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An unmanned U.S. Predator drone flies over Kandahar Air Field, southern Afghanistan, on Jan. 31, 2010. U.S. drone strikes killed at least 13 people in two separate strikes Wednesday and Thursday in Pakistan's tribal area.

U.S. Drones Kill 13 Suspected Militants In Pakistan

The U.S. resumed its drone strikes inside Pakistan, killing at least 13 people in two separate attacks on militant areas late Wednesday and early Thursday.

At least 10 people were killed in the CIA drone strike on early Thursday when, according to The Associated Press, two drones "dropped three missiles on a militant compound and a vehicle in the town of Ghulam Khan." The news agency quoted two Pakistani intelligence officials.

Forget 10,000 Steps. For Happy Knees, 6,000 Will Do It

Exercise is the easiest way to avoid or reduce the pain of knee arthritis, but most adults aren't getting enough. Six thousand steps a day will do it, researchers say, which is considerably less than the 10,000 steps a day often touted by wellness programs.

Has The FDA Brought On A Cheese Apocalypse? Probably Not

The Food and Drug Administration official who recently suggested that the wooden boards used to age cheese for centuries may be unsafe probably did not expect to start a cheese storm. But she did.

In a letter to the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets, FDA dairy safety chief Monica Metz wrote:

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President George H.W. Bush Celebrates 90th Birthday With Parachute Jump

Former President George H.W. Bush is spending his 90th birthday doing what many of us might do. Wait – whom am I kidding? He jumped out of a helicopter.

The 41st president sent out this tweet today:

Bush, who can no longer use his legs, was harnessed to Sgt. 1st Class Mike Elliot, a retired member of the Golden Knights, the Army's parachute team. The jump was made near the former president's summer home in Kennebunkport, Maine.

You can watch the jump below, courtesy of local television station WFXT.

Ambulances fill a parking lot at the DaVita Dialysis Center in Paterson, N.J., on May 31.

New Jersey Ambulance Companies Take Medicare For A Ride

To grasp Medicare's staggering bill for ambulance rides in New Jersey, just visit the busy parking lot of the DaVita St. Joseph's dialysis clinic in Paterson.

More than 20 ambulances were parked outside on a recent morning there. Emergency medical technicians wheeled patients in and out on stretchers. As soon as one ambulance departed, another took its place.

British Court Blocks All-Secret Trial For Terrorism Suspects

We told you last week about an upcoming trial in Britain that's so secret that little is known about the case – except that it involves terrorism.

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