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Authorities: 15 cases of salmonella reported in New Mexico

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Department of Health is investigating 15 confirmed cases of salmonella that appear to be linked to eating garden-variety cucumbers grown in Mexico.

Authorities say there's...

Dog's death prompts warning of toxic algae in Russian River

FORESTVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities are urging people to keep their pets out of the Russian River in Northern California this Labor Day weekend after a dog died from toxic algae.

Sonoma County health...

Rockies' Morneau back from 4-month DL stint after concussion

DENVER (AP) — Justin Morneau was back in the Colorado Rockies' starting lineup on Friday after being reinstated from the 60-day disabled list due to concussion symptoms that sidelined him nearly four...

66 cases of salmonella in 6 Arizona counties from cucumbers

PHOENIX (AP) — Health officials say 66 cases of salmonella linked to garden-variety cucumbers grown outside the U.S. have been reported in six Arizona counties.

They say Andrew & Williamson Fresh Produce of...

Experts: Unlikely German sailor fell ill in Rio's water

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Medical experts and scientists said Friday it's unlikely that a German sailor with a bacterial skin infection that's resistant to antibiotics contracted the illness in polluted Olympic...

Suspect in fatal church stabbing getting mental health exam

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — A judge in Frederick has ordered a mental health evaluation for a man accused of fatally stabbing a South Korean visitor and wounding the victim's wife at a rustic religious...

Attorney general responds to lawmaker questions on abortion

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller says since Iowa has no laws governing the transfer of fetal tissue his office has no authority to investigate abortion providers about the practice of...

Northern Arapaho Tribe appeals Affordable Care Act ruling

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Northern Arapaho Tribe wants a federal appeals court to overturn a judge's recent ruling that the tribe is legally a large employer under federal health care law — a designation that...

Feds seek information after radiation exposure in E. Idaho

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Federal nuclear officials want an eastern Idaho company to provide detailed information about how it determined a worker's level of radiation exposure after a mishap exposed the worker to an...

Democrat drops Covered California waiver for immigrants

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A Democratic state lawmaker on Friday dropped his effort to allow people who are in the country illegally to buy private insurance through the state's health insurance...