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Student who survived 4 strokes continues to push forward

Dec. 25, 2022 09:02 AM EST

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Up until age 25, Laurence Walker, a special education major at the University of Lynchburg, had a normal life. One day, everything changed. While working for Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield in California, he experienced a bad headache. Walker said...

Journalist retires after 47 years of telling Pee Dee stories

Dec. 17, 2022 01:01 AM EST

HARTSVILLE, S.C, (AP) — Ardie Arvidson has retired after 47 years in journalism. Arvidson, possibly one of the longest serving female journalists in South Carolina, went to Columbia College and received an English degree with the hopes of becoming an English teacher. ...

UK nurses join wave of strike action to demand better pay

Dec. 15, 2022 06:51 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Thousands of nurses walked off their jobs in England on Thursday, escalating a wave of industrial unrest in the U.K. this month as ambulance and postal workers, bus drivers and airport baggage handlers all stage strikes to demand better pay amid a cost-of-living crisis. ...

Pelé's health improves but he remains in hospital

Dec. 12, 2022 13:23 PM EST

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Pelé is doing better after having been hospitalized to treat a respiratory infection aggravated by COVID-19, doctors at the Albert Einstein hospital said Monday. Pelé has been in hospital since Nov. 29 and doctors said they still don't know when he will be...

Pelé's family: COVID caused infection, death not imminent

Dec. 04, 2022 22:01 PM EST

SAO PAULO (AP) — Two daughters and one grandson of Brazilian soccer great Pelé said the three-time World Cup winner has been hospitalized since Tuesday to treat a respiratory infection aggravated by COVID-19. They added that the 82-year-old is under no imminent risk of death. Kely...

Virginia man ‘a testimony’ to breast cancer for men

Nov. 06, 2022 09:02 AM EST

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (AP) — As the radiologist drew a tissue sample for a biopsy, Boyd Elliott knew by the look on her face that something wasn’t right, but he wasn’t prepared for the news that followed. He had cancer—breast cancer. All he could think in that...