• More than $1.6 million approved for Oklahoma health centers

    Published: Tue, May 5, 2015

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — More than $1.6 million in Affordable Care Act funding has been approved for three new community health centers in Oklahoma for the delivery of comprehensive primary health care services. The new health centers are projected to increase access to health care...

  • Gov. Sandoval signs bill to fight prescription drug abuse

    Updated: Tue, May 5, 2015

    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Gov. Brian Sandoval has signed a bill aimed at curbing prescription drug abuse and making it easier to access medicine that can reverse potentially deadly overdoses. The Republican governor approved SB459 on Tuesday in Las Vegas, during a policy workshop...

  • Among Hispanics, Puerto Ricans seem to have the worst health

    Updated: Tue, May 5, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — A new government report finds that among Hispanic groups in the United States, Puerto Ricans appear to have the worst health. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday issued its most comprehensive report on Hispanic health, drawing from earlier...

  • NTSB: Chopper hoist was spinning before nurse's deadly fall

    Updated: Tue, May 5, 2015

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Investigators say a hoist suspended from a medical helicopter, which was carrying a nurse and patient from a Texas hiking trail, was spinning just before the nurse fell to her death. The National Transportation Safety Board on Tuesday released its preliminary...

  • Colorado senators vote to hike their pay nearly 30 percent

    Updated: Tue, May 5, 2015

    DENVER (AP) — Colorado senators have voted to hike their own pay nearly 30 percent. The Senate voted 21-14 for a bill to dramatically raise the pay of elected officials, including themselves. The vote came on the last possible day for a bill to clear at least one chamber. The pay...

  • Slain Boulder intruder tried to break into other homes

    Updated: Tue, May 5, 2015

    BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Police say an intruder shot and killed in Boulder tried to get inside other nearby homes just before the shooting. Witnesses say the man had been banging on their doors and windows homes Monday night. Police say the man then banged on a window at the back of the...

  • Tips for visiting Milan Expo, from dining to weather

    Updated: Tue, May 5, 2015

    MILAN (AP) — The theme of this year's Milan Expo 2015 world's fair is food, and global fare is a big draw. Many of Expo's foreign visitors will be looking to sample Italian food and wine, which will be complemented by street food and cuisine from around the globe. Here are some tips...

  • At Milan Expo 2015, it's still an analog world, after all

    Updated: Tue, May 5, 2015

    MILAN (AP) — At Milan Expo 2015, it's still an analog world, after all. The Milan world's fair, which opened May 1 for a six-month run, delights with an urban mishmash of global architecture and culinary specialties as organizers seek to advance a universal conversation on how to...

  • US stocks drift lower after 2-day run; oil price jumps

    Updated: Tue, May 5, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. stock market sank Tuesday, taking a break after a two-day run. Chevron and other oil giants rose as crude oil climbed above $60 a barrel for the first time this year. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor's 500 index was down 14 points, or 0.7 percent, to 2,100...

  • Family of woman dropped on head by ambulance crew gets $1.5M

    Updated: Tue, May 5, 2015

    WOBURN, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts jury has awarded $1.5 million to the family of a woman who died days after an ambulance crew dropped her on her head. The Middlesex Superior Court jury ruled Monday in favor of the family of 67-year-old Barbara Grimes in its lawsuit against...

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