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    Missionary treated for Ebola to speak with nursing students

    ATLANTA (AP) An American woman treated for the Ebola virus at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta plans to speak to new nursing students there this week.Nancy Writebol will share her experiences working with a missionary group in Liberia and...

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    Summit focuses on coordinating efforts to fight drug abuse

    CINCINNATI (AP) State Supreme Court justices and other high-ranking officials huddled Wednesday to discuss ways to coordinate efforts to battle the drug abuse epidemic in a judicial summit involving some of the hardest-hit states.Ohio Chief...

    By Dan Sewell, Associated Press|

  • Politics

    The Latest: Libertarian Johnson to appear on Ohio ballot

    WASHINGTON (AP) The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT):9:40 a.m.Ohio's elections chief has cleared the way for Libertarian presidential nominee Gary Johnson to appear on fall ballots in the critical swing state.Johnson's...

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  • Politics

    Clinton proposes new federal fund to combat Zika virus

    LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (AP) As the Zika virus continues to spread, Hillary Clinton is proposing a new fund to improve the federal government's response to major public health crises.The Democratic presidential nominee says the U.S. is failing to...

    By Lisa Lerer, Associated Press|

  • Business

    Farm safety top priority with farm tourism on the rise

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) With the growth of agritourism and more people visiting local farms, Connecticut officials are joining other states in educating farmers about how to mitigate health risks for their new visitors.Connecticut's latest push...

    By Susan Haigh, Associated Press|

  • News

    Boy with double-hand transplant's next goal: Play football

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) It's been just over a year since 9-year-old Zion Harvey received a double-hand transplant, and he said Tuesday what he really wants to do is play football."I feel happy about my new hands, and I don't feel different. I like...

    By Dake Kang, Associated Press|

  • News

    Florida: 5 new Zika cases including 1 in the Tampa Bay area

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Tuesday announced a non-travel-related case of Zika in the Tampa Bay region.It's the first in the state outside the Miami area, but Scott said there wasn't enough evidence to date to declare...

    By Tamara Lush, Associated Press|

  • Business

    Nationals OF Harper designs cap to raise money for charity

    BALTIMORE (AP) Bryce Harper's many talents now include hat designer.The Washington Nationals outfielder has created a limited edition baseball cap that will go on sale Wednesday. Proceeds will go to Harper's Heroes a charity for children...

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  • Business

    How EpiPen's maker raised prices, and hackles, so much

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) Sky-high price hikes for EpiPen, the injected emergency medicine for severe allergic reactions to foods and bug bites, have made its maker the latest target for patients and politicians infuriated by soaring drug prices.The...

    By Linda A. Johnson, AP Medical Writer|

  • News

    No appeal in Indiana woman's overturned feticide conviction

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The attorney for an Indiana woman whose feticide conviction for a self-induced abortion was overturned said Tuesday he's pleased the state's attorney general decided not to appeal that ruling and hopes she's freed soon from...

    By Rick Callahan, Associated Press|

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