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AP News - Oct 05, 2015 4:01 PM

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Police say a 13-year-old Maryland boy known for appearing in his family's video blog and his own YouTube posts about playing the game Minecraft died after a medical emergency.Anne Arundel County Police said Monday that Cale ...more

AP News - Oct 05, 2015 1:43 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health authorities are ordering manufacturers of specialized medical scopes to study how the reusable devices are cleaned following a series of life-threatening bacterial outbreaks at U.S. hospitals.The Food and Drug Ad ...more

AP News - Oct 05, 2015 1:08 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees say CC Sabathia is checking into alcohol rehabilitation center. ...more

AP News - Oct 02, 2015 5:24 AM

JARRATT, Va. (AP) — A convicted serial killer who faced the death penalty in two states became the first inmate to be executed in nearly three years in Virginia.Alfredo Prieto was pronounced dead at 9:17 p.m. Thursday at the Greensville Correcti ...more

AP News - Oct 01, 2015 7:37 PM

ATLANTA (AP) — Southern University football player Devon Gales is in good spirits despite a neck injury, a friend of the family said Thursday.Though his body movement is limited mostly to wrists, shoulders and biceps, Gales is telling family mem ...more

AP News - Oct 01, 2015 12:25 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — EPA tightens limits on smog-causing ozone linked to asthma and lung diseases. ...more

AP News - Oct 01, 2015 12:41 AM

NEW YORK (AP) — Five Americans came down with an unusual illness after traveling to Germany for a controversial treatment involving injections with sheep cells, health officials reported Wednesday.The treatment is not permitted in the United Sta ...more

AP News - Sep 30, 2015 2:27 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Gut checks suggest that not having enough of certain "good" intestinal germs early in life may increase babies' risk of developing asthma, according to a new study of more than 300 children.Wait: What could gut bacteria have to ...more

AP News - Sep 29, 2015 5:58 PM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio's sewage-filled waters are not only a problem for next year's Olympics.Organizers of Brazil's stop on the World Surf League hope to move their event from a beach at Barra da Tijuca to a clean beach further west.T ...more

AP News - Sep 28, 2015 4:19 PM

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country singer Bonnie Brown of the sibling group The Browns, who are to be inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame later this year, says she has lung cancer.Brown, 78, said in a statement Monday provided to The Assoc ...more