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  • Accidents and disasters

    Man burned in fire beneath offices of Tahoe Planning Agency

    STATELINE, Nev. (AP) A Lake Tahoe area man has been hospitalized with severe burns he suffered in a fire at the building that houses the offices of the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency.KRNV-TV reports an explosion sparked the fire Wednesday on...

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  • News

    Conjoined twins separated at Houston hospital discharged

    HOUSTON (AP) Twin girls born in 2016 conjoined at the chest and abdomen have been discharged from a Houston hospital more than three months after separation surgery. Texas Children's Hospital on Thursday announced the latest...

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  • News

    Parents spared jail in death of girl who didn't see doctor

    READING, Pa. (AP) The parents of a 2-year-old Pennsylvania girl have been spared jail time in the pneumonia death of their daughter after vowing to seek medical care in the future for their other children.Jonathan Foster and Grace Foster were...

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  • Health

    White Sox's Abreu leaves game because of flu-like symptoms

    CHICAGO (AP) Slugger Jose Abreu has left the Chicago White Sox's game against the Seattle Mariners because of flu-like symptoms.The 2014 AL Rookie of the Year popped out in the first inning and hit a fly to left in the third on Wednesday. He...

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  • Business

    Family: Delta tied woman with disability to wheelchair

    ATLANTA (AP) A woman with multiple sclerosis says Delta Air Lines employees tied her to a wheelchair with a blanket when they didn't have a chair that could accommodate her disability, and her son says a supervisor cursed at her as she...

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  • News

    Judge wants fertility clinic lawsuits merged to single case

    CLEVELAND (AP) A judge in Cleveland says dozens of lawsuits should be condensed into one case against a fertility clinic that had a storage tank malfunction that destroyed over 4,000 eggs and embryos.So far, more than 40 lawsuits filed against...

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  • Business

    First drug approved for most common inherited kidney disease

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first drug to slow kidney decline in patients with the most common inherited kidney disease.Jynarque (jihn-AR'-kew), from Japan's Otsuka Pharmaceutical, was approved...

    By Linda A. Johnson, AP Medical Writer|

  • News

    After a death, how much can 'broken heart' hurt survivors?

    Former President George H.W. Bush's hospitalization a day after wife Barbara's funeral has raised questions about whether stress or a broken heart played a role.Doctors said Tuesday that medical problems in a surviving spouse may not be due to...

    By Marilynn Marchione, AP Chief Medical Writer|

  • Business

    Alaska Airlines tightens emotional support animal policy

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) Alaska Airlines has updated its policy on emotional support animals following an increase in incidents involving them on planes and in airports, including some customers and employees suffering bites.Starting May 1,...

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  • Business

    Agency warns retailers not to sell Juul e-cigarette to kids

    WASHINGTON (AP) Federal health officials on Tuesday announced a nationwide crackdown on underage use of a popular e-cigarette brand following months of complaints from parents, politicians and school administrators.The Food and Drug...

    By Matthew Perrone, AP Health Writer|

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