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  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EST

    In India, Obama seeks to turn personal bond with Modi into policy breakthroughs NEW DELHI (AP) — President Barack Obama was greeted in India Sunday with an elaborate welcome at the country’s sprawling presidential palace,…

  • WHO mulls reforms to repair reputation after bungling Ebola

    GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization is debating how to reform itself after botching the response to the Ebola outbreak, a sluggish performance that experts say cost thousands of lives. On Sunday, WHO’s executive…

  • Added protections for consumer information on health website

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration appears to be making broader changes to protect consumer information on the government’s health insurance website, after objections from lawmakers and privacy advocates. The Associated Press reported last week…

  • Baltimore health officials investigate possible measles case

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Health Department says it is investigating a possible case of measles in a baby. The health department said Saturday that, if confirmed, this would be Baltimore’s first measles case in…

  • Avian flu confirmed in commercial turkey flock in California

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal agriculture officials say they have found avian influenza in a commercial turkey flock in central California. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Saturday that the facility in Stanislaus County has been…

  • Transgender teen’s death stirs action in US and beyond

    CINCINNATI (AP) — Leelah Alcorn wrote a note on her Tumblr blog, then walked through the night and into the path of a tractor-trailer rumbling down a highway. In the final message attributed to her,…

  • UK nurse who contracted Ebola recovers, leaves hospital

    LONDON (AP) — A British nurse who contracted Ebola while working in Sierra Leone has been discharged from the hospital after making a complete recovery. Pauline Cafferkey said she was “happy to be alive” after…

  • Oregon focus of effort to expand background checks for guns

    GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Fresh off a victory in Washington state, a leading gun control group backed by billionaire Michael Bloomberg is hoping to make Oregon its next prize in a campaign to require…

  • Va., California Navy hospitals hold blood drive competition

    PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) — Naval hospitals in Virginia and California are holding a friendly competition to see which one can collect the most pints of blood. Naval Medical Center Portsmouth and Naval Medical Center San…

  • Tide turning in Ebola fight after hard lessons

    DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — A top U.N. official in the fight against Ebola greeted just three patients at one treatment center he visited this week in Sierra Leone. Families in Liberia are no longer required…

  • Nevada considering strict condom regulation for porn films

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Adult film production migrated from California to Nevada after voters in Los Angeles County approved a law requiring condom use on set. Now, a condom use requirement could follow. Nevada health…

  • Nevada considering strict condom regulation for porn films

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Adult film production migrated from California to Nevada after voters in Los Angeles County approved a law requiring condom use on set. Now, a condom use requirement could follow. Nevada health…

  • Regulators order pipeline upgrades after Montana oil spill

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Federal regulators on Friday ordered a pipeline company to make major upgrades to a line that spilled almost 40,000 gallons of oil into Montana’s Yellowstone River and fouled a local water…

  • Fewer kindergarteners skip vaccinations under California law

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fewer California parents opted out of vaccinations for their children entering kindergarten last year following the adoption of a law that makes it harder to go without the shots, state figures…

  • Privacy concerns over health care website prompt reversal

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Bowing to privacy concerns, the Obama administration reversed itself Friday, scaling back the release of consumers’ personal information from the government’s health insurance website to private companies with a commercial interest in…