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September 19, 2017

NEW YORK — A puzzling study of U.S. pregnancies found that women who had miscarriages between 2010 and 2012 were more likely to have had back-to-back annual flu shots that included protection against swine flu.

Vaccine experts think the results may reflect the older age and other miscarriage…

Flu Vaccine Miscarriages

September 17, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS — It’s probably not a stretch to say Emmett Hutchinson could be Wirth Cooperative Grocery store’s biggest booster. He brought in more than three dozen new shoppers after the Aug. 10 opening with an enthusiastic pitch.

“Come and check it out. It’s our store,…


September 16, 2017

DETROIT — A Michigan woman who sacrificed the chance to prolong her life in order to give birth to her sixth child died early Saturday, her husband said.

Nick DeKlyen said that his wife, Carrie DeKlyen, died surrounded by family at University of Michigan Hospital in Ann Arbor.

He said among…

Sacrifice for Life

September 15, 2017

MEDELLIN, Colombia — Pope Francis recalled the murderous past of this Colombian city once synonymous with drug cartel violence during a rain-soaked visit Saturday, lamenting the many lives lost to addiction and praying for dealers and traffickers to change their ways.

In a meeting in Medellin…

Colombia Pope

September 14, 2017

The Blount-Bridgers House in Tarboro is set to exhibit the paintings of recent Barton College graduate Benjamin Hawley.

Hawley received a bachelor’s degree in fine arts from Barton College in May. The Hobson Pittman Memorial gallery, situated on the second floor of the historic Blount-…


September 13, 2017

Spaghetti and meatballs was the classic dish I ate at Grandma’s house growing up: She had her all-day recipe that filled her creaky house with heady aromas that built anticipation as meatballs simmered in sauce on the stove.

The fact that she was 100 percent first-generation German —…

Food Healthy Lightened Up Meatballs-1

September 12, 2017

GALENA PARK, Texas — Cindy Sanchez began to feel ill while barbecuing just before Harvey’s torrents started pelting this city just east of Houston, along a corridor with the nation’s highest concentration of petrochemical plants.

“I started getting really, really bad…

Harvey Emissions Spike-1

September 10, 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — At first glance, it’s impossible to tell 13-year-old Madeline Jordan was hit by a truck less than two years ago. Clothes hide the scars. An infectious smile is just a part of her personality.

The incident on Halloween night 2015 that left Jordan with a head injury…

Equestrian-Car Crash

September 08, 2017

BEIJING — The Vatican’s efforts to heal a decades-long rift with China appear to have stalled, with each side still unwilling to accept controversial bishops appointed by the other.

In recent months, Beijing has appeared to take a harder line toward believers, and has ordered the…

China Vatican Reconciliation Stalled-1

September 07, 2017

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — One wants to be the first female governor of North Dakota. One is a half-blind baton twirler who performed at a Super Bowl. Another wants to chase tornadoes.

One wants to run an alpaca farm, another is a former NFL cheerleader, yet another wants to sing the National…

Miss America Contestants
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