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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency's top water regulator said Wednesday that officials are working urgently to strengthen a federal rule limiting lead and copper in drinking water — a key focus in the ongoing lead-contamination crisis in Flint, Michigan. But...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Top House Republicans say they are likely to grant a portion of President Barack Obama's $1.9 billion request to combat the Zika virus but will probably wait until September to do so. Congressional Republicans have succeeded in forcing the administration to...
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union legislature wants tougher limits on the use of the popular weedkiller glyphosate because of increasing concerns about its possible links to cancer. In a non-binding resolution, the EU parliament calls for a marketing approval of seven years...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Critics of how prescription painkillers are administered in the U.S. are calling on health officials to phase out hospital procedures and questionnaires used to manage pain. They say the current system inadvertently encourages the overprescribing of addictive...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Critics of how prescription painkillers are administered in the U.S. are calling on health officials to phase out hospital procedures and questionnaires used to manage pain. They say the current system inadvertently encourages the overprescribing of addictive...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Critics of how prescription painkillers are administered in the U.S. are calling on health officials to phase out hospital procedures and questionnaires used to manage pain. They say the current system inadvertently encourages the overprescribing of addictive...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is taking steps to help people with disabilities who are struggling to repay their student loans. The Education Department has streamlined the process for applying for an existing federal loan forgiveness program for people who are...
BEIJING (AP) — A government report says more than 80 percent of underground water drawn from relatively shallow wells used by farms, factories and mostly rural households is unsafe for drinking because of pollution. The Water Resources Ministry study posted to its website...
BEIJING (AP) — A government report says more than 80 percent of underground water drawn from relatively shallow wells used by farms, factories and mostly rural households is unsafe for drinking because of pollution. The Water Resources Ministry study posted to its website...