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This Monday, Jan. 25, 2016 photo shows a room inside a funeral home in Saginaw, Mich. According to a study by the government released on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016, life expectancy in the United States has fallen for the first time in more than 20 years. (Katy Kildee/The Saginaw News - MLive.com via AP)In most years since World War II, rates have inched up, thanks to medical advances, among improvements.


2016-12-08 10:01:06 -0700

Andy Puzder, CEO of CKE Restaurants, departs after meeting with U.S. President-elect Donald Trump. (Reuters)Sources say Trump will nominate Andy Puzder, CEO of CKE Restaurants, which operates the Carl’s Jr. and Hardee's chains.


2016-12-08 08:39:26 -0700

Air Force One departs Andrews Air Force Base, Md. (Jose Luis Magana/AP)The president-elect follows up criticism of the planes' cost by saying he'll engage with Boeing directly for any replacement fleet.


2016-12-07 18:14:00 -0700