Subodh S. Lal
Floods caused by torrential rains in southern and eastern China since the beginning of the month have left at least 175 people dead and another 86 missing, the Civil Affairs Ministry said Monday.
According to a recent study, led by researchers at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, about 8 percent of U.S. children could be afflicted with food allergies.
South Korea-born K.J. Choi lost the 2011 U.S. Open to Irishman Rory McIlroy this weekend. But off the green he is a champion when it comes to generosity and helping those in need.
Come next summer, the first thing to note on a sunscreen label would be “Broad Spectrum” and “SPF 15” (or higher). The Food and Drug administration on Tuesday issued new guidelines for sunscreen labeling to give consumers clear information about the product’s effectiveness.
J.C. Penney Co. named Ron Johnson, currently the senior vice president of retail operations at Apple Inc., its next CEO. Johnson assumes his new position on November 1
A low-fat, carbohydrate-rich diet, such as whole grains, fruits, vegetables, and legumes, could lower the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, according to a study.Tags Education
Facebook remains tightlipped over reports that based on valuation of $100 billion it is planning an initial public offering as early as April 2012.Tags Technology
The possibility of a U.S. debt default is causing concerns within financial circles in Asian powers China and India, and officials warn that this may erode the world’s confidence in the robustness of the U.S. economy.