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Latinos Age More Slowly Than The Rest of Us, And The Finding Could Help Us All Live Longer

There's no rush.<p>Researchers have used a new kind of biological clock to discover that Latinos age more slowly than any other ethnic group in the …

Youngest Ohio family member received Facebook threat before murders

The youngest of the eight Ohio family members found slain in execution-style murders last week received a threat on Facebook before the mass killings, Ohio's attorney general said Monday.<p>Christopher Rhoden Jr., a 16-year-old freshman at Piketon High School, was the subject of the threat, CBS News …

Crime

Thousands of Sites Block Congress in Protest Ahead of Patriot Act Expiration

Thousands of sites are blocking Congress from viewing their webpages in an online demonstration against data-collection provisions of the Patriot Act.<p>The websites — nearly 15,000 of them as of Saturday morning — are redirecting computers from Congress to BlackOutCongress.org, where users are …

Surveillance

Jailed Virginia lawmaker charged with forgery, perjury

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia lawmaker who was just re-elected despite being jailed for a sex scandal with a teenager has been indicted on four new …

Corruption

Straight into Compton: house prices soar as murderous gangs reach truce

Crime is down and things are looking up in the Los Angeles home of gangsta rap, the Mayor of Compton says<p>It is quarter of a century since Straight Outta Compton, the seminal gangsta rap album, made a ten square-mile area of Los Angeles synonymous with gang violence and murder.<p>A lot has changed in …