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MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) — Eight beaches on California's Central Coast reopened after nearly five million gallons of sewage spilled into the ocean over the weekend, official said Tuesday. The beaches south of San Francisco that are popular with surfers and day visitors opened...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia wants to become the first U.S. city to allow supervised drug injection sites as a way to combat the opioid epidemic. City officials made the announcement Tuesday, saying they would seek outside operators to establish one or more safe injection...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Electronic cigarettes could be a boon to public health or a major liability, depending on whether they help Americans quit smoking or encourage more young people to try traditional cigarettes, a new report concludes. The report issued Tuesday wrestles with the...
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Hundreds of Kenyans held a peaceful demonstration at the country's largest public hospital on Tuesday to demand that management act on allegations of rape and sexual harassment of patients. Human rights activist Wanjeri Nderu estimated that more than 500...
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Hundreds of Kenyans have held a peaceful demonstration at the country's largest public hospital to demand that management act on allegations of rape and sexual harassment of patients. Human rights activist Wanjeri Nderu estimates that more than 500 people...
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — President Donald Trump's dramatic expansion of a ban on U.S. funding to foreign organizations that promote or provide abortions has left impoverished women around the world without treatment for HIV, malaria and other diseases, health groups say, calling it "...
MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) — Nearly 5 million gallons of sewage spilled into the ocean on California's Central Coast after a filter at a water treatment plant got clogged and the computer system failed to sound an alarm, an official said Monday, forcing several popular beaches to...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A device that heats tobacco without burning it reduces some of the harmful chemicals in traditional cigarettes, but government scientists say it's unclear if that translates into lower rates of disease for smokers who switch. U.S. regulators published a mixed...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon aggressively expanded its Medicaid rolls under the Affordable Care Act, adding enough people to leave only 5 percent of its population uninsured — one of America's lowest rates. Now, with the reduction of a federal match that covered those enrollees...
NEW YORK (AP) — What if they shut down the government and no one cared? On the ground in communities across...
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Like most of the Patriots players, Trey Flowers generally stays under the radar. Flowers...
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Like most of the Patriots players, Trey Flowers generally stays under the radar. Flowers...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Chris Stewart of Utah has compared President Donald Trump's governing...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has approved President Donald Trump's selection of Jerome Powell to be the next...