Austria to destroy house where Hitler was born

Austria to destroy house where Hitler was born

The house in Austria where Adolf Hitler was born is to be torn down to stop it from becoming a neo-Nazi shrine, the government said Monday, after years of bitter legal wrangling with the current owner. “The Hitler house will be torn down. The foundations can remain but a new building will be erected. It […]

First baby is born with DNA from three people

First baby is born with DNA from three people

Scientists say the first baby has been born from a controversial new technique that combines DNA from three people – the mother, the father and an egg donor. The goal was to prevent the child from inheriting a fatal genetic disease from his mother, who had previously lost two children to the illness. The birth […]

Trump backtracks on ‘birther’ conspiracy and admits Obama was born in US

Trump backtracks on ‘birther’ conspiracy and admits Obama was born in US

Republican Donald Trump acknowledged for the first time on Friday that President Barack Obama was born in the United States, reversing himself on a controversy that he helped launch but that has become a distraction to his White House bid. “President Barack Obama was born in the United States. Period,” Trump, who has questioned Obama’s […]

First baby with Zika-related microcephaly defect born in Spain

First baby with Zika-related microcephaly defect born in Spain

  A woman infected with the Zika virus gave birth to a baby with the brain-damaging disorder microcephaly in Spain on Monday, her hospital said, the first case of its kind in Europe. The mother, who has not been identified, caught the virus on a trip abroad but authorities have declined to say where. A […]

Man Born With The Upside-Down Head, Claudio Vieira de Oliveira, Becomes Inspirational Speaker

Man Born With The Upside-Down Head, Claudio Vieira de Oliveira, Becomes Inspirational Speaker

A man born with physical disabilities so severe his head is upside-down, has defied medical odds to become an inspirational public speaker. Claudio Vieira de Oliveira, 37, has badly deformed legs, almost no use of his arms and hands and his neck is folded back on itself. Doctors told his mother to stop feeding him […]