• News

    Judge: Arizona doesn't have to reveal execution drug sources

    PHOENIX (AP) Arizona does not have to reveal who provides its execution drugs, a judge ruled Thursday in a lawsuit arguing that the information would help the public determine whether the death penalty is carried out humanely and promote...

    By Jacques Billeaud, The Associated Press|

  • Entertainment

    The Latest: Hernandez's daughter suing NFL, Patriots

    BOSTON (AP) The Latest on deceased NFL star Aaron Hernandez being diagnosed with the brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy (all times local):4:20 p.m.Lawyers for Aaron Hernandez's daughter are suing the NFL and the New England Patriots...


  • News

    Baby whose mother chose giving birth over chemo has died

    DETROIT (AP) A relative says the baby born of a Michigan woman who chose to forgo chemotherapy to give birth to the child has died.Sonya Nelson says her niece, Life Lynn DeKlyen, died Wednesday evening at University of Michigan Hospital in Ann...

    By Jeff Karoub, Associated Press|

  • Environment

    Official charged in Flint water-related death faces hearing

    FLINT, Mich. (AP) A Michigan official blamed in the death of a Flint-area man who had Legionnaires' disease faces a key hearing to determine whether he will stand trial for involuntary manslaughter.Nick Lyon is head of the Department of Health...


  • Politics

    FDA warns on mixing opioid addiction treatments, other meds

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) The Food and Drug Administration issued new warnings Wednesday about the dangers of combining medication for opioid addiction with anti-anxiety medicines and other drugs that also slow breathing and brain activity.The FDA...

    By Linda A. Johnson, AP Medical Writer|

  • News

    Suit: Pregnant Illinois officer forced to take unpaid leave

    CHICAGO (AP) A suburban Chicago police officer has filed a federal lawsuit alleging the police chief refused to modify her duties when she became pregnant and later forced her to take unpaid leave months before she gave birth.Jennifer Panattoni...

    By Sara Burnett, Associated Press|

  • News

    Courts question NY disability agency's right to prosecute

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) A New York state agency created to protect people in institutional care from abuse and neglect has lost three criminal cases this year after judges ruled that it didn't have the power to prosecute.The rulings could jeopardize...

    By David Klepper, Associated Press|

  • Business

    Lawsuit challenges law that only doctors perform abortions

    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) The American Civil Liberties Union and Planned Parenthood filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday that challenges a Maine restriction common across most of the U.S. that abortions be performed solely by physicians.The two groups...

    By Patrick Whittle, Associated Press|

  • News

    Kentucky judge dismisses challenge of medical marijuana ban

    FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) A Kentucky judge has dismissed a lawsuit seeking to overturn the state's ban on marijuana for medical purposes.Franklin Circuit Judge Thomas Wingate recognized in a ruling Wednesday that marijuana has the potential for...


  • Business

    Filing: Auto training center funds laundered through hospice

    DETROIT (AP) Money stolen from the UAW-Chrysler National Training Center was laundered through a fake Detroit-area hospice center, according to a federal court filing.Tuesday's filing is a government forfeiture complaint that seeks to keep...


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