice Girls concert Star hurt shoulder in a slip at home, says source, not in Wembley gig mishap – and claims forthcoming Cruella movie shoot will not be delayedLa La Land star Emma Stone has denied that a shoulder injury that may disrupt the new 101 Dalmatians prequel ...
12:13, 06/26/2019

Revealed: Satellite images show huge crack caused by California quake The impact of Southern California's strongest earthquake in 20 years has been revealed after satellite images showed how a huge crack emerged in the Earth's surface....
17:52, 07/09/2019

A political scientist caused confusion when he made up a Trump quote. The president noticed. A prominent political commentator tweeted a made-up comment he said Trump made about Joe Biden and North Korea. The president made another call for tighter libel laws in response....
18:00, 05/27/2019

50 years ago, Ted Kennedy veered off a Chappaquiddick bridge and caused a woman's death Sen. Edward M. Kennedy's sedan veered off a bridge on Chappaquiddick Island and plunged into a pond 50 years ago Thursday.        ...
15:26, 07/16/2019

Corroded Well Lining Caused Aliso Canyon Gas Leak That Displaced Thousands, Report Says An inquiry found that SoCalGas had not meaningfully investigated more than 60 leaks before the one in October 2015 that became the largest leak of methane in United States history....
08:00, 05/18/2019

A woman needed surgery after a jet ski accident caused her genital area to fill with blood Caroline Praderio/INSIDER A woman was tossed off a jet ski, landed on its handlebars, and injured her vulva. The trauma to her genitals resulted in internal bleeding that required surgery, according to a report in British Medical Journal Case Report...
05:13, 05/16/2019

China rejects claims fracking caused Sichuan quake: state media Chinese officials said there were no indications that a deadly earthquake in the southwestern province of Sichuan this week was caused by excessive shale gas fracking in the region, state media reported on Wednesday....
03:00, 06/19/2019

Marc Marquez: Honda has fixed issue that caused Austin MotoGP crash Reigning MotoGP champion Marc Marquez says his Honda team has resolved an issue that contributed to his costly crash from the lead in the Austin race...
22:00, 05/02/2019

NASA Says Fraudulent Supplier Caused It to Lose Two Climate Satellites, Wasting Over $700 Million NASA has found its loss of two 92-foot Taurus rockets—as well as the climate-monitoring satellites they were carrying—in 2009 and 2011 was due to a supplier that falsified test data about frangible joints that were supposed to split and release the ...
00:00, 05/04/2019

Expert climber says overcrowding, inexperience caused increase in Mount Everest deaths This year has been especially deadly for hikers on Mount Everest - with 11 people dying on the dangerous summit thus far this hiking season. Noted mountaineer and speaker Alan Arnette, who has climbed Everest four times, said that a number of factors...
23:13, 05/29/2019

Nevada man died while fixing vehicle after 6.4 earthquake likely caused the car to fall off jack, police say A Nevada man likely died last week after a series of strong earthquakes in the West Coast may have caused a car he was fixing to come crashing down, pinning him underneath it, police said....
20:52, 07/10/2019

Customs officials seize ship involved in $1B Philadelphia cocaine bust U.S. Customs and Border Protection said it seized a cargo ship from which authorities removed $1 billion worth of cocaine in a bust last month at a port in Philadelphia....
03:00, 07/10/2019

Philadelphia's First Openly Gay Deputy Sheriff Found Dead of Apparent Suicide On Friday, Deputy Sheriff Dante Austin was found dead inside the Philadelphia Sheriff’s Office from what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound. He was 27....
00:00, 06/12/2019

Dramatic video shows dozens looting Philadelphia Walgreens, police say Philadelphia police have released surveillance video showing a large group of young people running into a Walgreens store and causing thousands of dollars in damage last week....
02:39, 07/10/2019

The Makers Of It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia Reveal Their TV Show About Video Game Developers It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia star Rob McElhenney was a surprise guest at today’s Ubisoft press conference in order to show off the first look at his upcoming TV show about game developers, Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet....
23:00, 06/10/2019

Before fire, Philadelphia refinery scaled back big maintenance project: sources Philadelphia Energy Solutions dramatically scaled back a large maintenance project in January in the same section of the refinery complex where a massive explosion occurred last week, according to three sources familiar with the plant’s operations....
23:39, 06/26/2019

Biden holds campaign rally in Philadelphia as Democratic rivals prepare to take him on Since entering the race last month, Biden, 76, has largely ignored the other 23 contenders in the Democratic field, instead training his fire on Republican Trump....
20:13, 05/18/2019

An Explosion in Philadelphia Could Make Your Fourth of July Road Trip a Lot More Expensive A fire at the largest refinery on the U.S. East Coast sent gasoline prices soaring, threatening to raise pump prices from Delaware to Maine just as American drivers get set to head off on vacation. Futures jumped 3.9%, the most in more than three mon...
17:13, 06/24/2019

Philadelphia dad beats thief to death after stealing car with kids inside, police say PHILADELPHIA (WCAU) – A car thief who stole a vehicle with children inside was chased down and beaten to death by the kids’ father and other bystanders Thursday night, Philadelphia police said. The violent ordeal began around 9 p.m. when ...
19:52, 07/12/2019

72 Philadelphia police officers on administrative duty after alleged offensive posts More than 70 Philadelphia police officers are off the streets after racist or offensive social media posts were uncovered.        ...
22:26, 06/20/2019

Philadelphia 5-year-old brings 22 bags of crack cocaine to school, police say A Philadelphia father is under investigation this week after police say his five-year-old son brought dozens of bags of crack cocaine to his preschool....
18:00, 05/15/2019

St. Louis, Philadelphia police involved in review of social media posts Police departments in Philadelphia and St. Louis are investigating more than 100 officers over complaints about social media posts that critics say is insensitive at best, and bigoted at worst....
03:52, 06/21/2019

Philadelphia refiner pre-paid employee vacation in advance of layoffs: sources Philadelphia Energy Solutions overnight pre-paid some employees vacation compensation in advance of anticipated layoffs and the expected closure of its 335,000-barrel-per-day refinery complex, according to sources familiar with the plans....
17:00, 06/26/2019

It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia, American Horror Story get fall premiere dates September’s a big month for FX, as the acclaimed network will celebrate the season’s crunchy leaves and leaden skies with the return of touchstones It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia and American Horror Story. Joining them will be sophomore seasons fr...
22:52, 06/24/2019

Move 9 women freed after 40 years in jail over Philadelphia police siege Janine Phillips Africa and Janet Holloway Africa releasedGroup maintains James Ramp was killed by fellow officersThe last two women belonging to the Move 9, a group of black radicals in Philadelphia who were rounded up in a police siege in 1978 and c...
20:00, 05/25/2019

Philadelphia refinery seeks to sell oil stocks, equipment after fire: sources The Philadelphia refinery ravaged by a massive fire two weeks ago has begun offering to sell off its stocks of oil and some equipment, according to four people familiar with the matter, after the refinery's owner announced it would seek to permanentl...
20:52, 07/03/2019

Fire burns out of control at Philadelphia refinery amid reports of explosions A fire was burning out of control at an oil refinery in Pennsylvania on Friday morning, a Philadelphia fire department official said, as NBC Philadelphia reported a series of explosions on site....
12:13, 06/21/2019

The Children of Philadelphia Have Been Attending Toxic Schools for Years. This Is a National Crisis The children of Philadelphia are in dire need of our help. They are at the mercy of a man-made, ticking time bomb that is nearly inescapable. I’m talking about toxic schools....
00:13, 06/22/2019

Philadelphia refinery workers plan for uncertain future after jobs go up in smoke At Erin Pub, a classic Irish neighborhood bar in Norwood, Pennsylvania, dozens of Philadelphia Energy Solutions Inc's unionized employees crammed around the bar on Wednesday night, toasting to their friendships after learning that day of plans to clo...
16:52, 06/28/2019

10 Philadelphia police recruits resign after trying to cheat on open-book exam Ten Philadelphia police recruits resigned after they admitted to trying to cheat on an open-book exam, according to multiple reports.        ...
12:39, 06/25/2019

$1 billion worth of cocaine seized in record Philadelphia bust, feds say Members of the ship's crew face federal charges after a record 16.5-ton cocaine bust in Philadelphia.        ...
23:26, 06/18/2019

Anti-deportation activists 'occupy' Biden campaign HQ in Philadelphia; 6 arrested Six people were arrested at Joe Biden's campaign office in Philadelphia Wednesday after advocates for undocumented immigrants stormed the building in a bid to confront the Democratic frontrunner over the millions of deportations that took place durin...
05:13, 07/11/2019

Dozens of protestors arrested for blocking Philadelphia Fourth of July parade Protestors participating in a demonstration against ICE were arrested for blocking Philadelphia's Fourth of July parade.        ...
00:39, 07/05/2019

Philadelphia cops will lose jobs over racist, homophobic Facebook posts More than a dozen Philadelphia police officers will be fired after a series of racist, homophobic and violent Facebook posts that they allegedly shared were exposed by a watchdog group, the city’s top cop announced. At least 13 officers were determin...
23:13, 07/19/2019

Explainer: Philadelphia refinery blast puts new spotlight on toxic chemical Massive explosions that engulfed a Philadelphia refinery in flames on Friday has renewed concerns about the oil industry's use of a highly toxic chemical to make high-octane gasoline at plants in densely populated areas....
22:52, 06/21/2019

University of Nevada, Reno dorm explosion caused by gas leak. Dorms to be closed, rebuilt Officials detail what's next for the resident halls after explosion caused by gas leak. State inspectors will also review other dorms at UNR, UNLV.        ...
23:13, 07/09/2019

Tesla Autopilot Malfunction Caused Crash That Killed Apple Engineer, Lawsuit Alleges Apple engineer Walter Huang was driving his 2017 Tesla Model X on U.S. Highway 101 in Mountain View, California, the morning of March 23, 2018, when the car steered left into a concrete median, killing Huang in the resulting crash.Read more......
05:26, 05/02/2019

A Bird Strike Caused an Air Force Plane to Accidentally Drop Three Training Bombs on Florida According to the FAA, over 14,000 bird strikes happen every year at US airports. Most of the time they’re inconsequential, occasionally they can cause a lot of damage, but things could have been especially catastrophic on Monday when a bird strike ca...
23:26, 07/04/2019

Tesla says single battery module caused car fire in Shanghai, has changed vehicle settings Electric vehicle (EV) maker Tesla Inc said on Friday a single battery module caused a car to catch fire in Shanghai and it had revised its vehicle settings to further protect its batteries following an investigation into the incident....
14:39, 06/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil court convicts miner Vale for damages caused by deadly dam rupture A Brazilian state judge on Tuesday convicted mining company Vale SA for damages caused by the deadly rupture of a tailings dam in January that killed at least 240 people....
23:52, 07/09/2019

Fungal disease may have caused tree limb to fall on Washington Square Park visitor The Washington Square Park tree that dropped a 35-foot limb on a tourist Monday night — striking a tourist and critically injuring her — may have a fungal disease that caused the branch to drop, the city said Tuesday. The 55-year-old woma...
20:52, 05/21/2019

Woman claims ‘lone star’ tick bite caused severe meat allergy A tick turned Kristie Downen into a vegan. “It was the last thing on my mind,” the Missouri farmer tells Springfield’s KSPR TV of her “life-changing experience … [it’s] unbelievable that a tick can make you allergi...
19:13, 07/01/2019

Pacific Gas & Electric power lines caused California's 'deadliest and most destructive wildfire': officials California authorities said Wednesday that power lines owned and operated by the Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. caused the most destructive wildfire – which killed 85 and destroyed an entire city -- in the state’s history....
02:26, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 2-Brazil court convicts miner Vale for damages caused by deadly dam rupture A Brazilian state judge on Tuesday convicted mining company Vale SA for damages caused by the deadly rupture of a tailings dam in January that killed at least 240 people....
06:39, 07/10/2019

Surge in Anti-Semitic Attacks Has Caused a ‘Sense of Emergency’ Among Jews Worldwide, New Report Says More Jews were killed in anti-Semitic violence around the world in 2018 than during any other year in decades, according to a report released Wednesday by the Kantor Center at Tel Aviv University. The result has been a “sense of emergency”...
17:26, 05/02/2019

Active shooter scare that caused Honolulu airport chaos linked to smoking laptop Rumors of an active shooter appeared to be linked to a laptop that malfunctioned, popped and started giving off smoke at a checkpoint.       ...
16:26, 06/19/2019

Philadelphia to fire 13 police officers after series of racist, discriminatory Facebook posts Examples included posts with the words “Death to Islam,” referring to blacks as “thugs,” and homophobic memes that referenced violence.        ...
03:13, 07/19/2019

Philadelphia Yanks 72 Police Officers Off the Street Because They Couldn't Stop Being Racist on Facebook Maybe racist rhetoric on social media isn’t really your thing, but 72 Philadelphia police officers just got yanked off the street and reassigned to administrative duty because it’s apparently theirs....
17:26, 06/20/2019

13 Philadelphia police officers fired for racist, violent social media posts Thirteen Philadelphia police officers will be fired for making racist and violent social media posts, Police Commissioner Richard Ross announced Thursday....
04:52, 07/19/2019

Philadelphia's first openly gay deputy sheriff found dead at his desk in apparent suicide Philadelphia's first openly gay Deputy Sheriff committed suicide at his desk from an apparent gunshot wound on Friday, just before the city's weekend of pride celebrations were set to begin....
23:26, 06/09/2019

Philadelphia Phillies All-Star Odubel Herrera arrested for assaulting girlfriend, police say Philadelphia Phillies All-Star outfielder Odubel Herrera was arrested Monday for allegedly assaulting his 20-year-old girlfriend at a New Jersey casino, authorities said....
22:26, 05/28/2019

Feds seize over 16 tons of cocaine worth $1 billion in Philadelphia shipping port One of the largest drug busts happened in a Philadelphia shipping yard where federal officials captured roughly $1 billion worth of cocaine.        ...
22:26, 06/19/2019

72 Philadelphia police officers taken off streets over alleged racist social media posts Philadelphia has placed 72 of its police officers on administrative duty pending an investigation into alleged bigoted social media posts. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has the story.        ...
00:39, 06/21/2019

Feds seize $1 billion worth of cocaine in massive Philadelphia drug bust Federal authorities discovered 16.5 tons of cocaine on a ship in a Philadelphia port and arrested members of the crew in one of the largest drug busts in the area’s history, authorities said Tuesday. The large haul of coke — with a street value...
22:52, 06/18/2019

Philadelphia Police Department reassigns 72 cops over racist and violent Facebook posts Seventy-two police officers in Philadelphia have been placed on desk duty as department officials investigate racist, offensive or violent Facebook posts, the city’s top cop said. Police Commissioner Richard Ross said Wednesday that he expects severa...
19:00, 06/20/2019

Philadelphia man, neighborhood mob beats carjacker to death after suspect takes off with 3 kids: Cops A sudden outburst of mob justice Thursday night in Philadelphia ended with a carjacker dead and a 25-year-old man being questioned by police Friday after the thief's attempt to snatch a running vehicle -- with the man's children inside -- reportedly ...
14:39, 07/12/2019

Shocking video of children in Philadelphia Muslim Society: 'We will chop off their heads' for Allah Disturbing footage of Muslim kids saying they would sacrifice themselves and kill for the "army of Allah" surfaced from an Islamic center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania....
20:52, 05/03/2019

Carson Wentz, Philadelphia Eagles agree to four-year, $128 million contract extension The Eagles have locked up franchise quarterback Carson Wentz through the 2024 season with a massive four-year extension.        ...
04:39, 06/07/2019

Philadelphia Eagles' Chris Long announces retirement from NFL in Twitter post Chris Long is calling it a career after 11 seasons in the NFL. Long indicated in a Twitter post Saturday that his NFL playing career was complete.        ...
08:00, 05/19/2019

Philadelphia Phillies crediting bamboo plant for helping them get back into division race The Philadelphia Phillies are riding a four-game winning streak and have presented themselves as a viable threat to the Atlanta Braves in the National League East division....
15:39, 06/28/2019

Exclusive: Philadelphia Energy Solutions seeks to permanently shut oil refinery - sources Philadelphia Energy Solutions (PES) is expected to seek to permanently shut its oil refinery in the city after a massive fire caused substantial damage to the complex, two sources familiar with the plans said on Tuesday....
10:52, 06/26/2019

The Overwatch League finals will take place in Philadelphia’s Wells Fargo Center on September 29, Bl The Overwatch League finals will take place in Philadelphia’s Wells Fargo Center on September 29, Blizzard announced today. The prize pool is a plush $1.7 million, $1.1 million of which goes to the top team....
18:13, 05/08/2019

Hammer sparks caused California’s largest wildland fire in state history, officials say The 2018 Ranch Fire burned a total of 640 square miles, destroyed nearly 160 homes and killed a firefighter. It all started with sparks from a hammer.        ...
18:26, 06/07/2019

N.J. high court removes judge James Troiano, who caused stir in 2018 rape case The New Jersey Supreme Court has intervened to remove a judge who caused a stir last year by refusing to try an accused teenage rapist as an adult because he came from a "good family."...
17:52, 07/18/2019

Pennsylvania GOP chair resigns amid sexting scandal with former Philadelphia City Council candidate The chairman of the Pennsylvania Republican Party stepped down from his post Tuesday amid a scandal of sexually charged text messages and an explicit photo he sent to a woman running for Philadelphia City Council....
00:13, 06/26/2019

Rita’s Italian Ice responds to photo of mascot attending abortion rights rally in Philadelphia Rita’s Italian Ice has responded after a photo of the company’s mascot at an abortion rights rally in Philadelphia was shared widely on social media....
20:39, 05/22/2019

Watch: Drake, Toronto Raptors fans troll Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid The Toronto Raptors retook the Eastern Conference semifinals series lead with a dominant 125-89 win over the Philadelphia 76ers in Game 5 on Tuesday night....
22:13, 05/08/2019

Philadelphia Phillies' Odubel Herrera suspended for 85 games in domestic-violence case Domestic-violence charges were dropped against Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera, but MLB suspended him for the remainder of the season.       ...
04:26, 07/06/2019

Philadelphia Eagles' Lane Johnson donates $500G to Kilgore College for new athletic facility Philadelphia Eagles offensive lineman Lane Johnson announced Wednesday he was donating $500,000 to Kilgore College for the construction of a “The Lane” athletic facility....
23:13, 05/22/2019

Young Philadelphia 76ers fan pens heartwarming note to Joel Embiid following playoff ouster Philadelphia 76ers star Joel Embiid was visibly upset after his team narrowly lost in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference semifinals against the Toronto Raptors on Sunday....
00:26, 05/17/2019

Nursing student born with massive birthmark caused by rare disorder undergoes life-changing surgery A 37-year-old nursing student from Iran who spent years of her life in and out of doctors’ offices and enduring callous remarks from strangers is rebuilding her life in New York after undergoing life-changing surgery on a birthmark that was taking ov...
03:13, 05/10/2019

Philadelphia Flyers mascot surprises 7-year-old superfan who requested custom Gritty-themed prosthetic Gritty, the wild-eyed mascot for the Philadelphia Flyers hockey team, surprised a 7-year-old fan who had requested a customized prosthetic leg featuring the orange furry creature. ...
19:26, 06/25/2019

Important Policy Change: The Philadelphia Phillies Have Announced That The Phillie Phanatic Will Now Crawl Around On All Fours Like The Beast He Is Get excited, baseball fans, because it looks like one of the most iconic mascots in sports history is about to get an update: The Philadelphia Phillies have announced that, moving forward, the Phillie Phanatic will crawl on all fours like the beast h...
18:26, 07/02/2019

Shutdown of fire-gutted massive Philadelphia refinery pushes gas prices higher, costs 1,000 jobs Plans to shut down the largest oil refinery on the East following a fire at the Philadelphia facility last week will throw more than 1,00 people out of work and could mean a spike in gasoline prices.        ...
16:13, 06/27/2019

Hong Kong shelves proposed China extradition bill that caused mass riots in the semi-autonomous territory Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has signalled the end of a controversial extradition bill that ignited some of the most violent protests since the former British colony was returned to Chinese rule in 1997....
17:26, 06/18/2019

Philadelphia Police Department puts 72 officers on desk duty amid investigation into anti-Muslim social media posts Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross confirmed Wednesday that seventy-two Philadelphia police officers were placed on administrative duty amid an internal investigation into alleged racist, inappropriate and anti-Muslim social media posts ma...
23:00, 06/20/2019

Philadelphia police union calls commissioner ‘irresponsible’ amid investigation into alleged racist, anti-Muslim social media posts The head of Philadelphia's police union has accused the city’s police commissioner of being “premature and irresponsible” with comments about expecting officers to be fired over alleged racist and anti-Muslim social media posts....
02:26, 06/21/2019

‘Pumping’ stem cell heart patch could repair damage caused by heart attacks A revolutionary "pumping" patch made of living stem cells from the patients' own tissue could help repair the damage caused by a heart attack, according to scientists -- and it could be used on human patients in as little as two years....
23:52, 06/04/2019