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LONDON (AP) — Britain's High Court has rejected a terminally ill man's request to be killed with medical help. In a ruling on Thursday, three judges turned down Noel Conway's request for euthanasia. Conway, 67, has motor neurone disease and has been given less than six months to...
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Locked out of his home and with nowhere else to go, Wilfredo Ortiz Marrero rode out Hurricane Maria inside a Jeep, which was lifted off its wheels by floodwaters in the parking lot. He then endured days without enough food or running water. The...
BOSTON (AP) — A young woman crouches on a dusty strip of grass alongside a busy Boston thoroughfare and plunges a needle into her arm. Around the corner, a couple stands zombie-like in the middle of the sidewalk, oblivious to passing pedestrians on a muggy morning. Farther down...
BOSTON (AP) — Residents and people recovering from addiction say Boston's "Methadone Mile" has seen little to no improvement after city officials promised new measures to tackle the notorious drug haven last year. George Stergios is the local neighborhood association president...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Some of the people injured in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history didn't initially realize they had been shot, a hospital official said. "We have gotten calls from people, from home, to ask if they can have bullets removed," said Dr. Sean Dort, a...
LONDON (AP) — Only about half of the cancer drugs approved by the European Medicines Agency in the last few years were later shown to help patients live longer or improved their lives, a new study says. Scientists in Britain and Latvia analyzed reports from the European...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's nominee to oversee chemical safety at the Environmental Protection Agency promised Wednesday to apply sound science in his new job and defended his history on behalf of corporate clients of endorsing far higher exposures to toxins than...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on legislation financing health insurance for millions of low-income children (all times EDT): 4 p.m. A divided House committee is battling over how to pay for an extension of a health insurance program for millions of low-income children. That...
KEARNY, N.J. (AP) — The federal government has approved a plan to clean up a contaminated site in New Jersey's Meadowlands dubbed "Oil Lake." The site in Kearny contains tons of polluted soil from the now-closed Diamond Head Oil Refinery. The $24 million plan approved by the U.S...