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File - In this Sept. 24, 2015 file photo, supporters of a measure to allow the terminally ill to end their own life march at the Capitol while calling on California Gov. Jerry Brown to sign the bill in Sacramento, Calif. A California judge on Tuesday, May15, 2018, threw out a 2016 state law allowing the terminally ill to end their lives, ruling it was unconstitutionally approved by the Legislature. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
May 15, 2018 - 9:39 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California judge on Tuesday threw out a 2016 state law allowing the terminally ill to end their lives, ruling it was unconstitutionally approved by the Legislature. Riverside County Superior Court Judge Daniel Ottolia said lawmakers acted illegally in passing the law...
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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 - 4:06 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump visited his wife, Melania, in the hospital Tuesday as she continues to recover after 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 - 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 - 10:36 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. The study found that about 3 percent of adults were current users in 2016, down from almost 4 percent in 2014...
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May 15, 2018 - 7:00 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. A poll by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds that caregivers under 40 put in fewer...
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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 - 11:36 am
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 - 9:53 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 - 7:15 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 13, 2018 - 10:29 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — One used to deal drugs on the streets of New Orleans. Another grew up in Chicago with two drug-addicted parents. A third survived the tough streets of New York and Washington, D.C., where he once stared down the barrel of a gun. All three young black men became board-certified...
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In this Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017 file photo, Marsha Wetzel sits for a portrait in her room at Glen Saint Andrew Living Community in Niles, Ill. Wetzel moved into the senior apartment complex after her partner of 30 years died and her partner’s family evicted her from the home the couple shared. She said she was met with relentless bullying by residents mostly focused on her being a lesbian. (Chris Sweda/Chicago Tribune via AP)
May 12, 2018 - 4:36 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The unwanted were turned away from cafeteria tables. Fistfights broke out at karaoke. Dances became breeding grounds for gossip and cruelty. It became clear this place had a bullying problem on its hands. What many found surprising was that the perpetrators and victims alike...
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In this Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017 file photo, Marsha Wetzel sits for a portrait in her room at Glen Saint Andrew Living Community in Niles, Ill. Wetzel moved into the senior apartment complex after her partner of 30 years died and her partner’s family evicted her from the home the couple shared. She said she was met with relentless bullying by residents mostly focused on her being a lesbian. (Chris Sweda/Chicago Tribune via AP)
May 12, 2018 - 4:36 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The unwanted were turned away from cafeteria tables. Fistfights broke out at karaoke. Dances became breeding grounds for gossip and cruelty. It became clear this place had a bullying problem on its hands. What many found surprising was that the perpetrators and victims alike...
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