IMF foresees global economy accelerating to 3.5 pct. in '17

WASHINGTON (AP) — A resilient China, rising commodity prices and sturdy financial markets are offering a sunnier outlook for the global economy and helping dispel the gloom that has lingered since the Great Recession ended.

 

  • Written by PAUL WISEMAN , AP Economics Writer

Overcoming Opioids: The quest for less addictive drugs

Tummy tucks really hurt. Doctors carve from hip to hip, slicing off skin, tightening muscles, tugging at innards. Patients often need strong painkillers for days or even weeks, but Mary Hernandez went home on just over-the-counter ibuprofen.

 

  • Written by MARILYNN MARCHIONE , AP Chief Medical Writer

Virginia Tech marks 10 years after shooting that killed 32

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Ten years after a mentally ill student fatally shot 32 people at Virginia Tech, survivors and families of the slain returned Sunday to the campus to honor the lives that were lost that day.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS