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VA study shows parasite from Vietnam may be killing veterans
HERALD, W.Va. (AP) -- A half a century after serving in Vietnam, hundreds of veterans have a new reason to believe they may be dying from a silent bullet - test results show some men may have been infected by a slow-killing parasite while fighting in the jungles of Southeast Asia....

Credibility at risk, media cuts stars loose over sex claims
NEW YORK (AP) -- The consequences came swiftly after the allegations emerged against Charlie Rose. Within hours, the veteran news host was suspended by CBS and his PBS interview show was pulled off the air. The next day, he was fired....

CBS News and PBS cut ties to Rose following sex allegations
NEW YORK (AP) -- CBS News and PBS both cut ties to Charlie Rose on Tuesday, less than 24 hours after several women who worked with him on his PBS interview show alleged a pattern of sexual misconduct, including groping and walking naked in front of them....

Source: Gymnastics doctor set to plead guilty to sex charges
DETROIT (AP) -- A sports doctor accused of molesting several girls while working for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University will plead guilty to multiple charges of sexual assault and face at least 25 years in prison, a person with knowledge of the agreement said....

JFK birth centennial ending on assassination anniversary
BROOKLINE, Mass. (AP) -- A year of events marking the 100th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's birth is drawing to a close exactly 54 years after his assassination....

Ethics probe begins after Conyers confirms harassment deal
DETROIT (AP) -- John Conyers has dealt with various ethics investigations and a public corruption case that landed his wife in prison during a U.S. House career spanning more than five decades - longer than any other current member....

FBI: Border agent's death a 'potential assault '
DALLAS (AP) -- An FBI official said Tuesday that the bureau is investigating the death of a border patrol agent and severe injuries to another as "potential assault," but he wouldn't rule out that they could have been hurt in some other way....

Indictment returned against man in NYC bike path attack
NEW YORK (AP) -- A 22-count indictment was returned Tuesday against a New Jersey man in the slayings of eight people during a truck attack on a bike path in New York City....

Feds threaten to sue Harvard over Asian-American admissions
BOSTON (AP) -- The U.S. Justice Department has threatened to sue Harvard University to obtain a trove of records as part of an investigation into the school's admissions practices following a lawsuit from a group of Asian-American students....

Self-harm, suicide attempts climb among US girls, study says
CHICAGO (AP) -- Attempted suicides, drug overdoses, cutting and other types of self-injury have increased substantially in U.S. girls, a 15-year study of emergency room visits found....

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