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AP News - May 02, 2015 2:28 PM

CHICAGO (AP) — Former NFL defensive lineman Marvin Washington looks at Saturday's sports schedule and doesn't see such a spectacular lineup.He worries that unless the league gets a grip on preventing and treating concussions, someday, the NFL wi ...more

AP News - Apr 30, 2015 3:37 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple, IBM and Japanese insurance and bank holding company Japan Post have formed a partnership to improve the lives of elderly people in the country.The companies say they hope other countries will follow suit as the world's pop ...more

AP News - Apr 30, 2015 1:28 PM

CHICAGO (AP) — The family of a 12-year-old Chicago girl with cancer says Taylor Swift called her to talk about music, touring and the disease.Ed Beazley said Swift chatted with his daughter, Emily, for about 10 minutes Wednesday.Emily has ...more

AP News - Apr 29, 2015 6:20 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Five years ago Federal Aviation Administration officials questioned the mental fitness of the Germanwings pilot who crashed an airliner in the French Alps last month, but they awarded him a U.S. pilot license after his German doctor s ...more

AP News - Apr 29, 2015 3:43 PM

MIAMI (AP) — It's easy to want to hate Padma Lakshmi. The "Top Chef" host and former model is so effortlessly beautiful it hurts. On top of that, she's not afraid of going up a few dress sizes while filming her Bravo television show. And she counts som ...more

AP News - Apr 29, 2015 3:35 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a striking example of how 3-D printers could customize medical care, doctors turned powdered plastic into tiny devices that saved the lives of three baby boys by holding open defective airways so they could breathe — and the implan ...more

AP News - Apr 29, 2015 12:16 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka is going to be out at least a month because of tendinitis in his right wrist and a mild right forearm strain.General manager Brian Cashman said Tuesday night during New York's 4-2 win over Tampa Ba ...more

AP News - Apr 28, 2015 9:47 PM

DETROIT (AP) — Kirk Gibson has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.The 1988 National League MVP revealed the news Tuesday in a statement released by Fox Sports Detroit."I have faced many different obstacles in my life, and have always ...more

AP News - Apr 28, 2015 11:31 AM

SHAWNEE NATIONAL FOREST, Ill. (AP) — You don't have to be a herpetologist to savor the slice of this federal forest where a stunning array of reptiles and amphibians congregates beneath soaring limestone bluffs overlooking the Mississippi River. ...more

AP News - Apr 28, 2015 3:45 AM

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Opening arguments in the Colorado theater shooting trial revealed a torrent of new details about James Holmes and the 2012 attack that killed 12 and injured 70. The judge had ordered attorneys not to talk about many details unt ...more