• Business

    Virginia health care providers sue over abortion regulations

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) A group of women's health care providers filed a lawsuit Wednesday seeking to overturn a number of Virginia's abortion regulations in light of a landmark 2016 U.S. Supreme Court ruling.The lawsuit filed in federal court...

    By Sarah Rankin, Associated Press|

  • Crime

    Report: Tustin police justified in killing PTSD Army vet

    SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) Orange County investigators say police who killed an Army veteran suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder were justified in using lethal force.The district attorney's office Wednesday says Tustin police tried for...


  • Business

    Casino mogul Felix Rappaport succumbs to heart disease

    MASHANTUCKET, Conn. (AP) Authorities say a Connecticut casino mogul has died of heart disease.The state's medical examiner's office says Foxwoods Resort Casino President and CEO Felix Rappaport died Monday at the casino.Rappaport spent more...


  • Entertainment

    Kate Spade Foundation to donate $1M for suicide prevention

    NEW YORK (AP) Kate Spade New York has announced plans to donate $1 million to support suicide prevention and mental health awareness causes in tribute to the company's late founder.To start, the company said Wednesday the Kate Spade New York...


  • Business

    FDA reconsiders added sugar label for maple syrup, honey

    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is reconsidering its plan to label pure maple syrup and honey as containing added sugars.Maple syrup producers had rallied against the plan, saying FDA's upcoming requirement to update...

    By Lisa Rathke, Associated Press|

  • Business

    Amazon, Buffett, JPMorgan pick Gawande to lead health firm

    Amazon, JPMorgan Chase and Berkshire Hathaway are turning to well-known author and Harvard professor Dr. Atul Gawande to transform the health care they give their employees.The three corporate titans said Wednesday that Gawande will lead an...

    By The Associated Press|

  • News

    Youngest migrants held in 'tender age' shelters

    Trump administration officials have been sending babies and other young children forcibly separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border to at least three "tender age" shelters in South Texas, The Associated Press has learned.Lawyers and...

    By Garance Burke And Martha Mendoza, Associated Press|

  • Law and order

    LA County Oks $2 billion for new jail to treat mentally ill

    LOS ANGELES (AP) Los Angeles County will spend more than $2 billion to replace its aging downtown Men's Central Jail with a new facility that includes treatment for a growing number of medically and mentally ill inmates.The Board of Supervisors...


  • Environment

    Idaho family sues US after child sprayed by cyanide trap

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) An Idaho couple has sued the U.S. government, saying their teenage son still suffers headaches after a predator-killing trap that federal workers mistakenly placed near their home doused him with cyanide.Mark and Theresa...

    By Keith Ridler, Associated Press|

  • News

    US pays $400K to settle lawsuit with border agent with PTSD

    BAY CITY, Mich. (AP) The federal government has agreed to pay $400,000 to settle a lawsuit by a former U.S. Border Patrol agent who said his assignment in Texas triggered post-traumatic stress disorder from his war service.Anthony Gazvoda...


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