DALLAS - Children who survive cancer treatment face increased heart health risk and should take measures soon after life-saving therapy to reduce the risk of serious problems later in life, according to research presented at a major medical meeting. The five-year survival rate from childhood cancer has soared from 58 percent in 1975 to 1977, to 83 percent in the period from 2003 to 2009. While earlier research had shown that childhood cancer survivors face heart disease and other potentially serious health problems decades after treatment, a new
LONDON - Lady Gaga scored her third British number one album on Sunday with "ARTPOP", knocking U.S. rapper Eminem off the top spot, the Official Charts Company said. Lady Gaga, known for her extravagant costumes and estimated to have earned $80 million in the past year, also entered the singles chart at number nine with "Do What U Want" - a collaboration with U.S.
NEW YORK - New York State plans to spend $37.5 million on flood barriers and improved drainage at LaGuardia Airport, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Sunday, a little more than a year after flooding caused by Hurricane Sandy closed the facility for three days. Work has already begun on the projects, which include building barriers around the airport's electrical systems, expanding the airfield's drainage network and improving the airport's back-up generators. About $28 million of the project's cost is expected to be covered by federal funds set asi
American motorcycle racer Kurt Caselli has died from injuries he suffered in an off-road race in Mexico 's
LOS ANGELES - Two sets of skeletal remains found buried in the California desert earlier this week have been identified as the parents in a family that vanished nearly four years ago, and the remaining bones are likely their two young sons, police said on Friday. Coroner's investigators used dental records to identify the remains of Joseph McStay, 40, and his wife Summer, 43, who were reported missing from the San Diego area in February 2010 along with their two children, the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department said. Autopsies were still
An online voting option for Television Academy members is coming to the 2014 and 2015 Emmy Awards. Chairman and CEO Bruce Rosenblum said Friday that the Academy is initiating a two-year, two-step transition to online voting, beginning with the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards season. “This is the first in a series of new initiatives for the Academy that will be rolling out over the coming months,” said Rosenblum.
HOUSTON - A Chevron Corp worker was killed in a fire that broke out early Friday morning at a cracking unit at the U.S. oil company's 330,000-barrel-per-day refinery in Pascagoula, Mississippi. Tonya Graddy, an "operator" with 5 years of service, was killed after a fire broke out at a furnace in a gasoline-making unit known as the "Cracking II area," Chevron said. All other workers were accounted for after the plant's emergency teams put out the fire that started at 2 a.m.
This is an excerpt from DOGFIGHT: How Apple and Google Went to War and Started a Revolution by Fred Vogelstein, published in October 2013 by Sarah Crichton Books, an imprint of Farrar, Straus and Giroux, LLC. By 2010 Apple and Google were attacking each other on every possible front: in the courts, in the media, and in the marketplace. Android 's surge in
THE HAGUE /TIRANA - Albania on Friday rejected a U.S.