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WASHINGTON (AP) — Stop sunbathing and using indoor tanning beds, the acting U.S. surgeon general warned in a report released Tuesday that cites an alarming 200 percent jump in deadly melanoma cases since 1973.The report blames a generation of su ...more

AP News - 12 hours ago

Two down, one big one to go.And with it a growing realization that maybe the people running the NCAA aren't the bumbling idiots everyone has been making them out to be.The NCAA's agreement Tuesday to create a $70 million fund to diagnose ...more

AP News - Jul 28, 2014 4:23 PM

SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's amusement ride inspectors won't be conducting an official investigation into an accident at Cedar Point that injured at least two people, but will have to give the OK for the swing ride to reopen.The state only inves ...more

AP News - Jul 26, 2014 1:26 PM

Now that training camps are underway, team owners and fantasy football fans alike are holding their collective breath, praying to reach the regular season with their rosters intact.Chances are they won't.Three playmaking linebackers didn' ...more

AP News - Jul 24, 2014 4:58 PM

CAPE CHARLES, Va. (AP) — The sky turned black and cellphones pinged with emergency messages. Moments later, a tornado ripped through a sprawling, carnival-like campground Thursday, snapping dozens of trees and flipping over RVs.A tree fell on a ...more

AP News - Jul 23, 2014 6:20 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new combination pain pill from the maker of OxyContin that is designed to discourage abuse by painkiller addicts.Purdue Pharma's new drug Targiniq ER is an extended release tablet ...more

AP News - Jul 23, 2014 5:33 PM

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Even as dementia began to rob him of some of his fondest memories over the past few years, Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen reported to work every day to oversee multimillion-dollar upgrades to the team's training facilities and ...more

AP News - Jul 22, 2014 8:17 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is developing a new way for religious nonprofits that object to paying for contraceptives in their health plans to opt out, without submitting a form they say violates their religious beliefs.The govern ...more

AP News - Jul 22, 2014 2:09 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists have linked more than 100 spots in our DNA to the risk of developing schizophrenia, casting light on the mystery of what makes the disease tick.Such work could eventually point to new treatments, although they are ma ...more

AP News - Jul 21, 2014 5:16 PM

BALTIMORE (AP) — A "rogue" gynecologist who used tiny cameras to secretly record videos and photos of his patients has forced one of the world's top medical centers to pay $190 million to 8,000 women and girls.Dr. Nikita Levy was fired after 25 ...more