Annie Wersching, best known for her role in ’24,’ has died aged 45

Annie Wersching, best known for her role in ’24,’ has died aged 45

CNN — Actress Annie Wersching died of cancer early Sunday morning, her publicist Craig Schneider told CNN. Wersching was 45 years old. She was best known for playing FBI agent Renee Walker in the series “24”. Wersching’s husband, Stephen Full, released a statement to CNN: “There is a cavernous hole in the soul of this … Read more

Bariatric surgery prolongs life, study finds

Bariatric surgery prolongs life, study finds

CNN — Weight-loss surgery reduces the risk of premature death, especially from obesity-related conditions such as cancer, diabetes and heart disease, according to a new 40-year-old study of nearly 22,000 people with had bariatric surgery in Utah. Compared to those of similar weight, people who had one of four types of bariatric surgery were 16% … Read more

Jerusalem synagogue attack kills at least seven, Israeli police say

Jerusalem synagogue attack kills at least seven, Israeli police say

CNN — Israeli police say at least seven people were killed and three were injured in a shooting near a synagogue in Jerusalem on Friday amid high tensions in Israel and the Palestinian territories. Friday’s gunman was also later killed by police forces, according to police, in what police chief Yaakov Shabtai described as “one … Read more