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NEW YORK (AP) — To the surprise of even health officials, it turns out that most deaths from drinking too much involve middle-aged adults — not teens or college kids. A report Tuesday from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found six Americans die each day from...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Newly re-elected House Speaker John Boehner says he wants President Barack Obama to back Republican bills on energy and jobs as a way to break the partisan logjam that has stalled legislation in recent years. In prepared remarks, the Ohio Republican also used...
NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say three suspects are being questioned about the shooting of two New York City plainclothes police officers responding to a robbery. Police say one of the suspects was seen on a surveillance video from the crime scene in the Bronx. No charges have...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday extended for 45 days a temporary restraining order requiring Missouri law enforcement officers to give protesters a reasonable chance to disperse before using tear gas. U.S. District Judge Carol Jackson extended the order she issued...
CHICAGO (AP) — Complications are uncommon for women undergoing test-tube fertility procedures: A new 12-year U.S. study shows the most frequent involve drugs used to stimulate ovaries, but it suggests problems are rarely fatal. Over-stimulated ovaries occurred in 154 out of...
CHICAGO (AP) — A nationwide study has good news for women undergoing test-tube fertility procedures. Researchers say 12 years of data show complications including deaths are uncommon from procedures that include IVF. The most common problems are related to drugs used to...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Two men are roughly halfway through what has been called the hardest rock climb in the world: a free climb of a half-mile section of exposed granite in California's Yosemite National Park. Tom Evans, a climber and photographer, has been chronicling Kevin...
CHICAGO (AP) — The coach leans forward, her hands pressed on a table in a band room off the gymnasium, where a basketball game is about to start. She is silent for a minute or two. Her players shift uncomfortably. When Dorothy Gaters finally speaks, her message is familiar and...
CHICAGO (AP) — A winter weather system expected to dump more than a foot of snow in some places has begun its trek east, with a separate blast of arctic air right on its heels. Here are some things to know about this latest round of weather and its expected impact: EVEN COLDER...