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Ginsburg gets heart stent to clear artery clog

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had a heart stent implanted Wednesday to clear a blocked coronary artery but was expected to be back at work for the start of next week, court officials said.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 November 2014

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Hiker photographed bear before it killed him

 

WEST MILFORD, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey hiker killed by a bear in September took a series of photos of the animal with his cellphone before it mauled him to death.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 November 2014

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Applications for US jobless aid jump to 313,000

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits jumped last week, pushing total applications above 300,000 for the first time in nearly three months.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 November 2014

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Helium: It gives NYC's Thanksgiving parade a lift

NEW YORK (AP) — It'll never rank up there with turkey and pumpkin pie, but for millions of Americans the Thanksgiving experience just wouldn't be the same without ... helium.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 November 2014

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Google's latest: A spoon that steadies tremors

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Google is throwing its money, brain power and technology at the humble spoon.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 November 2014

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Rain, snow to challenge eastern holiday travelers

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — Some Thanksgiving travelers along the East Coast were heading out early because of a forecast calling for a nor'easter that will bring rain and snow.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 November 2014

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Hundreds of migrants on crippled ship off Crete

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Ships from Greece rushed to help after a crippled freighter crammed with hundreds of migrants floundered for hours Tuesday in gale-force winds and high waves in the Mediterranean Sea, officials said.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 November 2014

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Facing health law hikes, consumers mull options

WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumers across most of America will see their health insurance premiums go up next year for popular plans under President Barack Obama's health care law.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 November 2014

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