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  • Dozens line up to be first to buy medical pot in Nevada

    SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — It’s been 15 years since voters in Nevada legalized medical marijuana. And now, it’s been sold in the state for the first time — at a dispensary in a strip mall…

  • A look at Hillary Clinton’s medical background

    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton has released a letter from her doctor that declared her to be in “excellent physical condition and fit to serve as president of the United States.” She is the…

  • Clinton releases tax, medical records as emails made public

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton and her husband paid close to $44 million in federal taxes since 2007 and she is in “excellent physical condition,” two facts that emerged in a flood of disclosures…

  • Former linebacker with ALS helps revive Ice Bucket Challenge

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Over the past year, Tim Shaw has bungee-jumped off a bridge in New Zealand, visited Australia and helped drill a well in the Amazon. The former NFL linebacker also has talked…

  • 1st legal medical pot sold in Nevada 15 years after approval

    SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — Fifteen years after Nevadans voted to legalize it, medical marijuana was sold legally in the state for the first time Friday at a dispensary in a strip mall about 5 miles…

  • Clinton releases tax, health records on busy Friday

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton and her husband paid close to $44 million in federal taxes since 2007 and she is in “excellent physical condition” — two facts that emerged Friday in a flood…

  • Judge blocks release of recordings by anti-abortion group

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge has blocked the release of any recordings made at meetings of abortion providers by an anti-abortion group that previously revealed secretly recorded videos of a Planned Parenthood leader.…

  • Doctor who was father of in vitro fertilization in US dies

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Dr. Howard Jones, who pioneered in vitro fertilization in the United States, died Friday at a Virginia hospital surrounded by family. Eastern Virginia Medical School said Jones died of respiratory failure.…

  • Business Highlights

    ___ Extended slump in oil taking toll on industry, economy NEW YORK (AP) — As drivers, shippers and airlines continue to enjoy lower fuel prices, the oil industry is responding to much lower profits with…

  • New York officials: Legionnaires’ outbreak claims 3rd life

    NEW YORK (AP) — A third person with Legionnaires’ disease has died as New York City investigators search for the source of an outbreak that has sickened dozens. A spokesman for Mayor Bill de Blasio…

  • Clinton’s doctor says 2016 candidate in ‘excellent’ health

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton’s physician said Friday that the Democratic presidential candidate is in “excellent physical condition” and has completely recovered from the effects of a concussion she suffered in 2012, pronouncing her…

  • Correction: Colorado Fluoride Debate story

    DENVER (AP) — In a story July 30 about a debate over adding fluoride to public drinking water, The Associated Press misspelled the last name of the director for the Fluoride Action Network. His name…

  • Md. officials want kids’ hot car deaths to be thing of the past

    WASHINGTON — In an effort to spread awareness, state, federal and local safety officials gathered in Oxon Hill, Maryland, Friday — National Heatstroke Prevention Day — to demonstrate the dangers of leaving children locked inside hot cars.…

  • Dominant Dallas Keuchel helps Astros climb atop the AL West

    HOUSTON (AP) — Dallas Keuchel had scarcely more than a five o’clock shadow when he made his major league debut in 2012. Houston’s ace has since turned his beard into one of the more recognizable…

  • Experimental Ebola vaccine could stop virus in West Africa

    LONDON (AP) — An experimental Ebola vaccine tested on thousands of people in Guinea seems to work and might help shut down the waning epidemic in West Africa, according to interim results from a study…