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Feds cap fines for not buying health insurance

MIAMI (AP) — Federal officials have capped the amount of money scofflaws will be forced to pay if they don't buy insurance this year at $2,448…

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Brazil's $40 million boosts UA's giant telescope

Brazil's $40 million boosts UA's giant telescope

Effort ensures production of mirrors here for the Giant Magellan Telescope.

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Police seek man who refused tuberculosis treatment

STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors in Northern California said Thursday that they have obtained an arrest warrant for a tuberculosis patient …

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Feds cap fines for not buying health insurance

MIAMI (AP) — Federal officials have capped the amount of money scofflaws will be forced to pay if they don't buy insurance this year under the…

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Ruling on antibiotics in livestock reversed

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration isn't required to hold public hearings to evaluate the health risks of widespread use of…

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Fukushima study: Think about unthinkable disasters

Fukushima study: Think about unthinkable disasters

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. science advisory report says Japan's Fukushima nuclear accident offers a key lesson to the nation's nuclear industry:…

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Lou Gehrig's disease is rare, 1st US count finds

NEW YORK (AP) — The government has issued its first national estimate for Lou Gehrig's disease, confirming the devastating disease is rare.

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More US girls now getting cervical cancer vaccine

More US girls now getting cervical cancer vaccine

NEW YORK (AP) — More teen girls are getting a controversial cervical cancer vaccine but the increase isn't much of a bump, the government repo…

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Varying health premium subsidies worry consumers

Varying health premium subsidies worry consumers

MIAMI (AP) — Linda Close was grateful to learn she qualified for a sizable subsidy to help pay for her health insurance under the new federal …

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Wyoming cave with fossil secrets to be excavated

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — For the first time in three decades, scientists are about to revisit one of North America's most remarkable troves of an…

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EU regulator: Morning-after pill OK for all women

LONDON (AP) — A commonly used morning-after pill is suitable for use by heavier women, the European Medicines Agency said Thursday after a rev…

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Cuba looks to mangroves to fend off rising seas

Cuba looks to mangroves to fend off rising seas

SURGIDERO DE BATABANO, Cuba. (AP) — Many people in this hamlet on the southern coast of Cuba remember when the shore lay about 100 meters (yar…

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GSK asks European regulator to OK malaria shot

LONDON (AP) — Pharma giant GSK said Thursday it is submitting its malaria vaccine for regulatory approval to the European Medicines Agency.

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Costs to decide when TEP plant gets off coal

Costs to decide when TEP plant gets off coal

Environmentalists continue to push for a coal-free plant in Tucson.

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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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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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4 effective ways to beat diabetes

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