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AP News - Aug 10, 2015 3:04 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Officials say the hormone levels of the Washington's National Zoo's adult female panda are rising, but they don't know whether she is pregnant.The Smithsonian announced Monday that the hormone levels of panda Mei Xiang (may-SHO ...more

AP News - Aug 10, 2015 8:58 AM

LOS ALGODONES, Mexico (AP) — Mark Bolzern traveled 3,700 miles to go to the dentist. The 56-year-old Anchorage, Alaska, native left home this spring, made a pit stop in Las Vegas to pick up a friend, and kept heading south, all the way to Los Algodones ...more

AP News - Aug 07, 2015 4:41 AM

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The transient glared at patrons in the dark movie theater, the dyed red tips of his hair faded to a dull orange.Suddenly, he jumped up and attacked two women with a cloud of pepper spray that dyed their clothes the color ...more

AP News - Aug 06, 2015 3:34 PM

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — California officials say a child camping in Yosemite National Park fell ill with plague and was sent to a hospital.The state's Department of Public Health said Thursday that the family from Los Angeles Count ...more

AP News - Aug 05, 2015 2:04 AM

EDS NOTE: Ben Utecht was a standout tight end for the University of Minnesota who played in the NFL for six years, becoming a starter and winning a Super Bowl with the Indianapolis Colts in 2006. He retired in 2009 due to multiple concussions and memor ...more

AP News - Aug 04, 2015 5:01 PM

LONDON (AP) — Describing the latest doping allegations leveled against track and field as a "declaration of war," Sebastian Coe rushed to the defense of the IAAF's drug-testing system Tuesday and said it was time to "come out fighting" to protect the r ...more

AP News - Aug 04, 2015 3:24 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials laid out extra safety measures that hospitals can take to clean specialized medical scopes that have been linked to sometimes deadly bacterial outbreaks across the U.S.However, Food and Drug Administrat ...more

AP News - Aug 03, 2015 6:09 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — A government task force says more research is needed to determine if toddlers should be screened for autism even if check-ups or parents haven't spotted developmental problems — despite guidelines from other health groups that urge su ...more

AP News - Aug 03, 2015 7:22 AM

PARIS (AP) — With his federation embattled by widespread doping allegations that could lead to a reshuffle of Olympic and world championship podiums for more than a decade, IAAF president Lamine Diack defended his organization's anti-doping record and ...more

AP News - Aug 03, 2015 3:09 AM

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The IOC will take action against any Olympic athletes if they are found guilty of the latest doping allegations rocking the sport of track and field, IOC President Thomas Bach said Monday.Bach said it is up to the W ...more