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Army shutting down wounded warrior transition care units

For the second time in two years, the U.S. Army is shutting down a number of the...

Oklahoma deputy apologizes for fatal shooting, says was trained

An Oklahoma reserve deputy, who fatally shot a man when he said he accidentally grabbed his gun...

Obesity link to prostate cancer may vary by race

Obesity may be partly responsible for higher rates of prostate cancer observed among African American men, suggests...

AP back in the NFL

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, who was initially placed on the National Football League’s exempt list...

Cuba gave U.S. assurances it will not support terrorism in future: U.S. officials

The United States decided to drop Cuba from its list of state sponsors of terrorism on Tuesday...

Study finds race differences in link between rural life and depression

Although rural living has been tied to higher risk of depression, a new U.S. study finds that...

Oklahoma deputy apologizes for fatal shooting, says was trained

Oklahoma deputy apologizes for fatal shooting, says was trained

An Oklahoma reserve deputy, who fatally shot a man when he said he accidentally grabbed his gun instead of his Taser, apologized to the victim’s family on Friday and said his mistake could have happened to anyone.

Volunteer deputy Robert Bates, in an interview on NBC’s “Today” show, also denied a report that he was not properly trained.

“I’d like to apologize to the family of …

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Obesity link to prostate cancer may vary by race

Obesity link to prostate cancer may vary by race

Obesity may be partly responsible for higher rates of prostate cancer observed among African American men, suggests a new U.S. study.

The links between obesity and prostate cancer among different races is complex, researchers say, but if emphasis is put on keeping people at a healthy weight, the excess burden of this cancer among African Americans might be …

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5 reasons the Mariah Carey Christmas movie has to happen

5 reasons the Mariah Carey Christmas movie has to happen

All we want for Christmas is you, Mariah Carey!

According to EW, New Line Cinema is planning a Mariah Carey Christmas movie. Producer Jonathan Shestack confirmed that he is working on the yet-untitled project with Carey’s good friend director Brett Ratner co-producing.

“It’s a little bit about how music can take you back in time,” Shestack told EW. “It will be everything you hope a Christmas movie with Mariah Carey would be.”

Here are five reasons this movie has to happen:

What …

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Blues legend B.B. King hospitalized

Blues legend B.B. King hospitalized

Blues legend B.B. King was hospitalized for dehydration, though the ailment didn’t keep him out for long.

King’s dehydration was caused by his Type II diabetes, but he “is much better,” his daughter, Claudette King, told the Los Angeles Times.

The legendary guitarist and vocalist released a statement thanking those who have expressed their concerns.

“I’m feeling much better and am leaving the hospital today,” King said in a message Tuesday.

Angela Moore, a publicist for Claudette King, said later in the …

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Army shutting down wounded warrior transition care units

Army shutting down wounded warrior transition care units

For the second time in two years, the U.S. Army is shutting down a number of the specialized medical units that were set up at military bases around the country to help care for severely wounded warriors returning from battle.

As the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have begun to wind down, the number of service members with complex physical, mental and emotional wounds and illnesses has dramatically declined, erasing much of the need for the specialized care.

Ten of …

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Obesity link to prostate cancer may vary by race

Obesity link to prostate cancer may vary by race

Obesity may be partly responsible for higher rates of prostate cancer observed among African American men, suggests a new U.S. study.

The links between obesity and prostate cancer among different races is complex, researchers say, but if emphasis is put on keeping people at a healthy weight, the excess burden of this cancer among African Americans might be …

April 17, 2015 | No comment | Read More »

AP back in the NFL

AP back in the NFL

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, who was initially placed on the National Football League’s exempt list in September, has been reinstated by commissioner Roger Goodell, the league announced.

Peterson was put on the commissioner’s exempt list after he was charged in Texas with hitting his four-year-old son with a tree branch in May.

After reaching a plea agreement in the case, Peterson was suspended by Goodell in November for violating the league’s personal conduct policy.

“Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota …

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AP source: Peterson, Goodell meet about reinstatement

AP source: Peterson, Goodell meet about reinstatement

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson met Tuesday with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell regarding his reinstatement, eight days before the expected expiration of the suspension that was invoked last season under the personal conduct policy.

The meeting at league headquarters in New York lasted about an hour and a half, according to a person with knowledge of the situation. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity, because of the sensitivity of the information.

The meeting, …

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Reviews

2016 Chevrolet Camaro

2016 Chevrolet Camaro

Ranging from the cost-effective V-6 and potent V-8 SS, to the track-ready Z/28 and lightning-quick ZL1, to the well-rounded 1LE V-8,...

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2016 Land Rover

2016 Land Rover

The Land Rover Range Rover Sport is the shorter, more sporty companion to the ur-Landie, the Range Rover. New back in...

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2016 Buick Cascada – Early look

2016 Buick Cascada – Early look

It’s already been 25 years since Buick’s last convertible, the hand-crafted Buick Reatta, aimed to be the long-aspiring GM premium brand’s...

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Other News

Army shutting down wounded warrior transition care units

For the second time in two years, the U.S. Army is shutting down a number...

Apr 17, 2015 | No comment | Read More »

Oklahoma deputy apologizes for fatal shooting, says was trained

An Oklahoma reserve deputy, who fatally shot a man when he said he accidentally grabbed...

Apr 17, 2015 | No comment | Read More »

AP back in the NFL

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, who was initially placed on the National Football League’s...

Apr 17, 2015 | No comment | Read More »

Cuba gave U.S. assurances it will not support terrorism in future: U.S. officials

The United States decided to drop Cuba from its list of state sponsors of terrorism...

Apr 15, 2015 | No comment | Read More »

Study finds race differences in link between rural life and depression

Although rural living has been tied to higher risk of depression, a new U.S. study...

Apr 10, 2015 | No comment | Read More »

St. Louis County municipal courts agree to uniform fines

Nearly all of the 82 municipal courts in St. Louis County have agreed to a...

Apr 10, 2015 | No comment | Read More »

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