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Medicare to foot the bill for treadmill therapy for leg pain

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 1:30am
CHICAGO (AP) -- Three times a week, Rita Driscoll steps onto a treadmill at a Minnesota hospital under the eye of a rehab therapist. She walks until it hurts - pushing her limits, walking faster and adding steeper inclines....
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Only on AP: Rose talks fame, fatherhood, Cavs and redemption

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 12:28am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Derrick Rose has some secrets....
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US sanctions to pile misery on moribund Venezuelan economy

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 11:28pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- A small army of red-shirted workers mop the linoleum floors as their supervisors, sitting under a giant portrait of Hugo Chavez, look on. By the meltdown standards of Venezuela's economy, the shelves around the workers at the state-run Bicentenario supermarket in eastern Caracas are brimming with staples like rice and pasta....
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Emotional Sharapova

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 10:26pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- When Maria Sharapova's first Grand Slam match after a 15-month doping suspension ended with a victory at the U.S. Open, she dropped to her knees and covered her face, tears welling in her eyes....
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Most Harvey flood victims uninsured, face big bills alone

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 9:25pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Homeowners suffering flood damage from Harvey are more likely to be on the hook for losses than victims of prior storms - a potentially crushing blow to personal finances and neighborhoods along the Gulf Coast....
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Former loyalists lose faith in Myanmar's democracy icon

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 9:25pm
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) -- As Aung San Suu Kyi launched a national struggle against decades of harsh military rule, one medical student worked tirelessly at her side, facing down gun-wielding soldiers trying to crush the surging pro-democracy movement. For her activism and loyalty, Ma Thida suffered six years of mostly solitary imprisonment and nearly died of illnesses....
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Shooting that killed 2, wounded 4 at library shakes city

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 9:25pm
CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) -- A shooting inside a public library that killed two people and wounded four has deeply shaken an eastern New Mexico community....
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Trump eagerly confronts tricky politics of natural disasters

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 8:24pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- George W. Bush never recovered from his flyover of Hurricane Katrina's devastation. Barack Obama got a bipartisan boost late in his re-election campaign for his handling of Superstorm Sandy....
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Scientists say Harvey may be the soggy sign of future storms

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 8:24pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- By the time the rain stops, Harvey will have dumped about 1 million gallons of water for every man, woman and child in southeastern Texas - a soggy, record-breaking glimpse of the wet and wild future that global warming could bring, scientists say....
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New Mexico officials: 2 dead, 4 injured in library shooting

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 8:24pm
CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) -- Two people were killed and four others were injured when gunfire erupted inside a public library on Monday, throwing an eastern New Mexico community into a panic as officers swarmed the building with their guns drawn....
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The Latest: Sharapova's dress also shines in US Open return

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 8:24pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Latest on the U.S. Open, the last Grand Slam tournament of the year (all times local):...
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Trump eagerly confronts tricky politics of natural disasters

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 7:24pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- George W. Bush never recovered from his flyover of Hurricane Katrina's devastation. Barack Obama got a bipartisan boost late in his re-election campaign for his handling of Superstorm Sandy....
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Lawyer says Trump Tower in Russia considered during campaign

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 7:24pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Donald Trump's personal lawyer confirmed Monday that the president's company pursued a project in Moscow during the Republican primary, but said that the plan was abandoned "for a variety of business reasons." The attorney, Michael Cohen, also said he sent an email to the spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin as part of the potential deal....
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AP PHOTOS: Torrential rains flood vast areas of Houston

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 5:23pm
HOUSTON (AP) -- Heavy rains pour down on Houston for the fourth straight day as rescuers continue plucking people from the floodwaters spawned by the storm that started off as Hurricane Harvey....
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Scientists say Harvey may be the soggy sign of future storms

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 4:22pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- By the time the rain stops, Harvey will have dumped about 1 million gallons of water for every man, woman and child in southeastern Texas - a soggy, record-breaking glimpse of the wet and wild future that global warming could bring, scientists say....
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Lawyer says Trump Tower in Russia considered during campaign

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 4:22pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Donald Trump's personal lawyer confirmed Monday that the president's company pursued a project in Moscow during the Republican primary, but said that the plan was abandoned "for a variety of business reasons." The attorney, Michael Cohen, also said he sent an email to the spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin as part of the potential deal....
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A Houston family endured Harvey until the house was swamped

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 4:22pm
HOUSTON (AP) -- At 4:30 a.m. Sunday, my husband, Rafi, woke me up. "There's water in our bathroom. We need to look around," he said....
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South Korea says North fires projectile over Japan

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 3:22pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- North Korea fired an unidentified projectile from its capital Pyongyang that flew over Japan, officials said, an especially aggressive test-flight that will rattle an already anxious region....
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Scientists say Harvey may be the soggy sign of future storms

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 3:22pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Harvey has already dumped 15 trillion gallons of water on southeast Texas, which is about three-quarters of a million gallons for every man, woman and child. It could be just a glimpse of the soggy future global warming could bring....
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