World powers that possess nuclear weapons refrain from attending a ceremony at the United Nations to sign a long-anticipated treaty on banning nukes, merely arguing that the pact will not work.
Nuclear powers refrain from signing UN treaty on banning nukes
A new Havas survey of more than 12,000 people in 32 countries revealed a shift in consumer attitudes towards gender.
Worldwide attitude towards gender change
Struggling hard to lose weight even with a controlled diet? Avoid continuous dieting and take a two-week break as this may help keep the kilos off, suggested a new study.
Taking a break from dieting could be key to weight loss
A quarter of girls and nearly one in 10 boys show signs of depression at the age of 14, said UK researchers.
Quarter of 14-year-old girls 'have signs of depression'
Opioid drugs — including both legally prescribed painkillers such as oxycodone and hydrocodone, as well as illegal drugs such as heroin or illicit fentanyl — are not only killing Americans, they are shortening their overall life spans. Opioids take about 2½ months off our lives, according to a new analysis published in the medical journal JAMA.
Opioid overdoses shorten US life expectancy (video)
"For kids, it is daunting. They come into a refuge, move schools and move again, and move schools again."
Domestic abuse: Focus more on children
Survey: 1 out of 2 of all Americans say they're very likely to buy things like furniture, a TV or an airline ticket before the end of the year
Americans making big plans to make a big purchase (video)
The average global life expectancy in 2016 was 72.5 years — 75.3 years for women and 69.8 years for men — according to the report. That’s up from 65.1 years in 1990 and from 58.4 years in 1970.
Global life expectancies rise
The United States will concentrate its resources on 13 countries with high levels of HIV that have the best chance of controlling the AIDS epidemic under a strategy unveiled.
US AIDS strategy to focus on 13 countries close to controlling epidemic

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