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CLEVELAND (AP) — A federal judge in Ohio will consider whether to allow public access to government data detailing years of prescription opioid painkiller shipments. The information is at the heart of lawsuits filed by hundreds of local governments against the companies that...
CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on plans for a high-speed transportation system between downtown Chicago and O'Hare Airport (all times local): 3:25 p.m. Entrepreneur Elon Musk says a high-speed transportation system that will whisk people between downtown Chicago and O'Hare...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A proposal in Congress to ease the U.S. ban on marijuana could encourage more banks to do business with cannabis companies, but it appears to fall short of a cure-all for an industry that must operate mainly as a cash business in a credit card world. Marijuana...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco's incoming mayor knows the yawning gap between rich and poor firsthand, having been raised by her grandmother in the city's drug- and violence-riddled projects. It is now the job of London Breed — the first black woman elected mayor of the city...
HOUSTON (AP) — Federal authorities say they will open a temporary shelter for unaccompanied immigrant children in far west Texas as existing facilities reach capacity. A spokesman for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said Thursday that authorities would open a...
NEW YORK (AP) — Lions and tigers and bears are increasingly becoming night owls because of us, a new study says. Scientists have long known that human activity disrupts nature. Besides becoming more vigilant and reducing time spent looking for food, many mammals may travel to...
NEW YORK (AP) — Fewer U.S. teens are smoking, having sex and doing drugs these days. Oh, and they're drinking less milk, too. Less than one-third of high school students drink a glass of milk a day, according to a large government survey released Thursday. About two decades ago...
HONOLULU (AP) — The cast and crew of "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom" say it's an unfortunate coincidence that the plot of their summer blockbuster centers on an erupting volcano. The film's characters go to a tropical island where their man-made dinosaurs face extinction...
NEW YORK (AP) — Lions and tigers and bears are increasingly becoming night owls because of us, a new study says. Scientists have long known that human activity disrupts nature. Besides becoming more vigilant and reducing time spent looking for food, many mammals may travel to...