'The Bachelor' 2016 Cast Announced
The 28 women competing for Ben Higgins' heart on the upcoming season of the " The Bachelor " have been announced. However, two of them will be familiar to fans of the franchise. Becca Tilley and Amber James, both of whom appeared on Chris Soules' season, will appear, as will Jami, a Canadian
Arkansas Woman, Believed to Be Oldest Person In the World, Dies
The world's oldest person, 116-year-old Gertrude Weaver of Arkansas, died Monday, a spokesperson for her nursing home told ABC News. The Silver Oaks Health and Rehabilitation Center in Camden, Arkansas, said she died from compications of pneumonia . "We're so sad about it," a staffer at the nursing
5 Things to Know This Morning
Your look at the five biggest and most buzz-worthy stories of the morning. 1. Alabama Baby Born Without a Nose, Mom Says He's Perfect Eli Thompson came into this world in the late afternoon of March 4, perfectly healthy, but with one distinction -- he didn't have a nose . "The day I delivered,
World's Oldest Man Was Younger Than 65 Women
Alexander Imich, a 111-year-old New Yorker, was the world’s oldest man when he died Sunday. But the late doctor was actually the world’s 66th oldest person. That’s right. There are 65 women older than Imich, according to the Gerontology Research Group, which keeps track of supercentenarians –...
America's Oldest Citizen Celebrates Her 115th Birthday
America’s oldest citizen, Jeralean Talley, celebrated turning 115 by thanking God for her health. “A long time ago, I asked the good Lord, when you get ready to take me home…I don’t want to be sick,” Talley told WXYZ-TV in Detroit. “So far I don’t ...
Medical Wonders: Secret to a Cancer and Diabetes Free Life
Yolanda Campoverde stands just 3 feet tall. She lives in a modest home along a dusty road in the tiny town of Balsas, Ecuador, and she may hold the key to saving millions of lives. Campoverde, 63, was born with a rare form of dwarfism...
Dying on Twitter: Radio Host Scott Simon Breaks Old Barriers Charting Mother's Death
As radio host Scott Simon put it, "the heavens over Chicago have opened up and Patricia Lyons Simon Newman has stepped on stage." For the past two weeks, Simon, of NPR's "Saturday Weekend Edition," has been tweeting about the looming death of his 84-year-old mother , sharing it with his 1.2 million
5 Best Employers for Baby Boomers
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) tops this year's list of the best employers for Baby Boomers, according to the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP). The list, co-sponsored by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), ranks 50 employers on such elder-friendly features as
Last Man Born in the 19th Century Dies
Jiroemon Kimura, the oldest man in recorded history, has died. He was 116. The government released a faxed statement today that said the resident of Kyōtango, Japan, was being treated for pneumonia in the past week when he stopped responding to treatment. He died of natural causes, according to...
Last Living Man Born in 19th Century Likely Has Genes to Thank
Jiroemon Kimura, the oldest living man, celebrated his 116th birthday this past Friday. Born in 1897, Kimura is the last man alive born in the 19th century, according to the Guinness Book of World Records. The resident of Kyōtango, Japan, is also the oldest man...