The controversial case against a Philadelphia abortion doctor came to a verdict today, when jurors found the defendant guilty of first-degree murder.
Dr. Kermit Gosnell was accused of performing late-term abortions on babies and then killing them by using scissors to cut their spinal cords. Authorities alleged that some of the infants were born alive and viable during the sixth, seventh and eighth months of pregnancy.
The doctor was convicted on three of the four counts of murder involving the death of four babies. He was also found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the overdose death of...
"A mother is a person who seeing there are only four pieces of pie for five people, promptly announces she never did care for pie." - Tenneva Jordan
"A mother is not a person to lean on but a person to make leaning unnecessary." - Dorothy C. Fisher
Mother's Day is a time for celebrating the women in our lives who guide with strength and listen with love.
We hope you take some time today to celebrate all the love, laughter and light you bring to your family.
Happy Mother's Day from ModernMom!
It's Friday, and you know what that means....
Videos of adorable furry creatures!
This week, we bring you "Mango loves Milkshake." It's a super cute clip of a puppy and a kitten snuggling in a laundry basket - it is quite literally puppy love.
Forget fries... would you like a side of death with that soda?
A new study suggests that the consumption of soda and other sugar-sweetened beverages may contribute to hundreds of thousands of obesity-related deaths around the world.
The results, which are being presented at an American Heart Association conference this week, link sugar-sweetened beverage consumption to 180,000 deaths annually, including 25,000 deaths a year in the United States.
"This means about one in every 100 deaths from obesity-related diseases is caused by drinking sugary beverages," says study author Gitanjali Singh...
It was Three's Company on Dancing with the Stars this week, as the remaining couples performed trio dances with an eliminated pro or troupe member. And these threesomes sure were fun to watch!
With only six teams left in the competition, tension is running high in the ballroom as contestants battle for the coveted Mirror Ball trophy.
This week, Disney star Zendaya got perfect marks from the judges while Kellie Pickler and Aly Raisman also continued to bring the heat. On the other end of the spectrum, Bachelor Sean Lowe struggled to put up high marks for a wedding-themed tango.
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Did you lose your mojo in a big way after becoming a new mom?
While doctors say it's okay to start having sex again around six weeks after having a child, many women report experiencing a decreased sex drive after pregnancy. In fact, some moms don't feel ready for up to a year.
Sound disconcerting? Relax. It's quite common, and there is a whole host of reasons why this happens.
According to a recent study from researchers at the University of Michigan, women say the top reasons for a lagging sex drive are fatigue, baby’s sleeping habits and lack of time. But besides the overwhelming...
It's Friday and that means it's time for another edition of Cuteness Overload - where we find the most adorable animals on the Internet to share with you!
In the video below, Bug the kangaroo and Lolli the lemur play in the yard at The Exotic Experience in Orlando, Florida, where they live.
Two cute animals, being extra cute. And really, who doesn't love a good game of tag?
She might have banned Yahoo employees from working from home, but CEO Marissa Mayer is giving new parents more time to stay at home with their babies.
Yahoo has doubled the amount of paid maternity leave offered from eight weeks to 16 weeks, and letting new fathers take eight weeks of paid leave.
"We've been very focused on making Yahoo! the absolute best place to work," said a representative in a statement.
"Over the last several months, we’ve introduced new benefits like free food to make Yahoos’ days easier, new smartphones to encourage innovation, and updated computers to speed...