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Poor teens' health may benefit from top schools
Disadvantaged teens may get more than an academic boost by attending top-notch high schools — their health may also benefit, a study suggests.
Iraq vet cited for owning 14 therapeutic pet ducks
An Army veteran who hurt his back during the Iraq War is worried a citation will result in him losing his 14 pet ducks, which he says are therapeutic.
2 Americans killed in fighting in Gaza Strip
Two Americans who were soldiers for the Israel Defense Forces were killed in fighting in the Gaza Strip.
Indianapolis Motor Speedway mourns death of Garner
The death of three-time Indianapolis 500 pace car driver James Garner is rippling through the motor racing community.
Rebels to give MH17 black boxes to aviation group
A separatist leader in eastern Ukraine says rebels have recovered the black boxes for the downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.
Monitors try to secure Ukraine plane crash site
International monitors moved gingerly Saturday through fields reeking of the decomposing corpses that fell from a Malaysian airliner shot down over rebel-held eastern Ukraine, trying to secure the sprawling site in hopes that a credible investigation can be conducted.
Israeli bulldozers destroy Hamas tunnels in Gaza
Israeli bulldozers on Saturday demolished more than a dozen tunnels the military said were being used by Hamas gunmen to sneak beneath the southern border of the Jewish state and carry out attacks on its soldiers and civilians.
Second chance? Perry in Iowa again courting voters
Texas Gov. Rick Perry is visiting Iowa for the fourth time in eight months, hoping for a second chance to win over Republican voters who delivered him a stinging caucus loss when he ran for president two years ago.
DNA being collected to ID Ukraine crash victims
Forensic teams fanned out across the Netherlands on Saturday to collect material that will help positively identify the remains of victims killed in the downing of the Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine.
Exhibit on real Johnny Appleseed will hit the road
If you picture Johnny Appleseed as a loner wearing a tin pot for a hat and flinging apple seeds while meandering through the countryside, experts say you're wrong.
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