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WASHINGTON — A quick quiz: Monday is - a) Groundhog Day b) Budget Day c) A day for repeating the same old arguments over spending and taxes, only louder. d) All of the above. If you picked “d,” you’re in the proper spirit for...
A pediatrician administers a measles vaccination during a visit to the Miami Children’s Hospital in May 2014. The White House said Friday that decisions about vaccinations should be left to parents but the science on vaccinations “is...
Japanese journalist Kenji Goto working in the field. The Japanese government is trying to authenticate a video posted online late Saturday which purports to show Goto’s execution at the hands of an ISIS militant. Photo courtesy of “I am...
WASHINGTON  — It flew through the Republican-run House in 2012, and a year later 79 of the Democratic-led Senate’s 100 members embraced it. With Republicans now controlling both chambers of Congress, the chances for repealing the 2.3...
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NEW YORK — More than 2 million Toyota, Chrysler and Honda vehicles are being recalled for faulty air bags that may inflate while the car is running. The recall includes some Acura MDX, Dodge Viper, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Honda Odyssey, Pontiac...