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Dec. 19, 2013: Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel takes questions as he briefs reporters at the Pentagon in Washington.  (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Military pension cuts now unsure; changes likely

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon’s top civilian says it’s time to tame burgeoning military personnel costs, but he’s facing a test of wills with the nation’s powerful veterans groups, which want no cut in their […]

12/23/2013

Oct. 16, 2013: An ATM sits next to a rack of marijuana clone plants that are used to grow medical marijuana at The Joint, a medical marijuana dispensary in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

Study looks at marijuana demand in Washington

SEATTLE (AP) — Figuring out how much marijuana people use has been one of the trickiest, and most important, questions facing the bureaucrats who are setting up Washington state’s new legal pot system. Underestimate demand, […]

12/18/2013

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Chinese hackers seen as increasingly professional

BEIJING (AP) – Beijing hotly denies accusations of official involvement in massive cyberattacks against foreign targets, insinuating such activity is the work of rogues. But at least one element cited by Internet experts points to professional cyberspies:

02/25/2013

Severly obese are fastest growing group of overweight

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The proportion of Americans who are severely obese — 100 pounds or more overweight — continues to increase rapidly and much faster than those with moderate obesity, but the rate of […]

10/02/2012

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