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ATLANTA (AP) — A top U.S. health official says the congressional delay in approving money to fight Zika is impeding efforts to control the mosquitoes that transmit the virus, to find better tools to diagnose the disease and to develop a vaccine. Dr. Thomas Frieden, the director...
COOPER TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on a crash that killed five bicyclists near Kalamazoo, Michigan (all times local): 3:25 p.m. A Michigan prosecutor has charged 50-year-old Charles Edward Pickett Jr with five counts of second degree murder after a pickup truck crashed...
BOSTON (AP) — A chicken claw. An FDR pin. A crucifix. A toy sheriff's star. Those are some of the weird items that have been removed from kids' throats, nostrils and ears by doctors at Boston Children's Hospital and are included in a macabre, yet important, display. A visitor's...
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The death of a tourist who left a boardwalk and fell into a boiling, acidic spring in Yellowstone National Park shows the challenges that rangers face as they confront soaring numbers of visitors — including some who break the rules. No significant human...
NEW YORK (AP) — The troubles with kids these days ... are not as common as they used to be. U.S. teens are having a lot less sex, they are drinking and using drugs less often, and they aren't smoking as much, according a government survey of risky youth behaviors. "I think you...
BALTIMORE (AP) — The officer at the wheel when Freddie Gray suffered a fatal spinal injury in the back of a police van deliberately took the young black man on a "rough ride," prosecutors said for the first time Thursday as the driver went on trial on murder and manslaughter...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court says people do not have a right to carry concealed weapons in public under the 2nd Amendment. An 11-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issued the ruling Thursday. The panel says law enforcement officials can require...
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a police van driver in the death of a young black man in Baltimore (all times local): 1:10 p.m. Defense attorneys are disputing allegations that a police van driver deliberately injured Freddie Gray by giving the young black man a...
NEW YORK (AP) — The United States has sued the New York City Department of Education, saying it permitted a Queens high school to discriminate against black teachers. Thursday's lawsuit in Manhattan federal court seeks to force the city to take steps to prevent future...