A new exhibit examines a controversial First Lady's troubled days
For the past 61 years, Thomas the Tank Engine has been chugging along as a favorite book character, written by a minister for his son. But he was suddenly derailed this month when RC2, a company that licenses Thomas, recalled 1.5 million toys due to lead in paint from a manufacturer in China.
In her quest to shed pounds, Amy Jamieson-Petonic tried the cabbage-soup diet, a hot-dog and peanut-butter diet, and just about everything in between. Then, after an "aha" moment as she tried on a size 22 coat, she said, "No more." She started eating smaller portions and healthier foods, and took up running.
Tragedy struck the Bronx Wednesday night, as a house fire in a neighborhood near Yankee Stadium claimed the lives of eight children and one adult. The blaze, the deadliest fire in New York City since 9/11, started in the cord attached to a space heater on the ground floor of a building without fire escapes--a place where there were smoke detectors, but no batteries in them to sound the alarm.
A new study finds that CT screening does not reduce deaths from lung cancer. Less than five months ago, another study came to a very different conclusion. So who's right?