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Updated 4 minutes ago
Aetna to purchase Humana for $37B
HARTFORD — Health insurer Aetna Inc. on Friday said it would buy smaller rival Humana Inc. for about $37 billion in cash and stock, in the largest ever deal in the insurance industry.

Published 26 minutes ago
Riders evacuated after 400-foot Ferris wheel stops
ORLANDO, Fla. — A technical crew with The Orlando Eye safely evacuated all 66 stranded riders from the largest Ferris wheel on East Coast, an incident that shut down the attraction that towers 400 feet over central Florida, authorities said.

Published 12 hours ago
Dalai Lama celebrates 80th birthday at Calif. summit
IRVINE, Calif. — It won’t be a small, private affair when the Dalai Lama celebrates his 80th birthday this weekend in Southern California.

Published 12 hours ago
Eager eaters weigh-in ahead of July 4 hot dog contest
NEW YORK — Four avid eaters have hit the scales ahead of the annual July Fourth hot dog eating contest at Coney Island’s Nathan’s Famous.

Published 13 hours ago
Police identify motel intruder shot by ex-CNN reporter
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The man fatally shot by a former CNN reporter at an Albuquerque motel had fled parole in Tennessee, police said.

Updated 14 hours ago
Rubio, Christie planning sleepover at Romney's
NEWARK, N.J. — 2012 GOP nominee Mitt Romney will be hosting two rival Republican presidential contenders at a holiday sleepover Friday evening.

Published 15 hours ago
Hispanic leaders want GOP field to condemn Trump
WASHINGTON — Hispanic leaders are bristling at the largely tepid response by Republican presidential candidates to Donald Trump’s characterization of Mexican immigrants as rapists and drug dealers.

Published 15 hours ago
Friends, family call off searches for missing U.S. sailor
NAPLES, Fla. — Trevor Moore’s friends and family have called off their own searches for the missing U.S. Olympic sailor.

Published 17 hours ago
Married 75 years, they died in each other's arms
SAN DIEGO — Jeanette and Alexander Toczko were each 8 years old when they became smitten with one another. They married in 1940 and were rarely apart in the decades since.

Published 18 hours ago
Alligator kills Texas man during late-night swim
ORANGE, Texas — A man was killed early Friday when an alligator attacked him during a late-night swim at a Southeast Texas marina, according to police.

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