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  • Poll: Parents uncomfortable with youth football

    Updated: 23 min ago

    Parents are worried about their children playing football, but most haven't decided to keep their kids from putting on a helmet and stepping onto the field. According to an Associated Press-GfK poll, nearly half of parents said they're not comfortable letting their child play football...

  • Area veterans health system to resume surgeries

    Updated: 24 min ago

    DENVER (AP) — The Veterans Affairs Eastern Colorado Health Care System is restarting surgical procedures. The Denver Post reports (http://dpo.st/1qAGxnp ) that surgeries resume Thursday. The system ceased surgical procedures on Friday over concerns about its air-handling units. There...

  • Undersea search for Malaysian plane refined

    Updated: 24 min ago

    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The search area for a missing Malaysian airliner in the southern Indian Ocean has been refined based on the latest analysis, while the investigation into how the plane came to crash cannot proceed until the wreckage and black boxes are recovered, officials...

  • A flavor out of favor: Dog meat fades in S. Korea

    Updated: 24 min ago

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — For more than 30 years, chef and restaurant owner Oh Keum-il built her expertise in cooking one traditional South Korean delicacy: dog meat. In her twenties, Oh traveled around South Korea to learn dog meat recipes from each region. During a period of South...

  • Turkey's Erdogan to be sworn in as president

    Updated: 24 min ago

    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Recep Tayyip Erdogan is taking the oath of office as Turkey's first popularly elected president, a position that will keep him in the nation's driving seat for at least another five years. Erdogan is stepping down as prime minister and being installed as...

  • Tim Hortons a big part of Canadian identity

    Updated: 24 min ago

    TORONTO (AP) — Few things unite Canadians the way Tim Hortons does. For half a century, they have warmed themselves on chilly mornings with the chain's coffee and Timbits — or doughnut holes to Americans. So news this week that Burger King will buy Tim Hortons served as a bittersweet...

  • Poll: Israelis skeptical of PM Gaza victory claim

    Updated: 24 min ago

    JERUSALEM (AP) — A new poll has shown that a majority of Israelis are skeptical of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's claim that Israel achieved a "great military and political" victory over Hamas in the latest round of fighting in the Gaza Strip. The poll, published in Thursday's...

  • Correction: Thailand-Six-Legged Livestock story

    Updated: 25 min ago

    THANON NANG KLARN, Thailand (AP) — In a story Aug. 25 about insects being raised for food around the world, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the first cricket farm in the United States will open this year in Youngstown, Pennsylvania. The farm is in Youngstown, Ohio, and...

  • Saratoga Race Course honors military services

    Updated: 26 min ago

    SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — It's Military Appreciation Day at Saratoga Race Course, with free admission for all U.S. military service members and veterans and special ceremonies honoring active duty members and veterans throughout the afternoon. The New York Racing Association will...

  • 6 W.Va. community health groups get federal grants

    Updated: 26 min ago

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Six community health groups in West Virginia will receive nearly $1.5 million in federal funding to support facility improvements for patient-centered medical homes. U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell announced the funding this week...

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