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An elderly man listens to a speaker at a political rally in New Delhi in a Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013 photo. (AP Photo/Tsering Topgyal)

Global study: World not ready for aging population

The world is aging so fast that most countries are not prepared to support their swelling numbers of elderly people, according to a global study being issued Tuesday by the United Nations and an elder […]

10/14/2013

A chart outlining the UN’s social and economic well being rankings for those age 60 and over;

Global study: World not ready for aging population

The world is aging so fast that most countries are not prepared to support their swelling numbers of elderly people, according to a global study being issued Tuesday by the United Nations and an elder […]

09/30/2013

Joan Baez (AP Photo)

AP Interview: Joan Baez returns to past in Vietnam

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — At 72, Joan Baez is not short of events to anticipate: She has her mother’s 100th birthday party, a summer tour of Australia and a new passion — painting — to explore.

04/09/2013

War veteran takes a rubbing of those he fought with during his visit to the Vietnam Memorial, Washington, DC (AP Photo)

40 years on, Vietnam troop withdrawal remembered

(AP) – Forty years ago, soldiers returning from Vietnam were advised to change into civilian clothes on their flights home so that they wouldn’t be accosted by angry protesters at the airport.

03/28/2013

Legion accepts CBS apology over ‘Amazing Race’

NEW YORK (AP) — The national commander of the American Legion says he accepts CBS’ apology for a passage on “The Amazing Race” where contestants visited the wreckage of an American B-52 bomber in Vietnam.

03/25/2013

John McCain

Senators from both parties to honor John McCain

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a rare show of bipartisanship, Senate Democrats and Republicans will hold a joint meeting next month to mark the 40th anniversary of Sen. John McCain’s release from a North Vietnamese prison.

03/21/2013

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