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FILE - In this April 26, 2015, file photo, Anthony Geary accepts the award for outstanding lead actor in a drama series for “General Hospital,” at the 42nd annual Daytime Emmy Awards in Burbank, Calif. After 37 years, Geary finishes his role as Luke Spencer on ABC's "General Hospital" on Monday, July 27, 2015. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

‘General Hospital’ Actor Geary to End Role on July 27

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

New York — Anthony Geary, whose character Luke Spencer’s marriage to Laura in 1981 on General Hospital was the biggest moment in daytime television history, will appear in his final episode next month. ABC announced in May that Geary decided to leave the show after nearly three decades, saying his character would be written out of the series later this …

Incomes Rise for Bottom 99%; U.S. Inequality Still Widens

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Washington — Solid job growth is finally boosting paychecks for the rest of us. Incomes for the bottom 99 percent of American families rose 3.3 percent last year to $47,213, the biggest annual gain in the past 15 years, according to data compiled by economist Emmanuel Saez and released Monday by the Washington Center for Equitable Growth. “For the bottom 99 percent of …

Britain in Shock Over Deaths in Tunisia Attack

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

London — Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday called the fight against the Islamic State “the struggle of our generation,” as Britain grappled with the aftermath of a beach massacre in Tunisia, the worst terrorist attack on British citizens since the London bombings on July 7, 2005. Britain is in a state of mourning after a gunman on Friday sprayed bullets at European …

Better Lung Cancer Test May Be in Works

Monday, June 29, 2015

Hackensack, n.j. — Researchers at The Valley Hospital and a private lab have developed a blood test that they hope will someday help to detect early-stage lung cancer when it’s most treatable, officials said last week. If the preliminary findings are replicated in a larger study, oncologists may …

9 Signs You’re Not Saving Enough for Retirement

Sunday, June 28, 2015

If you’re not interested in saving for retirement because it’s still decades away or you assume that saving intermittently is good enough, you’re in for a rude awakening. Savvy professionals start making contributions from their paychecks to their retirement accounts at the beginning of their careers. If you …

On Fashion: ‘Disneybounding’ Puts Adult Theme-Park Fans In Age-Appropriate ‘Costumes’

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Orlando — Grown-ups are playing dress-up in a fashion trend called “Disneybounding,” which allows fans to display devotion without donning a Cinderella gown or a Buzz Lightyear spacesuit. The styles shoot for subtle, yet colorful, salutes to Disney …

Laws Are Confusing on Emotional Support Animals

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Los Angeles — Your sidekick is loyal. Clever. A great comfort to you and others. But does that mean your animal companion deserves access in public places that other people’s pets don’t get? Maybe. The law is murky …

Little-Understood Nina Simone Focus of New Documentary

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Kanye West sampled her, Chanel made her into a jingle and President Obama called her song Sinnerman one of his 10 favorites. But for a woman whose music is so widely admired, Nina Simone has long been little …

How Reagan Helped the Dead

Sunday, June 28, 2015

The rise of the Grateful Dead from cult band to rock ’n’ roll juggernaut didn’t take hold until some 20 years after the group was born in Palo Alto, Calf., in the 1960s. Who led the charge? Besides …

Around the Remote: Chuck Barney’s Picks for June 28-July 4

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Don’t Miss Fourth of July celebrations — Here’s our big bang theory: Nothing beats watching fireworks live and in person. But if you happen to be welded to the couch this year, television has plenty of “oohs” and “ahs” to offer. The special programming includes the Macy’s 4th …

To Your Good Health: Medicines Seemingly at Odds Can Work Together

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Dear Dr. Roach: I am being treated for macular degeneration with injections of Lucentis into the eye. My cardiologist has determined that I have atrial fibrillation and wants to prescribe the anticoagulant Coumadin (warfarin). My non-medical mind senses that these two drugs have opposing functions relative to blood …

Miss Manners: Luck Had Nothing to Do With Surviving Serious Accident

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Dear Miss Manners: Several months ago, I was in a serious car accident. I am recovering well, but the accident has left me with lingering pain and mobility issues. At least a dozen friends and family members have felt the need to tell me how “lucky” I am …

Smithsonian Opens Wing on Innovation, Business History

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Washington — A wide range of innovations from Eli Whitney’s cotton gin and Thomas Edison’s light bulb to the early Google servers and Apple’s iPhone have been brought together to tell a broad story of American business history …