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Most won’t sweat income tax deadline, poll finds

WASHINGTON, D.C. — One in four Americans waited until the end of tax season to file their returns and a majority think they pay about the right amount in federal taxes, according to a new McClatchy-Marist Poll released Monday, a day before the tax deadline.

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3 years after Fukushima Daiichi melted down, Japan still feeling effects of nuclear disaster

HIRONO, Japan — The complex known here as J-Village was once Japan’s largest soccer training facility. A statue in the building’s foyer depicts three soccer players battling for a ball. The logo of the Tepco Mareeze, a women’s soccer team that was disbanded in 2011, still is part of the decor. The sliding glass doors that open automatically when visitors approach are emblazoned with an image of soccer players.

First-ever blood test identifies impending Alzheimer’s disease

For the first time, a test that detects 10 types of lipids, or fats, circulating in a person’s blood has been shown to predict accurately whether he or she will develop the memory loss and mental decline of Alzheimer’s disease over the next two to three years. A screening test based on the findings could be available in as little as two years, said the researchers who identified the blood biomarkers.

Remote medicine tests physician licensing rules

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Demand for doctors — whether in person or via a computer screen — is expected to surge as millions more Americans become insured under the Affordable Care Act. About 10 million people already rely on telemedicine, often from doctors who live in another state.