Potent new chemical causes brain cancer cells to ‘self-destruct’, early trial shows

Chemical disrupts cancer cell's mitochondrial batteries but leaves healthy tissue unscathed An experimental substance which causes aggressive brain tumour cells to 'self-destruct' could lead to a...

Google employees demand transparency over secret work on censored search engine for China

Staff worry they have been unknowingly working on project ‘Dragonfly’ to develop technology helping Chinese government withhold information from citizens Hundreds of Google employees have...

Aretha Franklin dead: Queen of Soul dies aged 76 after ‘eight-year pancreatic cancer battle’

Legendary soul singer Aretha Franklin has died today aged 76. The critically-acclaimed diva was passed away on Thursday 16 August in Detroit after a reported...

Stress Is Keeping Americans Up at Night

A new survey found that millennials lose sleep over relationships, while younger baby boomers toss and turn because of money. A MAJORITY OF AMERICANS report...

Boris Johnson’s trip to avoid Heathrow expansion vote cost taxpayers at least £20,000

Labour says the former Foreign Secretary should pay back the money from his own pocket A trip taken by former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on...

Teenager accuses world-famous Mayo Clinic hospital of ‘medical kidnapping’ after life-saving treatment

Alyssa Gilderhus, 18, accused medical experts at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota of holding her against her will but staff at the hospital strongly...

Gruesome Faroe Islands whale cull turns the sea RED as fishermen force hundreds ashore...

WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES: Every summer, thousands of pilot and beaked whales are massacred in bays across the Danish-owned islands Horrific photos reveal the aftermath of...

Boy died in religious ritual at New Mexico compound, prosecutors say Two other children...

The young boy whose remains were found at a compound in New Mexico died in a religious ritual conducted because his father believed he...

Gladiator 2: The strangest sequel never made?

Musician Nick Cave wrote a time-travel saga in which Maximus is not a gladiator – and an emperor laments his lightning-struck giraffe, writes Nicholas...

2 Pikes Peak region standouts announce Division I commitments Tuesday

The latest Engesser to scorch the floorboards at Colorado Springs Christian is officially off the college recruiting market. Megan Engesser, a rising senior at CSCS...

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If you want to lose weight, for one, breakfast may not actually be that important after all. A recent meta-analysis in the BMJ investigating the effect of...

How a 27-Year-Old CEO Built a Near $1 Billion Fashion Startup

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Denver teacher strike: ‘If they don’t pay us, shut it down!’ What to know...

DENVER – When Jenna Jones told her third-graders why she planned to join a teacher strike Monday, several students at the predominately low-income school...