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It's only fitting: Check in with voters at Our Mother of Sorrows church in Louisville, Kentucky, to get a sense of the sour mood rippling across the country this Election Day. MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Sour Mood Spreads Across U.S. on Election Day

It’s only fitting: Check in with voters at Our Mother of Sorrows church in Louisville, Kentucky, to get a sense of the sour mood rippling across the country this Election Day.

11/04/2014

The rate of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias is falling in the United States and some other rich countries — good news about an epidemic that is still growing simply because more people are living to an old age, new studies show.  (MAURICIO LIMA/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Alzheimer’s And Dementia Rates Decline In US, Wealthy Countries

The rate of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias is falling in the United States and some other rich countries — good news about an epidemic that is still growing simply because more people are living to an old age, new studies show.

07/15/2014

Vice President Joe Biden declared that the U.S. and Obama administration are part of a unified front against gay discrimination, saying that “prejudice is prejudice” and gay rights “the civil rights issue of our day.”  (credit: THANASSIS STAVRAKIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Biden: Gay Rights ‘The Civil Rights Issue Of Our Day’

Vice President Joe Biden declared that the U.S. and Obama administration are part of a unified front against gay discrimination, saying that “prejudice is prejudice” and gay rights “the civil rights issue of our day.”

06/26/2014

As of Tuesday, June 17, 2014, at least 2,185 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count. credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images

US Military Deaths In Afghanistan At 2,185

As of Tuesday, June 17, 2014, at least 2,185 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count.

06/17/2014

In this undated image provided by the U.S. Army, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl poses in front of an American flag. (credit: U.S. Army via Getty Images)

Unit Comrade: Bergdahl Was ‘That One Guy That Wanted To Disappear’

Three former members of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl’s platoon spoke to The Associated Press on Tuesday about Bergdahl’s disappearance, his freedom and how he should be treated now that he’s out. The interviews were facilitated by a public relations firm, Capitol Media Partners, co-owned by Republican strategist Richard Grenell. All three men said Bergdahl should be investigated for desertion. Army Chief of Staff Gen. John McHugh said Tuesday that after Bergdahl has recovered, the Army will “review” the circumstances of his disappearance.

06/03/2014

You promise "in sickness and in health," but a new poll shows becoming a caregiver to a frail spouse causes more stress than having to care for mom, dad or even the in-laws.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Poll: More Stressful To Care For A Spouse Than For Sick Parents

You promise “in sickness and in health,” but a new poll shows becoming a caregiver to a frail spouse causes more stress than having to care for mom, dad or even the in-laws.

05/20/2014

A source tells the Associated Press the Louisiana GOP head is urging Rep. Vice McAllister to resign immediately. (Getty Images)

AP: Louisiana GOP Chair Pushing McAllister To Resign

Source tells AP the Republican Party of Louisiana head trying to persuade McAllister to step aside after being caught on tape kissing another man’s wife.

04/09/2014

Anja Niedringhaus took this 2009 photo of a Palestinian boy standing near a destroyed house in the Gaza Strip.  (ANJA NIEDRINGHAUS/AFP/Getty Images)

AP Photographer Killed, Journalist Wounded In Afghanistan

An Afghan police commander opened fire on their vehicle, killing Anja Niedringhaus and wounding Kathy Gannon.

04/04/2014

President Barack Obama goes over the names of the people he will be presenting the Medal of Honor to as he stands in the Oval Office before the ceremony in the White House on March 18, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

AP To White House: ‘Don’t Shut The Independent Press Out’

The Associated Press is seeking to broaden independent news coverage of the White House under an administration that is hypersensitive about its image and which frequently bars the press from events involving President Barack Obama.

03/19/2014

Carroll said President Barack Obama made clear on his first day in office in 2009 that his emphasis would be on transparency, and he vowed that all questions about the workings of government should be expected to yield answers. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

AP Chief Urges Obama Against Using ‘National Security’ To Conceal Transparency

The Associated Press’ executive editor called on governments around the world to support an independent press, warning Monday that efforts to silence the media through intimidation and violence are “in effect an attack on a nation’s people.”

02/24/2014

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