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Florida firefighter blames coca tea for failing drug testA Florida firefighter fired for a positive drug test got his job back after arguing the cocaine in his system was from a tea made with coca leaves
The Associated Press22 hours ago
Beloved rhinoceros dies at age 49 in North Carolina zooThe North Carolina Zoo says that a beloved rhinoceros named Stanley has died
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2001 file photo smoke rises from the burning twin towers of the World Trade Center after hijacked planes crashed into the towers, in New York City. On Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, Rupa Bhattacharyya, the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund special master, announced that the compensation fund for victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks will cut future payments by 50 to 70 percent because the fund is running out of money. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
9/11 fund running out of money for those with illnessesThe compensation fund for victims of 9/11 is running out of money and will cut future payments by 50 to 70 percent
The Associated Press1 day ago
Facebook Considers Change as Measles Cases SpreadWith cases of the measles spreading in Washington state, Facebook says it will try to reduce the spread of misinformation about health, especially vaccinations, on its platform. Facebook tells USA Today it is looking into making anti-vaccination content less visible and has "taken steps" to reduce false health news but...
Newser1 day ago
Paul Okerblom, of Salisbury, Md., stands outside a crowded hearing room with opponents of a measure that would allow the terminally ill to end their lives with the help of a doctor, during a hearing in Annapolis, Md., on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Brian Witte)
Diane Rehm testifies for assisted-death bill in MarylandRetired radio talk show host Diane Rehm is speaking in favor of a Maryland measure to allow the terminally ill to end their lives with a doctor's help, but opponents say it could enable vulnerable people who aren't terminally ill to kill themselves
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this March 26, 2015 file photo, U.S. astronaut Scott Kelly, right, crew member of the mission to the International Space Station, stands behind glass in a quarantine room, behind his brother, Mark Kelly, also an astronaut, after a news conference in the Russian-leased Baikonur, Kazakhstan cosmodrome. Nearly a year in space put Scott Kelly's immune system on high alert and changed the activity of some of his genes compared to his Earth-bound identical twin, according to a report released on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)
Year in space put US astronaut's disease defenses on alertScientists find that astronaut who spent nearly a year in space had his immune system go on high alert
The Associated Press1 day ago
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