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  • Author, poet Maya Angelou dies at 86

    Author, poet Maya Angelou dies at 86

    Maya Angelou, the celebrated poet, writer and activist who rose from a childhood of poverty in Arkansas to become an American literary icon, died Wednesday morning at her home in Winston-Salem, N.C., at the age of 86, her literary agent said. US President Barack Obama has led the tributes to Maya... Read More »

  • AMERICAN FAMILY ADOPTS 4 KIDS FROM UKRAINE AMID VIOLENCE

    AMERICAN FAMILY ADOPTS 4 KIDS FROM UKRAINE AMID VIOLENCE

    David and Lisa Bundy knew adopting four orphans at once from Ukraine would be stressful. But it wasn’t until the bullets started flying and homemade bombs exploded outside the apartment where they were staying in the capital of the Eastern European outside country that the Alabama couple... Read More »

  • One Serving of Beans, Lentils, Peas a Day Lowers Bad Cholesterol

    One Serving of Beans, Lentils, Peas a Day Lowers Bad Cholesterol

    Eating beans, lentils and other legumes may help you cut down on LDL “bad” cholesterol and lower your risk for heart disease, a new review suggests. Canadian researchers examined 26 U.S. and Canadian studies that included a total of more than 1,000 people. Their analysis showed that one daily... Read More »

  • AM Radio can Disorient Birds.

    AM Radio can Disorient Birds.

    Certain radio stations are bad for birds, according to a new study in Nature that finds AM radio signals disorient songbirds migrating at night. The study shows how even weak electromagnetic fields produced by AM radio signals can throw off a small animal – begging the question what are other... Read More »

  • Rock Hall of Famer Jerry Lee Lewis still Rockin at 78 Years Old

    Rock Hall of Famer Jerry Lee Lewis still Rockin at 78 Years Old

    Music legend Jerry Lee Lewis still has that “killer” instinct for performing live. The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer – who earned his “Killer” nickname for his exploits onstage and off – is known for his piano-rattling live renditions of signature tunes such as “Great Balls of Fire,... Read More »

  • EATING YOGURT MAY REDUCE RISK OF DIABETES

    EATING YOGURT MAY REDUCE RISK OF DIABETES

    Eating yogurt four or five times a week may lower the risk for developing Type 2 diabetes, a new study has found. Researchers in the United Kingdom looked at the diets of 4,000 people and followed them for 11 years. They found that people with the highest yogurt consumption had a 24 percent lower... Read More »

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