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FDA warns of injury, death with herbal supplement kratom

November 14, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health authorities are warning about reports of injury, addiction and death with a herbal supplement that has been promoted as an alternative to opioid painkillers and... more »»

US regulators approve first digital pill to track patients

November 14, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. regulators have approved the first drug with a sensor that can track whether patients have taken their medicine. more »»

Recreational marijuana rules rile pot-friendly San Francisco

November 14, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Famously pro-cannabis San Francisco, where the 4/20 marijuana holiday is celebrated with a group smoke-out on Hippie Hill, is having a surprisingly difficult time establishin... more »»

California launch of new US weather satellite postponed

November 14, 2017

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — Officials have postponed the California launch of a new type of U.S. weather satellite intended to improve the accuracy of extended forecasts. more »»

Land policies to be tested in Bundy standoff trial in Vegas

November 14, 2017

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A stubborn rancher's refusal to recognize federal authority in the West will be presented to a jury in Las Vegas, where a trial is set to start Tuesday for cattleman Cliven Bundy... more »»

GOP bill aimed at overhauling taxes to get Trump push

November 14, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — As Republicans stake their claim to middle-class rescue in tax cut legislation deemed to carry tax hikes for millions, President Donald Trump plans an in-person appeal to... more »»

College to name school for late journalist Gwen Ifill

November 14, 2017

BOSTON (AP) — A college in Boston will name one of its schools after the late Gwen Ifill (EYE'-ful), a co-host of PBS' "NewsHour" and veteran journalist who moderated two vice presidential debates. more »»

AP analysis finds little diversity in Trump's judicial picks

November 14, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is nominating white men to America's federal courts at a rate not seen in nearly 30 years, threatening to reverse a slow transformation toward a judiciary... more »»

Man seeks freedom after judge tosses decades-old rape case

November 14, 2017

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana man could be freed Tuesday after nearly 50 years in prison for a rape conviction recently thrown out by a judge who concluded authorities withheld evidence. more »»

FDA approves first digital ingestion tracking system med

November 14, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first drug in the United States with a digital ingestion tracking system, in an unprecedented move to ensure that patients with... more »»

Rand Paul back in the Senate, walking gingerly after assault

November 14, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Walking gingerly, Sen. Rand Paul returned to the Senate on Monday following an attack in his yard that left him with six broken ribs. more »»

NTSB to rule on cause of Amtrak crash that killed 2 workers

November 14, 2017

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal investigation into what caused a speeding Amtrak train to slam into a backhoe last year near Philadelphia, killing two maintenance workers, already has found evidenc... more »»

Rise in teen suicide, social media coincide; is there link?

November 14, 2017

CHICAGO (AP) — An increase in suicide rates among U.S. teens occurred at the same time social media use surged and a new analysis suggests there may be a link. more »»

Judge weighs sorority sisters' dispute over dog

November 14, 2017

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge is deciding whether a dog trained to help an Ohio State University student during panic attacks can stay at her sorority house despite another student's... more »»

Analysis says Senate bill would hike taxes for 13.8 million

November 14, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Promoted as needed relief for the middle class, the Senate Republican tax overhaul actually would increase taxes for some 13. more »»

New sex assault allegation hits Moore; he calls it false

November 14, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — A second woman emerged Monday to accuse Roy Moore of sexually assaulting her as a teenager in the late 1970s, this time in a locked car, further roiling the Alabama Republican's... more »»

Appeals court allows partial enforcement of Trump travel ban

November 14, 2017

SEATTLE (AP) — On the same day a federal appeals court allowed part of President Donald Trump's travel ban to take effect, advocacy groups filed a new lawsuit Monday challenging the... more »»

The Latest: Moore calls new allegation 'absolutely false'

November 14, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Roy Moore, Alabama's Republican nominee for the U.S. Senate (all times local):

7 p.m. more »»

Half of US adults have high blood pressure in new guidelines

November 14, 2017

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — New guidelines lower the threshold for high blood pressure, adding 30 million Americans to those who have the condition, which now plagues nearly half of U.S. adults. more »»

 
 
 

 

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