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To reverse damage of sitting, take a brisk, hour-long walk

Wed, 2016-07-27 23:32
LONDON (AP) -- If you spend all day sitting on your rear end, then you might want to schedule some time for a brisk walk - just make sure you can spare at least an hour....
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AP FACT CHECK: Warped claims in political hothouse

Wed, 2016-07-27 20:32
WASHINGTON (AP) -- It's hot out there, politically speaking, with Hillary Clinton's convention going full steam and Donald Trump refusing to stay quiet while Democrats put on their big show. Reality is sometimes getting warped in the process....
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Democrats highlight diversity, but face gap with white men

Wed, 2016-07-27 20:32
ATLANTA (AP) -- The Democratic National Convention lineup of speakers has highlighted an increasingly diverse country that could soon elect the first female president to succeed its first black chief executive....
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The Latest: People rally in Baltimore to protest violence

Wed, 2016-07-27 20:32
BALTIMORE (AP) -- The Latest on the case against officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray, a black man who was injured in police custody (all times local):...
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The Latest: Patriots' Ebner on leave for Olympic rugby

Wed, 2016-07-27 17:32
LONDON (AP) -- The Latest on the Rio Games (all times local to Rio de Janeiro):...
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Veteran protesters mix with newcomers outside convention

Wed, 2016-07-27 17:32
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- For some of the protesters outside the Democratic convention this week, the demonstrations in Philadelphia are the latest in a lifetime of political activism. For others, they're a first....
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Bloomberg to warn of Trump economic plans at Dem convention

Wed, 2016-07-27 17:32
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Michael Bloomberg, elected mayor of New York City as a Republican, will offer a forceful denunciation of fellow New York billionaire Donald Trump on Wednesday at the Democratic convention....
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Judge dismisses manslaughter charge against Florida deputy

Wed, 2016-07-27 17:32
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) -- A judge on Wednesday dismissed a manslaughter charge against a Florida deputy who claimed self-defense in the 2013 fatal shooting of a 33-year-old black man carrying what turned out to be an air rifle....
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9/11 worker pleads for medical coverage with billboards

Wed, 2016-07-27 14:32
WEST MILFORD, N.J. (AP) -- A New Jersey man who spent three weeks looking for survivors in the days after the 9/11 attacks is using billboards in a push to have his kidney disease added to the list of covered conditions by a fund to help Ground Zero workers with health problems....
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ALS-related gene found with help from Ice Bucket Challenge

Wed, 2016-07-27 14:32
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The ALS Association is crediting money raised through the Ice Bucket Challenge for the discovery of a gene's connection to the progressive disease....
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Judge: Reagan shooter can leave hospital to live in Virginia

Wed, 2016-07-27 11:32
WASHINGTON (AP) -- More than 35 years after he tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan in an effort to impress actress Jodie Foster, John Hinckley Jr. will be allowed to leave a Washington mental hospital and live full time with his mother in Virginia, a judge ruled Wednesday....
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Judge dismisses manslaughter charge against Florida deputy

Wed, 2016-07-27 11:32
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) -- A judge on Wednesday dismissed a manslaughter charge against a Florida deputy who claimed self-defense in the 2014 fatal shooting of a 33-year-old black man carrying what turned out to be an air rifle....
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Pope Francis: The world's at war, but not a war of religions

Wed, 2016-07-27 11:32
KRAKOW, Poland (AP) -- The world is at war, but it is not a war of religions, Pope Francis said Wednesday as he traveled to Poland on his first visit to Central and Eastern Europe in the shadow of the slaying of a priest in France....
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Obama returns to convention stage to make case for Clinton

Wed, 2016-07-27 08:32
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama acknowledged Wednesday that his hopes for a new tone in politics, embodied in the rousing Democratic convention speech he delivered 12 years ago, never materialized. Still, he says he remains undaunted....
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Actor Roger Moore 'heartbroken' over death of stepdaughter

Wed, 2016-07-27 08:32
Roger Moore has announced the death of his stepdaughter, Christina Knudsen....
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France's religious leaders united after church attack

Wed, 2016-07-27 05:31
PARIS (AP) -- France's main religious leaders have sent a message of unity and solidarity following a meeting with French President Francois Hollande after Islamic State extremists attacked a Catholic church and slit the throat of an elderly priest....
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Witnesses say South Sudan soldiers raped dozens near UN camp

Wed, 2016-07-27 05:31
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) -- South Sudanese government soldiers raped dozens of ethnic Nuer women and girls last week just outside a United Nations camp where they had sought protection from renewed fighting, and at least two died from their injuries, witnesses and civilian leaders said....
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Washington scientist launches effort to digitize all fish

Wed, 2016-07-27 05:31
SEATTLE (AP) -- University of Washington biology professor Adam Summers no longer has to coax hospital staff to use their CT scanners so he can visualize the inner structures of sting ray and other fish....
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Coast Guard: 46 people rescued from sinking boat off Alaska

Wed, 2016-07-27 02:31
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- Two Good Samaritan vessels rescued 46 people Tuesday night who abandoned their sinking fishing boat in the Bering Sea off Alaska's Aleutian Islands, the Coast Guard said....
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Tesla opens Gigafactory to expand battery production, sales

Wed, 2016-07-27 02:31
SPARKS, Nev. (AP) -- It's Tesla Motors' biggest bet yet: a massive, $5 billion factory in the Nevada desert that could nearly double the world's production of lithium-ion batteries....
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