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Preeclampsia tied to tripling of dementia in later life

Research suggests preeclampsia might also make women more vulnerable to a specific type of dementia....

Gallup poll: 61 percent of Americans favor stricter gun laws

A Gallup poll released on Wednesday found that about six in 10 Americans favor stricter gun control laws. ...

Saints-Ravens: Drew Brees vs. No. 1 defense

A classic matchup between the NFL's top-ranked defense and one of the league's best offenses is set for Sunday....

Carolina Panthers get rematch with Philadelphia Eagles

The Carolina Panthers had a chance to beat the Philadelphia Eagles last season at home but couldn't get it done....

Cowboys WR Tavon Austin might be out a while

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Tavon Austin is seeking a second opinion on his right groin injury....

Watch: Clayton Kershaw helps Dodgers beat Brewers in Game 5 of NLCS

Clayton Kershaw allowed just three hits in seven innings, helping the Dodgers beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-2 in Game 5 of the NLCS on Wednesday in Los Angeles....

Reports: Don McGhan, top White House counsel, to step down

Don McGahn left his position as White House counsel on Wednesday, ending 21 months as one of the top attorneys to President Donald Trump....

Trump calls for 5 percent budget cuts from Cabinet agencies

President Donald Trump on Wednesday called for Cabinet members to institute budget cuts of at least 5 percent for their departments next year....

Calif. surgeon, girlfriend accused of rape face more charges

Authorities filed more charges against a surgeon and his girlfriend who are accused of teaming up together to sexually assault several women....

Antibiotic-resistant salmonella linked to chicken sickens 92

Nearly 100 people in 29 states have become sick from antibiotic-resistant salmonella linked to raw chicken, the CDC said Wednesday....

Man sentenced to 24 years in prison for burning down Texas mosque

A man convicted of burning down a Texas mosque in 2017 was sentenced to 24 years in prison Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Justice said....

Top 30 fantasy football running backs for Week 7

UPI's top 30 running backs for Week 7 of the 2018 fantasy football season....

Second body found as more flooding expected in Texas

Another body was found at a low-water crossing Wednesday in Texas amid severe flooding throughout the state, authorities said....

U.S. service member killed in Ukraine Su-27 crash

One of the two service members killed in a Ukrainian military jet crash was a California Air National Guard member, U.S. Air Forces in Europe said....

Top 50 fantasy football wide receivers for Week 7

UPI's top 50 wide receivers for Week 7 of the 2018 fantasy football season....

Marine who saved 20 lives during Vietnam receives Medal of Honor

President Donald Trump awarded the Medal of Honor to a former Marine Corps sergeant major who saved more than a dozen fellow Marines during the Vietnam War....

Broncos rule five players out against Cardinals

General Manager John Elway said earlier this week that the Denver Broncos' season is on the line on Thursday night against the Arizona Cardinals and the Broncos will have to right the ship with witho...

North Carolina trooper fatally shot during traffic stop

A North Carolina state trooper was shot and killed on Wednesday and the suspect is in custody, authorities said....

Dandelion seeds use a novel form of flight to get around

Dandelion seeds fly like no other seeds. In fact, the flight mechanism used by dandelions is one-of-a-kind....

Treasury official arrested for leaking Paul Manafort, Rick Gates documents

Police arrested a senior Treasury Department employee on allegations she leaked financial documents related to Paul Manafort and Rick Gates....