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FILE - In this May 29, 2012 file photo, President Barack Obama awards the Medal of Freedom to John Doar, who handled civil rights cases in the 1960's, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Doar, who as a top Justice Department civil rights lawyer in the 1960s fought to protect the rights of black voters and integrate universities in the South, died Tuesday at age 92. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said this year's recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom made the world stronger, wiser, more beautiful and more humane.


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Mon, Nov 24 11:51 AM
By Piya Sinha-Roy and Eric Kelsey LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Embattled comedian Bill Cosby's show in Yakima, Washington state, has been canceled, venue organizers said Monday, in the latest of several cancellations following decades-old sexual assault allegations that have surfaced in recent weeks. The Capitol Theatre said all ticket holders to the show, scheduled for Saturday, would receive refunds and the show has been postponed indefinitely. Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut also said they had indefinitely postponed a performance by the 77-year-old Cosby, scheduled for Jan. 31. ...Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines
Mon, Nov 24 11:02 AM

Delegations of US Secretary of State John Kerry, Britain's Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, , left side from left, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, center right, and former EU foreign pilicy chief Catherine Ashton, center,sit around the negotiations table during their talks on Iran, in Vienna, Austria, Monday, Nov. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Joe Klamar, Pool)Negotiators give up on last-minute efforts to get a nuclear deal by today's deadline.


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Mon, Nov 24 10:46 AM
The St. Louis County grand jury has finally reached a decision.Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines
Mon, Nov 24 09:33 AM

FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2014 file image from video provided by the City of Ferguson, Mo., officer Darren Wilson attends a city council meeting in Ferguson. Wilson is not expecting to face criminal charges from a Missouri grand jury that has been investigating the nationally watched case for the past several months, a police union official said Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. Jeff Roorda, the business manager for the St. Louis Police Officers’ Association, said he met Thursday with Ferguson Police Officer Wilson, who has remained secluded from the public eye since the Aug. 9 shooting. Wilson remains confident in the outcome of the grand jury investigation, Roorda said. (AP Photo/City of Ferguson, File)CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — The police officer who fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, setting off weeks of ongoing protests, has gotten married.


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Mon, Nov 24 09:28 AM

1D, Swift Win Big at AMAsFrom board rooms in Japan to songwriter's rooms in Nashville, a debate is brewing in music industry circles about the financial and creative value of streaming music, even as its popularity and impact ...


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Mon, Nov 24 09:27 AM

Members of the Kurdish People's Protection Units walk past an area damaged by what activists said was a car blown up by a suicide bomber loyal to the Islamic State in Al-HrasANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish and U.S. forces will train 2,000 moderate Syrian rebel fighters at a base in the central Turkish city of Kirsehir as part of the campaign against Islamic State insurgents, a Turkish Foreign Ministry official said on Monday. Turkey had agreed in principle to train and equip Syrian rebel forces as part of the U.S.-led military campaign against Islamic State, but details on the numbers involved and where the training would take place had yet to be announced. The announcement comes after U.S. ...


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Mon, Nov 24 01:00 AM
As we age, we have an increasingly harder time ignoring distractions. But new research online in the Cell Press journal Neuron reveals that by learning to make discriminations of a sound amidst...Seniors / Aging News From Medical News Today
Mon, Nov 24 01:00 AM
The portion of the adult brain responsible for complex thought, known as the cerebral cortex, lacks the ability to replace neurons that die as a result of Alzheimer's disease, stroke, and other...Alzheimer's / Dementia News From Medical News Today
Mon, Nov 24 01:00 AM
If you are an active senior who wants to stay younger, keep on running.A new study involving the University of Colorado Boulder and Humboldt State University shows that senior citizens who run...Seniors / Aging News From Medical News Today
Sun, Nov 23 12:00 AM
Alzheimer's disease damages the nervous system in many different ways. This is because the disease affects not only neurons but also other brain cells, such as the astrocytes.Alzheimer's / Dementia News From Medical News Today
Sat, Nov 22 12:00 AM
It's known that cholesterol levels typically rise as people age and that high cholesterol levels are associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease.Seniors / Aging News From Medical News Today
Sat, Nov 22 12:00 AM
The first issue of a new publication series from The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) called From Policy to Practice explores pain as a public health problem and takes a look at how various...Seniors / Aging News From Medical News Today
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