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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)

Teen Beaten at Six Flags Undergoes Skull Surgery

A 15-year-old boy critically injured at Six Flags America during the first night of its Halloween event, Fright Fest, has undergone surgery on his skull and is in a coma.


WNEW reporter Cameron Thompson doesn't like "spinny" rides, but he still went for a spin on the new Ragin' Cajun thrill ride at Six Flags America. (Photo courtesy of Six Flags America)

Six Flags America Unveils New Ragin’ Cajun Thrill Ride

It’s been a few years since Six Flags America has unveiled a new thrill ride at its Prince George’s County theme park, but that’s changing this week when the new Ragin’ Cajun roller coaster opens.


Credit: WNEW's Cameron Thompson

Six Flags America Debuts New Stand-Up Roller Coaster “Apocalypse”

Six Flags America opens its first roller coaster in over 10 years today. “Apocalypse” debuts and is standing room only, drops you 10 stories, then twists you through hairpin turns and inversions at 55 miles per hour.


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Best Places For Teens In The DC Area

Teens can sometimes be hard to please but these places are sure to put a smile on their faces.