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  • Medicare’s own financial health looking better, annual report says

    WASHINGTON (AP) – Medicare’s financial future is looking brighter despite a growing wave of baby boo ...
    July 29, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Administration pushes back on Israeli criticism of Kerry

    WASHINGTON (AP) – The Obama administration pushed back strongly Monday at a torrent of Israeli criti ...
    July 29, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Supplier: China unit fell short of standards

    BEIJING (AP) – A U.S. meat supplier said Monday a Chinese subsidiary embroiled in a safety scandal f ...
    July 29, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Fast food workers vow to use civil disobedience

    VILLA PARK – Comparing their campaign to the civil rights movement, fast food workers from across th ...
    July 28, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Fishery recovers, but anglers skeptical

    TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) – More than a decade after its prized chinook salmon crashed, Lake Huron i ...
    July 28, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • The dark side: Harassment amid the fantasy

    SAN DIEGO (AP) –Amid the costumes and fantasy of this weekend’s Comic-Con convention, a group of you ...
    July 28, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • We’re all in the clean-plate club, researchers conclude

    Seems that most of us take to heart the common admonition to clean our plates, at least when we fill ...
    July 28, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • More U.S. girls now get HPV vaccine

    NEW YORK (AP) – More teen girls are getting a controversial cervical cancer vaccine but the increase ...
    July 25, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • U.N. school in Gaza caught in cross-fire

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) – A U.N. school in Gaza crowded with hundreds of Palestinians seeking ref ...
    July 25, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • United Airlines posts 2Q turnaround

    CHICAGO (AP) – United Airlines is making money after a slow start to the year.The airline’s net inco ...
    July 25, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Very bad week: Airline disasters come in a cluster

    WASHINGTON (AP) – Nearly 300 passengers perish when their plane is shot out of the sky. Airlines sus ...
    July 25, 2014 - 1:15 am

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