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Problem Drinking In Midlife Linked To Memory Trouble Later

One study suggests middle-aged adults with a history of problem drinking may be twice as likely to develop serious memory issues as the years wear on.

Women Defy Turkey's Deputy PM, Who Said Women Shouldn't Laugh In Public

Deputy Prime Minister Blent Arn was expounding on what an ideal chaste woman should be. Women around the world reacted by taking pictures of themselves laughing.

As Pharma Jobs Leave N.J., Office Space Ghost Towns Remain

In the past 20 years, New Jersey went from having more than 20 percent of U.S. pharmaceutical manufacturing jobs to less than 10 percent. That means offices, labs and warehouses have gone dark.

New York Skyscraper's Separate 'Poor Door' Called A Disgrace

A developer got tax breaks for creating affordable units in its luxury high-rise, but those tenants will have to use a separate entrance. Officials vow to review zoning laws that allowed the design.

U.S. Issues Travel Restrictions On Venezuelan Officials

The U.S. did not name the officials but said they have been responsible or complicit in perpetrating human rights abuses against the Venezuelan people.

U.S. Economy Rebounds In Spring With GDP Expanding At 4 Percent Rate

The news from the Commerce Department comes after the economy shrank at a 2.1 percent rate in the first quarter of the year. The numbers raise hope for continued growth in the second half of 2014.

WATCH: Video Shows Women Narrowly Escape Death On Railroad Tracks

The 14,000-ton freight train could not come to a stop. But the women laid down between the rails and survived.

Bombing Ruins Gaza's Only Power Plant

Israel broadened its bombing campaign on Tuesday, bringing the Palestinian death toll above 1,200. Brief hope for a cease-fire was quickly dashed.

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