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  • TB Hospital CEO: 'We should have done more'

    Updated: Tue, Sep 23, 2014

    EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Officials at a hospital where a nurse assistant exposed more than 750 infants to tuberculosis say they didn't learn of the worker's symptoms until July during her annual screening. However, officials of the Providence Memorial Hospital in El Paso say they didn't...

  • Police say fox that bit 4 had rabies

    Updated: Tue, Sep 23, 2014

    EAST WINDSOR, Conn. (AP) — Police say a fox believed to have bitten a New York City woman, a school child, school staff members and a dog has tested positive for rabies. East Windsor Police Lt. Michael Poliquin said Tuesday the animal was destroyed and tests found it had rabies....

  • Girlfriend: Poisoned doctor suspected lover

    Updated: 29 min ago

    HOUSTON (AP) — The girlfriend of a Texas researcher who prosecutors allege was poisoned by a woman with whom he was having an affair testified Tuesday that her boyfriend suspected the woman was responsible but was afraid to contact authorities. Evette Toney, the girlfriend of Dr....

  • PERA gets $190 million in settlement with Colorado Springs on Memorial Hospital pensions

    By Jakob Rodgers and Monica Mendoza The Gazette -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    Time for Colorado Springs to pay up. Colorado Springs announced a $190 million settlement with the Colorado Public Employees' Retirement Association on Tuesday, ending their high-stakes dispute over unfunded pension liabilities at Memorial Hospital. The agreement, unanimously...

  • Toronto's mayor resting at home after chemo

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    TORONTO (AP) — Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has been released from a hospital after undergoing his first round of chemotherapy. Ford's office said Tuesday he is "resting with his family at this time." Ford began aggressive chemotherapy for a rare cancer last week. He has a malignant...

  • VA to investigate whether data was falsified

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Department of Veterans Affairs said Tuesday it will investigate allegations that the appointment records of a retired Marine who died after having seizures were falsified to cover up delays in patient care at the Minneapolis VA Health Care System. Cathy Gromek,...

  • Business Highlights

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    ___ Cadillac to ditch Detroit for trendy NYC address DETROIT (AP) — Cadillac wants a jolt from the city that never sleeps. General Motors' 112-year-old luxury car division, founded in Detroit and named for the city's founder, is moving its headquarters to New York. Cadillac, which...

  • US warns that Ebola could infect 1.4 million

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials Tuesday laid out worst-case and best-case scenarios for the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, warning that the number of infected people could explode to at least 1.4 million by mid-January — or peak well below that, if efforts to control the outbreak...

  • Obama gets boost for coalition-building efforts

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — For President Barack Obama, the participation of five Arab nations in airstrikes in Syria has shifted the tenor of his three-day diplomatic mission at the United Nations, allowing him to use the unexpected cooperation to mobilize reluctant other nations to join the...

  • Excerpts of editorials from Illinois newspapers

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    EDITORS: NEWS DIRECTORS: The Associated Press would like to request your help in assembling the weekly Illinois Editorial Roundup. Due to several factors, it has become more challenging to find fresh, original editorials on member websites. We would very much appreciate if you could...

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