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Marine One, with President Donald Trump aboard, arrives at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., Tuesday, May 15, 2018. The White House says Melania Trump is hospitalized after undergoing a procedure to treat a benign kidney condition. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
May 15, 2018 - 8:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump visited his wife, Melania, in the hospital Tuesday as she continues to recover from a kidney procedure. Trump said earlier Tuesday that the first lady is "doing really well" and that he expected her back at the White House before the end of the week. He...
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FILE - This Feb. 19, 2013, file photo shows OxyContin pills arranged for a photo at a pharmacy in Montpelier, Vt. Nevada and five other states are filing new lawsuits alleging that a pharmaceutical company used deceptive marketing to boost drugs sales that fueled opioid overdose deaths. Nevada state Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt alleges in a civil complaint filed Tuesday, May 15, 2018, that Purdue Pharma minimized risks and overstated benefits of long-term use of narcotic opioids including OxyContin. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot, File)
May 15, 2018 - 4:49 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Six U.S. states on Tuesday sued the maker of the opioid OxyContin of using deceptive marketing to boost drug sales that fueled opioid overdose deaths. Drugmaker Purdue Pharma minimized risks and overstated benefits of long-term use of narcotic opioids, according to a civil...
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In this May 7, 2018 photo, First lady Melania Trump speaks on her initiatives during an event in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. The White House says Melania Trump is hospitalized after undergoing a procedure to treat a benign kidney condition. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
May 15, 2018 - 4:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Melania Trump's hospital stay following treatment for a benign kidney condition (all times local): 4:20 p.m. President Donald Trump has arrived at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center to visit his wife, Melania, who is recovering after a kidney procedure. The...
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FILE - In this April 23, 2014 file photo, a man smokes an electronic cigarette in Chicago. A study released on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 found that one in seven U.S. adults have tried e-cigarettes, an increase in recent years offset by a small decline in the number currently using the devices. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
May 15, 2018 - 11:53 am
CHICAGO (AP) — New research shows 1 in 7 U.S. adults have tried electronic cigarettes. That's an increase but it's offset by a small decline in the number currently using the devices. About 3 percent of adults were current users in 2016, down from almost 4 percent in 2014, the study found. Adults...
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FILE - In this April 14, 2016, file photo, a son, at right, holds his mother's hand at her nursing home in Michigan. Most young adults haven’t given much thought to their own needs as they get older, but a significant number are already providing long-term care for older loved ones, according to a new poll by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
May 15, 2018 - 10:50 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Most young adults haven't given much thought to their own needs as they get older, but a significant number are already providing long-term care for older loved ones, according to a new poll by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. And while those who have...
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Flowers, pictures and messages left outside Everton's Goodison Park as the cortege of Alfie Evans goes past the ground in Liverpool, England, Monday, May 14, 2018. Kate James and Tom Evans said their son's death on Saturday, April 28 in Liverpool had left them "heartbroken." Alfie's condition left him with almost no brain function, and multiple courts ruled that keeping him alive was not in his best interests before doctors removed his ventilator five days previously. (Andrew Price/PA via AP)
May 14, 2018 - 12:36 pm
LONDON (AP) — Hundreds of mourners have gathered in Liverpool to say goodbye to Alfie Evans, the British toddler whose parents fought an unsuccessful legal battle to keep him on life support. People applauded as the boy's funeral cortege passed the Everton Football Club stadium Monday after a...
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FILE - This Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016 file photo shows a general view of the France's National Assembly, lower house of Parliament, during a debate on a constitutional reform bill in Paris. France's lower house of parliament on Monday, May 14, 2018 started debating a law to fight sexual and gender-based violence _ a proposed bill that comes in the wake of the #MeToo movement but is being strongly criticized by women’s groups. The government says the law, which is being examined at National Assembly on Monday and Tuesday, aims to better protect children under 15 by introducing new provision that rape and sexual assault can result from an “abuse of vulnerability” of the victim. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, file)
May 14, 2018 - 10:53 am
PARIS (AP) — France's lower house of parliament on Monday started debating a law to fight sexual and gender-based violence — a proposed bill that comes in the wake of the #MeToo movement but is being strongly criticized by women's groups. The government says the law, which is being examined at...
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FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2007 file photo, a Milky-Way candy bar is deep-fried in oil free of trans fats at a food booth at the Indiana State Fair in Indianapolis. Indiana was the first state to require the switch at its state fair. On Monday, May 14, 2018, the head of the World Health Organization called on all nations to eliminate artificial trans fats from foods in the next five years. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)
May 14, 2018 - 9:29 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The World Health Organization has released a plan to help countries wipe out trans fats from the global food supply in the next five years. The United Nations agency has in the past pushed to exterminate infectious diseases, but now it's aiming to erase a hazard linked to chronic...
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May 12, 2018 - 11:54 am
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Activists are rallying in Massachusetts, demanding more affordable insulin. The Boston chapter of the Right Care Alliance is rallying Saturday in Cambridge to call for an end to what the organization calls "insulin profiteering." The coalition of patients, health care...
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FILE - In this Friday, Dec. 15, 2017 file photo, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar speaks during a media conference at an EU summit in Brussels. Ireland’s prime minister on Friday, May 11, 2018 has apologized and pledged an investigation into the controversy over inaccurate cervical cancer screening tests. It emerged earlier this month that an internal audit had found potential errors in the smear tests of 209 women but those findings weren't shared with the affected patients, prompting a wave of public anger. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys, file)
May 12, 2018 - 6:32 am
LONDON (AP) — Ireland's leader has apologized for a scandal over inaccurate cervical cancer screening tests and has pledged an investigation to find out what went wrong. It emerged this month that an internal audit had found potential errors in the smear tests of 209 women but those findings weren'...
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