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MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Can you call a tomato grown in a nutrient solution instead of dirt "organic"? Some purists don't think so. The National Organic Standards Board, which advises the U.S. Department of Agriculture, voted this month against a proposal to exclude hydroponics...
NEW YORK (AP) — A painting thought by scholars to be one of only a few by Leonardo da Vinci to have survived the half-millennia since the artist's death is set to be auctioned Wednesday in New York, where it is guaranteed to sell for at least $100 million. Art lovers have lined...
HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on a dangerous Hawaii man who escaped from the state psychiatric hospital (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Police say a dangerous man who escaped from Hawaii's psychiatric hospital is believed to be in Northern California. Honolulu police say Randall Saito...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco supervisors delayed voting Tuesday on proposed pot regulations, making it more unlikely that people in this weed-friendly city will be able to buy recreational pot when adult use becomes legal Jan. 1 in California. Supervisors have had a hard...
HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii man found not guilty of murder by reason of insanity escaped from the state psychiatric hospital and caught a flight from Maui to an unknown destination, authorities said Tuesday. Randall Saito was committed to the hospital in 1981 — two years after the...
CHICAGO (AP) — The first U.S. study to compare two treatments for opioid addiction finds a monthly shot works as well as a daily drug to prevent relapse. The shot requires days of detox first and that proved to be a stumbling block for many. For those who made it past that...
HOUSTON (AP) — Allegations that former President George H.W. Bush inappropriately touched six women involve potential crimes punishable by fines or jail time, if they had been prosecuted. All but one of the cases is ineligible under state laws that limit when a prosecution can...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana man who has spent nearly 50 years in prison is expected to be released Wednesday, about two weeks after a judge overturned his conviction in the kidnapping and rape of a nurse. Wilbert Jones didn't show any visible reaction when State District...
RED BLUFF, Calif. (AP) — A gunman choosing targets at random opened fire in a rural Northern California town Tuesday, killing four people at several sites and wounding others at an elementary school before police shot him dead, authorities said. The gunfire began around 8 a.m...