Cambridge, Massachusetts - For people struggling with obesity, logging calorie counts and other nutritional information at every meal is a proven way to lose weight. The technique does require consistency and accuracy, however, and when it fails, it’s usually because people don't have the time to find and record all the information they need.

Washington, DC - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will present the 2016 Secretary of State’s International Women of Courage Award to a group of extraordinary women from around the world tomorrow at the U.S. Department of State.

Notre Dame, Indiana - When Europeans came to the New World in the 16th century, they brought measles and smallpox with them. Without the immunity Europeans had cultivated over the years, the native people in America quickly fell ill. Millions died as a result. Today, trees in the New World are also dying from diseases that were introduced through global trade. However, trees are much more vulnerable than humans.

Phoenix, Arizona - Media coverage of tragic events happens almost immediately and continues for days. While being informed is important, there are risks associated with compulsive viewing of reports such as those coming out of Brussels this week.

Alexandria, Virginia - The American Diabetes Association supports high-quality diabetes therapies that are available and affordable for all people with diabetes. Insulin, in particular, is a unique medication, in that when it is necessary, there are no alternative therapies to preserve health and life.

Los Angeles, California - A Chinese national pleaded guilty Wednesday to participating in a years-long conspiracy to hack into the computer networks of major U.S. defense contractors, steal sensitive military and export-controlled data and send the stolen data to China.