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CHICAGO (AP) — The family of Stan Mikita said Friday that the Chicago Blackhawks Hall of Famer has been diagnosed with a suspected brain disorder and is "facing some serious health issues."He "is currently under the care of compassionate and und ...more

AP News - Jan 28, 2015 10:55 AM

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A founding member of the golf club hosting this week's Dubai Desert Classic has died after suffering cardiac arrest while warming up on the driving range before the pro-am for the European Tour event.The Europe ...more

AP News - Jan 27, 2015 6:37 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court refuses to halt execution of Georgia man who claims he's intellectually disabled. ...more

AP News - Jan 26, 2015 8:01 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — While Joan Rivers lay sedated in a Manhattan clinic, her doctors performed unauthorized medical procedures, snapped a selfie with the comedian and failed to act as her vital signs deteriorated, according to a malpractice lawsuit filed M ...more

AP News - Jan 26, 2015 6:01 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid underwent surgery Monday to remove a blood clot in his right eye and repair bones in his face, injuries from an accident he suffered while exercising more than three weeks ago.A spokesman sai ...more

AP News - Jan 26, 2015 1:59 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Doctor after doctor said removing the tumor causing Pamela Shavaun Scott's unrelenting headaches would require cutting open the top of her skull and pushing aside her brain. Then one offered a startling shortcut — operating through he ...more

AP News - Jan 24, 2015 3:59 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal agriculture officials say they have found avian influenza in a commercial turkey flock in central California.The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Saturday that the facility in Stanislaus County has been quarantined a ...more

AP News - Jan 23, 2015 10:54 AM

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A major measles outbreak traced to Disneyland has brought criticism down on the small but vocal movement among parents to opt out of vaccinations for their children.In a rash of cases that public health officials are rushing t ...more

AP News - Jan 23, 2015 3:31 AM

LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — Blake Adams figured he was already way ahead of the game when he teed off in first round of the Humana Challenge. A high spot on the leaderboard was a bonus.Returning from hip replacement surgery, the 39-year-old Adams s ...more

AP News - Jan 22, 2015 11:17 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors should launch a civil rights probe into the 2013 death of a mentally ill Rikers Island inmate who was locked in his cell for six days without care or medication, a state oversight panel concluded in a review that cal ...more