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SAN DIEGO (AP) — A single mom given only months to live and other California right-to-die advocates are hoping a court will do what the Legislature did not: allow doctors to prescribe fatal medication for terminally ill people who want it. A San Diego Superior Court judge is...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest Alzheimer's research has a clear theme: Change your lifestyle to protect your brain. It will take several years for scientists to prove whether some experimental drugs could at least delay Alzheimer's disease, and an aging population is at risk now...
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The term 'sanctuary city' has become a rallying cry for conservative Republicans seeking stiffer immigration laws. They characterize such places as havens where those in the country illegally are protected from immigration authorities. The reality...
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — A lone gunman sitting in a packed movie theater stood up about 20 minutes into the showing of "Trainwreck" and began firing into the crowd, killing two and injuring at least seven others Thursday night before fatally shooting himself, authorities said...
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The term 'sanctuary city' has become a rallying cry for conservative Republicans seeking stiffer immigration laws. They characterize such places as havens where those in the country illegally are protected from immigration authorities. The reality...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A single mom given only months to live hopes that a court will do what the Legislature did not: allow doctors to prescribe fatal medication for terminally ill people who want it. A San Diego Superior Court judge is expected Friday to hear a motion to dismiss a...
CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. (AP) — In the midst of quiet lives of prayer, a handful of nuns have sliced out a niche as bakers of high-end cheesecakes, so rich and creamy in flavors of chocolate, amaretto and key lime that they seem downright sinful. But there are no transgressions here. In...
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — The latest on the shooting at a Lafayette movie theater (times are local): 10:45 p.m. The star of the movie showing at the time of a shooting that left three dead and seven injured at a Lafayette theater has tweeted her support for the community. "My heart...
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — The latest on the shooting at a Lafayette movie theater: 11 p.m. Lafayette police say they know the identity of the gunman in a movie theater shooting but are not releasing it at this point. Police say the 58-year-old white man died of a self-inflicted...