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Friday, Apr 24, 2015 at 5:01 PM

Face-Transplant Patient: "I Accept What I Am"

Jerome Hamon received the world's first full face transplants in 2010, when he was simply known as "Jerome." Now Hamon has gone public with his full name and wants the world to know of the surgery that completely changed his life. "I told myself right away— this is my new face," the 40-year-old told the France 2 television station. "(There was) total acceptance immediately." A rare disease known as neurofibromatosis severely deformed Hamon's face leading him to undergo a nearly day-long operation. Hamon — who has written a book about his experiences — said he is finally at peace with himself "because now I accept what I am." Read »
Friday, Apr 24, 2015 at 1:00 PM

Boy, 14, Hatched ISIS-Inspired Beheading Plot: Cops

Friday, Apr 24, 2015 at 3:03 PM

Huge American Flag Protest Shuts Down Georgia College

Friday, Apr 24, 2015 at 11:31 AM

Transgender Teen Wins Overhaul of DMV Photo Policy

Friday, Apr 24, 2015 at 11:08 AM

Sounds of Silence: GOP 2016 Hopefuls Mum on Drone

Friday, Apr 24, 2015 at 10:46 AM

Train Strikes, Kills 14 Migrants Trying to Reach EU

Friday, Apr 24, 2015 at 7:05 AM

Hubble at 25: A Landmark Chapter in Space Exploration

On April 24, 1990, the Hubble Space Telescope was launched aboard the space shuttle Discovery, beginning a new chapter in space exploration. Though it was named for pioneering astronomer Edwin Hubble, the telescope was the brainchild of astrophysicist Lyman Spitzer, who lobbied for decades to build the Hubble program. Unbound by clouds and light pollution, the Hubble has beamed brilliant photos of galaxies and nebulae back to "the pale blue dot," revolutionizing humankind's understanding of our place in the universe. Read »
Friday, Apr 24, 2015 at 7:17 AM

After Migrant Deaths, Europe to Triple Rescue Funds

Friday, Apr 24, 2015 at 7:16 AM

Italian Raid Busts Terror Group With Bin Laden Ties

Friday, Apr 24, 2015 at 8:20 AM

Colleagues Questioned Tulsa Deputy's Behavior in 2008

Thursday, Apr 23, 2015 at 7:42 PM

Air Pollution Could Be Shrinking Brains for City Dwellers: Researchers

Thursday, Apr 23, 2015 at 7:12 PM

Transgender Teen Wins Right to Wear Makeup in DMV Photo

A South Carolina transgender teen has won the right to wear makeup in her driver's license photo as part of a settlement with the state's Department of Motor Vehicles. Chase Culpepper, 17, was born a male and identifies as female, filed a federal lawsuit against the South Carolina DMV in 2014 for sexually discriminating against after she was forced to remove her everyday makeup before taking a driver's license photo. According to the lawsuit, because Culpepper was born male, as indicated by her driver's license, the supervisor said it was up to her discretion whether Culpepper's makeup counted as a "disguise" and she was forced to remove it. The DMV is also changing its policy to include that regular, everyday makeup is acceptable on any person "regardless of gender," according to the settlement. Read »
Thursday, Apr 23, 2015 at 5:51 PM

Heavy Drinking Rates, Especially in Women, On the Rise in U.S.

Thursday, Apr 23, 2015 at 4:43 PM

Dr. Oz to Critics: "It's Not a Medical Show"

Dr. Mehmet Oz told NBC news that his show is actually "not a medical show," but he will not longer use "inflammatory" words like "miracle," after he was criticized by 10 physicians for promoting unscientific cures. Fellow physicians urged the Columbia University to cut ties with the surgeon for peddling "quack treatments." Oz said his show's purpose is "not to talk about medicine" but to discuss "the good life." He denied accusations of conflicts of interest, saying he has never sold any supplement or product "off the show." Read »
Thursday, Apr 23, 2015 at 4:33 PM

Michael Brown Lawsuit: Wrongful-Death Cases From the Past