The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has selected its shortlist of documentary features that will vie for an Oscar.
More people than ever are living with the AIDS virus but this is largely due to better access to drugs that keep HIV patients alive and well for many years, the United Nations AIDS program (UNAIDS) said on Monday.
Several recent polls have shown that Americans are slowly warming up to the idea of legalizing marijuana for medical purposes for serious medical conditions.
Pope Benedict XVI arrived in Benin on Friday, starting a three day visit to the West African country.
The economic crisis could lead to a rise of drug-related HIV infections across Europe, public health officials warn.
Italian clothing firm, Benetton, has withdrawn its latest ad campaign featuring an image of Pope Benedict XVI kissing an eminent Egyptian Imam on the lips, due to the Vatican's hot protests.
A budget crunch in Swaziland, Africa's last absolute monarchy, has reached a critical stage with the government struggling to maintain spending on HIV/AIDS, education and the elderly, the International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday.
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Diplomatic tensions between Russia and Tajikistan ran high on Tuesday, as the Russian government deported the first 300 Tajik migrants in a promised wave of expulsions.
About 230,000 people in Swaziland -- almost one-fifth of the population -- are HIV-positive
'Contagion' is the label financial markets use for the economic spread of the Greek crisis. For hundreds of people in an increasingly chaotic society, the word has a deadlier meaning.
Europe's health is suffering, with around 80,000 cases of tuberculosis infection a year and serious problems with measles, HIV and threats from superbug infections, an annual health report on the region said Thursday.
Talk show host Ellen DeGeneres has been named Special Envoy for Global AIDS Awareness by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton who tapped the comedian's celebrity in the ongoing fight against AIDS.
The United States set a new direction for its global AIDS campaign on Tuesday, emphasizing HIV-fighting drugs that can prevent new infections to bring the goal of an AIDS-free generation within reach.
Nearly 200 students, parents, educators and protesters associated with Occupy Wall Street assembled outside the Department of Education in lower Manhattan in order to stage a demonstration protesting the current state of education.
Twenty years and still strong and fighting - Magic Johnson, who had publicly revealed his HIV diagnosis to a shocked world in 1991, celebrated his twenty years of beating the virus at Staples Center on Monday.
Daphne Guinness, the Queen Bee of avant-garde, graced FIT with her fabulousness Thursday. The stunning artist posed playfully for photographs with the budding-fashionistas and signed autographs (some on pieces on scrap paper), reports Women’s Wear Daily. Like the Marie Antoinette of the Hell’s Angels, Guinness wore 10-inch Alexander McQueen heels, a Parisian coif, and stacks of metal rings and ribbons around her fingers and wrists.
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Nigerian legislators started hearings this week on a bill that would criminalise same-sex marriage and could make it punishable by five years in jail.
The painting was purchased by Bullock's agents at Thursday's amfAR gallery.
Placido Domingo appeared at London's Royal Opera House in Covent Garden late Thursday both as a tenor and in his new guise as a baritone.
Rescuers pulled out a teenage boy alive from the debris of a collapsed building in Ercis in eastern Turkey Friday, five days after a 7.2-magnitude quake rocked the region.
A quarter of gay urban men have unprotected sex with casual partners, despite millions of dollars spent on HIV/ AIDS prevention strategies, according to new research published Thursday.
President Obama announced a much-heralded plan on Wednesday to help recent college graduates struggling to pay back their student loans. Reactions were mixed, with some people lauding the President for taking decisive action and others saying he didn't go far enough.
Cherilyn Lee, a nurse who worked with Michael Jackson to treat his ongoing insomnia, will continue her testimony to begin day 17 of the Conrad Murray involuntary manslaughter trial.
The confirmed death toll in the earthquake in eastern Turkey rose to 200 Monday morning, and thousands are missing, many trapped under the debris of shattered buildings, and feared lost.