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    Montana abortion bill would make doctors try to save fetus

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) Montana lawmakers pushed forward with a measure Thursday that would effectively ban all abortions after 24 weeks of pregnancy, regardless of the medical risks to a woman, by requiring doctors to deliver the fetus and try to...

    By Bobby Caina Calvan, Associated Press|

  • Environment

    No criminal wrongdoing found after Wyoming horse left behind

    CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) Prosecutors say they have found no criminal wrongdoing in the case of a horse that survived for eight weeks in the Wyoming wilderness after being left behind by a backcountry guide outfit when it became too sick to move.The...

    By Bob Moen, Associated Press|

  • Business

    St. Louis ordinance seeks to pre-empt Missouri abortion laws

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) A new ordinance in St. Louis prohibits discrimination based on "reproductive health decisions," an effort by the heavily Democratic city to pre-empt a slew of anti-abortion measures advancing through Missouri's...

    By Katie Kull, Associated Press|

  • News

    4 charged in death of 9-year-old boy with cerebral palsy

    TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) Four people charged with neglect in the death of a malnourished 9-year-old Indiana boy with cerebral palsy are set to appear in court Thursday.Cameron R. Hoopingarner was blind and weighed less than 15 pounds when...

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  • Business

    Philly mayor: $5.7M beverage tax haul doubles projections

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney says the city's sweetened-beverage tax raised $5.7 million in January, more than double what city officials had projected.Kenney's announcement Thursday comes a day after some supermarkets and...

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  • News

    Philadelphia doctor admits selling prescriptions to addicts

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) A doctor has admitted his role in peddling prescriptions from a now-defunct clinic in Philadelphia that specialized in helping drug addicts.Seventy-eighty-year-old Dr. Alan Summers on Wednesday pleaded guilty in federal court...

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  • Business

    FDA urged to let abortion pill be sold at pharmacies

    NEW YORK (AP) The so-called abortion pill now dispensed only in clinics, hospitals and doctors' offices should be made available by prescription in pharmacies across the U.S., according to a group of doctors and public health experts urging...

    By David Crary, AP National Writer|

  • Business

    Experts: Science behind 'abortion reversal' is flawed

    CHICAGO (AP) Lawmakers in several states are considering requirements for doctors to inform women seeking medical abortions about an unproven procedure called "abortion reversal."Doctors' groups oppose the bills because of flawed science and...

    By Carla K. Johnson, AP Medical Writer|

  • Entertainment

    NY lawmakers: Cuomo is moving to cut funds to fight cancer

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to cut $25 million from 39 public health programs that fight cancer, diabetes and other conditions.The Democrat's administration says it will be up to state health officials to decide where to...

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  • News

    Anorexic, bulimic woman who fought force-feeding dies at 30

    MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) An anorexic and bulimic New Jersey woman who petitioned a court to refuse force-feeding has died three months after a judge granted her request.Her court-appointed lawyer, Edward D'Alessandro Jr., told the Daily Record of...

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