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Study Finds Alcohol Dominates in Pop Music Lyrics

Hit songs celebrate 'getting wasted,' with none of the downside, researchers say. Today's popular music often celebrates excessive drinking as a fun, beneficial pastime, even highlighting select booze bran continue reading »

After 17 Years of Marriage, Clint Eastwood and Dina Ruiz Separate

Amid long-standing rumors of trouble in the Eastwood-Ruiz home, Dina (Eastwood) Ruiz recently revealed she and husband, Hollywood legend Clint Eastwood are separated. The couple married in 1996 and have a 16-year-old daughter named Morgan. continue reading »

Foreign Tourists Spent 6% More in Spain Than They Did in 2012

Foreign tourists who visited Spain in the first seven months of 2013 spent 32.21 billion euros ($43 billion), 6 percent more than in the same period of 2012, the government said Tuesday. continue reading »

Readmission Rates for Kids May Not Reflect Hospital Performance

Study suggests that parents should base decisions on other factors. Unlike the case with adult readmissions, higher hospital readmission rates for children may not necessarily continue reading »

Hispanic Chicago Artist Turns Gang Graffiti into Cultural Art

A street artist is dedicated to repainting the graffiti daubed by street-gang members around his Chicago neighborhood, transforming the vandalized walls into naturalistic landscapes, continue reading »

Good Nutrition Can Boost School Performance

Start the day with grains, fruit and dairy. A healthy diet can help students excel in school, a registered dietitian says. One of the best ways to jump-start a successful school day continue reading »

VENEZUELA: Two Charged with Planning to Kill to the President

Venezuela's leftist government announced Monday the arrest of two foreign nationals who planned to assassinate President Nicolas Maduro in a plot involving former Colombian head of state Alvaro Uribe. continue reading »

How is a Wall Cleaning in Puerto Rico Causing Controversy?

The cleaning of a colonial wall in Old San Juan has sparked controversy in Puerto Rico, since those who opposed it say it could destroy the structure's historical value. continue reading »

Telecom Mogul Carlos Slim Backs Telefonica, KPN German Deal

Mexico-based America Movil, the largest shareholder in Dutch telecommunications firm Royal KPN NV, supports Telefonica's agreed bid for KPN's German mobile unit, the Spanish giant said Monday. continue reading »

GUATEMALA: Angry Townspeople Kill 3 Suspected Kidnappers

Enraged residents of an Indian community in northern Guatemala lynched three presumed kidnappers while a fourth man managed to save himself and was admitted to a hospital, authorities said Sunday. continue reading »

STUDY: “Prediabetes” More Likely With Family History of Diabetes

However, the effect was strongest for people who were not obese. Before full-blown diabetes sets in, people typically develop a syndrome known as continue reading »

Spanish Scientist Doubts Effectiveness of New Malaria Vaccine

The recent announcement of a new malaria vaccine discovered by researchers in the United States has revived hopes of a cure for the illness, but the prestigious Spanish immunologist Pedro Alonso said, in an interview with Efe, that "we shouldn't raise any false hopes" because "it's still not a vaccine." continue reading »

No Surprise: Former NFL’er Aaron Hernandez Indicted for Murder Today

Former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez was indicted by a grand jury on first-degree murder and weapons charges in the killing of Odin Lloyd this morning. continue reading »

Xabi Alonso of Real Madrid Out for 3 Months with Broken Foot

Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso is expected to be sidelined for up to three months after fracturing a bone in his right foot during a practice Wednesday at the team's training facilities in Valdebebas. continue reading »

Genes for Eating Disorders and Alcoholism May be Linked

Twin study found ties between alcohol dependence and binge eating or purging. Alcoholism and certain types of eating disorders share common genetic risk factors, according to a new study. continue reading »

Being Bullied as a Child Can Leave Scars in Adults

The judge investigating last month's deadly train crash in northwestern Spain plans to question the officials responsible for railway safety as possible defendants. Highlighting the harm caused by bullying, a new study continue reading »

PERU: Confrontation at Sugar Refinery Leaves 1 Dead

One person was killed in a confrontation between employees and agents of the court-appointed administrators of a bankrupt sugar refinery in northern Peru, President Ollanta Humala said Monday. continue reading »

Skin Allergies Can Flare Up in Summer Heat

Seasonal pitfalls include poison ivy, worsening eczema and hives, expert warns. Summer can be a particularly bad time for skin allergies such as eczema and continue reading »

Spain’s Grupo ACS to Build Two Hydroelectric Power Plants in Ontario, Canada

Spain's ACS said Monday it won a contract to build two hydroelectric power plants in northern Ontario, Canada, for 76.5 million euros (about $102 million). continue reading »

BRAZIL: Analysts Stick to Early Prediction for Country’s Growth, 2.21%

Financial analysts are keeping their 2013 growth forecasts for the Brazilian economy at 2.21 percent, the same level as last week, the Central Bank said Monday. continue reading »