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WASHINGTON (AP) — EDITOR'S NOTE: In 1981, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported the first cases of a rare pneumonia that had sickened five Los Angeles gay men. The AIDS epidemic had begun.Over the next three years, the CDC ...more

AP News - Apr 22, 2014 10:48 AM

NEW YORK (AP) — ABC's brainy new medical drama "Black Box" does a neat trick: It dares viewers to imagine for themselves the cost-benefit ratio of addiction, and does it without taking a firm stand.It does it in the person of lovely, top-of-her- ...more

AP News - Apr 21, 2014 11:59 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — While scientists believe the universe began with a Big Bang, most Americans put a big question mark on the concept, an Associated Press-GfK poll found.Yet when it comes to smoking causing cancer or that a genetic code determine ...more

AP News - Apr 18, 2014 9:07 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Miley Cyrus is postponing her U.S. tour while she recovers from an allergic reaction to antibiotics, but will resume her performances in August.Cyrus' representative tells The Associated Press on Friday that the singer will resum ...more

AP News - Apr 18, 2014 7:27 PM

ATLANTA (AP) — TNT analyst Craig Sager will miss the NBA playoffs as he undergoes treatment for leukemia.A sideline reporter famous for his brightly colored suits, Sager's sense of humor was intact in a statement released by Turner Sports on Fri ...more

AP News - Apr 17, 2014 4:17 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration is warning women that a surgical procedure to remove noncancerous growths from the uterus could inadvertently spread cancer to other parts of the body.The agency is discouraging doctors from per ...more

AP News - Apr 17, 2014 11:35 AM

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A mountain lion that appeared strong and healthy when it was photographed as it ruled a wilderness park in the middle of Los Angeles has been exposed to rat poison and is suffering from mange, officials said.Scientists noticed ...more

AP News - Apr 15, 2014 9:47 AM

PAGO PAGO, American Samoa (AP) — Public schools in American Samoa fully reopened Monday after some 3,000 students and teachers contracted pink eye, an outbreak that prompted tourism officials to warn cruise passengers heading to the group of islands in ...more

AP News - Apr 10, 2014 6:09 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lots of apps claim they can help you fight jet lag. Now Michigan researchers say mathematical formulas suggest it's possible to adjust to new time zones a bit faster than previously thought, and they created their own free app to help ...more

AP News - Apr 10, 2014 6:02 PM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A cruise line says more than 100 passengers have now contracted the highly contagious norovirus as a ship tours California ports, but fewer than 15 are still complaining of symptoms.Princess Cruises spokeswoman Karen Candy s ...more