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AP News - Feb 20, 2015 3:30 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — An extra cup or two of coffee may be OK after all. More eggs, too. But you definitely need to drink less sugary soda. And, as always, don't forget your vegetables.Recommendations Thursday from a government advisory committee ca ...more

AP News - Feb 19, 2015 8:44 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials are easing access to DNA tests used to screen parents for devastating genetic disorders that can be passed on to their children. The surprise announcement offers a path forward for Google-backed genetic testin ...more

AP News - Feb 19, 2015 6:50 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — An extra cup or two of coffee may be OK after all. More eggs, too. But you definitely need to drink less sugary soda. And, as always, don't forget your vegetables.Recommendations Thursday from a government advisory committee ca ...more

AP News - Feb 18, 2015 5:41 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) — No one noticed Erik Compton sitting in the back of the room as he listened to the kind of stories he one day would like to tell.They were more about golf than life.Compton is more of an expert on the latter at the momen ...more

AP News - Feb 18, 2015 10:57 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The president of Liberia will visit the United States later this month, her first trip to the country since the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf plans to speak Feb. 26 at an event hosted by Democrat ...more

AP News - Feb 15, 2015 4:45 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A scorpion stung a woman on the hand just before her flight from Los Angeles to Portland took off.Flight 567 was taxiing on the runway Saturday night when the passenger was stung, Alaska Airlines spokesman Cole Cosgrove said. ...more

AP News - Feb 13, 2015 12:43 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Rosie O'Donnell opened with a wry quip: "I had a lot of stress today, I don't know if you heard."Hours after ending her second stint as a host of ABC's "The View," O'Donnell was on a fashion runway — a strange place for her to be ...more

AP News - Feb 12, 2015 6:26 PM

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — As the measles outbreak spread last month, Disneyland executives sent a series of emails to California health officials asking them to emphasize that the theme park was not responsible for the illnesses and was safe to visit, doc ...more

AP News - Feb 12, 2015 12:36 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Harry Reid is recovering at his Washington residence after surgery Wednesday to restore vision in his wounded right eye.It was Reid's second surgery since breaking bones in his face and hurting his eye in a violent exercis ...more

AP News - Feb 12, 2015 12:20 AM

NEW YORK (AP) — Longtime "60 Minutes" correspondent Bob Simon, who covered riots, Academy Award-nominated movies and wars and was held captive for more than a month in Iraq two decades ago, died in a car crash on Wednesday. He was 73."CBS Evenin ...more