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HONOLULU (AP) — Demonstrators planted coconut trees and waved signs in rallies across the Hawaiian Islands as part of an international day of protests against agriculture business Monsanto. The protesters on Saturday complained about the effects that companies like the Monsanto...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anne Meara, the loopy, lovable comedian who launched a standup career with husband Jerry Stiller in the 1950s and found success as an actress in films, on TV and the stage, has died. Jerry Stiller and son Ben Stiller say Meara died Saturday. No other details...
BERLIN (AP) — Diplomats have approved the creation of a $100 million fund to help the World Health Organization respond rapidly to emergencies. The Geneva-based U.N. agency has come under criticism for reacting too slowly to crises in recent years, including the Ebola outbreak...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A different health care issue has emerged for Democrats, in sync with the party's pitch to workers and middle-class voters ahead of next year's elections. It's not the uninsured, but rather the problem of high out-of-pocket costs for people already covered...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A different health care issue has emerged for Democrats. This one is in sync with the party's pitch to workers and middle-class voters ahead of next year's elections. Democrats are calling it "underinsurance" — the problem of high out-of-pocket costs for people...
BERLIN (AP) — A 65-year-old teacher from Berlin has given birth to quadruplets after a pregnancy that was widely criticized by medical professionals because of her age, RTL television said Saturday. Annegret Raunigk, gave birth to a girl — Neeta — and three boys — Dries, Bence...
BERLIN (AP) — German media report that a 65-year-old teacher from Berlin has given birth to quadruplets. Television station RTL says the three boys and a girl were born by cesarean section at a Berlin hospital Tuesday. RTL said in a statement that the four newborns stood a...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Veterans would get specialized medical care from private doctors more easily under a bill the Senate approved Friday. The measure relaxes a rule that makes getting specialized care from local doctors difficult for some veterans, especially those in rural areas...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has passed a bill further expanding a law giving veterans easier access to federally paid medical care from private doctors. The bill relaxes a rule that makes getting specialized care from local doctors difficult for some veterans in rural areas...