Virginia's capital city to promote breastfeeding

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Richmond leaders are launching an initiative to increase breastfeeding in an effort to improve urban babies' and mothers' well-being and reduce public health c..
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Births, not new immigrants, push US Latino growth

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - With immigration slowing, babies born in the U.S. rather than newly arrived Mexican immigrants are now driving most of the fast growth in the Latino population. A..
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Companies propose curbing junk food ads for kids

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The nation's largest food companies say they will cut back on marketing unhealthy foods to children, proposing their own set of advertising standards after reject..
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Movies companies snuff on-screen smoking

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATLANTA (AP) - A new study shows three film companies have drastically reduced smoking from their movies aimed at children and teens. The three companies have in recent years adopt..
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Judge declares mistrial in Roger Clemens case

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - The judge declared a mistrial in baseball star Roger Clemens' perjury trial over inadmissible evidence shown to jurors. U.S. District Judge Reggie Walton said Cle..
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Apocalyptic warnings as LA freeway closure looms

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LOS ANGELES (AP) - It's more than big city gridlock and some people in the Los Angeles area are sounding positively apocalyptic as they warn about this weekend's "Carmageddon." Tho..
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Clinton kicks off global tour with Libya talks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - The volatile situation in Libya will be the first item on Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's packed agenda during her latest around-the-world diplomatic ..
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John Edwards' lawyers due in North Carolina court

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - Lawyers for former presidential candidate John Edwards are expected in federal court to hammer out a schedule for his criminal case. The attorneys were set ..
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South Sudan becomes newest U.N. member

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

South Sudan is scheduled to become the 193rd member of the United Nations on Thursday morning, adding to a flurry of activities that started with its independence last week.
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One thing Americans can't live without

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

  The so-called "Great Recession" taught many Americans tough lessons on cutting back financially, but what would be the last thing you'd give up?   Cash-strapped America..
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'Enough is enough,' Obama says, calling for deal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

WASHINGTON (AP) - Amid new warnings and fresh signs of strain, President Barack Obama and congressional leaders are entering a perilous debt-limit endgame. The president, declaring..
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Mexico changes constitution to combat human trafficking

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Mexico\'s president approved several changes to the country\'s constitution Wednesday aimed at cracking down on human trafficking.
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South Sudan to be newest U.N. member

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

South Sudan is scheduled to become the 193rd member of the United Nations on Thursday morning, adding to a flurry of activities that started with its independence last week.
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India: No arrests, claims in Mumbai blasts

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Officials in Mumbai, India, have corrected the death toll from Wednesday\'s blasts, saying that 18 people were killed.
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U.S. calls for stepped-up safety at nuclear plants

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

U.S. experts are calling for stepped-up safety measures at nuclear power plants following the March disaster in Japan, including new systems to keep reactors cool in case of a blackout.
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Libyan rebels accused of looting, beating civilians

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Libyan rebels have looted and burned homes and abused civilians, a human rights group said Wednesday. The accusations came as rebel forces managed to retake a village from Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi\'s troops.
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Cameron launches investigation into hacking scandal

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Media baron Rupert Murdoch\'s News International needs \"root and branch change,\" British Prime Minister David Cameron said today during questioning by Parliament.
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NBC gets new executive with portfolio of hits

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOS ANGELES (AP) - NBC Entertainment has a new president, an executive plucked from Twentieth Century Fox Television. NBC announced Wednesday that Jennifer Salke is its entertainme..
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India: bombings in Mumbai have killed 21 people and wounded 113 others

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MUMBAI, India (AP) - Near-simultaneous bomb blasts rocked three busy neighborhoods during evening rush hour in India's busy financial capital Wednesday, killing 21 people in what t..
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Emergency sirens create false alarm in Maui area

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

HONOLULU (AP) - Sirens used to alert residents to emergencies such as tsunamis have accidentally gone off twice in a Hawaii neighborhood in the past two days. Maui County officials..
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