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Alzheimer's Disease May Develop Differently In African-Americans, Study Suggests

Black Americans are more likely than whites to develop Alzheimer's. Yet black people studied appeared to have lower levels of a toxic substance associated with the disease, researchers say.

A section of the reinforced U.S.-Mexico border fence in the Otay Mesa area, San Diego County, is seen from Tijuana in Mexico. President Trump says a border wall made of steel would help American steel companies. Guillermo Arias/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Sees Border Wall As Another Boost For U.S. Steel Industry

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Despite 70,000 Furloughed IRS Workers, White House Vows Refunds Will Be Issued

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Berlin is a tech hub, but 70 percent of the city's businesses have complained to the city's Chamber of Commerce and Industry about inadequate broadband. Rafael Dols/Getty Images hide caption

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Berlin Is A Tech Hub, So Why Are Germany's Internet Speeds So Slow?

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Alzheimer's Disease May Develop Differently In African-Americans, Study Suggests

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Jay McAbee, a bus driver with the Greenville, S.C., school district, waits by his bus in Charleston, S.C., in October of 2016, for word of when to start evacuating the city's residents in advance of Hurricane Matthew. Simply having enough buses to carry pets as well as people can be key to convincing residents they need to leave ahead of a big storm, emergency responders say. Mic Smith/AP hide caption

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Safely Evacuating The Elderly In Any Emergency Takes Planning And Practice

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China Tries To Woo A Sprawling Global Chinese Diaspora

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