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  • Turkey farms boost precautions after deadly flu strain found

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota turkey farmers are increasing precautionary measures after a highly pathogenic strain of avian influenza wiped out a flock of 15,000 birds in about a week. Health officials in the…

  • Jail looms for mom who fled with son to fight circumcision

    DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman fighting the circumcision of her son has fled with the boy and will face imprisonment for contempt if she doesn’t allow the surgery to proceed. Circuit Judge…

  • Last surgeries underway in 12-person kidney transplant chain

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Surgeons have started the final operations in an organ donation chain that will result in six patients getting new kidneys at a San Francisco hospital. Three surgeries Thursday and three Friday…

  • Father of Ohio teen poisoned by caffeine powder files suit

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Amazon.com and caffeine powder distributors didn’t provide proper warnings about the supplement’s dangers, resulting in the death of an Ohio high school student last year, the teen’s father said in a lawsuit…

  • FDA approves first lower-cost biotech drug

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials on Friday approved the first lower-cost copy of a biotech drug in the U.S., a long-awaited milestone that could save billions for insurers, doctors and patients. Biotech drugs are…

  • Update on the latest business

    FINANCIAL MARKETS Stocks plunge after strong jobs report NEW YORK (AP) — The prospect of higher interest rates is sending stocks sharply lower in midday trading on Wall Street. Bond prices are also falling. Yields…

  • Official: Hypothermia killed naked woman, kid found in field

    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A Texas medical examiner says a dead mother and toddler whose naked bodies were found in a field about 200 yards from their wrecked car died of hypothermia. Police say…

  • Homeowners group relents, Oks playhouse for girl with cancer

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A young girl with leukemia who asked for a playhouse in her backyard will get her wish, after a homeowners association that initially rejected the idea relented. The homeowners group…

  • Daylight Saving Time 2015: Tips for Springing Forward

    (NEW YORK) — It’s time to spring forward on Sunday, but the act of moving the clocks an hour ahead can deliver a blow to your sleeping schedule. For most, daylight saving time is an…

  • Goal Setters Often Delude Themselves

    (NEW YORK) — When you’re trying to achieve a goal and think you’re doing a good job at it, don’t be too quick to give yourself a pat on the back. Researchers from the University…

  • Beer Pong Is a Pretty Filthy Game

    (CLEMSON, S.C.) — Beer pong is a game of skill, a game of luck, a game that usually involves drinking too much. Be that as it may, beer pong remains extremely popular on and off…

  • During ‘spring forward,’ some people’s sleep routine lags

    WASHINGTON — It may be a little hard to believe with all the snow outside, but it’s almost time to “spring forward.” Daylight Saving Time starts at 2 a.m. Sunday, and while most people handle the…

  • School kids on bus escape serious injury in Wash. crash

    ORONDO, Wash. (AP) — A motorist died but dozens of children escaped serious injury when a truck driver apparently fell asleep and crossed the center line of a rural Washington highway, colliding with a car…

  • Chain of kidney transplants begins at San Francisco hospital

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Zully Broussard thought she was going to help one person by donating a kidney. Instead, she helped six. The Sacramento woman’s donation to a Benicia man set off an organ swap…

  • Announcer Craig Sager returns from leukemia to NBA sideline

    CHICAGO (AP) — Craig Sager returned to his familiar spot on the NBA sideline Thursday after being treated for leukemia. The sideline reporter worked the Chicago Bulls’ victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder for TNT,…