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Obama to spare 5 million immigrants

President challenges Congress to pass a bill, reveals action to aid 5 million illegals

Obama to spare 5 million immigrants

President challenges Congress to pass a bill, reveals action to aid 5 million illegals

Worldwide obesity costs hit $2 trillion
Worldwide obesity costs hit $2 trillion

LONDON — The global cost of obesity has risen to $2 trillion annually — nearly as much as smoking or the combined impact of armed violence, war and terrorism, according to a new report released Thursday.

The McKinsey Global...

Slain beauty queen, sister buried
Slain beauty queen, sister buried

GUALJOCO, Honduras — Grieving family members laid to rest a Honduran beauty queen and her sister amid drenching rains Thursday, pleading for divine justice after the women were shot to death in what police say was a jealous rage by the...

Ebola epidemic increases need for orphan aid
Ebola epidemic increases need for orphan aid

Number of west African children in orphanages up because of virus

College shooter thought he was targeted
College shooter thought he was targeted

Florida State alum wrote in journal of fears of persecution by government

Officials admit health care goof

Administration has been over-reporting number of sign-ups under new law

Senate weighs generic drug costs

Price spikes spur adverse reactions from pharmacists, patients, lawmakers

Judge to banish noisy rooster
Judge to banish noisy rooster

CORNELIUS, Ore. — It was just the first of Mr. Rooster’s problems that he was first believed to be a Ms.

His crowing has given him away, though, and his owner in Cornelius has been dinged six times in five months for violating city ...

Snow won’t stop in N.Y. towns
Snow won’t stop in N.Y. towns

Cities brace for more precipitation as roofs collapse, store low on food

FDA says pill harder to abuse
FDA says pill harder to abuse

Hydrocodone difficult to crush, dissolve, break

Major broadcast networks not airing Obama immigration speech

NEW YORK — ABC, CBS and NBC decided against covering President Barack Obama’s speech on immigration live on Thursday, although the Spanish-language Univision network is delaying its telecast of the Latin Grammy Awards to show the address....

UPDATE: Official says slain Florida State gunman was an alumnus, law school grad
UPDATE: Official says slain Florida State gunman was an alumnus, law school grad

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A law enforcement official says the gunman who shot three people at Florida State University before being killed by police was a lawyer who graduated from the school.

The official told The Associated Press that the...

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