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Eating nuts is tied to lower risk of death

DALLAS (AP) — Help yourself to some nuts this holiday season: Regular nut eaters were less likely to die of cancer or heart disease — in fact, were less likely to die of any cause […]

11/20/2013

An iceberg melts in Kulusuk, Greenland near the arctic circle, Aug. 16, 2005. (AP Photo/John McConnico, File)

Warming report sees violent, sicker, poorer future

WASHINGTON (AP) — Starvation, poverty, flooding, heat waves, droughts, war and disease already lead to human tragedies. They’re likely to worsen as the world warms from man-made climate change, a leaked draft of an international […]

11/03/2013

In this Jan. 10, 2013, file photo, former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky arrives at the Centre County Courthouse for a post-sentencing hearing in Bellefonte, Pa.  (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

Penn State: 26 people get $59.7M over Sandusky

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Penn State said Monday it is paying $59.7 million to 26 young men over claims of child sexual abuse at the hands of former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky. The school […]

10/28/2013

A Norfolk Southern Railroad train pulls transport cars full of coal near  Goodfield, Ill., on Oct. 9, 2012. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

US carbon dioxide pollution down 3.8 percent

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States cut its energy-related carbon dioxide pollution by 3.8 percent last year, the second biggest drop since 1990, the Department of Energy said Monday. The only recent year with a […]

10/21/2013

Pa. mayor asks residents: Please don’t vote for me

PORT MATILDA, Pa. (AP) — A small-town mayor in central Pennsylvania has an unusual campaign message: Don’t vote for me. Bob Wiser is running unopposed for a second term as mayor of Port Matilda, a […]

10/19/2013

Feb. 22, 2013 photo shows two heavily damaged homes on the beach in Mantoloking, N.J., from Superstorm Sandy. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)

Sandy’s ‘freaky’ path may be less likely in future

WASHINGTON (AP) — Man-made global warming may further lessen the likelihood of the freak atmospheric steering currents that last year shoved Superstorm Sandy due west into New Jersey, a new study says. But don’t celebrate […]

09/02/2013

This photo provided July 17, 2013, by the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library shows the birth certificate and family photograph of Ernest Hemingway from a scrapbook created by his mother, Grace Hall Hemingway, at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library in Boston. (AP Photo/John F. Kennedy Presidential Library)

Scrapbooks give peek inside Hemingway’s early life

BOSTON (AP) — Long before Ernest Hemingway first wrote a story, his mother was busy writing about him. Grace Hall Hemingway started a series of scrapbooks documenting the childhood of the future Nobel and Pulitzer […]

07/21/2013

Matt Sandusky, the adopted son of former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Son of Jerry Sandusky seeks to have name changed

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — A son of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky is seeking to have his name changed more than a year after his adoptive father was convicted of child sexual […]

07/18/2013

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Penn State’s board authorizes Sandusky settlements

UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Penn State’s Board of Trustees announced several tentative settlements have been reached with men who claim former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky sexually abused them, and voted Friday to authorize members […]

07/12/2013

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Feds’ list of most expensive colleges

What are the most expensive colleges? That depends what you mean by “most expensive.” Are they the schools with the highest listed tuition — the highest sticker price? Or those with the highest average net […]

06/27/2013

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