In a giant leap from more than 24 miles up, a daredevil skydiver shattered the sound barrier Sunday while making the highest jump ever-a tumbling, death-defying plunge from a balloon to a safe landing in the New Mexico desert.
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Are we making progress in the fight against obesity?
An annual state-by-state survey says the country is making good progress in improving its overall health including a flat obesity rate and a lower rate of smoking. But individual states, especially in the South, continue to lag. Full Story