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MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont prosecutor who disarmed a woman after she killed a state social worker has resigned, citing post-traumatic stress disorder. Washington County State's Attorney Scott Williams had been on health-related leave since Nov. 14. His resignation was...
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's Emory University is receiving a $400 million gift — the largest in the history of the institution — to find new cures for disease and improve lives. The private school in Atlanta announced on Monday that the Robert W. Woodruff Foundation has pledged the...
NEW YORK (AP) — From gritty neighborhoods in New York and Los Angeles to clinics in Kenya and Brazil, health workers are trying to popularize a pill that has proven highly effective in preventing HIV but which — in their view — remains woefully underused. Marketed in the United...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are shifting to offense on health care, emboldened by successes in defending the Affordable Care Act. They say their ultimate goal is a government guarantee of affordable coverage for all. With Republicans unable to agree on a vision for health care,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats say they're shifting to offense on health care, emboldened by successes in defending the Affordable Care Act. They say a government guarantee of affordable coverage for all is their ultimate goal. With Republicans unable to agree on a vision for...
VALE DE SALGUEIRO, Portugal (AP) — The Epiphany celebrations in the Portuguese village of Vale de Salgueiro feature a tradition that each year causes an outcry among outsiders: Parents encouraging their children, some as young as 5, to smoke cigarettes. Locals say the practice...
BOSTON (AP) — A Maine teen with autism and a rare neurological syndrome that affects his speaking ability cannot talk to his parents about his school day the same way other students can. So his family is fighting for the right for him to carry an audio-recording device to ensure...
BOSTON (AP) — The family of a Maine student with autism and a rare neurological syndrome that affects his speaking ability is fighting for him to be able to record his school day to ensure he's being treated properly. A novel case heading Monday to the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of...
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — When U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions green-lighted federal prosecutions of marijuana lawbreakers, the vast majority of U.S. states that allow some form of medical marijuana were unexpectedly placed at risk of a crackdown and are warily watching...