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  • Former Pres. H.W. Bush and son former Pres.George W. Bush Thursday, April 25, 2013 in Dallas at the ceremony for the George W. Bush Presidential Center.

    Reports: George H.W. Bush Hospitalized

    Former president George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized, according to the Houston Chronicle and Houston TV station KHOU. Bush’s chief of staff, Jean Becker, says he was admitted to Houston Methodist Hospital after falling ill. Becker tells the Houston Chronicle and KHOU that Bush is “doing fine.” Bush, who served a single term as President from 1988 to 1992, was not expected to attend the inauguration of the 45th President, Donald J. Trump, in Washington on Friday due to health […]

  • The shrill sobs just won't stop. Although some bawling is normal for babies, excessive crying for more than three hours a day, lasting more than three days a week, might be a sign that a doctor's intervention is in order.

    Colic Study Stirs Prickly Debate on Acupuncture

    The shrill sobs just won’t stop. Although some bawling is normal for babies, excessive crying for more than three hours a day, lasting more than three days a week, might be a sign that a doctor’s intervention is in order. Excessive crying is known as infantile colic, and a new study suggests that acupuncture may reduce colicky crying when other treatments don’t help. Yet not all experts agree that there is enough evidence to deem acupuncture a safe and effective […]

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    Walmart Adding 10,000 U.S. Jobs

    NEW YORK — Walmart, the nation’s largest business employer, plans to add 10,000 U.S. jobs this year. The job growth will represent less than 1% of the company’s current American workforce of about 1.5 million people. But it bucks the trend of major brick-and-mortar retailers, which have been slashing jobs and closing stores. Macy’s is closing 68 stores and cutting more than 10,000 jobs. Sears Holdings is closing 150 Sears and Kmart stores, eliminating an undisclosed number of jobs. The […]

  • GRAND RAPIDS, MI - DECEMBER 9: (L to R) Betsy DeVos, his nominee for Secretary of Education, speaks as President-elect Donald Trump looks on at the DeltaPlex Arena, December 9, 2016 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. President-elect Donald Trump is continuing his victory tour across the country. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

    Senate Dems Expected to Grill Trump Education Pick DeVos

    WASHINGTON  — Betsy DeVos has been a political heavyweight for decades, spending millions to advance conservative causes. But Tuesday evening, Donald Trump’s nominee for education secretary will be asked to fill in her own personal beliefs on a host of controversial education issues. Democrats on the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions are preparing to question DeVos on a broad scope of topics, honing in on the fact that, to date, DeVos has been largely a blank slate […]

  • Jacksonville, FL Sheriff, Mike Williams, says a girl who was abducted as an infant has been found after some 18 years. Kamiyah Mobley was taken right after she was born from a Jacksonville hospital by a woman posing as a healthcare worker. Mobley was found in Walterboro, SC. Gloria Williams, 51, has been arrested for Mobley's abduction according to Sheriff Williams. (CNN)

    Fake IDs May Have Helped Crack 18-Year-Old Kidnapping Case

    BEAUFORT, South Carolina (CNN) — Kamiyah Mobley spent the first 18 years of her life raised by her kidnapper, police say — and she had no idea. She didn’t know her so-called mother had actually posed as a nurse and snatched her from a Florida hospital when she just a few hours old. But in the end, a few pieces of paper may have unraveled the cold case. “As she became an 18-year-old young woman and began to look for […]

  • After a weekend clash with civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis, President-elect Donald Trump on Monday called on Americans to observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day and "celebrate all of the many wonderful things that he stood for."

    Trump Tweets MLK Salute, Will Meet with Son

    After a weekend clash with civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis, President-elect Donald Trump on Monday called on Americans to observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day and “celebrate all of the many wonderful things that he stood for.” “Honor him for being the great man that he was!,” Trump tweeted shortly after incoming White House press secretary Sean Spicer announced that the President-elect would meet with Martin Luther King III in New York. “Today we observe the birthday of #MartinLutherKing […]

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    Ice Storm Glazes Central US; Sleet-Slick Roadways Caused Five Fatalities

    The icy weather will linger a bit longer. The major winter storm affecting parts of the central United States and upper Midwest will continue through Monday, according to the National Weather Service. A wintery mix of snow and ice is expected from the Central Plains over into the Great Lakes on Monday as additional weather systems intensify and move northeast through Tuesday, the National Weather Service said. The storm will push north and then east and impact cities like Chicago, […]

  • Civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis says he doesn't see President-elect Donald Trump as a "legitimate" commander in chief following Russian meddling in the 2016 election.


File-Georgia Democratic Representative John Lewis speaks at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Tuesday, July 26, 2016.

    Donald Trump and Rep. John Lewis Engage in War of Words

    WASHINGTON (CNN) — Civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis says he doesn’t see President-elect Donald Trump as a “legitimate” commander in chief following Russian meddling in the 2016 election. “I don’t see this President-elect as a legitimate president,” Lewis, a Georgia Democrat, told NBC News’ Chuck Todd in a clip released Friday. “I think the Russians participated in helping this man get elected. And they helped destroy the candidacy of Hillary Clinton.” Lewis — an ally of Martin Luther King […]

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    Missing Newborn Abducted from Florida Hospital Found 18 Years Later

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — An infant kidnapped from a Jacksonville hospital in 1998 has been found alive and well over 18 years later, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office announced during a news conference on Friday. Kamiyah Mobley was kidnapped from University Medical Center shortly after her birth on July 10, 1998. Grainy surveillance video captured photos of a woman leaving the hospital with the infant. Sheriff Mike Williams said the child was found “alive and well” in Walterboro, South Carolina. Officials said DNA testing […]

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    DOJ Watchdog Launches Probe Into Handling of Clinton Email Investigation

    WASHINGTON  — The Justice Department’s internal watchdog announced Thursday it has launched a probe into the department and the FBI’s handling of the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private email server. The announcement, which was expected, comes after criticism of the Justice Department’s handling of the investigation, particularly on how the public was notified. The email controversy a major issue on the 2016 campaign trail. A message left with Clinton’s office was not immediately returned. The White House said Thursday it wasn’t […]

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    CVS Slashes Cost for Generic EpiPen Competitor

    NEW YORK — CVS is cutting the price on a generic version of the EpiPen allergy treatment. The drugstore chain announced Thursday that it will sell a generic version of Impax Laboratories’ Adrenaclick treatment for $109.99 per two-pack, down from $200. The drug company Mylan drew the ire of customers and Congress when it raised the price to more than $600 for an EpiPen two-pack. Mylan later announced plans to gell a generic version for $300. Cigna, a top insurer, […]

  • [FILE] A Delta Airlines jet sits on the tarmac at the Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.

    Delta CEO: Trump’s Win Helped Our Bottom Line

    NEW YORK — President-elect Donald Trump’s election victory helped boost profits for Delta Air Lines. “There’s no question that post the election we saw an improvement in the consumer confidence,” Delta CEO Ed Bastian told CNBC Thursday morning after the company reported earnings. “We saw it in our results.” Bastian chalked it up to “optimism” about “getting some things done in Washington.” The Delta CEO is just the latest business leader to applaud Trump and the windfall of optimism triggered […]