CLEVELAND, Ohio (Ivanhoe Newswire) – Every 33 seconds, someone in the U.S. dies from heart disease. That’s roughly the equivalent of a September 11th –like tragedy repeating itself every 24 hours, 365 days a year. Now, researchers are learning more about what puts you at risk.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:
NEW YORK (AP) — It's been a day of up-and-down trading on Wall Street. The three major indexes all managed to close with gains, extending a modest rally that began yesterday. The S&P 500 rose 12 points, or 0.7 percent, to close just below 1,843. The Dow gained 89 points, or 0.6 percent, to 16,262. And the Nasdaq added 11 points, or 0.3 percent, to 4,034.
App Store Official Charts for the week ending April 14, 2014:
WASHINGTON (AP) — A high-tech screening tool for cervical cancer is facing pushback from more than a dozen patient groups, who warn that the genetic test could displace a simpler, cheaper and more established mainstay of women's health: the Pap smear.
LUTZ, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 15, 2014--Artix Entertainment is celebrating the success of Battle Gems, the company’s first puzzle-based role playing game for iOS devices. More than 100,000 gamers have already downloaded Battle Gems, which transports users into the crazy world of AdventureQuest to do battle with dragons, zombies and more than 150 other fully animated monsters. Battle Gems is free and is available worldwide exclusively through the iTunes App Store.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Thunder forward Nick Collison and Pelicans guard Austin Rivers both have been ejected following a brief scuffle in the second quarter of Monday night's game between Oklahoma City and New Orleans.
NEW YORK (AP) — In a springtime battle of sequels, "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" stayed strong enough to narrowly triumph over the debut of "Rio 2."
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Last year, the MTV Movie Awards moved up its broadcast date from June to April to incorporate a summer movie plug-fest. Sunday night's show cemented that change as clips from anticipated blockbusters debuted at the madcap ceremony.
Winners at the 22nd annual MTV Movie Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday:
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Bubba Watson is the Masters champion for the second time in three years, finishing three shots ahead of third-round co-leader Jordan Spieth (speeth) and Jonas Blixt. Watson turned a two-shot deficit into a two-shot lead with birdies on the eighth and ninth holes while Spieth bogeyed each hole. Watson closed with a 3-under 69 for an 8-under total.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has been arrested at Los Angeles International Airport after authorities said he became belligerent during a security screening and threatened that he had a bomb.
(BPT) - After the long and cold winter experienced across the United States, families will be tackling spring cleaning with a passion this year. But for more than 40 million Americans living with allergies and 25 million with asthma, housekeeping comes with extra concerns and responsibilities. More than half of all homes in the U.S. have at least one person dealing with allergies or asthma, so spring cleaning needs to focus on removing common household allergens and irritants, and avoiding problems that some cleaning supplies could actually create.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — The number of Arkansas quarterbacks dropped from five to three this week, but the leader at the position hasn't changed — Brandon Allen is No. 1 for now.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jerry Lewis says women are funny, but not as crude standup comics.