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WASHINGTON (AP) — People on Medicaid are more prone to smoke, struggle with depression and obesity, or rate their own health as fair or poor. But that's not the whole story. A new study suggests that low-income Medicaid recipients are also invested in their health, with 4 out of...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The president of Minnesota Public Radio told employees the decision to dismiss Garrison Keillor resulted from "multiple allegations" covering an extended period of time, but an attorney for the former "The Prairie Home Companion" host disputed that...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Key events related to allegations of sexual misconduct by Minnesota Democratic Sen. Al Franken: NOV. 16 A Los Angeles radio anchor accuses Franken of forcibly kissing her while they were rehearsing during a 2006 USO tour. KABC anchor Leeann Tweeden also made...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Christine Wade found a haven in the tent she shared with six children, pitched in an asphalt parking lot. It was, at least, far better than their previous home in the city, a shelter where rats ate through the family's bags of clothes and chewed on 2-year-old...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Like other West Coast cities, San Diego is confronting a homeless crisis. Spiraling real estate values have contributed to spiraling homelessness, leaving more than 3,200 people living on the streets or in their cars. Most alarmingly, the deplorable sanitary...
DENVER (AP) — A Colorado state lawmaker arrested at Denver International Airport had a loaded handgun in her bag that was discovered by an airport security officer, police said Wednesday. State Rep. Lori Saine "knowingly brought the handgun to the checkpoint" at the airport on...
VENTURA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on Southern California wildfires (all times local): 7:50 p.m. The largest and most destructive wildfire in Southern California has grown to 140 square miles and fire officials say the worst may be yet to come. The 90,000-acre fire burning in...
Gene therapy has freed 10 men from nearly all symptoms of hemophilia for a year so far, in a study that fuels hopes that a one-time treatment can give long-lasting help and perhaps even cure the blood disease. Hemophilia almost always strikes males and is caused by lack of a...
VENTURA, Calif. (AP) — They had run for their lives by the thousands when the devastating wildfires raced across a huge swath of brush-covered Southern California hillsides, and they had survived. But hundreds had to flee so quickly they left literally everything behind. On...