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US cancer rates down 22% over 20 years

Declines in tobacco use, screenings, advances in cancer prevention and treatment have combined to create good news: Cancer rates have dropped 22 percent in two decades, the American Cancer Society said.

Death rates from four major types of cancer...

Fighting rages in Ukraine as peace talks fail

KIEV, Ukraine -- Fighting intensified in eastern Ukraine on Sunday, the day after representatives of the government and pro-Russia separatists failed to reach a truce at a meeting brokered by Russian and international mediators.

Twenty fighters ...