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Trump's health report raises questions for late-night hosts

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In his White House press conference on Tuesday, Dr. Jackson responded to questions and told reporters he found "no issues whatsoever" with Trump's mental ability and pronounced him "fit for duty". He passed a battery of heart exams including a stress test that Dr Jackson said showed an above-average exercise capacity for a man of his age, despite some calcium buildup in his arteries. Read More »

Scientists now think adolescence lasts until you're 24

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Scientists are arguing that adolescence spans the ages of 10 and 24, instead of ending at 19 as previously thought. For example, the brain continues to mature beyond the age of 20, working faster and more efficiently. "Rather than age 10-19 years, a definition of 10-24 years corresponds more closely to adolescent growth and popular understandings of this life phase and would facilitate extended investments across a broader range of settings", said study lead author Susan M Sawyer from the ... Read More »

What a Government Shutdown Means

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Speaker Ryan spoke about progress in the tax reform legislation that is now in conference committee. The biggest dispute, though not the only one, is how to address the status of roughly 800,000 undocumented immigrants granted legal protection and work permits under President Obama that the Trump administration plans to revoke. Read More »

Jaguars confident but Patriots on verge of Super Bowl return

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Below, you'll find how you can watch Sunday's game. When you talk to anyone about the upcoming NFC Championship Game, certain things keep entering the conversation. The focus will be on stopping Philadelphia's rushing attack. Both teams will be playing with guys who started the season as backups at the quarterback position, but who have both earned their team's respect in recent weeks. Read More »

Trump tweets CHIP should not be in short-term funding bill

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CHIP is a bipartisan program that provides health insurance to 9 million children. But the CHIP program has become a major poker piece in the ongoing budget talks in Washington. They added a 6-year extension of CHIP to the deal. "At some point, we Democrats will not be held hostage to bad policies", said House Democratic Whip Steny H. Read More »

Sunday Faleye fires Nigeria past Libya in CHAN clash

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The score was 0-0 at half-time following a tightly contested first-half with both teams looking very organized at the back. "The same focus we had preparing for Equatorial Guinea is what we will use for our next two opponents (Nigeria and Rwanda ) because they are good sides", Al-Maryami told the media after their first match. Read More »

Cape Town residents told water supply likely to be cut off

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In reality, Cape Town will never completely run out of water , with the last 10 per cent from a reservoir too costly and hard to extract, according to Forbes . The mayor has reportedly filled in her pool with concrete and stopped washing her auto. On top of this drastic measure, Cape Town Municipality Water and Sanitation Department has issued an eclectic range of water saving advice , which includes: to collect shower, bath and basin water and re-use it to flush your toilet, or for ... Read More »

Conor McGregor's Coach Visualizes Another Infamous KO for in Eventual Khabib Clash

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There's no drop-off in the UFC 220 co-main event, as light heavyweight titleholder Daniel Cormier attempts to defend his championship from another fast-rising talent in Volkan Oezdemir. "It's just not fair to everyone else", he said. "I Love Conor, respect Conor, love everything that he's done for this company - everybody knows that; I say it all the time - the belt would have to move on". Read More »

Sushi-Lover Finds a 'Moving' Five Foot Tapeworm, Heads to the ER

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Banh is usually skeptical of patients who self-diagnose, but in this case, the man was adamant about his symptoms. It was a Monday in August 2017 when the man showed up in the emergency room of UCSF Fresno's Community Regional Medical Center clutching a plastic grocery bag and asking doctors to treat him for tapeworms - parasites that can invade the digestive tract of animals and humans. Read More »

Met Office warns of more heavy snow and 'cut off' rural areas

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A few rural communities may become cut off. The Met Office says: "There is some uncertainty over the peak gusts, but there is a small chance of winds reaching 70mph in places - most likely across coastal north Wales and northwest England during the middle part of the night and then across parts of Lincolnshire and East Anglia early on Thursday morning". Read More »

Doctor: Trump did 'exceedingly well' on cognitive test

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It is a CT scan, a specialized X-ray that takes high quality pictures of the heart, looking for calcium-containing plaque in the blood vessels that feed the heart, known as the coronaries. "I get exercise. I mean I walk, I this, I that", Trump said. A 30 out of 30. "It's a screening assessment that we use routinely in the clinics to determine whether someone has some degree of cognitive impairment or not", he said. Read More »

Mayon lava flow endangers farmers

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According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology, the alert at Mayon remained at level three which means a hazardous eruption could be possible within weeks. Hospital officials were on alert for cases related to the ash eruptions. Mount Mayon , a volcano in the coconut-growing central Bicol region that draws tourists because of its near-perfect cone shape, has shown increased restiveness since Saturday, displacing thousands of residents. Read More »

Cancer blood test breakthrough

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The test detects mutations in 16 genes tied to cancer and measures eight proteins that often are elevated when cancer is present. -Ph.D. student at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the paper's first author. Their vision is an annual test created to catch cancer early and save lives. The result was a relatively small panel of highly selective DNA markers. Read More »

China: Canada, US Meeting on North Korea Showed 'Cold War' Mentality

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Some insiders are speculating that the unified women's hockey team may be a way for Kim Jong-Unto divide relations between the South and the USA because of the heavy sanctions placed on North Korea in the last few months. North Korea has also agreed to send a separate 150-strong delegation to the Paralympics which are held in March. The team will march together under a unified peninsula flag at the opening ceremony, a joint statement released by Seoul's unification ministry said. Read More »

Saba Qamar on her "humiliating" ordeal being Pakistani

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Shot to fame after her role in Bollywood film Hindi Medium , Pakistani actress Saba Qamar during an interview to a Pakistani channel opened up about how she felt humiliated because of her nationality at an worldwide airport when she was detained for being a Pakistani. Read More »

Repetitive Hits, Not Just Concussions, Can Lead To CTE

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It was just take a deep breath, get back out there", said Andrew Bediz, the father of a hockey player. But studies like the one published Thursday should help drive the message home. Goldstein. Using animal models and computer modeling, Goldstein and his partners were able to see progression of the disease, finding that as tau built up, it began to work its way through the brain . Read More »

Ascension, SSM and others plan to develop generic drug company

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Surgeries are being delayed, and while it hasn't happened at Intermountain hospitals, Liljenquist said patients across the country are sometimes required to wait for needed treatment. There will be no shareholders and no dividends in the action, the first of its kind in the industry, and the initial startup costs will be donated by the participating partners, who expect to recoup their costs. Read More »

Your snow pictures from Northern Ireland

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Yellow " be aware " warnings of snow and ice across much of Scotland and Northern Ireland are also in force until 6pm on Wednesday. "The showers further south could result in some snow over the hills; many eastern areas will only see one or two showers with some sunshine". Read More »

SC police say officer shot, killed in ambush

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Some background on Doty. Four law enforcement officials and the K-9 officer were shot after responding to a late-night domestic call in SC, according to authorities. While not commenting on the evidence in the case, 16th Circuit Solicitor Kevin Brackett said late Wednesday after confirming Doty's death that the same evidence in the case where he has advised police to seek attempted murder warrants against McCall for shooting the other three officers would support seeking murder charges ... Read More »

Trump performed 'exceedingly well' on cognitive test, White House doctor says

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Ronny Jackson announced that Donald Trump had achieved a ideal 30 out of 30 score on the test. Jackson said he and the president agreed that a reasonable weight loss goal for Trump would be 10 to 15 pounds over the next year. "Some people have just great genes". Trump answered all 30 questions correctly, Jackson said. The president's weight is 3 pounds higher than it was during the campaign in September 2016, according to a letter Trump released from his personal physician in New York, ... Read More »