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WASHINGTON (AP) — It's pretty extraordinary for people in their 80s and 90s to keep the same sharp memory as someone several decades younger, and now scientists are peeking into the brains of these "superagers" to uncover their secret. The...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Payday lenders got regulators to rethink rules on how closely to vet borrowers. E-cigarette makers got a delay in federal oversight of many vaping products. Candy makers praised a decision to hold off on more stringent labeling standard
WASHINGTON (AP) — When Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull arrives in Washington this week for consultations with President Donald Trump, he won't be traveling solo. Turnbull is bringing the most senior Australian political and business delegation
Now Playing: President Donald Trump says he's considering backing proposals to promote concealed carrying of weapons by trained school employees to respond to campus shootings. (Feb. 21) Media: Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Spilling out wrenching ta
TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese businessman who won legal custody of his 13 children born from surrogates in Thailand is virtually anonymous in his home country. Mitsutoki Shigeta, who was granted sole custody by a Thai court on Tuesday, is the son of the founde
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Billy Graham's relationship with the presidents (all times local): 9:30 p.m. The Rev. Billy Graham was a presidential fixture stretching back to the early years of the Cold War. Harry Truman rebuffed but later embraced Gra
WASHINGTON (AP) — He was rebuffed, then embraced, by Harry Truman. Confided in — and deeply hurt by — Richard Nixon. A source of reassurance for George H.W. Bush on the eve of war. The spark that finally turned George W. Bush toward sobriety. The Rev. Bi
WASHINGTON (AP) — With searing anger, raw emotion and heartfelt pleas, parents, students and others impacted by school shootings implored President Donald Trump to take action at the White House Wednesday. "Thank you for pouring out your hearts...
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek lawmakers were voting early Thursday, following an 18-hour debate, on whether to investigate 10 senior politicians, including two former prime ministers, over allegations they were involved in a pharmaceutical bribery scandal.
AUSTIN — Two members of the State Board of Education are accusing Land Commissioner George P. Bush of overstating the amount of money his office has contributed to public education. A mailer sent out to voters by the Bush campaign says the Republican “co
WASHINGTON (AP) — A few miles down the road from Israel's gated embassy, the Palestinian envoy to Washington sits in his office wrestling with a unique diplomatic dilemma: how to advance his people's cause when relations with the United States are so dis
AUSTIN -- Democrats have more than doubled their early voting in the state's biggest counties compared to four years ago, leading some party leaders to point again to a growing wave election they think will send a dramatic message to Republicans. But whi
Harris County Judge Ed Emmett on Wednesday called on the hundreds of special purpose districts that provide water and sewer services to the county's sprawling subdivisions to increase their investment in flood control after Hurricane Harvey, saying flood
AUSTIN -- And the winner is: Jeffrey Payne. Officials who supervised Tuesday night's debate between the Democratic Party's gubernatorial candidates in Dallas on Wednesday announced the voting results from more than 80 members of the audience who turned i
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal panel says it's OK for doctors to start using a kid-friendly nasal spray flu vaccine again. Two years ago, the advisory group pulled its recommendation for FluMist vaccine after research found it wasn't working against the flu b
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- 03:05 Police question Arizona boy, 16, accused of school threat
- 03:05 Sheriff: 4 Arizona kids kept locked up at home, with no access to...
- 03:05 Arizona man gets 20 years for killing 15-month-old boy
- 03:05 Scottsdale schools chief put on paid leave for 'best interest of...
- 03:05 Scottsdale police: Teen arrested after posting threat against...
- 03:05 Iconic mural along downtown Phoenix's Roosevelt Row vandalized
- 02:23 IIHS: These cars are best at avoiding rear crashes
- 01:52 Superagers' brains offer clues for sharp memory in old age
- 01:18 Foreign leaders seek fresh ties with US governors, mayors