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AP News - Nov 20, 2014 5:50 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Immigrants from the three countries at the center of West Africa's Ebola crisis are being offered work permits and temporary protection from deportation.U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services says immigrants from Sierra Leon ...more

AP News - Nov 20, 2014 2:57 AM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver wanted to send a strong message on the league's lack of tolerance for domestic violence.So he suspended Charlotte Hornets forward Jeffery Taylor for 24 games without pay after Taylor pleaded gu ...more

AP News - Nov 19, 2014 8:50 PM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The NBA has suspended Charlotte Hornets forward Jeffery Taylor for 24 games without pay after he pleaded guilty last month to misdemeanor domestic violence assault and malicious destruction of hotel property.Taylor will ge ...more

AP News - Nov 19, 2014 3:29 PM

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation says it has sold royalty rights worth $3.3 billion for innovative drugs it helped develop with Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated.The drug rights were acquired by Royalty Pharma, which owns ro ...more

AP News - Nov 19, 2014 7:34 AM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An 11-year-old Mexican boy who had been suffering from a massive tumor and drew international attention after U.S. officials helped him get treatment in New Mexico had the growth removed after a long surgery, a church said Tues ...more

AP News - Nov 18, 2014 4:29 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hispanics are more likely to consider caring for an elderly relative or friend to be a positive experience, and less likely to say it creates stress in their families, a new poll found.More than 9 in 10 Hispanics over age 40 re ...more

AP News - Nov 18, 2014 1:26 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Tuesday that West Africa is "nowhere near out of the woods" in its fight against Ebola despite some improvement in the three countries hardest hit by the virus. Obama said the disease remains a threat to th ...more

AP News - Nov 17, 2014 1:24 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — An Associated Press investigation has found that a system Congress established to speed help to Americans harmed by vaccines has instead heaped additional suffering on thousands of families.The premise was simple: quickly and g ...more

AP News - Nov 17, 2014 11:44 AM

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Accompanied by two women, 9-year-old Felipe Angiono enters cautiously and asks: "Is this where the blind play tennis?"Upon hearing a "yes," Felipe responds: "OK, I found my place."Felipe is attending his fir ...more

AP News - Nov 17, 2014 10:09 AM

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A cruise ship docked in California on Sunday after 172 people on board fell ill with the highly contagious norovirus during a nearly monthlong trip, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.Some of the more than 4,1 ...more