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  • Study: Action-packed TV might make you snack more

    CHICAGO (AP) – Could action-packed TV fare make you fat? That’s the implication of a new study that ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • U.S. eating habits improve a bit, except among poor

    CHICAGO (AP) – Americans’ eating habits have improved – except among the poor, evidence of a widening wealth gap when it comes to diet. Yet even among ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Russian families want answers

    MOSCOW (AP) – The last time Valeria Sokolova saw her husband, the 25-year-old paratrooper told her t ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Town holds out against militants

    BAGHDAD (AP) – As Islamic militants rampage across northern Iraq, seizing vast swaths of territory and driving hundreds of thousands of people from th ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Mexico operations thwart child and family migrants

    CHAHUITES, Mexico (AP) – Mexico’s largest crackdown in decades on illegal migration has decreased the flow of Central Americans trying to reach the Un ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Positive results for Ebola drug

    An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study, boosting hopes that the treatment might help fight the out ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Ebola in mind, U.S. colleges screen some students

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — College students from West Africa may be subject to extra health checks when they arrive to study in the United States as adminis ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:08 am
  • Ferguson case reopens lingering wounds from previous police shootings

    FLORISSANT, Mo. — Tyrus Murray was 13 years old when her father, Earl Murray, and his friend Ronald Beasley died in a hail of gunfire during a drug bu ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 10:07 am
  • Production starts on 2015 Ford Mustang

    Ford began production of the all-new 2015 Mustang Thursday, and if it sells well the Flat Rock, Mich., assembly plant could add a third shift.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 10:10 am
  • Anti-hazing program seeks ‘full-scale culture change’

    SEATTLE — As an eager, if nervous, ninth-grader, Anya Meleshuk allowed several older girls to blindfold her one afternoon, put her in a car and drive ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 10:17 am
  • Obama cautions against using force to solve crises

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Faced with deepening crises in the Middle East and Ukraine, President Barack Obama is putting the brakes on the notion that American ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • Jihadists kill dozens of captured Syrian soldiers

    BEIRUT (AP) — The Islamic State group killed more than 160 Syrian government troops seized in recent fighting, posting pictures Thursday of terrified ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Analysis might alter search area for jet

    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) – Shortly after the missing Malaysian airliner disappeared from radar, airl ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Ukraine accuses Russia of sending in tanks, armor

    NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine (AP) – Ukraine accused Russia on Thursday of entering its territory with tanks, artillery and troops, and Western powers said Mosc ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • UN: Ebola caseload could reach 20,000

    GENEVA (AP) — The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is accelerating and could grow six times larger to i ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 1:15 am

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