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Wyoming cave with fossil secrets to be excavated

Wyoming cave with fossil secrets to be excavated

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — For the first time in more than 30 years, paleontologists are about to revisit one of North America's most remarkable tr…

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China lifts quarantine after man dies of plague

BEIJING (AP) — A nine-day quarantine imposed on parts of a northern Chinese city where a man died of bubonic plague has been lifted, China's o…

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Farm bank donates $10 billion for rural projects

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bank that serves farmers and agribusiness is donating $10 billion to spur private investment in rural America.

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Cuba looks to mangroves to fend off rising seas

Cuba looks to mangroves to fend off rising seas

HAVANA (AP) — Many people in this tiny hamlet on the southern coast of Cuba remember when the shore lay about 100 meters (yards) farther out. …

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Childhood traumas more common in military members

CHICAGO (AP) — Childhood traumas are more common among military members and veterans than among civilians, according to a new study. Researche…

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US wildlife officials propose limiting snake trade

HONOLULU (AP) — Federal wildlife officials recently proposed strict nationwide limits on importing and shipping boa constrictors and four othe…

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Fire season in West expected to get more intense

Fire season in West expected to get more intense

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Despite widespread drought in the West and expectations of an above-average wildfire season, wildfires have burned le…

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Study: 10M have gained coverage through health law

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new study estimates that more than 10 million adults gained health insurance by midyear as the coverage expansion under Pr…

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Audit: NASA doesn't have the money for big rockets

WASHINGTON (AP) — NASA doesn't have enough money to get its new, $12 billion rocket system off the ground by the end of 2017 as planned, feder…

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Boehner lauds doctor who saved lawmaker's baby

Boehner lauds doctor who saved lawmaker's baby

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a break from his chamber's often acrid political divisions, a choked-up House Speaker John Boehner prompted two bipartisa…

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APNewsBreak: Medicaid enrollees strain Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Low-income Oregon residents were supposed to be big winners after the state expanded Medicaid under the federal health c…

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Sierra Leone doctor fighting Ebola catches disease

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Sierra Leone's health minister confirms that the doctor in charge of battling the current Ebola outbreak has him…

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Head of troubled CDC anthrax lab has resigned

Head of troubled CDC anthrax lab has resigned

NEW YORK (AP) — The head of the government lab that potentially exposed workers to live anthrax has resigned, an agency spokesman said Wednesday.

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Agents get subsidized 'Obamacare' using fake IDs

WASHINGTON (AP) — Undercover investigators using fake identities were able to secure taxpayer-subsidized health insurance under President Bara…

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Parts of Chinese city sealed for bubonic plague

BEIJING (AP) — Parts of a northern Chinese city have been quarantined after state media said a man there died of bubonic plague.

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Judges in health care rulings vote party line

Judges in health care rulings vote party line

WASHINGTON (AP) — In rapid succession, six federal judges on two appeals courts weighed in on a key component of President Barack Obama's heal…

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Agreement calls for selling Carondelet hospitals

Agreement calls for selling Carondelet hospitals

Two healthcare firms have signed a letter of intent to acquire Carondelet.

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Survey finds sharp increase in teen use of HGH

Survey finds sharp increase in teen use of HGH

NEW YORK (AP) — Experimentation with human growth hormones by America's teens more than doubled in the past year, as more young people looked …

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Survey finds boost in teen HGH drug use

Survey finds boost in teen HGH drug use

NEW YORK — Experimentation with human growth hormones by America’s teens more than doubled in the past year, as more young people looked to dr…

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Study: Many heavy kids think they're normal weight

NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly a third of children in a national survey didn't have an accurate idea of their own weight — most of them heavy or obese…

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Dueling rulings: Courts split on health law clash

Dueling rulings: Courts split on health law clash

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's health care law is snarled in another big legal battle, with two federal appeals courts issuing con…

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Meningitis diagnosis prompted W.Va. clinic probe

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — An investigation that found syringes were being reused at a West Virginia pain management clinic — whose operator had…

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Undercover probe finds health law failings

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional investigators using fake identities were able to obtain taxpayer-subsidized health insurance under President B…

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Index ranks Arizona, other Southwest states low on child welfare

Index ranks Arizona, other Southwest states low on child welfare

ALBUQUERQUE — Several states in the Deep South and Southwest have earned dismal scores on an annual child-welfare index that cited poverty and…

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4 effective ways to beat diabetes

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