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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on tainted candy in that sickened 19 (all times local): 11:55 a.m. San Francisco health officials suspect the gummy candies that sickened 19 people at a birthday party contained edible marijuana. Final lab results weren't available Monday, but...
SINKING SPRING, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania couple who were featured in news stories about their difficulties getting medication for their youngest daughter who had a heart transplant were found shot to death in their home along with their three children in "an apparent tragic...
LONDON (AP) — Londoners will soon be able to get air quality reports when they check whether their bus is about to arrive. Mayor Sadiq Khan has ordered that 2,500 bus stop information signs display air quality alerts on high pollution days. Some 140 dot-matrix message boards on...
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Dozens of Romanian mothers have gathered at a museum in Bucharest to breastfeed their babies to promote the freedom of mothers to breastfeed in public. Mothers dressed in embroidered traditional peasant blouses sat, chatted and fed their children...
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Dozens of Romanian mothers have gathered at a museum in Bucharest to breastfeed their babies to promote the freedom of mothers to breastfeed in public. Mothers dressed in embroidered traditional peasantaa blouses sat, chatted and fed their children...
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Health officials announced Friday that an elderly person infected with Zika has died in Puerto Rico as the U.S. territory battles what federal authorities call a silent epidemic. The victim was a 75-year-old man who was hospitalized and died from...
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — A doctors group has filed a complaint against the emergency medicine training program at the UNC School of Medicine, saying the program violates federal law by using live animals. The complaint, filed by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine...
NEW YORK (AP) — In a story Aug. 4 about vaccines being developed to fight Zika virus, The Associated Press misspelled the name of the institute where one of the vaccines is being developed. It is the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, not Walter Reade Army Institute of...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The U.S. National Whitewater Center has begun refilling its raft and kayak channels, weeks after an Ohio teenager died after she visited the center and came into contact with an amoeba. A statement from officials in Mecklenburg County says public health...