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  • Muscle cars out in force at New York auto show

    Updated: Thu, Apr 17, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Who says America has lost its muscle? Growling, unapologetic performance is the theme of this year's New York International Auto Show, which opens to the public Friday. Sure, there's something called the EV Pavilion, where visitors can ride around in a plug-in...

  • Clarification: NFL Concussion Lawsuit story

    Updated: Thu, Apr 17, 2014

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In a story April 16, The Associated Press reported that a judge had again denied preliminary approval of a $765 million NFL concussion settlement. U.S. District Judge Anita Brody clarified Thursday that the ruling was not new but was a clerical move to add her...

  • Aereo CEO speaks on future of company, industry

    Updated: Thu, Apr 17, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — The future of Aereo, an online service that provides over-the-air TV channels, hinges on a battle with broadcasters that goes before the U.S. Supreme Court next week. For as little as $8 a month, Aereo subscribers in New York and 10 other markets can watch shows live...

  • 1 dead, 1 injured in California boating accident

    Published: Thu, Apr 17, 2014

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — What was intended to be a fun night of sailing turned deadly as one person was killed and another seriously injured when their sailboat collided with a channel marker buoy in the San Francisco Bay, authorities said Thursday. Police investigators continued to...

  • Superintendent: Kids victims in cheating scandal

    Updated: Thu, Apr 17, 2014

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada's state superintendent called children the victims and adults the culprits in a cheating scandal uncovered at a Las Vegas elementary school. Superintendent Dale Erquiaga spoke briefly about the matter Thursday, a day after the Nevada Department of Education...

  • Salmonella decline seen in food poisoning report

    Updated: Thu, Apr 17, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — The government's latest report card on food poisoning shows a dip in salmonella cases but an increase in illnesses from bacteria in raw shellfish. The report counts cases in only 10 states for some of the most common causes of foodborne illness, but is believed to be...

  • President defending health law good for some Dems

    Updated: Thu, Apr 17, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's full-throated defense of his health care overhaul seems perfectly timed for Democrats who want their party to embrace the law more enthusiastically. At a White House news conference Thursday, Obama noted that health insurance enrollments...

  • FDA OKs Merck tablet to reduce ragweed allergies

    Updated: Thu, Apr 17, 2014

    WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J. (AP) — U.S. regulators have again approved a Merck & Co. tablet for gradually reducing seasonal allergies, this time for ragweed pollen. Ragwitek tablets dissolve quickly under the tongue. Patients are to take one daily, from three months before ragweed...

  • FDA warns of cancer risk with fibroid procedure

    Updated: Thu, Apr 17, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration is warning women that a surgical procedure used to eliminate growths in the uterus could inadvertently spread cancer to other parts of the body. The agency is discouraging doctors from performing the procedure, which uses an...

  • Judges question attorneys at gay marriage hearing

    Updated: Thu, Apr 17, 2014

    DENVER (AP) — A judge in Colorado who will play a pivotal role deciding whether gays should be allowed to wed in the United States sharply questioned whether Oklahoma can legally prevent the marriages. Jerome Holmes is one of three judges on the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals who is...

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