Hall foundation pledges $75 million to hospital

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City will receive $75 million from the Hall Family Foundation to build a medical research building i……

Fashion Fix: Minimize the midriff

Curves, curves, curves! We all have them and while some flatter, others drive us crazy. Sola Adelowo shares some some tricks to help hide, enhance and combat them with proper clothing choices.

Nurse charged related to former cancer clinic

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A nurse has been charged with withholding information about a felony at a former south Mississippi cancer clinic that prosecutors accused of a mu……

Samsung unveils new smartwatch that makes calls

BERLIN (AP) — Samsung unveiled its highly anticipated digital wristwatch Wednesday, beating Apple to what could become this year’s must-have holiday gift item. So-called smartwatches, which can perform tasks such as displaying email and Twitter messages on a…

Review: Samsung watch blends style, tech wizardry

SUWON, South Korea (AP) — Samsung’s Galaxy Gear, a new computing device worn like a wristwatch, is certain to pique much curiosity when it starts being worn in public. The intensely black rectangular screen and orange strap on…

Start of college football lifts ABC

NEW YORK (AP) — ABC had its best week in the ratings since mid-June last week, and broadcast TV’s most female-friendly network largely has southern football fans to thank. The game between Georgia and Clemson was the most-watched…

Detroit housing project where Supremes lived razed

DETROIT (AP) — A backhoe crunched and gouged into a former low-rise row house in Detroit on Wednesday, marking the first official demolition work on a massive, vacant Detroit housing project once home to boxer Joe Louis and…

Complaint: Porn filmed in Florida lacks condoms

MIAMI (AP) — A health organization that successfully pushed for a Los Angeles County law mandating condom use in the adult film industry has filed a complaint about a porn movie made in Florida after it says filmmakers…
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Kansas tightens eligibility for food stamp program

Kansas officials say the state will join several others in letting a federal waiver that allows an estimated 20,000 Kansans to receive food assistance without keeping a job expire.…

Judge OKs law to make firms pay for drug disposal

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a case challenging an Alameda County law that requires the pharmaceutical industry to pay for the collection and d……