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WASHINGTON (AP) — International diabetes organizations are calling for weight-loss surgery to become a more routine treatment option for diabetes, even for some patients who are only mildly obese. Obesity and Type 2 diabetes are a deadly pair, and numerous studies show stomach-...
PARK FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The FBI says two of its agents were shot and wounded while trying to serve an arrest warrant at a suburban Chicago home, and that the man they were seeking there is dead. The agency didn't release the name of the dead man or say if he shot the agents,...
NEW YORK (AP) — A TV station investigation has found that a New Jersey engineer has been operating commuter trains despite losing his license to drive a car 10 years ago for repeated drunken driving. WABC-TV in New York ( http://7ny.tv/1NJoUA8 ) reports New Jersey Transit train...
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on Bill Cosby's preliminary hearing in his Pennsylvania sex-assault case (all times local): 9:10 a.m. Bill Cosby is in a Pennsylvania courthouse for a key hearing in his criminal sex-assault case. Dressed in a dark suit, Cosby waved toward...
RIO, Fla. (AP) — A summer flu seemed to be sweeping through Rachel Heid's riverfront neighborhood. Pale and shaky, she left work with a fever. Neighbors had the same symptoms, and a contractor at her home felt so sick he went to the hospital. Heid thought the neighborhood...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Opening statements are expected to begin Tuesday in the murder trial of an actor who played a police officer in the television series "The Shield." Attorneys and a judge are hoping to finalize jury selection Tuesday and begin opening statements in the trial of...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — She is a retired Texas schoolteacher who has claimed President Barack Obama is a gay prostitute, Democrats orchestrated the assassination of John F. Kennedy and dinosaurs might not be extinct had bigger ones on Noah's Ark been able to reproduce. Mary Lou...
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii could become the first state in the United States to enter gun owners into an FBI database that will automatically notify police if an island resident is arrested anywhere else in the country. Most people entered in the "Rap Back" database elsewhere in the...
NEW YORK (AP) — The fair-skinned man with the hoodie and dark ski cap sits on a bench outside McNally Jackson Books in downtown Manhattan, where neither patrons nor employees seem aware that he's the author of a work so in demand at the store that it's often out of stock. Known...