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WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are getting older, but not this old: Social Security records show that 6.5 million people in the U.S. have reached the ripe old age of 112. In reality, only few could possibly be alive. As of last fall, there were only 42 people known to be that old...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Several million people hit with new federal fines for going without health insurance will get a second chance to sign up starting Sunday, and that could ease the sting of rising penalties for being uninsured. But as the enrollment window reopens, it's unclear...
BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — When Donna Davis opened her door shortly after midnight, what she saw reminded her of a scene out of a horror movie. A mother and two children, a boy and a girl, were covered in blood after being shot in their home across the road. Someone kept saying...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Saturday is the day when love of math and a hankering for pastry come full circle. Saturday is Pi Day, a once-in-a-year calendar date that this time squares the fun with a once-in-a-century twist. Saturday is 3-14-15, the first five digits of the mathematical...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fourteen teenagers are under investigation for a series of sexual assaults against two students at a Los Angeles high school, police said Friday. Investigators believe the assaults took place on and off campus at Venice High School, dating back to the end of...
DALLAS (AP) — The deaths of three people who developed a foodborne illness linked to some Blue Bell ice cream products has prompted the Texas icon's first product recall in its 108-year history. Five people, in all, developed listeriosis in Kansas after eating products from one...
CHICAGO (AP) — Before he decided he wanted to become Chicago's mayor, Jesus Garcia was best known as a mild-mannered activist and legislator who dropped by businesses in his Mexican-American neighborhood to talk to people about their problems and how he could help. To neighbors...
CHICAGO (AP) — Before he decided he wanted to become Chicago's mayor, Jesus Garcia was best known as a mild-mannered activist and legislator who dropped by businesses in his Mexican-American neighborhood to talk to people about their problems and how he could help. To neighbors...
DALLAS (AP) — Officials say three people have died after developing a foodborne illness linked to Blue Bell ice cream products. That prompted the first product recall in the Texas creamery's 108-year history. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says five people in all...