New findings on obesity related treatments

A study conducted by scientists at UT Southwestern Medical Center indicates that people who consume low-carbohydrate diets rely more on the oxidation of fat in the liver for energy as compared to those who consume a low-calorie diet.

US Supreme Court Says Anti-porn Online Law Unconstitutional

On Wednesday, ten years after Congress approved it, a federal law designed to keep Internet pornography away from children, died a quiet death after the Supreme Court declared it as unconstitutional and violative of free-speech rights.

Citigroup’s top three executives decline incentives

With the banking giant Citigroup struggling to become profitable again, after posting losses for five straight quarters, three of its top executives have decided to go without bonuses and retention awards.

Societe Generale’s “resilient activity” helps it break even in 4Q

The extremely wobbly global economy has spared only a handful; and those lucky ones include the French bank Societe Generale! Saying that French and international consumer banking operations showed "resilient activity," the bank expects to break even for the fourth quarter of 2008 by reporting euro2 billion - or $2.59 billion - in net profit.

San Franscisco Auditions For ‘American Idol’

As 'American Idol' returns, questions arise about Abdul's relationship with new judge Kara DioGuardi and the apparent suicide of an alleged stalker, outside her home last year.