Undated photograph of Cesar Sayoc arrested on allegations  he was the person that mailed pipe bomb devices that targeted critics of  Donald Trump.  Photograph: Broward County Sheriff’s Office/Getty Images)

Long before Cesar Sayoc was arrested on Friday for allegedly sending pipe bombs to critics of US president Donald Trump, the 56-year-old former stripp(...)

Alabama Crimson Tide and Notre Dame Fighting Irish during  a  college football game. Research suggests former students who attend games are more likely to donate. File photograph: Mike Segar/Reuters

It’s a crisp week day morning in the small city of Columbia in central Missouri. Like many towns across America at this time of year, shopfronts and h(...)

‘Heavy alcohol intake from the ages of 15 from 19 was not associated with overall prostate cancer in later life.’ Photograph: Getty Images

Men who have been drinking alcohol since their mid- to late-teens could have an increased chance of developing aggressive prostate cancer in later lif(...)

University of North Carolina police surround the toppled statue of a Confederate soldier nicknamed Silent Sam. Photograph: Jonathan Drake/Reuters.

Protesters toppled a statue of a Confederate soldier on the campus of University of North Carolina on Monday, the latest move to dismantle American Ci(...)

Chuck Robbins in Croke Park this week. He  got to swing a hurley on the hallowed turf.

Cisco chief Chuck Robbins breezes into the bar of the Shelbourne hotel and offers a warm handshake. “Nice to meet you...what fantastic weather,” he s(...)

Parents should encourage kids to eat fruit, not drink the juice. Photograph: iStock

Sugary drinks are about to be hit with a sugar tax of 60 cent per two-litre bottle. The beverage industry argues that obesity is a far more complex pr(...)

Independent senator Rónán Mullen and Independent TD Mattie McGrath  allege the work of the Oireachtas committee on the eighth amendment has been fixed to deliver a particular outcome. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Given the divisive subject that is currently before it, the work of the Oireachtas committee examining the eighth amendment to the Constitution was a(...)

Mattie McGrath.  Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

The Oireachtas committee examining the Eighth Amendment is to consider its proposed witness list at a meeting tomorrow. The 21-member committee, cha(...)

Online survey showed that men engaged in higher intensities and greater durations of endurance training for years are significantly associated with decreased libido scores
Sex and the long-distance runner

Allen and Varanasi, in Slate (May 23rd, 2016), noted that athletes at the 1988 Seoul Olympics received 8,500 condoms; 100,000 at the 2008 Beijing Game(...)

Trump and congressional Republicans have proposed slashing the rate on accumulated foreign earnings to just 10%

Multinationals are in line for a windfall from US president Donald Trump’s call to cut the tax rate on US companies’ stockpiled overseas earnings, but(...)

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