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April 22, 2017 - 2:43 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina Highway patrol has held a memorial service to honor the more than 1,000 people who died in crashes on roads in the state in 2016. Public Safety Department Director Leroy Smith said Saturday that troopers have been holding the event every year for three...
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People stand together holding placards during the March for Science day in Geneva, Switzerland, Saturday, April 22 2017. Thousands of people are expected to attend March for Science events around the world to promote the understanding of science and defend it from various attacks, including U.S. government budget cuts. (Martial Trezzini/Keystone via AP)
April 22, 2017 - 9:32 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of scientists worldwide left their labs to take to the streets Saturday along with students and research advocates in pushing back against what they say are mounting attacks on science. The March for Science, coinciding with Earth Day, was set for more than 500 cities,...
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This Thursday, April 20, 2017, photo provided by the Office of George H.W. Bush shows former President George H.W. Bush, left, posing with his son former President George W. Bush at Houston Methodist Hospital in Houston where he is recovering from a mild case of pneumonia. He was admitted to the hospital Friday, April 14 for treatment of a persistent cough and doctors determined he had pneumonia. (Evan Sisley/Office of George H.W. Bush via AP)
April 21, 2017 - 4:26 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — A spokesman for former President George H.W. Bush says the nation's 41st president will remain in a Houston hospital through the weekend while he recovers from a mild case of pneumonia. Family spokesman Jim McGrath posted Friday on Twitter that doctors will keep the 92-year-old Bush...
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April 21, 2017 - 1:21 pm
The top government lawyers from 19 states are telling President Donald Trump and the Republican leaders of Congress not to pass health insurance changes that would stop the flow of federal drug treatment money. A letter sent Friday by a group of attorneys general for 19 states plus Washington D.C...
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April 21, 2017 - 12:34 am
FRANCE-PARIS POLICE SHOT-THE LATEST The Latest: Pence offers condolences after Paris shooting PARIS (AP) — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence says the shooting of police officers in Paris is the "latest reminder that terrorism can strike anywhere, anytime." He says the U.S. "will not relent in our...
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April 20, 2017 - 10:40 am
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Officials say a South Carolina teen is among those who has died from complications of influenza. Local media outlets reported that the Charleston County coroner's office said 18-year-old Emily Getman of Hanahan died last week at the Medical University of South Carolina...
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April 20, 2017 - 7:01 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Officials say they have ended restrictions on poultry producers that were enacted after the first confirmation of avian influenza in commercial birds in Georgia. News outlets report state veterinarian Robert M. Cobb Jr. said in a news release that effective immediately, all poultry...
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April 20, 2017 - 6:54 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Officials say they have ended a restriction on poultry producers that was enacted after the first confirmation of avian influenza in commercial birds in Georgia. News outlets report state veterinarian Robert M. Cobb Jr. said in a news release that effective immediately, all poultry...
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April 19, 2017 - 9:06 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court judge who wrote a key ruling on doctor-assisted suicide has died. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said Senior Judge John T. Noonan died on Monday at the age of 90. Noonan — an appointee of President Ronald Reagan — joined the San Francisco-based...
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April 18, 2017 - 12:52 pm
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A tribunal brought together by a rights group that aims to highlight what it claims are abuses by U.S. seed company Monsanto Co. has delivered an advisory opinion alleging that the company "engaged in practices which have negatively impacted" people's rights to a...
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