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Divide over when to use in-depth cholesterol tests

October 25, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

Denny Fongheiser and his girlfriend Kim Adamis power-walk in Palisades Park in Santa Monica, Calif., Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011. More doctors are going beyond standard cholesterol counts, using another test to take a closer look at the bad fats, a count of particles that carry LDL through the blood. Fongheiser’s usual 3-mile-a-day walk left him [&hellip...

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Singer Loretta Lynn hospitalized with pneumonia

October 23, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – This Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010 file photo, shows singer Loretta Lynn in the press room during the 44th Annual Country Music Awards in Nashville, Tenn. A Kentucky theater says Lynn has been hospitalized with pneumonia. The country singer was...

Conservative Romney alternatives vie for Iowa edge

October 23, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

Republican presidential hopeful, businessman Herman Cain, campaigns outside of Kinnick stadium in Iowa City, Iowa, before Iowa’s NCAA college football game against Indiana, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011. About a half-dozen Republican candidates and about...

Old-time radio convention meets for last time

October 22, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

Writer and director Edgar Farr Russell III, left, directs Russell Horton, standing center, as Jughead Jones, and others during rehearsal of his “Radio Goes To War,” episode, “Any Bonds Today” at the Friends of Old-Time Radio convention...

Iraq war over, US troops coming home, Obama says

October 22, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Tuesday, July 13, 2010 file photo, U.S. Army soldiers from 2nd Brigade, 10th Mountain Division board a C-17 aircraft at Baghdad International Airport as they begin their journey to the United States. President Barack Obama on Friday Oct....

Document: Cadaver dog ‘hit’ at missing baby’s home

October 22, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

An investigator steps over police lines while searching the home of missing baby Lisa Irwin in Kansas City, Mo., Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner) KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — An FBI cadaver dog reacted to the scent of a dead person inside the...

Ohio animal owner traded guns for tiger, monkey

October 22, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

A stuffed animal with a sympathy card attached hangs from the locked gate at the Muskingum County Animal Farm Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011, in Zanesville, Ohio. The owner of a U.S. exotic animal farm who released dozens of tigers, lions and others beasts from...

Florida senator denies embellishing family history

October 22, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Aug. 23, 2011 file photo, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., speaks at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, Calif. Rubio is fighting allegations that he embellished his family’s history by saying his parents were Cuban...

Roommate in Rutgers suicide says no to plea deal

October 21, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

Dharun Ravi, second from left, walks out of the Middlesex County Courthouse with his attorneys after a hearing in the webcam-spying case involving the suicide of Rutgers University student Tyler Clementi, Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011, in New Brunswick, N.J. Ravi...

NBA labor talks turn nasty as negotiations end

October 21, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

Federal mediator George Cohen speaks at a news conference following the end of talks in the NBA labor negotiations, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011, in New York. NBA owners and players met for a second straight day, shortly after finishing a 16-hour marathon with a...