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SEATTLE (AP) — Marijuana-related calls to poison control centers in Washington and Colorado have spiked since the states began allowing legal sales last year, with an especially troubling increase in calls concerning young children. But it's not clear how much of the increase...
SEATTLE (AP) — Marijuana-related calls to poison control centers in Washington and Colorado have spiked since the states began allowing legal sales last year, with an especially troubling increase in calls concerning young children. But it's not clear how much of the increase...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bowing to an outcry over online privacy, the Obama administration reversed itself Friday, scaling back the release of consumers' personal information from the government's health insurance website. The administration made the changes to HealthCare.gov after The...
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago's rush to secure space in a public park for Barack Obama's presidential library has unleashed a tussle typical of the president's hometown — loud, contentious and full of suspicions about backroom deals and personal politics as tangled as the ivy at...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — As outdoor recreation companies increasingly cater to skiers and snowboarders who like to venture beyond the groomed slopes at ski resorts and tackle backcountry terrain, they've put a special emphasis on gear and equipment to keep people safe in case of...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Fort Hood officials say there were no clear warning signs before a soldier went on a rampage last April that left four dead and 16 wounded, according to a U.S. Army report released Friday. There was no indication that Spc. Ivan Lopez would go on a two-...
WHITEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A three-judge panel in North Carolina has ruled that a 70-year-old man was wrongly convicted in the stabbing deaths of a mother and daughter nearly four decades ago. The judges ruled Friday that Joseph Sledge was innocent and should be freed from prison...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is reversing itself after an outcry over consumer privacy on HealthCare.gov, the government's health insurance website. The Associated Press confirms that the administration made changes to the website to scale back release of consumers...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — It's showtime for Pluto. NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has traveled 3 billion miles and is nearing the end of its nine-year journey to Pluto. Sunday, it begins photographing the mysterious, unexplored, icy world once deemed a planet. The first...