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WASHINGTON (AP) — Women should get a mammogram every two years starting at age 50 — and while routine screening brings little benefit in the 40s, beginning it that early should be a personal choice, a government task force said Monday. Also, there's not enough evidence to tell...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is honoring the national champion Ohio State football team, taking just a little bit of credit for the new playoff system that the Buckeyes mastered. Ohio State won the first College Football Playoff in January, beating Oregon in the...
KEENE, N.H. (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton is rejecting a book's allegations that foreign governments that made donations to her family foundation received favorable treatment from the State Department while she served in the Obama administration. She's dismissing the questions...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt is steaming toward the waters off Yemen to beef up security and join other American ships that are prepared to intercept any Iranian vessels carrying weapons to the Houthi rebels fighting in Yemen. Navy...
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Navy officials say the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt is steaming toward the waters off Yemen and will join other American ships prepared to intercept any Iranian vessels carrying weapons to the Houthi (HOO'-thee) rebels fighting in Yemen. The U.S...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A day after saying he's closer to a decision whether to run for president, Ohio Gov. John Kasich has created a committee that lets him raise money to promote a potential campaign. A New Day for America 527 committee and website were launched Monday. A 527...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A day after saying he's closer to a decision whether to run for president, Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik) has created a committee that lets him raise money to promote a potential campaign. The 527 committee, New Day for America, was created Monday. A 527...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is meeting with Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan of the United Arab Emirates to discuss top issues for the Gulf region, particularly the Saudi-led air campaign in Yemen, Islamic State militants and negotiations over Iran's...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. Bobby Jindal's focus on states important in the presidential campaign is drawing criticism at home in Louisiana and doing little apparent good for his 2016 prospects. Lost at least for now in a pack of better-known White House contenders, Jindal is...
NEW YORK (AP) — A "perfect" 100-carat diamond in a classic emerald-cut has sold for just over $22 million at...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois lawmaker has introduced legislation that would restore $26 million in social...
CHICAGO (AP) — A federal lawsuit filed against the Chicago Police Department contends officers have routinely...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House gave final legislative approval Tuesday to a long-delayed bill to boost energy...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will once again stop short of calling the 1915 massacre of Armenians a...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Legislation extending Illinois' medical marijuana program beyond 2017 has passed the...