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Army secretary touts importance of mental health

| | Jul 28 2016 - 12:05am | Comments

HONOLULU (AP) — Army Secretary Eric Fanning says the Army is paying more attention to behavioral health and making sure anyone who’s injured while defending the nation gets the treatment they need.

  • | Posted: Jul 22 2016 - 12:05am

    Charles Kinsey held his hands in the air and shouted to police that the autistic man sitting on the street next to him wasn’t dangerous. A few seconds later, he felt a bullet rip into his leg.

  • | Posted: Jul 22 2016 - 12:05am

    MIAMI (AP) — Health officials in Florida are investigating whether the Zika infection of a woman in the Miami area could be the first transmission of the virus from a mosquito bite in the continental United States.

  • | Posted: Jul 22 2016 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration went to court Thursday to block two major health insurance mergers, siding with consumer advocates and medical groups worried that the consolidation of large national health plans could lead to higher premiums.

  • | Posted: Jul 21 2016 - 12:03pm

    SEOUL, South Korea — When Pyongyang Radio recently broadcast a mysterious series of seemingly random numbers from inside North Korea, they sounded like a call from the past to one former spy.

  • | Posted: Jul 21 2016 - 12:00pm

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists have come up empty-handed in their latest effort to find elusive dark matter, the plentiful stuff that helps galaxies like ours form.

  • | Posted: Jul 21 2016 - 11:58am

    The last time Mark McCollam refinanced the loan on his three-bedroom house in Los Angeles, he figured mortgage rates would only head higher from there. He was wrong. Not that he’s complaining.

  • | Posted: Jul 21 2016 - 12:05am

    NEW YORK — Under a barrage of hateful posts on Twitter, “Ghostbusters” star Leslie Jones said she was “in a personal hell” and urged the social networking service to do more to eradicate abuse.

  • | Posted: Jul 21 2016 - 12:05am

    CLEVELAND — Undercutting calls for Republican unity, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz stubbornly refused to endorse Donald Trump Wednesday night as he addressed the GOP convention, igniting thunderous boos from furious delegates as he encouraged Americans to simply “vote your conscience” in November.

  • | Posted: Jul 21 2016 - 12:05am

    CLEVELAND — A longtime employee of the Trump Organization took responsibility for lifting two passages, from a 2008 speech by Michelle Obama for Melania Trump’s Monday address at the Republican National Convention, saying that it was an innocent mistake.

  • | Posted: Jul 21 2016 - 12:05am

    CLEVELAND — Liar. Garbage. Lock her up.

  • | Posted: Jul 21 2016 - 12:05am

    PHILADELPHIA — Shareholders of the DuPont Co., the multinational industrial giant that traces its roots to a Delaware gunpowder mill founded by French immigrants in 1802, voted Wednesday to combine with Michigan-based Dow Chemical Company, a larger firm whose shareholders also approved the deal.

  • | Posted: Jul 20 2016 - 9:32am

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The parents of a toddler killed by an alligator at Walt Disney World said Wednesday that they don’t plan to sue the Florida theme park resort over the death.

  • | Posted: Jul 20 2016 - 9:31am

    CAMP NELSON, Calif. (AP) — At the foot of a giant sequoia in California’s Sierra Nevada, two arborists stepped into harnesses then inched up ropes more than 20 stories into the dizzying canopy of a tree that survived thousands of years, enduring drought, wildfire and disease.

  • | Posted: Jul 20 2016 - 9:30am

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Back-to-back attacks on police in Texas and Louisiana by former military men have touched a nerve among veterans who traditionally share a close bond with law enforcement.

  • | Posted: Jul 20 2016 - 9:28am

    JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Wednesday that leaders at a counter-Islamic State meeting expressed concerns about what happens after the expected defeat of the militant group, and whether countries are ready to help stabilize and rebuild the war-torn cities in Iraq and Syria.