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Double Mastectomy Doesn't Boost Survival For Most

Posted: 8:00 PM - Removing both breasts to treat cancer affecting only one side doesn't boost survival chances for most women, compared with surgery that removes just the tumor, a large study suggests.

Video Purports To Show Beheading Of U.S. Journalist

Updated: 3:59 PM - An Internet video posted online Tuesday purported to show the beheading of U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff by the Islamic State group, which called it retribution for continued U.S. airstrikes in Iraq.

Girl Said Uzi Was Too Much For Her

Posted: 12:33 PM - Police reports released Tuesday say a 9-year-old girl who accidentally killed a shooting range instructor with an Uzi in northern Arizona had said immediately after the shooting that she felt the gun was too much for her and had hurt her shoulder.

Bad Weather Blasts Through Northeast

Posted: 08/31/2014 - Severe thunderstorms across the Northeast have slowed operations at airports, wreaked havoc at outdoor sporting and musical events and sent people scurrying from a beach in New York after three men there were struck by lightning.

Fukushima Fallout: Resentment Grows In Nearby Japanese City

Posted: 08/31/2014 - Like many of her neighbors, Satomi Inokoshi worries that her gritty hometown is being spoiled by the newcomers and the money that have rolled into Iwaki since the Fukushima nuclear disaster almost three and a half years ago.

US Airstrikes And Aid For Iraqi Town Under Siege

Posted: 08/31/2014 - An international airdrop of food and water supported by U.S. airstrikes sought to bring relief to the beleaguered Iraqi town of Amirli, which has been under siege by Islamic State militants for nearly two months, the Pentagon said Saturday night.

Perry, Paul Bash Obama for 'No Strategy' On Syria

Posted: 08/30/2014 - Texas Gov. Rick Perry and Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky pounced Friday on President Barack Obama's "we don't have a strategy yet" comments about the violent militant faction attacking cities in Iraq — but other potential Republican 2016 presidential hopefuls laid off as they wowed the crowd at an influential conservative gathering.

Ukraine Says Fighter Jet Shot Down

Posted: 08/30/2014 - Ukrainian forces say one of their fighter jets has been shot down by a Russian missile in combat against Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine.

Women Taking To Haggling Over New Car Price

Posted: 08/30/2014 - The stereotype of a woman being unwilling to haggle with a dealership salesperson thus relying on her husband or some other man to handle the negotiations is going by the wayside.

Victim's Family Feels Sorry For Girl Who Shot Uzi

Posted: 08/29/2014 - The accidental killing of a firing range instructor by a 9-year-old girl learning to shoot an Uzi unleashed a storm of criticism and anger, with much of it aimed at her parents.
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