Life Expectancy in U.S. Hits Record High

(CNN) — Americans are living longer than ever, according to a new report on mortality by the CDC and National Center for Health Statistics. The life expectancy in the U.S. is now 78.8 years. That’s an increase of about a month since the 2011 study. Women are expected to live about 81.2 years. For men … Continue reading »

Kids Play Real Game of Life

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Some fifth graders in Springfield got the chance to see what it would be like to get married, get a job, and live adult life. The activity is supposed to be a life-sized adaptation of the Milton Bradley board game Life. On Friday, a group of eighth grade students at Hamlin middle … Continue reading »