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NEW YORK (AP) — Most U.S. adults still aren't eating nearly enough fruits and vegetables. In a large national survey, only 13 percent said they ate the recommended amount of fruit each day. And only 9 percent ate enough vegetables. California — a big produce-growing state —...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A former Utah high-school teacher who pleaded guilty to having sexual relations with three of her students faces up to 15 years in prison when she is sentenced Thursday. One of the boys was 16 and two were 17 when Brianne Altice had sex with them, and she...
ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a man killed seven people in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, including his cousin, in May and June, often within a matter of hours. In announcing charges Thursday against 22-year-old Todd West of Elizabeth, New Jersey, Union County Prosecutor...
More than 875 Native American youths from across the nation are gathering Thursday in Washington, D.C., for a first-of-its-kind summit called by the White House. The teens, who represent 230 tribes, will meet with First Lady Michelle Obama and cabinet members to discuss a range...
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Officials have doubled the number of searchers combing the Wyoming wilderness for three Midwestern sisters who have been missing for days. Search spokeswoman Lori Iverson says 60 people are searching Thursday on horseback, on foot and with help from tracking...
GENEVA (AP) — Chuck Blazer was banned for life by FIFA's ethics committee on Thursday for widespread corruption, finally ending the career of the longtime most senior American in world football. The expulsion from football duty was a formality after Blazer's guilty plea to...
NEW YORK (AP) -- Police across the country are warning about the dangers of a cellphone case that's shaped like a handgun, saying it could be mistaken for the real thing. U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer of New York is urging online retailers to stop selling the case, and police are...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- More than 50 years after South Carolina raised a Confederate flag at its Statehouse to protest the civil rights movement, the state is getting ready to remove the rebel banner. A bill pulling down the flag from the Capitol's front lawn and the flagpole it...
More than 875 Native American youths from across the nation are gathering Thursday in Washington, D.C., for a first-of-its-kind summit called by the White House. The teens, who represent 230 tribes, will meet with First Lady Michelle Obama and cabinet members to discuss a range...