Health

May 22, 2017 - 3:50 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina state government ultimately may have to pay more than $100 million in damages to retired workers and teachers after a judge ruled it was wrong to require them to begin paying health insurance premiums six years ago. Retirees sued in 2012 after the legislature...
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May 21, 2017 - 10:21 am
NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman trying to get pregnant via artificial insemination called police because she feared the thermos she was using to store sperm and dry ice might explode. Felicia Nevins sought the Pasco County Sheriff's Office help after she forgot to remove a rubber O-...
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Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby (87) celebrates with goalie Matt Murray (30) after the Penguins' 3-2 win over the Ottawa Senators during Game 4 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Eastern Conference finals, Friday, May 19, 2017, in Ottawa, Ontario. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP)
May 20, 2017 - 12:36 am
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Matt Murray was back — and so was Sidney Crosby. Crosby had a goal and an assist, Murray made 22 saves in his first start of the playoffs and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Ottawa Senators 3-2 on Friday night to even the Eastern Conference finals at 2-2. Crosby had only one...
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Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby (87) celebrates with goalie Matt Murray (30) after the Penguins' 3-2 win over the Ottawa Senators during Game 4 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Eastern Conference finals, Friday, May 19, 2017, in Ottawa, Ontario. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP)
May 20, 2017 - 12:31 am
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Matt Murray was back — and so was Sidney Crosby. Crosby had a goal and an assist, Murray made 22 saves in his first start of the playoffs and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Ottawa Senators 3-2 on Friday night to even the Eastern Conference finals at 2-2. Crosby had only one...
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Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby (87) celebrates with goalie Matt Murray (30) after the Penguins' 3-2 win over the Ottawa Senators during Game 4 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Eastern Conference finals, Friday, May 19, 2017, in Ottawa, Ontario. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP)
May 19, 2017 - 11:58 pm
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Sidney Crosby had a goal and an assist and the resurgent Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Ottawa Senators 3-2 on Friday night to even the Eastern Conference finals at 2-2. Crosby had only one point as the defending champion Penguins dropped two of the first three, leading to...
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Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby (87) celebrates with goalie Matt Murray (30) after the Penguins' 3-2 win over the Ottawa Senators during Game 4 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Eastern Conference finals, Friday, May 19, 2017, in Ottawa, Ontario. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP)
May 19, 2017 - 11:03 pm
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Sidney Crosby had a goal and an assist and the resurgent Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Ottawa Senators 3-2 on Friday night to even the Eastern Conference finals at 2-2. Crosby had only one point as the defending champion Penguins dropped two of the first three, leading to...
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FILE - In this April 22, 2017, file photo, Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Jameson Taillon collects himself on the mound after giving up a three-run home run to New York Yankees' Starlin Castro during a baseball game in Pittsburgh. Taillon had surgery for testicular cancer conducted on May 8, a procedure that sounded more frightening in his mind than in reality. He was home by the end of the day and is already back playing catch and doing light cardio while he awaits further blood tests to determine whether there is any cancer remaining in his system. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
May 19, 2017 - 7:47 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jameson Taillon felt like he was in a movie, as if he was watching somebody else's life change and not his own. The Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher felt something "odd" in his groin and alerted trainers while on the road earlier this month in Cincinnati. Two days later, there the 25-...
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May 19, 2017 - 11:34 am
ROLESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The family of a Rolesville High School football player who died after sustaining a head injury during practice is suing the Wake County school system and members of the athletic staff. The News & Observer reports that 17-year-old Isaiah Langston died in September 2014...
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A wild obese macaque, named "Uncle Fat" who was rescued from a Bangkok suburb, sits in a rehabilitation center in Bangkok, Thailand, Friday, May 19, 2017. The morbidly obese wild monkey, who gorged himself on junk food and soda from tourists, has been rescued and placed on a strict diet. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
May 19, 2017 - 10:13 am
BANGKOK (AP) — A morbidly obese wild monkey who gorged himself on junk food and soda left behind by tourists has been rescued and placed on a strict diet of lean protein, fruits and vegetables. Wildlife officials caught the chunky monkey — nicknamed "Uncle Fat" by locals — after photos of the...
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May 18, 2017 - 10:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's 2018 budget proposal will require states to provide paid family leave programs, a senior budget official said Thursday. The official said the budget — set to be released Tuesday — will include a plan to provide six weeks of paid leave to new mothers,...
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