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FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2018, file photo, workers inspect an off-ramp that collapsed during a morning earthquake in Anchorage, Alaska. Seven weeks after the massive earthquake struck Alaska, the seemingly endless aftershocks are keeping many residents filled with anxiety.  (AP Photo/Mike Dinneen, File)
Anxiety in Alaska as endless aftershocks rattle residentsSeven weeks after a massive earthquake struck Alaska, the seemingly endless aftershocks are keeping many residents filled with anxiety
The Associated Press7 hours ago
New York City gives letter grades for food cart cleanlinessNew York City's iconic food carts are starting to get health department letter grades, giving on-the-go workers and tourists alike a quick reference for cleanliness and safety
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Cans of spring seasonal Alpha Hive Double IPA are ready to be filled with beer at COOP Ale Works in Oklahoma City, Friday, Jan. 18, 2019. COOP Ale Works, which distributes in six states including Oklahoma and Kansas, has discontinued two of its three 3.2 percent brews. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
More lenient state laws could chill low-alcohol beer marketBeer snobs in states where grocers could offer only low-alcohol brands are raising their mugs to stronger brews thanks to updated laws that could indirectly chill the industry in two others where such regulations remain
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Did Insulin Rationing Kill a 26-Year-Old?Alec Raeshawn Smith was shocked to be diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age 23. The incurable autoimmune disease, which often strikes in childhood, is far less common than type 2 diabetes, which does not always require patients to take insulin. Type 1 diabetics must take it; before the hormone...
Newser12 hours ago
19 Sick in This State's Measles OutbreakA public health emergency was declared Friday in Washington state's Clark County, and it's due to a measles outbreak. Per CNN , a Clark County Public Health release notes that, since Jan. 1, the department has IDed 19 confirmed cases of the highly contagious disease, as well as seven suspected ones....
Newser13 hours ago
FILE - This Friday, Jan. 4, 2019, file photo shows Hacienda HealthCare in Phoenix. State regulators reportedly wanted to remove developmentally disabled patients from a Phoenix long-term care facility years before a woman in a vegetative state gave birth. The Arizona Republic reported Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019, that Hacienda HealthCare faced a criminal investigation in 2016. The facility allegedly billed the state some $4 million in bogus 2014 charges for wages, transportation, housekeeping, maintenance and supplies. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
Facility where comatose woman gave birth faces new complaintA long-term care facility where an Arizona woman in a vegetative state was raped and gave birth last month is looking into another abuse allegation
The Associated Press1 day ago
Sen. King treating prostate cancer again, won't affect workSen. Angus King of Maine says he is resuming treatment for prostate cancer, but the radiation therapy won't affect his work
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FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2016 file photo, processed tobacco heads down the line at a tobacco company in Danville, Va. Tobacco-friendly Virginia, where the early economy was powered by the leafy plant and the industry continues to hold great sway, is preparing to put new limits on who can buy tobacco products. Citing the rapid growth of teenage vaping, GOP leaders in the majority-Republican General Assembly announced Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, they are backing legislation to raise the age limit on buying tobacco products from 18 to 21. (Matt Bell/Danville Register & Bee via AP)
Virginia looks to raise age limit on tobacco productsTobacco-friendly Virginia is preparing to raise the age limit on buying traditional and electric cigarettes from 18 to 21.
The Associated Press1 day ago
Johnsonville recalls ground pork over possible contaminationJohnsonville LLC has recalled more than 48,000 pounds of raw ground frozen pork patties that may be contaminated with materials including black rubber
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EPA asked to investigate improper inspection allegationsThree Democratic U.S. senators are asking the Environmental Protection Agency to investigate allegations it isn't properly inspecting facilities that emit the cancer-causing gas ethylene oxide
The Associated Press1 day ago
This Sept. 7, 2018 file image taken from video shows talk show host Wendy Williams during an interview in New York. Williams’ family says she is taking an extended break from her TV talk show to deal with health issues. In a statement Friday,  Jan. 18, 2019, the family said that Williams has suffered complications from the Graves' disease in the past few days. (AP Photo, File)
Wendy Williams to take health-related break from TV showWendy Williams' family says she is taking an extended break from her TV talk show to deal with health issues
The Associated Press1 day ago
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