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Less-schooled whites lose longevity, study finds

ATLANTA -- Barbara Gentry slowly shifts her heavy frame out of a chair and uses a walker to move the dozen feet to a chair not far from the pool table at the Buford Senior Center.

Her hair is white and a cough sometimes interrupts her speech, but...

Landslide prediction a risky venture

BEN LOMOND, Calif. -- No one foresaw the collapsing hillside that killed 10 people along the Santa Cruz Mountains' Love Creek in 1982. Four people still lie buried there, never to be found.

But no one knows better than Santa Cruz geologist Gerald...

Kansas educators upset over school funding bill

It seemed like a victory for Kansas educators when the state Supreme Court ruled last month that Kansas had created "unconstitutional, wealth-based disparities" among its school districts, and ordered the state to remedy the problem by July 1.