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The debate about end of life

A recent story in the news has revived the national debate about end of life decisions. Phil and Penny talked with Dr. Art Caplan, who is the director of the medical ethics program at New […]

11/12/2013

Tim Bowers of Decatur, Ind. (AP Photo/Courtesy Jenny Schultz)

Injured Indiana hunter chooses to end life support

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Tim Bowers loved the outdoors. He fished, camped and helped his father on his northeastern Indiana farm, carving out time for his outdoor passions from a busy life that included a new […]

11/05/2013

A voting sign outside a polling location. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

States joining forces to scrub voter rolls

SEATTLE (AP) — More than half of states are now working in broad alliances to scrub voter rolls of millions of questionable registrations, identifying people registered in multiple states and tens of thousands of dead […]

10/10/2013

Police investigate the scene where a 1-year-old was fatally shot in the Brownsville neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York. (AP Photo/The New York Times, Robert Stolarik)

Cops: Dad of NY tot shot in stroller likely target

NEW YORK (AP) — Police investigating the death of a 1-year-old boy who was shot in his stroller during a walk on a city street believe his father was the intended target, Commissioner Raymond Kelly […]

09/02/2013

A bottle of Extra Strength Tylenol with new warning label on the cap. (AP Photo/Johnson & Johnson)

New Tylenol cap to help curb overdoses

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bottles of Tylenol sold in the U.S. will soon bear red warnings alerting users to the potentially fatal risks of taking too much of the popular pain reliever. The unusual step, disclosed […]

08/29/2013

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Zucker: Criticism of CNN Zimmerman focus is ‘bunk’

NEW YORK (AP) — CNN boss Jeff Zucker said Friday that criticism that his network underplayed the Egyptian coup in favor of the George Zimmerman murder trial is “a bunch of bunk.” “I feel increasingly […]

07/12/2013

San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge (AP Photo)

San Francisco’s ‘other’ bridge prepares to shine

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — After more than 75 years in the shadow of its glamorous cousin, San Francisco’s “other” bridge is getting a chance to shine. The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge has been turned into the biggest backdrop for a New York artist.

03/04/2013

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Adults get 11 percent of calories from fast food

ATLANTA (AP) — On an average day, U.S. adults get roughly 11 percent of their calories from fast food, a government study shows.
That’s down slightly from the 13 percent reported the last time the study was done.

02/20/2013

Grand Central Terminal in New York City.

New York expanding nation’s biggest transit hub

NEW YORK (AP) — Sixteen stories below Grand Central Terminal, an army of workers is blasting through bedrock to create a new commuter rail concourse with more floor space than New Orleans’ Superdome.

02/07/2013

USC leads nation's colleges in foreign students

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A new report shows the University of Southern California leads the nation in the number of foreign students. The annual Open Doors report released Monday says the University of Illinois at […]

11/12/2012

Sandy prompts harrowing NYC hospital evacuation

Vehicles submerged in flood waters from superstorm Sandy at the entrance to a parking garage in New York’s Financial District , New York City (AP photo) NEW YORK (AP) – Evoking harrowing memories of Hurricane […]

10/30/2012

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