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Russia says U.S. treating it like 'guilty schoolboy'

Russian President Putin chairs a meeting with members of the Security Council at the Novo-Ogaryovo state residence outside MoscowVladimir Putin's spokesman makes harsh comments amid warnings from Washington.


U.S. puts off decision on Keystone XL pipeline

President Barack Obama speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Friday, April 18, 2014, where he presented the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy to the United States Naval Academy football team. The Obama administration is extending indefinitely the amount of time federal agencies have to review the Keystone XL pipeline, the State Department said Friday, likely punting the decision over the controversial oil pipeline past the midterm elections. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is putting off its decision on the Keystone XL oil pipeline, likely until after the November elections, by extending its review of the controversial project indefinitely.


SpaceX making Easter delivery of station supplies

This Friday, April 18, 2014 image made from video shows the aft of the SpaceX Dragon capsule as it separates from the second stage rocket into orbit on its own. The Dragon cargo ship is scheduled to reach the orbiting lab on Sunday, April 20, 2014 - Easter morning. (AP Photo/NASA)CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A SpaceX supply ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Friday, setting the stage for an Easter morning delivery and urgent spacewalking repairs later in the week.


California farmers to get more water

Cattle graze in the Sites Valley, the location of a proposed reservoir, near Maxwell, Calif. Democratic Rep. John Garamendi and Republican Rep. Doug LaMalfa have proposed legislation for a federal study of the costs of building the Sites Reservoir in the valley that is about an hour's drive north of Sacramento. California's drought has sparked a new push by federal lawmakers to create or expand a handful of reservoirs around the state.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)Allotments increased from zero to 5 percent of what districts have requested.


Autopsies completed on 7 babies found in Utah garage

In this April 13, 2014, photo, Pleasant Grove Police police tape is shown in front of the scene where seven infant bodies were discovered and packaged in separate containers at a home in Pleasant Grove, Utah. Authorities say a Utah woman accused of killing six babies that she gave birth to over 10 years told investigators that she either strangled or suffocated the children and then put them inside boxes in her garage. According to a probable cause statement released by police Monday, Megan Huntsman said that between 1996 and 2006, she gave birth to at least seven babies at her home and that all but one of them were born alive. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)PLEASANT GROVE, Utah (AP) — The Utah State Medical Examiner's Office has completed autopsies of seven infants found in cardboard boxes in a woman's garage, but it is unclear when the results will be released.


Light exercise boosts older adults' brains
Even minimal exercise of the body and mind may improve cognitive function in older adults, a new study suggests.

Nurse refuses to perform CPR despite 911 plea
An elderly woman being cared for at a California retirement facility died following the refusal of a nurse at the facility to perform CPR on the woman after she collapsed, authorities said.

Dementia 'night camp' gives caregivers a rest
A "night camp" for dementia victims who don't sleep at night or tend to wake up agitated is meant to provide their caregivers — usually a son or daughter — with a treasured night's sleep.

After Superstorm Sandy, seniors forced to start over

Displaced seniors are finding it particularly hard to adjust to life after Superstorm Sandy, which sent floodwaters surging through Breezy Point, New York. Displaced seniors are finding it particularly hard to adjust to life after Superstorm Sandy, which sent floodwaters surging through Breezy Point, New York.


One aging brain cell can affect entire brain
Brain cells may undergo aging in much the same way as skin cells do — with one aging cell affecting many of its neighbors, a new study from England says.

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