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    Husband surprises wife with 500 roses after chemo treatment

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) A dozen roses simply weren't enough for a Nebraska man who wanted "to do something special" for his wife to celebrate her last chemotherapy treatment. So, he raised money and surprised her with 500. Video of the...

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  • Business

    Sunscreen doesn't work as well as it says: What to do?

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) Something to consider as you head to the beach or pool over the July Fourth weekend: That sunscreen in your bag may not protect your skin as much as you think.Even after regulators updated standards for labeling sunscreen...

    By Linda A. Johnson, AP Medical Writer|

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    Texas abortions fell sharply under law Supreme Court voided

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Abortions in Texas plummeted about 15 percent during the first year after approval of tough restrictions that the U.S. Supreme Court has since struck down a decline that activists say shows how hard it had become to get an...

    By Will Weissert, Associated Press|

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    Lawyer: Up to 1,000 DUI cases affected by breath test error

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) Philadelphia police say their breath test machines have been recalibrated and returned to service after discovering they were improperly calibrated.Private attorney Joseph Kelley, who notified police of the issue on Wednesday,...

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    Federal judge blocks new Florida abortion law

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) A federal judge late Thursday put on hold key portions of a new Florida law that would block public funding for Planned Parenthood and greatly increase inspection requirements for abortion clinics.U.S. District Judge...

    By Gary Fineout, Associated Press|

  • Business

    Uncertainties loom as Vermont GMO law takes effect

    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) Vermont's new law requiring genetically modified food to be labeled as such is set to take effect Friday, but it might soon be erased from the books by federal action.Family-owned and chain grocery stores, co-ops and food...

    By Dave Gram, Associated Press|

  • Entertainment

    2 workers injured on downtown Los Angeles filming location

    LOS ANGELES (AP) Authorities say two men were injured by falling equipment on a filming set in downtown Los Angeles.City fire spokesman Brian Humphrey says one worker suffered head trauma and the other a leg injury at the location on Spring...

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  • Business

    California voters will confront crowded November ballot

    LOS ANGELES (AP) California is again testing how much democracy is too much, with voters facing up to 18 ballot questions in November that could end the death penalty, cut into the cost of prescription drugs and free marijuana smokers to...

    By Michael R. Blood, Associated Press|

  • Business

    Texas abortions fell sharply under law Supreme Court voided

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Abortions in Texas plummeted about 15 percent during the first year after approval of tough restrictions that the U.S. Supreme Court has since struck down a decline that activists say shows how hard it had become to get an...

    By Will Weissert, Associated Press|

  • Business

    New Mexico high court: Doctors can't help patients end lives

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) The New Mexico Supreme Court ruled Thursday that terminally ill patients cannot end their lives with help from doctors, ending what right-to-die advocates thought would be a successful legal fight.In a 5-0 opinion, the...

    By Russell Contreras, Associated Press|

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