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A decline in the number of hospital beds has become a key contributory factor in patient deaths, according to a leading health statistician. Read the...

The Telegraph – Historically men have been mocked for their inability to handle even mild viruses, with the term ‘man flu’ often used to describe the...

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For months, Obama administration officials have debated how to respond to Russian hacks they believed were intended to undermine the US elections. But they kept...

Bridget Jones joins Margaret Thatcher and Germaine Greer on BBC Radio 4 Woman’s Hour’s Power List. Read the whole story at BBC News

BBC – Venezuelans have been queuing at banks after they were given 72 hours to deposit or change 100-bolivar bills before they stop being legal tender....

President-elect Donald Trump has chosen Montana Republican Rep. Ryan Zinke as his nominee to lead the Interior Department. A transition official said Zinke has accepted...

Trust.org – Africa will be able to grow enough cereals to feed its growing population by 2050, but only if it breaks a culture of complacency...

Condoleezza Rice and Robert Gates both played a crucial role in convincing President-elect Donald Trump to pick ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson as his nominee for...

Los Angeles Times – Tech titans including Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook, Sheryl Sandberg of Facebook and Larry Page of Alphabet, the corporate parent of Google, have been...

Alan Thicke, beloved TV dad and real-life father of R&B and pop superstar Robin Thicke, died Tuesday at age 69, his publicist told CNN. Read...

Christian Science Monitor – In 1952, a thick, toxic fog settled over London, and at least 4,000 people died, with another 150,000 hospitalized. Scientists think they’ve...

Washington Post – Alarmed that decades of crucial climate measurements could vanish under a hostile Trump administration, scientists have begun a feverish attempt to copy reams...

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Bloomberg – From Europe all the way to China, the next decade will be marked by an increase in global defense spending amid rising feuds and pockets...

The Guardian – A Tunisian migrant-smuggler behind the worst maritime disaster in the Mediterranean in recent history has been found guilty of manslaughter by an Italian...

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The end of the battle for Aleppo as President Assad’s troops seize control, and the impact of the Southern Rail strike feature on many of...

Reuters – Shareholders of U.S. seeds and agrochemicals company Monsanto Co (MON.N) approved the company’s $66 billion acquisition by Bayer AG (BAYGn.DE) on Tuesday, a deal...

President-elect Donald Trump’s proposed Cabinet looks straight out of central casting — only it’s for the wrong movie. His choices to lead the Departments of...