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NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A 13-year-old boy who admitted shooting and wounding a classmate and a teacher at a suburban Indianapolis school was expected to learn Wednesday whether he will be sent to a state juvenile detention center in an attempt to rehabilitate him.

It would be easy to consign Mike Braun’s epic, not-even-close upset of U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly to a Democratic blunder on Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation. Donnelly, along with U.S. Sens. Heidi Heitkamp and Claire McCaskill all voted against Kavanaugh and lost emphatically. West Virginia Democrat U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin supported Kavanaugh and won easily.

It would be easy to consign Mike Braun’s epic, not-even-close upset of U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly to a Democratic blunder on Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation. Donnelly, along with U.S. Sens. Heidi Heitkamp and Claire McCaskill all voted against Kavanaugh and lost emphatically. West Virginia Democrat U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin supported Kavanaugh and won easily.

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BERLIN (AP) — Germany's gross domestic product shrank in the third quarter of 2018, the first quarter-on-quarter decline since early 2015, which analysts said should be a wake-up call for Europe's largest economy.

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PARIS (AP) — France's prime minister says there'll be no U-turn in the government's policy of hiking taxes on fossil fuels to encourage the take-up of cleaner energies, despite planned protests by vehicle drivers this weekend.

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TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has executed the so-called "Sultan of Coins" and his accomplice for hoarding gold coins and other hard currency, signaling zero tolerance as it tries to shore up its currency in the face of an economic crisis.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Much of the New York City neighborhood selected by Amazon for one of its new headquarters is in a federal "opportunity zone," a designation created by President Donald Trump's tax overhaul that offers developers potentially millions of dollars in capital gains tax breaks to i…

As the wintry atmosphere has settled outside and the heat gets cranked up indoors, the dry air can wreak havoc on the body — particularly your eyes. Your sight is an especially important sense; it’s important during these cold months to keep up on the health of your vision. If you’ve noticed that your eyes seem redder than usual, you have blurred sight or watery eyes, or you have a hard time making tears, the culprit could be something a bit more serious than the dreary outdoors.

A large part of aging gracefully calls for accepting and adapting to our maturing bodies. Let’s face it, the older we get, the more we find ourselves modifying our activities of daily living—including our fitness routine. But, just because we don’t move quite as quickly or have the same stamina and endurance we once did, doesn’t mean it’s time to kick our cross-trainers to the curb and take up residence on the couch.

My husband and I chose Forest Park in St. Louis, Missouri for a recent walk because it offered something for both of us: running paths for me and a museum for him.