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August 28, 2017 RSS feed / News

A first: Drug lowers heart risks by curbing inflammation

For the first time, a drug has helped prevent heart attacks by curbing inflammation, a new and very different approach than lowering cholesterol, the focus for many years.  More...

EMT who helped lead response to marathon bombing dies at 63

BOSTON (AP) — Retired Boston EMS Capt. More...

Ten Commandments signs sprout across PA township

NORTH HUNTINGDON, Pa. More...

Former cop pleads guilty to trading drugs for sex

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A retired Philadelphia police narcotics officer has pleaded guilty to swapping drugs for sex with two women, including one who was accused of driving under the influence in a crash that killed her grandmother.  Stanley More...

8 mountain climbers die in Europe’s Alps

BERLIN (AP) — Eight mountain climbers have died in three different accidents this weekend in the Austrian and Italian Alps.  The Austrian Red Cross said five mountain climbers died Sunday in the Austrian Alps in Wildgerlostal on Mount Gabl More...

‘Texas Chain Saw Massacre’ director dies at 74

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tobe Hooper, the horror movie pioneer whose low-budget sensation “The Texas Chain Saw Massacre” took a buzz saw to audiences with its brutally frightful vision, has died. More...

What will the House do? It’s Pennsylvania’s question

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The question of what Pennsylvania’s House Republican majority will do about a $2.2 billion hole in the state budget is sending ripples of worry through some quarters. More...

Gubernatorial candidates weigh in on monuments

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A deadly rally over a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee has brought memorials to Virginia’s past to the forefront of the state’s closely watched race for governor.  More...

With Trump pardon, Joe Arpaio again wiggles out of legal jeopardy

PHOENIX (AP) — In his 24 years as metro Phoenix’s sheriff, Joe Arpaio survived scandals and dodged investigations that would easily have sunk the careers of many politicians.  More...

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