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More study urged on concussions in young athletes
No one knows how often the youngest athletes suffer concussions. It’s not clear if better headgear is the answer, and it’s not just a risk in football.
St. Louis County police may carry heroin antidote
The police chief in St. Louis County wants his department to be the first in the St. Louis area to carry an antidote for heroin.
Social Security benefits to go up by 1.5 percent
Social Security benefits for nearly 58 million people will increase by 1.5 percent next year, the government announced Wednesday.
Barneys case stirs talk of ’Shopping While Black’
The usual scenario involves suspicious glances, inattentive clerks or rude service — not handcuffs.
Skelton served 17 congressional terms
Former Democratic Rep. Ike Skelton, who built a reputation as a military expert and social conservative during 34 years representing western and central Missouri in the U.S. House, died Monday in Virginia. He was 81.
Obama says he picked Comey among many to lead FBI
From his days as a federal prosecutor to his installation ceremony as FBI director, James Comey’s law enforcement career was praised Monday by President Barack Obama as a success story that shows Comey is the right choice to lead the FBI for the next decade.
Fed judge: Texas abortion limits unconstitutional
A federal judge has determined that new Texas abortion restrictions violate the U.S. Constitution, a ruling that keeps open — at least for now — dozens of abortion clinics that were set to halt operations Tuesday had key parts of the law taken effect.
Immigration bill’s fate murky on eve of lobbying
Prospects for comprehensive immigration legislation this year grew murkier on the eve of an all-out push by a coalition of business, religious and law enforcement to convince the House to overhaul the decades-old system.
Challenging time for Christian adoption movement
To many Christian evangelicals, their commitment to finding homes for the world’s orphans is something to celebrate — and they will, gathering at hundreds of churches across America to direct their thoughts and prayers to these children.
Jackson’s doctor released from jail after 2 years
The doctor convicted of killing Michael Jackson was released from jail Monday after serving nearly two years of a four-year sentence.
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