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CHICAGO (AP) — Modern birth control pills that are lower in estrogen have fewer side effects than past oral contraceptives. But a large Danish study suggests that, like older pills, they still modestly raise the risk of breast cancer, especially with long-term use. Researchers...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The body of murder mastermind Charles Manson was barely cold when competing bids began for his remains and belongings among relatives and longtime associates. Their plans have not been divulged, but some fear they might create a shrine for those who are...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles is in line to become the nation's largest city with legal recreational marijuana after the City Council voted Wednesday to license sales and cultivation next year. The landmark vote came after a hearing in which council members characterized the...
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...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A wealthy Indiana Senate candidate who bills himself in television ads as a conservative Republican voted for more than a decade as a Democrat in the state's primary elections, according to public documents obtained by The Associated Press. Records from the...
A recent change in Iowa's tax code spared Mark Chelgren's machine shop, welding company and wheelchair-parts plant from paying sales tax when buying certain supplies such as saws and cutting fluid. The change passed by the state Legislature last year wasn't just good for...
DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of Volkswagen senior manager Oliver Schmidt in the company's diesel emissions scandal (all times local): ___ 4 p.m. A Volkswagen senior manager has been sentenced to seven years in a U.S. prison for concealing software that was used to...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A destructive wildfire that erupted early Wednesday burned not far from The Getty Center, the $1 billion home to the J. Paul Getty Museum and related organizations that overlooks Los Angeles from a perch on the southern slope of the Santa Monica Mountains. The...
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The extensive mental health history of a woman accused of manufacturing ricin and testing the deadly toxin on fellow residents of an upscale senior living facility in Vermont includes hospitalizations and suicide attempts, a federal judge said Wednesday...