New research suggests a possible way to help prevent Alzheimer’s disease, by keeping blood sugar at a healthy level. A study found that higher glucose levels, even those well short of diabetes, seemed to raise the risk for
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The allure of capturing the estimated $425 million Powerball jackpot had players in a buying frenzy Wednesday, further confirming a trend that lottery officials say has become the big ticket norm: Fatigued Powerball
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A California woman missing since Sunday worked as an investigator for the federal public defender’s office to ensure death sentences were fair, her supervisor said Wednesday.
Sandra Coke, 50, of Oakland investigated cases that
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will speak later this month at a ceremony commemorating the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.
The White House says the Aug. 28 speech will be delivered during the Let Freedom
NEW YORK (AP) — Civil rights lawyers say New York City has agreed to end the practice of storing the names and addresses of people whose cases are dismissed after a police stop.
The New York Civil Liberties
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans borrowed more in June to buy cars and attend schools. But they were frugal again with their credit cards, indicating many are still wary of taking on high-interest debt.
The Federal Reserve says borrowing
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut’s attorney general says a foundation overseeing more than $11 million in donations received in response to the Newtown school shooting didn’t violate donor intent in allocating the money to victim families and
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Less than a third of New York students in grades three through eight scored well enough on statewide tests to be considered proficient in math and English last spring, according to results released Wednesday,
MIAMI (AP) — Guards were preparing to serve the first in a series of special meals Wednesday to prisoners at Guantanamo Bay to mark the end of the Muslim holy period of Ramadan, which this year brought a
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police are investigating swastikas and hate speech scrawled on a statue of Jackie Robinson and a teammate outside Brooklyn’s minor league baseball stadium.
A manager at MCU Park noticed the defacement