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WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — When medical marijuana became available this month in New York, Brittany Barger was one of the first patients to navigate the state's rules and make it through a dispensary door. "When you're as sick as I am, you'll try anything," said Barger, who has...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A jury in New Orleans late Friday returned a guilty verdict in the trial of the only suspect arrested in a 2014 gunfight on Bourbon Street that left a bystander dead and nine other people wounded. Trung Le, 22, was found guilty of manslaughter in the death of...
HONOLULU (AP) — The latest in the crash of two Marine helicopters off Hawaii's Oahu (all times local): 8:30 p.m. The Oregonian reports that a man from Oregon is among the 12 Marines missing after two helicopters crashed off Hawaii. The newspaper identified the man as 21-year-old...
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — With two weeks to go until Iowans head to the polls in the first vote of the 2016 primary season, Republican front-runner Donald Trump ramped up his attacks against rival Ted Cruz on Friday, while Jeb Bush scored a key endorsement for his White...
NEW YORK (AP) — Pregnant women should avoid traveling to Latin America and Caribbean countries that have outbreaks of a tropical illness linked to birth defects, health officials said Friday. The illness is caused by the Zika virus which is spread through mosquito bites. It...
NEW YORK (AP) — Pregnant women should avoid traveling to Latin America and Caribbean countries that have outbreaks of a tropical illness linked to birth defects, health officials said Friday. The illness is caused by the Zika virus which is spread through mosquito bites. It...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A leak from an underground natural gas storage facility that has sickened Los Angeles residents and sent thousands from their homes has been out of control for 12 weeks and a possible fix is expected no sooner than March. Here are some things to know about it...
Never before has Wall Street gotten off to a worse start to a year. The stock market capped the first two weeks of 2016 with a steep slide Friday that sent the Dow Jones industrial average down nearly 400 points. All three major stock indexes — the Dow, the Nasdaq composite...
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Carved symbols along a dark red steel wall will be among the various parts of a large memorial to honor victims of the mass shooting in Tucson that gravely wounded then-U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords. Memorial organizers released a final design Friday and said...