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Afghan hospital guard kills 3 American doctors

An Afghan policeman outside the Cure International Hospital in KabulA U.S. nurse was also wounded in the attack at a Kabul hospital, officials said.


Clashes in east Ukraine leave at least 2 dead

Ukrainian security force officers are deployed at a checkpoint set on fire and left by pro-Russian separatists near SlavianskUkrainian government troops moved against pro-Russia forces in the east of the country on Thursday and killed at least two of them in clashes at checkpoints manned by the insurgents, the government and insurgents said. Russian President Vladimir Putin decried what he described as a "punitive operation."


Matt Bai: Is Warren really Hillary's nightmare? Hardly

BAI Warren ClintonLet's talk about Elizabeth Warren and her political ambitions. Because, you know, somebody has to.


Obama rejects notion that trade deal is in danger

President Barack Obama, left, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shake hands at the conclusion of their joint news conference at the Akasaka State Guest House in Tokyo, Thursday, April 24, 2014. Obama said Thursday that he wants to see a dispute between China and Japan over islands in the East China Sea resolved peacefully, while affirming that America's mutual security treaty with Japan applies to the islands. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)TOKYO (AP) — As negotiators struggle, President Barack Obama is rejecting suggestions that an Asia-Pacific trade deal is in danger and says the U.S. and Japan must take bold steps to overcome differences that are threatening completion of the cornerstone of his strategic rebalance to the region.


Obama: New sanctions against Russia are 'teed up'

President Barack Obama speaks as he participates in a joint news conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the Akasaka Palace state guest house in Tokyo Thursday, April 24, 2014. Obama says the time is now to resolve issues preventing the conclusion of a major, 12-nation trade agreement. Opening a four-country swing through the Asia-Pacific region, Obama is aiming to promote the U.S. as a committed economic, military and political partner, but the West's dispute with Russia over Ukraine threatens to cast a shadow over the president's sales mission. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)TOKYO (AP) — Warning Russia that new economic sanctions are "teed up," President Barack Obama accused Moscow of failing to live up to an agreement last week to ease tensions in eastern Ukraine.


Sticky fix: Docs use 'super glue' to mend brains

A 3-week-old girl was recovering Tuesday from life-saving brain surgery after Kansas surgeons used a sterile surgical glue to seal the infant's bleeding aneurysm.A 3-week-old girl was recovering Tuesday from life-saving brain surgery after Kansas surgeons used a sterile surgical glue to seal the infant's bleeding aneurysm.


Mom's heartache: Two sons have deadly disease, but only one can get 'miracle drug'

Each day brings Jenn McNary another dose of hope and heartache as she watches one son get healthier while the other becomes sicker. Each day brings Jenn McNary another dose of hope and heartache as she watches one son get healthier while the other becomes sicker.


Pot-laced treats may send more kids to the ER
Increased use of medical marijuana may lead to more young children getting sick from accidentally eating food made with the drug, a Colorado study suggests. Medical marijuana items include yummy-looking gummy candies, cookies and other treats that may entice young children.

Helping or hovering? 'Helicopter parenting' backfires
Whether it’s called overparenting or the better-known “helicopter parenting,” the style of overly attentive, competitive child-rearing popular since about the mid-1990s may have backfired.

Boys with ADHD twice as likely to grow up obese

A long-term study released Monday finds men diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder as children are twice as likely to be overweight or obese as those who never had the disorder. The results may surprise some parents since ADHD medications can suppress appetite.A long-term study released Monday finds men diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder as children are twice as likely to be overweight or obese as those who never had the disorder. The results may surprise some parents since ADHD medications can suppress appetite.


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