LOS ANGELES — As a woman’s body mass index rises before she is pregnant or early in pregnancy, there is an increased risk of fetal death, stillbirth or infant death, and severely obese women have the highest risk, researchers said Tuesday.
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OLATHE, Kan. — A self-styled white supremacist from Missouri appeared by video in a packed courtroom Tuesday and was charged with capital murder in the killings of three people outside two Jewish facilities.
BOSTON — Vice President Joe Biden told hundreds gathered for the one-year anniversary tribute to victims of the Boston Marathon bombings that America would not yield to the fear created by terrorists.
WASHINGTON — The Pentagon will cut 17 of the 343 F-35 fighters it planned to buy from Lockheed Martin in fiscal 2016 through 2019 unless Congress repeals automatic budget cuts, according to a new Defense Department report.
WASHINGTON — After a grueling 48-hour drive from Montana, the capital’s latest transplant — a 38-foot long, 66 million-year-old Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton — got to rest its bones Tuesday at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History.
LOS ANGELES — Talking toys have been around since at least 1960, when pull-the-string Chatty Cathy debuted. But Teddy Ruxpin, a cuddly teddy bear that hit stores in late 1985, marked a technological leap forward.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Monday called on Americans to stand up against religious bigotry as he offered his support to the families of those killed in shootings at two Jewish community centers in the Kansas City area.
Over a decade beginning in 1996, Megan Huntsman gave birth to at least seven babies in her home at Pleasant Grove, Utah. One died at birth and the other six were strangled or suffocated, their bodies concealed in boxes that were stored in the garage, she told police, according to documents released by state authorities Monday.
A flight from Chicago bound for Sacramento, Calif., was forced to make an emergency landing in Omaha after witnesses say a passenger tried to open the door midair.
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba — A military judge abruptly recessed the first 9/11 trial hearing of the year Monday after defense lawyers accused the FBI in open court of trying to turn a defense team security officer into a secret informant.