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AP News - Mar 18, 2015 5:25 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite high-profile concern over issues underscored by the racial unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, African Americans and Hispanics are faring well in certain areas, including better health care and reductions in violent crime, the lates ...more

AP News - Mar 18, 2015 4:07 PM

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Baltimore catcher Matt Wieters has elbow tendinitis following his return from Tommy John surgery and won't play until at least Sunday.The three-time All-Star caught six innings Tuesday against Minnesota in his first game ...more

AP News - Mar 17, 2015 11:31 AM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Wary of head trauma, San Francisco 49ers linebacker Chris Borland is leaving football. And not even the promise of NFL stardom and piles of money could change his mind.So now, after one stellar rookie season, he is retiring ...more

AP News - Mar 15, 2015 6:18 PM

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Don Schumacher stood directly between his Top Fuel dragsters for the final race Sunday, trying not to show any favoritism.He was in the ultimate no-lose situation.It also was the first time in months Schumacher re ...more

AP News - Mar 12, 2015 7:17 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Dr. Nancy Snyderman said Thursday that she's leaving her job as chief medical editor for NBC News, six months after unleashing public anger for failing to observe a quarantine after covering the Ebola epidemic last fall.Snyderman ...more

AP News - Mar 12, 2015 5:36 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — NBC's Nancy Snyderman resigns after Ebola quarantine scandal. ...more

AP News - Mar 12, 2015 5:02 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials are stepping up their oversight of medical scopes linked to potentially fatal "superbug" outbreaks.The Food and Drug Administration released stricter guidelines for manufacturers of reusable medical ins ...more

AP News - Mar 12, 2015 4:21 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ebola's toll moved beyond 10,000 deaths Thursday even as researchers warned of yet another threat to hard-hit West Africa: On the heels of the unprecedented devastation, large outbreaks of measles and other vaccine-preventable disease ...more

AP News - Mar 11, 2015 6:24 PM

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Specialty drugmaker Endo International PLC is trying to lure Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd. with an offer Endo said is worth 11 percent more than the $10 billion Salix has agreed to accept from serial acquirer Valeant Pharmaceuticals I ...more

AP News - Mar 10, 2015 9:08 AM

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Pamela Hogan knew Laury Sachs before, as a talented, big-hearted friend, wife and mother. Connie Shulman knew Sacks after, when she was in the grip of the early onset dementia that would swiftly claim her life.Together, docume ...more