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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

AP News - Nov 17, 2014 4:07 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Recovery of feeling can gradually improve for years after a hand transplant, suggests a small study that points to changes in the brain, not just the new hand, as a reason.Research presented Sunday at a meeting of the Society f ...more

AP News - Nov 16, 2014 1:47 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Recovery of feeling can gradually improve for years after a hand transplant, suggests a small study that points to changes in the brain, not just the new hand, as a reason.Research presented Sunday at a meeting of the Society f ...more

AP News - Nov 16, 2014 11:14 AM

CINCINNATI (AP) — An African lion named Imani has given birth to three cubs at the Cincinnati Zoo.Zoo officials tell The Cincinnati Enquirer that she is not letting anyone near her or the cubs to check on them, and they haven't determined whethe ...more

AP News - Nov 14, 2014 4:10 PM

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — The kid wearing No. 1 for Colorado State is listed on the roster as a 4-foot, 53-pound running back from a nearby elementary school.Football prodigy? More like football inspiration.The 23rd-ranked Rams have adop ...more

AP News - Nov 14, 2014 3:34 PM

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Former Poison frontman Bret Michaels made a return to the stage Thursday, just one week after a string of six hospital visits and kidney surgery.The show was a kind of tuneup and test run for a charity concert that Mich ...more

AP News - Nov 12, 2014 6:23 PM

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Four-time Indianapolis 500 winner A.J. Foyt is in stable condition at a Houston hospital following triple bypass surgery on his heart Wednesday.Team spokesman Anne Fornoro says Foyt is expected to remain hospitalized through ...more

AP News - Nov 12, 2014 3:48 PM

DALLAS (AP) — The hospital that treated the only Ebola patient to die in the United States will pay his relatives an undisclosed sum and create a charitable foundation in his name, the family's attorney said Wednesday.The agreement heads off a l ...more