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WASHINGTON (AP) — Ostracized by health officials for several years, the white potato is back in favor. The prestigious Institute of Medicine said Tuesday that pregnant women and moms should be allowed to buy white potatoes with subsidies from the government's Women, Infants and...
DENVER (AP) — Selfies were a likely factor in a small plane crash near Denver last year that killed the pilot and his only passenger, according to a new National Transportation Safety Board report. The report, released last week, said recordings from a GoPro camera that escaped...
DENVER (AP) — Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong hit two parked cars after a night of partying in Aspen but agreed to let his longtime girlfriend take the blame to avoid national attention, police reports show. Aspen police cited Armstrong with failing to report an accident and...
ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong hit two parked cars after a night of partying in Aspen but agreed to let his girlfriend take the blame to avoid national attention. Police say they cited Armstrong after the Dec. 28 hit-and-run but only after...
NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Bill de Blasio used his annual State of the City speech Tuesday to outline an ambitious plan to build hundreds of thousands of new affordable housing units in New York City. De Blasio said his plan, which would include building 160,000 market-rate...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fermin Rojas was thick into filming his documentary on Cuban artists in Havana when a small wire connecting a camera to a monitor snapped. There was no BestBuy nearby or FedEx delivery to quickly ship a replacement to the Cuban capital. "It took us three days...
CHICAGO (AP) — Surgery patients end up back in the hospital most often because of incision infections that don't show up until after they're sent home, according to a study that found unexpected readmission rates vary widely. Among six common surgeries, the lowest readmission...
DENVER (AP) — Federal investigators say selfies were a likely factor in a small plane crash near Denver last year that killed two people. The National Transportation Safety Board says recordings from a GoPro camera found near the wreckage show the pilot and a passenger were...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Numerous store brand supplements aren't what their labels claim to be, an ongoing investigation of popular herbal supplements subjected to DNA testing has found, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said Tuesday. GNC, Target, Walmart and Walgreen Co...