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Fertility doctors aim to lower rate of twin births
Doctors are reporting an epidemic — of twins. Nearly half of all babies born with advanced fertility help are multiple births, new federal numbers show.
Record crowds over weekend, but spending declined
Did stores shoot themselves in the foot? Target, Macy's and other retailers offered holiday discounts in early November and opened stores on Thanksgiving Day.
Officials: speed factor in actor Paul Walker's crash death
Investigators sought to determine the cause of a fiery crash that killed "Fast & Furious" star Paul Walker while the 40-year-old actor's fans erected a makeshift memorial Sunday near where the Porsche he was riding in smashed into a light pole and tree.
Officials say health care website is improved
The errors are fewer, the pages load faster, and more people can log on at the same time to the government's troubled health care website, according to Obama administration officials. Yet, like doctors overseeing a sick patient, they caution that more rehab lies ahead.
Croatia votes on whether to ban gay marriages
Croatians on Sunday are voting in a referendum that could ban gay marriages after conservative groups, backed by the Roman Catholic Church, demanded that the country's constitution defines the matrimony as a union of a man and a woman.
Dozens fall ill at youth sports event in Las Vegas
Health officials said Saturday they're investigating whether a contagious stomach virus is the cause of an outbreak that has sickened dozens of players, coaches and parents taking part in a youth football tournament in Las Vegas.
Same-sex couples set to legally marry in Hawaii
Some same-sex couples plan to get married as soon as they're able to do so legally in Hawaii on Monday.
Pioneering offshore wind project faces deadlines
As it seeks investors, a project off the Massachusetts coast that aims to be the nation's first offshore wind farm must reach fast-approaching benchmarks or risk missing out on hundreds of millions in critical funding.
Romney's son says he helped people in Utah crash
Josh Romney says he was first on the scene after a vehicle crashed into a house Thanksgiving night in suburban Salt Lake, and he helped four people from the wreckage.
- Should you worry or is US military at the ready? Warnings from defense officials and some experts are mounting and becoming more dire: The nation's military is being hobbled by budget cuts.
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