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WASHINGTON (AP) — More women are learning their breasts are so dense that it's more difficult for mammograms to spot cancer. But new research suggests automatically giving them an extra test isn't necessarily the solution. Screening isn't the only concern. Women whose breast...
GAITHERSBURG, Md. (AP) — Three residents of a house hit by a small, private jet were among six people killed in the crash in Maryland's Montgomery County. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Chief Steve Lohr says three people were aboard the jet when it crashed Monday into the...
GAITHERSBURG, Md. (AP) — A small, private jet crashed into a house in Maryland's Montgomery County on Monday, killing three people on board the plane and leaving three residents of the home unaccounted for, authorities said. Three people were on board the jet when it crashed...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Don't blame man-made global warming for the devastating California drought, a new federal report says. A report issued Monday by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said natural variations — mostly a La Nina weather oscillation — were the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration released long-awaited racial profiling guidelines for federal law enforcement agents on Monday. The new rules broaden an existing decade-old ban on profiling, but contain significant exceptions that trouble some advocacy groups for...
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Ralph Baer, a video game pioneer who created both the precursor to "Pong" and the electronic memory game Simon and led the team that developed the first home video game console, has died. He was 92. Baer, a longtime resident of Manchester, died at his...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The seven largest school districts in the U.S. are joining more than 50 others to start offering introductory computer science to all their students, the White House said Monday. The school districts encompassing New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Miami, Las Vegas...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new federal report says you can't blame man-made global warming for the devastating California drought. A report issued Monday by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said natural variations — mostly a La Nina weather oscillation — were the...
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Ralph Baer, a video game pioneer who created both the precursor to "Pong" and the electronic memory game Simon and led the team that developed the first home video game console, has died. He was 92. Baer, a longtime resident of Manchester, died at his...