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WASHINGTON (AP) — A unanimous Supreme Court says homeowners who declare bankruptcy can't void a second mortgage even if the home isn't worth what they owe on the first mortgage. The justices on Monday ruled in favor of Bank of America in two Florida cases where bankrupt...
CHICAGO (AP) — The federal government is launching a very different kind of cancer study that will assign patients drugs based on what genes drive their tumors rather than where the cancer started, such as breast or lung. The National Cancer Institute's NCI-MATCH trial will be a...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department says Secretary of State John Kerry's orthopedic surgeon is flying to Geneva to accompany Kerry back to the U.S. for treatment of his broken leg. Spokesman John Kirby said Monday that Dr. Dennis Burke will accompany Kerry on his flight to...
NEW YORK (AP) — Tracy Morgan says he remembers nothing about the limo crash that left him in a coma, and that, a year later, he still has bad days as well as good days. Appearing live on Monday's "Today" show, he sat clutching a cane and became emotional as he recalled learning...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The family of the late Robin Williams is at odds over how to split the actor's estate after meeting with a mediator. Court records show that the actor's widow, Susan Williams, and his three children remain divided over how much cash the widow should receive...
ORANGE, Calif. (AP) — The California swimming pool and spa industry has launched a campaign to market itself as a drought-friendly landscaping option as the state enters a fourth summer of drought that has residential pools and other conspicuous water users in the crosshairs. As...
OCEAN CITY, Maryland (AP) — For millions of Americans living in the hurricane zones on the Gulf and East coasts, recent decades have been quiet — maybe too quiet. Cities like Tampa, Houston, Jacksonville and Daytona Beach historically get hit with major hurricanes every 20 to 40...
CHICAGO (AP) — The move to make cancer treatments gentler for children has paid a double dividend: More kids are surviving than ever before, and without the long-term complications that doomed many of their peers a generation ago, new research shows. Radiation and chemotherapy...
GENEVA (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has delayed his trip back to the United States to stay in a Swiss hospital overnight after breaking his leg in a bicycle crash Sunday. That from State Department spokesman John Kirby, who said after further consultation that it...