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    McCain completes round of radiation, chemo for brain cancer

    PHOENIX (AP) The daughter of U.S. Sen. John McCain of Arizona says the 80-year-old lawmaker has completed the first round of radiation and chemotherapy as he battles an aggressive form of brain cancer.Meghan McCain also tweeted Friday afternoon...

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  • Environment

    Sheriff: Coyote that bit woman on New York trail had rabies

    KINGSBURY, N.Y. (AP) Authorities say a coyote shot by an environmental conservation officer after it attacked a woman on a rural New York trail has tested positive for rabies.The Washington County sheriff's office says the animal was killed...

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  • Business

    California tightens rules on popular pesticide for farmers

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) California regulators are tightening the strictest rules in the nation on a pesticide popular with farmers over new health concerns, officials said Friday.Farmers use chlorpyrifos (klor-PHIR-e-fos) to kill pests that attack...

    By Scott Smith, Associated Press|

  • News

    Amid India oxygen scandal, docs want focus on encephalitis

    Dozens of children died last week in a government hospital in northeastern India, prompting public outcry over whether an oxygen shortage was to blame. Answers remain unclear, but doctors who have spent decades treating sick kids in the area say...

    By Margie Mason, AP Medical Writer|

  • News

    Eclipse concerns cause school district to cancel classes

    JEFFERSON, Ohio (AP) A school district in Ohio has canceled classes on Monday over concerns about students damaging their eyes while looking at the solar eclipse.The superintendent of Jefferson Area Local Schools said Thursday that the eclipse...

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  • Business

    3 charities cancel Mar-a-Lago events amid Trump backlash

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) President Donald Trump's comments about the white nationalist rally last weekend are hurting not just his political standing, but his pocketbook.Three charities announced Thursday that they were canceling fundraisers...

    By Bernard Condon, Julie Carr Smyth And Terry Spencer, Associated Press|

  • Business

    FDA OKs Pfizer drug for rare, fast-killing type of leukemia

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new medicine for use against a rare, rapidly progressing blood cancer after other treatments have failed.Pfizer's Besponsa (beh-SPONS'-eh) was approved for patients with a type...

    By Linda A. Johnson, AP Medical Writer|

  • News

    Mental exam sought for man accused of Oklahoma bomb plot

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) An attorney for a man accused of attempting to detonate what he believed was an explosives-laden van outside an Oklahoma City bank wants a hearing to determine whether he is competent to be tried on a federal charge.The...

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  • Business

    Lawsuit: Sterilization for sentencing breaks violated rights

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) A federal lawsuit claims a Tennessee sheriff and judge violated inmates' constitutional rights by reducing their jail time if they underwent birth control procedures.Mike Donovan, whose group Nexus Services Inc. is funding...

    By Jonathan Mattise, Associated Press|

  • Business

    EpiPen maker finalizes settlement for government overcharges

    EpiPen maker Mylan has finalized a $465 million federal agreement settling allegations it overbilled Medicaid for its emergency allergy injectors for a decade charges brought after rival Sanofi filed a whistleblower lawsuit and tipped off the...

    By Linda A. Johnson, AP Medical Writer|

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