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31 million older Americans aren’t getting enough exercise

More than one-quarter of Americans over 50 don’t exercise, a new federal report estimates, increasing their risk...

Sandra Bland’s family settles wrongful death suit for $1.9 million

The family of Sandra Bland reached a $1.9 million settlement in their wrongful death civil suit, their...

Powell dubs Trump ‘national disgrace’ in hacked emails

Former US secretary of state Colin Powell dubbed Donald Trump a “national disgrace” and an “international pariah”...

Police fatally shoot boy, 13, holding BB gun

An officer responding to a robbery report shot dead a 13-year-old boy in Columbus, Ohio, after he...

Report: Texas should reduce campus transients after slaying

State law enforcement officials recommended Wednesday that the University of Texas beef up police and security guard...

Parole system questioned after murder of NBA star’s cousin

Two weeks before police say Derren Sorrells and his brother murdered basketball star Dwyane Wade’s cousin in...

Sandra Bland’s family settles wrongful death suit for $1.9 million

Sandra Bland’s family settles wrongful death suit for $1.9 million

The family of Sandra Bland reached a $1.9 million settlement in their wrongful death civil suit, their lawyer said.

Attorney Cannon Lambert made the announcement Wednesday.

Officials said Bland, 28, killed herself in 2015 in a Waller County, Texas, jail cell after her arrest on a traffic violation. A grand jury later decided no one would be indicted in connection with her death, and in August 2015 her family filed the federal wrongful death suit. The family said Bland should …

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Powell dubs Trump ‘national disgrace’ in hacked emails

Powell dubs Trump ‘national disgrace’ in hacked emails

Former US secretary of state Colin Powell dubbed Donald Trump a “national disgrace” and an “international pariah” in personal email exchanges hacked and leaked online.

The leaked correspondence reveals a stinging indictment of the brash billionaire by a cabinet member in the last Republican president’s administration, albeit one who twice endorsed Barack Obama for president.

“He appeals to the worst angels of the GOP nature and poor white folks,” Powell wrote of the Republican White House nominee, in one of …

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Paris Jackson cries in post about bullying: ‘It’s exhausting’

Paris Jackson cries in post about bullying: ‘It’s exhausting’

Paris Jackson broke down in tears in an Instagram post Wednesday after facing fresh bullying online.

The 18-year-old aspiring actress defended fellow star Sofia Richie while discussing the heavy toll cyberbullying has taken on her own life in the since-deleted video.

“I don’t understand how there can be so much hatred in the world right now,” Jackson began. “I’ve tried a lot of things. Ignoring it. But it’s hard, it is, when there is so much of it. I don’t …

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New ‘Dancing With the Stars’ cast is…

New ‘Dancing With the Stars’ cast is…

Two Olympians, a former governor and a rapper-turned-contractor will try to dance their way into America’s hearts.

The cast of Season 23 of “Dancing With the Stars” was revealed Tuesday morning on “Good Morning America.”

Vying for the Mirror Ball trophy this time around are:

Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte and Cheryl Burke — Fresh off his scandal in Rio, Lochte is diving into the competition.

Olympic gymnast Laurie Hernandez and Valentin Chmerkovskiy — Like Lochte, Hernandez is leaping into the fray after …

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31 million older Americans aren’t getting enough exercise

31 million older Americans aren’t getting enough exercise

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More than one-quarter of Americans over 50 don’t exercise, a new federal report estimates, increasing their risk for heart disease, diabetes and cancer.

“Adults benefit from any amount of physical activity,” said study co-author Janet Fulton. “Helping inactive people become more physically active is an important step towards healthier and more vibrant communities.”

Fulton is chief of the Physical Activity and Health Branch at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

For the study, the researchers analyzed results of a …

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Powell dubs Trump ‘national disgrace’ in hacked emails

Powell dubs Trump ‘national disgrace’ in hacked emails

Former US secretary of state Colin Powell dubbed Donald Trump a “national disgrace” and an “international pariah” in personal email exchanges hacked and leaked online.

The leaked correspondence reveals a stinging indictment of the brash billionaire by a cabinet member in the last Republican president’s administration, albeit one who twice endorsed Barack Obama for president.

“He appeals to the worst angels of the GOP nature and poor white folks,” Powell wrote of the Republican White House nominee, in one of …

September 15, 2016 | No comment | Read More »

Dream Jerseys: Memphis Grizzlies unveil MLK Day threads

Dream Jerseys: Memphis Grizzlies unveil MLK Day threads

Awesome alternate jerseys are one way that the Memphis Grizzlies plan to remember Martin Luther King Jr. on the 50th anniversary of his assassination.

The Grizzlies posted photos of its new alternate jerseys Wednesday on Twitter.

Dr. King was assassinated in 1968 at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis. The jerseys feature lettering that mirrors the font on the Lorraine Motel’s sign. The trim on the jerseys mimics the pattern of the railings at the motel. The sea foam green on …

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Usain Bolt wins third straight Olympic gold medal in 100-meter dash

Usain Bolt wins third straight Olympic gold medal in 100-meter dash

Five hours before the biggest race of the Rio Games, a horn at Olympic Stadium sounded and a clock began ticking backward. On the scoreboard at both ends read a message in all capital letters: COUNTDOWN TO THE EVENT.

Usain Bolt races aren’t races. They are events, shows, entertainment distilled to its essence, and the 47,000 people here and billion or so worldwide who watched Sunday night were not disappointed. The fastest man ever isn’t ready to give up …

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Reviews

2017 Cadillac XT6

2017 Cadillac XT6

Consider the Cadillac CT6 a down payment on the GM luxury brand’s future. The CT6 replaced the XTS as the division’s...

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2016 Honda CR-Z

2016 Honda CR-Z

The 2016 Honda CR-Z sets out to do what only a few vehicles in history have done: blend high efficiency with...

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2017 Hyundai Elantra

2017 Hyundai Elantra

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Other News

Paris Jackson cries in post about bullying: ‘It’s exhausting’

Paris Jackson broke down in tears in an Instagram post Wednesday after facing fresh bullying...

Sep 15, 2016 | No comment | Read More »

31 million older Americans aren’t getting enough exercise

More than one-quarter of Americans over 50 don’t exercise, a new federal report estimates, increasing...

Sep 15, 2016 | No comment | Read More »

Powell dubs Trump ‘national disgrace’ in hacked emails

Former US secretary of state Colin Powell dubbed Donald Trump a “national disgrace” and an...

Sep 15, 2016 | No comment | Read More »

Police fatally shoot boy, 13, holding BB gun

An officer responding to a robbery report shot dead a 13-year-old boy in Columbus, Ohio,...

Sep 15, 2016 | No comment | Read More »

Report: Texas should reduce campus transients after slaying

State law enforcement officials recommended Wednesday that the University of Texas beef up police and...

Sep 1, 2016 | No comment | Read More »

Parole system questioned after murder of NBA star’s cousin

Two weeks before police say Derren Sorrells and his brother murdered basketball star Dwyane Wade’s...

Aug 30, 2016 | No comment | Read More »

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