Michael Jackson's death took a bizarre turn this afternoon when the Los Angeles County Coroner's office announced it'd found the anesthetic propofol, usually used in general surgery, and two other sedatives to have caused the singer's death in June.
by Sarah Kliff Right now, in the Museum of Modern Art's second-floor atrium, there is a pile of junk: empty toothpaste tubes, bottle caps without bottles, used Styrofoam containers, slivers of soap.
If Barack Obama swipes the Sunshine State's 27 electoral votes from the Republican column, the 2008 election is over. Can he swing it? Right now, the Illinois senator (who finished a two-day visit Tuesday) is doing his best—but John McCain (who arrives tomorrow) has signaled that he's willing to fight to the finish.
A round-up of this morning's must read-stories.PARTY'S PLANS UNSETTLED; MCCAIN VISITS GULF(Patrick Healy and Adam Nagourney)Senator John McCain and his advisers decided on Sunday to halt all but the most essential activities for the Republican National Convention on Monday, sacrificing a major televised platform for his political message as Mr.
How a long, incremental recovery from a 'minor' head injury had a major impact on my life.
Before the month is out, I have to take note of a research article in the April issue of Psychological Science, which concludes that when it comes to reading women's non-verbal signals—smiles, gaze, body language, tone of voice—men are complete and utter illiterates.
Skyrocketing energy prices and food inflation have been held up as major threats to the global economy in 2008. Just last month, oil was in danger of surging past $100 a barrel, and U.N.
Getting BombedIts namesake may be elusive, but the "bin Laden shot"— a throat-scorching blend of Pernod and Tabasco sauce—is easy enough to find at a trendy New York bar and it's part of the vogue for war-themed cocktails that has arisen in the United States since the country waded into Afghanistan and Iraq.
Survivors of Minneapolis's bridge collapse said there was little warning. But the warning signs were in place years before.Long before Wednesday's accident, which killed at least four and injured around 80, the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MDOT) had warned about problems with the bridge.
For millions of allergy-prone Americans, this can be the worst time of the year. From late summer through early fall, as much as 20 percent of the population suffers from ragweed allergy, or hay fever, which causes sneezing, coughing, runny noses, and itchy eyes, nose and throat.
Last week, the Food and Drug Administration approved the first cardiac medication marketed to a specific race, giving Nitromed the go-ahead to market BiDil for the treatment of "self-described black patients." The drug, which is a combination of the generic drugs isosorbide dinitrate and hydralazine, will be used in conjunction with other standard heart therapies.