New blood tests that doctors hoped would more accurately predict which patients are headed for a heart attack or stroke are no better than cholesterol levels, blood pressure and other conventional measurements, a study found.
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DEAR ABBY: Here I go, sounding like an old fogy, but "Feeling Lost and Guilty" (11/5), who said she and her loudmouthed, snotty son are "best friends," has brought her problem on herself. The No. 1 problem of parents today is that they try to be friends with their children rather than parents. Back when I was his age, parents were parents to their children - not friends. There is a difference!
RICHMOND, Va. - There were no jolly Christmas carols at the Cannon Memorial Chapel. No brilliant poinsettias or festive branches of holly. No smiling faces or hearty wishes of happiness.
Woman sends her grandchild through airport x-ray machine LOS ANGELES - A woman mistakenly put her 1-month-old grandson through an X-ray machine at Los Angeles International Airport, authorities said. A startled security worker noticed the shape of a child on the carry-on baggage screening monitor and immediately pulled him out, the Los Angeles Times reported for a story in Wednesday's editions. The infant was taken to a local hospital, where doctors determined he ...
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WASHINGTON - Vice President Dick Cheney will be called to testify on behalf of his former chief of staff in the CIA leak case, defense attorneys said Tuesday, ending months of speculation over what would be historic testimony.
It is always difficult when a deal requires an unusual move. We get so accustomed to doing the "normal" things that when an "abnormal" play is required, we often miss it.
ATLANTA - When asked to list the nation's top running backs before the season, Tashard Choice made West Virginia's Steve Slaton one of his top picks.
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WASHINGTON - Murders and robberies continued to rise across the country during the first six months of 2006, on pace for an increase in violent crime for a second straight year, preliminary FBI data released Monday show.
DEAR DR. GOTT: Surely, you jest! I find it hard to believe that you, as a professional, actually accept the soap thing as a viable answer. I know you occasionally give tongue-in-cheek answers, but you gave a purely professional answer despite the crude attempt at humor. Good for you! But about the soap thing, I have an answer. It all started with the marble. You know, sew a marble in a man's ...
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - Students took cover in classrooms, motorists exchanged warnings about no-go zones and families fled beachside apartments as intensifying factional fighting brought life to a standstill in much of Gaza on Tuesday.
HOOD RIVER, Ore. - Two climbers still missing on Mount Hood may have been swept to their deaths over a treacherous cliff by howling winds of more than 100 mph after they left their possibly injured companion behind in a snow cave to get help.
WASHINGTON - Wholesale prices surged in November by the largest amount in more than three decades, led by huge increases in the cost of gasoline and new cars and trucks.
Katie Jasionowski, a prekindergarten teacher at Langston Chapel Elementary School, is on a quest for a family in need.
On the other side of the state, my mobile phone produced the bell chime that sounds like an elevator reaching its destination. A friend had sent me a message that read, "Y'all might want to call in reinforcements, there's gonna be some property destroyed in the Boro tonight!"
"Joy to the world, the Lord is come!
It is so hard to believe another year is almost history. There are just a few days left to decorate, shop, wrap, bake, visit, light candles and sing carols. Remember to keep the holiday frenzy in check, being mindful of what's really important during the Christmas season. Make the most of every day this month with family traditions, and try celebrating a few of the following holidays.
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CLAXTON - An early season non-region matchup turned into a tooth-and-nail struggle as Claxton outlasted Southeast Bulloch in double-overtime by a count of 77-71 Saturday evening in the Tiger's Den.
ATLANTA - If offense was the only requirement, Auburn would be a shoe-in for the BCS championship.
Brittany Hodges and Holli Wilkins each scored 18 points, and Furman overcame a 12-point early second-half deficit to post a 67-62 Southern Conference women's basketball victory over Georgia Southern on Saturday in Hanner Fieldhouse.
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HOUSTON - Gary Kubiak pulled the Texans out of the NFL basement and remains the only coach to take them to the playoffs. <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 12.727272033691406px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: ...
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. - Tiger Woods didn't like the way he warmed up on the range. What he produced on the golf course Friday left him with no complaints. <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 12.727272033691406px; ...
ATLANTA - Auburn and Missouri are competing for the Southeastern Conference title Saturday, and possibly a chance to play for the national championship. Yet both teams have to guard against a letdown. As ludicrous as that might sound, Auburn and Missouri are coming off emotionally charged victories last week that gave each coach a reason to fret just a bit. No. 3 Auburn (11-1, 7-1 SEC) used one of the greatest ...
Ever since Georgia Southern point guard Alexis Sams went down with a season-ending injury, the pressure has been on for senior Lacie Dowling. Saturday at Mercer, the Eagles (2-6) snapped a four-game losing streak with a 61-54 win, and coach chris Vozab is happy with the way the team has adjusted to Dowling running the point. "There's been an adjustment period, and Lacie has done a great ...
Joan Hanson Goett
The U.S. drew a daunting task for next year's World Cup: difficult opponents, tropical venues and a wearying 9,000-mile zigzag journey across Brazil. The Americans wound up with the potentially punishing group they feared and will play Ghana, Portugal and Germany next June as they try to achieve a U.S. first: reaching the knockout phase twice in a row. While Ghana eliminated the Americans in 2006 and ...