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  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Once a sideshow, former preemies praise doctor years later

    LONG BEACH, N.Y. (AP) — At age 95, Lucille Horn often reflects on her long, full life, with a husband and five children, and how it might not have happened if not for the renegade…

  • Judge summons pregnant inmate on abortion desire

    FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — A federal judge in Alabama wants to hear from a pregnant inmate who’s changed her mind on whether she wants an abortion. U.S. District Judge Abdul Kallon ordered authorities to have…

  • Study: Not enough teenagers are immunized against HPV

    WASHINGTON — It’s the only vaccine that can prevent cancer, but government statistics show far too many teenagers aren’t immunized against the human papillomavirus. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says four out of…