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Trial approaching in California hospital antitrust case Trial approaching in California hospital antitrust case 09/22/2019 06:58am • SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Spurred in part by former President Barack Obama's health care law, hospitals across the country have merged to form massive medical systems in the belief it would simplify the process for patients. But a simpler bill doesn't always guarantee a cheaper bill. That's a key UN agency says 124 suspected cholera cases in Sudan 09/20/2019 04:45am • CAIRO (AP) The U.N.'s humanitarian agency says that two of Sudan's southeastern provinces have reported 124 suspected cholera cases with seven deaths. The U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs released a statement Friday saying that the provinces of Sennar and the Blue Nile we How to Help Someone With PTSD 09/19/2019 04:00pm • If someone in your life is struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder, you may wonder what to say or how to help. With PTSD, a disturbing event in the recent or distant past can cause intrusive memories, flashbacks and nightmares, unexpected outbursts, paralyzing fear and social avoidance. PTSD Trump says gun bill negotiations going 'very slowly' Trump says gun bill negotiations going 'very slowly' 09/19/2019 02:41pm • WASHINGTON (AP) President Donald Trump on Thursday poured cold water on prospects for a bipartisan compromise on gun legislation, even as Attorney General William Barr circulated a draft plan on Capitol Hill to expand background checks for gun sales. In a Fox News interview, Trump said no deal i No Britney Spears, no decisions made at closed court hearing No Britney Spears, no decisions made at closed court hearing 09/18/2019 04:20pm • LOS ANGELES (AP) A hearing Wednesday on the future of the court conservatorship that for 11 years has controlled the money and affairs of Britney Spears ended with no decisions made and no appearance from the pop star. The hearing was cleared of the public and media. Los Angeles Superior Court J The Latest: No rulings, no Britney Spears at court hearing 09/18/2019 04:12pm • LOS ANGELES (AP) The Latest on a hearing on the court conservatorship of Britney Spears (all times local): 5:05 p.m. A hearing to review the court conservatorship that controls the money and affairs of Britney Spears has ended with no decisions made and no appearance from the singer. Wednesday's Google ads: effective, a little frustrating, businesses say Google ads: effective, a little frustrating, businesses say 09/18/2019 11:33am • NEW YORK (AP) For many small business owners, Google is a necessary and successful way to advertise although it can also be expensive and frustrating. Jeff Moriarty sees both sides. Moriarty, marketing director for his family's jewelry business, has handled its online ads for 20 years. With comp AP-NORC Poll: Americans somewhat confident in climate fight AP-NORC Poll: Americans somewhat confident in climate fight 09/18/2019 09:04am • WASHINGTON (AP) Most Americans are at least somewhat confident that the world will step up in its fight against global warming but there are limits to their optimism. That's according to a new poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research that also shows most think the 2 adults, 1 student injured after boiler room explosion blows top off tower at Baltimore Co. school 2 adults, 1 student injured after boiler room explosion blows top off tower at Baltimore Co. school 09/18/2019 05:41am • An explosion inside a boiler room at a Baltimore County school Wednesday morning blew the top off a smokestack and sent bricks flying, injuring two adults and a student. The Baltimore County Fire Department was called to the McDonogh School in Owings Mills, Maryland, at about 8:30 a.m. Wednesday McConnell says Congress in 'holding pattern' on gun control McConnell says Congress in 'holding pattern' on gun control 09/18/2019 02:45am • WASHINGTON (AP) Six weeks after a pair of mass shootings killed more than 30 people, Congress remains "in a holding pattern" on gun control as lawmakers await proposals from the White House, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said. While President Donald Trump has said he would veto a House- Jimmy Carter says he couldn't have managed presidency at 80 Jimmy Carter says he couldn't have managed presidency at 80 09/18/2019 01:48am • ATLANTA (AP) Weeks shy of his 95th birthday, former President Jimmy Carter said he doesn't believe he could have managed the most powerful office in the world at 80 years old. Carter, who earlier this year became the longest-lived chief executive in American history, didn't tie his comments to a What to Ask About a College's First-Year Experience 09/17/2019 04:00pm • Dorm socials. Intramural sports. So-called enhanced brain breaks -- more commonly known as evening snacks. Introductory workshops on how to conduct college-level research. Welcome fetes hosted by student clubs and organizations. During Ramona Park's first year at Harvard University, the Santa Fe, Ne Report of ant infestation pushes VA to make changes 09/17/2019 01:51pm • ATLANTA (AP) An official has been put on leave and others reassigned following a report of a cancer patient bitten more than 100 times by ants at a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs living center in Georgia. Dr. Richard Stone, the Veterans Health Administration executive in charge, said in a n India-US relations in good health, foreign minister says India-US relations in good health, foreign minister says 09/17/2019 06:39am • NEW DELHI (AP) India's external affairs minister said Tuesday that India-U.S. relations have come a long way and are in very good health, playing down trade differences between the two countries. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar said India has been engaging with the U.S. for months to try to resolve the Island residents grumbling over Navy's Growler jet noise Island residents grumbling over Navy's Growler jet noise 09/16/2019 11:33am • SEATTLE (AP) When Marge Plecki and her husband built their retirement home on an island north of Seattle in 2002, they were aware the Navy conducted training flights at a small airstrip nearby. The noise was bearable, though, and she planned around them by running errands or doing other chores w
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