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FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Revis Island is closed for the weekend.Cornerback Darrelle Revis will not play in the New York Jets' game against the Miami Dolphins on Sunday because he is still dealing with a concussion. He remains in the NFL's concu ...more

AP News - Nov 25, 2015 6:35 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — The family of Pro Football Hall of Famer Frank Gifford says signs of the degenerative disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy were found in his brain after his death.In a statement released through NBC News on Wednesday, the fam ...more

AP News - Nov 25, 2015 11:08 AM

NEW YORK (AP) — Coke says it wants to mend relations with critics of its sugary drinks.Sandy Douglas, president of Coke North America, said in an interview with The Associated Press that Coke is hoping to change its "adversarial" relationship wi ...more

AP News - Nov 24, 2015 12:16 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials aim to release their findings on a much-debated contraceptive implant by the end of February.The Food and Drug Administration posted a brief statement online about its review of the metallic device, Ess ...more

AP News - Nov 23, 2015 2:57 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — California researchers hatched some malaria-resistant mosquitoes and then gave evolution a shove — using a groundbreaking technology to ensure the insects pass on that protective gene as they reproduce, with implications far beyond th ...more

AP News - Nov 22, 2015 5:47 PM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A baby who has spent the past two months in a Miami hospital after his premature birth on a cruise ship reached his final destination in Utah.Baby Haiden arrived home Saturday in Ogden just before 8 p.m. after a flight that ...more

AP News - Nov 22, 2015 4:48 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The 32 American men and women chosen as Rhodes scholars include a member of the U.S. National Rowing Team, an Alzheimer's disease social activist and a Harvard University student who holds a Guinness World Record for balancing on an e ...more

AP News - Nov 18, 2015 7:51 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Institutes of Health is sending its last remaining research chimpanzees into retirement — as soon as a federal sanctuary has room for them.The government already had declared that the use of humans' closest relativ ...more

AP News - Nov 18, 2015 2:59 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — From mom's comforting croon to a shout of warning, our voices are the main way we communicate and one we take for granted unless something goes wrong. Now researchers have grown human vocal cords in the laboratory that appear capable ...more

AP News - Nov 17, 2015 3:46 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Charlie Sheen said his bad-boy days are over and, with Tuesday's declaration that he's HIV-positive, he aims to become an inspiration to others."My partying days are behind me," Sheen said in a letter posted online. "My philanthr ...more