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CHICAGO (AP) — The nation's epidemic of addiction to painkillers and heroin is fueling runaway demand for a once-obscure form of housing known as "sober homes," where recovering addicts live together in a supervised, substance-free setting to ease their transition back to...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Authorities are responding to wildfires in Oklahoma and Kansas that have led to evacuations, scorched mostly rural land and destroyed an unknown number of structures. In Oklahoma, the largest fire was in the same area near the border with Kansas where blazes...
The biggest U.S.-based drugmaker, Pfizer Inc., will stay put thanks to aggressive new Treasury Department rules that succeeded in blocking Pfizer from acquiring rival Allergan and moving to Ireland — at least on paper — to reduce its tax bill. As analysts and investors had...
NEW YORK (AP) — Janet Jackson is delaying her "Unbreakable" tour, saying Wednesday that she and her husband are planning their family and that she is under doctor's orders to rest. The 49-year-old singer announced in a clip on her Twitter account Wednesday morning that there has...
Alarum. The President is coming. Barack Obama’s impending arrival in Austin Texas is shutting down at least 17 schools. Businesses plan to shutter at noon. Local media advise local citizens to get out of their own town, or at least avoid the city center from 1 pm to at least 9...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Donald Trump's easy victories in Michigan, Mississippi and Hawaii left his rivals with shrinking opportunities to slow his momentum in the Republican primaries and little indication that a flurry of intense efforts to undermine his credibility are pushing...
Iraqi officials say at least 47 people have been killed and 65 wounded in a suicide truck bombing south of Baghdad. The bomber rammed a fuel truck packed with explosives into a crowded checkpoint. A police officer says that 39 civilians were killed in today's attack in the city...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- In an extraordinary display of Republican division, the Republican Party's 2012 presidential ticket took on its 2016 front-runner on Thursday as Mitt Romney joined the escalating charge to stop Donald Trump. Romney, the GOP's presidential nominee four...
Whole Foods is recalling Maytag blue cheese after testers found listeria in some of the product samples. The recall has been issued nationwide after testing in Iowa detected listeria in two lots of product. Maytag Dairy Farms voluntarily suspended production and distribution as...