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  • 10 fast-growing retirement spots

    10 fast-growing retirement spots
    Nationwide, the age-65-and-older population increased by 15 percent between 2000 and 2010, according to a recent Brookings Institution analysis of 2010 Census Bureau data. But many major U.S. cities are aging much faster than that. Some 31 metro areas, primarily in the South and West, have seen their senior-citizen populations increase by more than 25 percent over the past decade.
  • Space-shuttle retirement homes: Cape Canaveral, New York, Los Angeles and Washington, D.C.

    Space-shuttle retirement homes: Cape Canaveral, New York, Los Angeles and Washington, D.C.
    CAPE CANAVERAL — When space shuttle Atlantis returns from its final mission in July, it will come home to stay at Kennedy Space Center. NASA Administrator Charles Bolden announced Tuesday that the Visitors Center here will get to keep and display...

    Giffords' Office Releases Plans For Shuttle Launch Visit

    Giffords' Office Releases Plans For Shuttle Launch Visit
    ARIZONA -- Democratic Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' staff released plans on Friday for her visit to Florida to watch the launch of the space shuttle mission skippered by her husband Mark Kelly later this month. Giffords' staff said doctors at the Houston,...

    Emory Bellard dies at 83; college coach

    Emory Bellard dies at 83; college coach
    Emory Bellard, a former Texas A&M and Mississippi State football coach credited with developing the wishbone offense when he was an assistant at the University of Texas, died Thursday. He was 83. Bellard died at a care facility in Georgetown in central...

    Mike Starr dies at 44; former Alice in Chains bass player

    Mike Starr dies at 44; former Alice in Chains bass player
    Mike Starr, the former Alice in Chains bass player who went public with his drug problems on the reality TV show "Celebrity Rehab," was found dead in a Salt Lake City house Tuesday, nine years after the rock band's singer died of an overdose. Starr was...