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BERLIN (AP) — Authorities say emergency workers called to a conference center in northern Germany found some 30 people staggering and suffering from cramps, apparently as a result of amphetamine poisoning. The local government said 15 ambulances and a helicopter were sent to the...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a blue-and-white church on the outskirts of Los Angeles' Koreatown, pastor Young Ho Han is trying to lift the veil on a problem silently afflicting his community: drug abuse among young Korean-Americans. It's an issue Han knows well, starting with his own...
NEW YORK (AP) — Kabula Nkarango Masanja returned home to Tanzania with a new American prosthetic arm replacing the limb that was chopped off with a machete by followers of African witchcraft. She's one of Tanzania's children with albinism, a condition that leaves people with...
NEW YORK (AP) — Dozens of 9/11 recovery workers are demanding that Congress renew programs offering money and heath care to people exposed to toxic dust after the terror attacks. The former ground zero workers and survivors were joined at the World Trade Center site on Thursday...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration proposed Thursday to ban discrimination against transgender people throughout the health care system, expanding anti-bias protections in the president's health overhaul. The new protections are part of a much broader proposed regulation...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration proposed Thursday to ban discrimination against transgender people throughout the health care system, carrying out anti-bias provisions in the president's health overhaul. The new protections are part of a much broader proposed...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration says it wants to end discrimination against transgender people throughout the health care system. The new protections are part of a much broader proposed regulation released Thursday by the Department of Health and Human Services. The...
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — One day after the World Health Organization confirmed two cases of polio in Ukrainian children, the country's health minister says efforts are underway to import enough vaccine to prevent an outbreak. Health officials have warned for years that Ukraine was...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 900,000 military veterans have officially pending applications for health care from the Department of Veterans Affairs, the department's inspector general said Wednesday, but "serious" problems with enrollment data make it impossible to determine how...
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Like every game, Patriots coach Bill Belichick says he's focused on his next opponent...
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Like every game, Patriots coach Bill Belichick says he's focused on his next opponent...
DENVER (AP) — A federal judge is preventing The Telluride Film Festival from screening a documentary about a 1972...
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's financial crisis loomed over dueling Friday campaign appearances by...
CHICAGO (AP) — Anthony Rizzo hit a grand slam in Chicago's eight-run fifth inning, and rookie Addison Russell...
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — As a defiant Kentucky clerk sat in jail Friday, choosing indefinite imprisonment over...