• One Group of People Is Acquiring HIV in Record Numbers, But We Don't Talk About Them

    They're 49 times more likely to contract HIV than the general population.

  • 'Love & Hip Hop' star sentenced to 8 years in prison

    ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — A cast member of the VH1 reality show "Love & Hip Hop" was sentenced Tuesday to eight years in federal prison for drug trafficking.

    Associated Press
  • U.S. Air Force chief cites concern about leak of bomber data

    The top U.S. Air Force general on Tuesday confirmed that the service had raised concerns about the release of sensitive data about a next-generation bomber that was included in a report published by Forbes magazine last month. "We did have a concern about data that should not have been released,"…

  • Zuckerbergs are new parents, vow to give away Facebook fortune

    Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg announced Tuesday he is a dad and pledged to give away his fortune to make the world a "better place" for baby daughter Maxima and others. In a letter to Maxima posted on his Facebook page, Zuckerberg and his pediatrician wife Priscilla Chan said they were going…

  • Iraqi Shi'ite militias pledge to fight U.S. forces if deployed

    Powerful Iraqi Shi'ite Muslim armed groups on Tuesday pledged to fight any U.S. forces deployed in the country after the United States said it was sending an elite special unit to help combat Islamic State. Defense Secretary Ash Carter offered few details on the new "expeditionary" group, but said…

  • Adobe Flash is finally dead

    Adobe Flash is dead, long live Adobe Flash. Late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs famously penned a public letter about Adobe Flash back in 2010. Jobs wasn’t the first person to dislike Flash. In fact, developers had hated the technology for years because of its volatility and instability. But Jobs made…

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  • The 10 Best Exercises You Can Do for the Rest of Your Life

    Here are their votes for the 10 best exercises you can start doing today -- and stop doing, well, never. The exercise is functional (you can do it to get places), accessible (no gym needed) and "suitable for all ages and abilities," says Michelle Walters-Edwards, chair of the Department of Health…

    U.S.News & World Report
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    Inside the abandoned Rockland Psychiatric Center (14 photos)

    A spooky sight to behold! This is what a psychiatric hospital that has been abandoned for years looks like. Complete with bowling alley and a theater, the hospital shows just how much nature has weathered it over time as paint peels from the walls and the mattress gather dust. The shots were…

    Yahoo News
  • Woman admits killing 2 boyfriends 30-plus years apart

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey woman convicted of fatally stabbing an ex-boyfriend to death more than 30 years ago admits to doing the same thing last year.

    Associated Press
  • Police: Sisters tried to strangle mom with computer cords

    WILLOWICK, Ohio (AP) — Two sisters tried to strangle their mom with braided computer cords on Thanksgiving and then tried to kill her with a towel and a pillow, investigators said.

    Associated Press
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    Photos of the day - December 1, 2015 (28 photos)

    The red ribbon, the international symbol for AIDS awareness highlighted on the skyscrapers in Arbat street during a campaign to mark World AIDS Day in Moscow, Russia, Romanian special forces servicemen wait on a bus before the beginning of the national day celebrations in Bucharest, Romania and…

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  • Russia building new military bases on islands claimed by Japan

    Russia has begun building two modern military compounds on the far eastern Kuril islands, defence minister Sergei Shoigu said Tuesday, heightening long-running tensions with Japan over the disputed islands. Russia is "actively carrying out construction of military compounds on the islands of Iturup…

  • Hiv Is Treatable, But Only If You Know You're Positive

    DEAR ABBY: Today, Dec. 1, is World AIDS Day. With effective treatment, people with HIV can live as long as those without HIV. Fear, shame and ignorance remain barriers to testing and treatment, which can be more deadly than HIV itself.People with HIV who are in treatment need never develop advanced…

    Dear Abby
  • Not so fast: Philippine frontrunner barred from running for president

    A Philippine senator abandoned in a church as a baby and until now the favorite to succeed Benigno Aquino as president was barred on Tuesday from running. Three members of the second division of the Commission on Election (Comelec) said Grace Poe could not run for president in elections in May…

  • Mexico experts: passageway may lead to Aztec ruler

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Mexican archaeologist said his team has found a tunnel-like passageway that apparently leads to two sealed chambers, the latest chapter in the search for the as-yet undiscovered tomb of an Aztec ruler.

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  • Paris attacks: Muslim guard stopped suicide bomber from entering stadium

    Salim Toorabally, a 42-year-old Mauritian immigrant, was checking tickets at a turnstile outside the Stade de France when a man in a dark jacket tried to sneak past him, NBC News reports.

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  • U.S. woman charged after social media backlash over dog's taped muzzle

    By Colleen Jenkins WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Reuters) - A woman who sparked an international furor online after posting a photo on Facebook last week of her dog with its mouth duct-taped shut has been charged with animal cruelty in North Carolina, police said. “Taping the dog’s muzzle shut was a…