Correction: Abortion-Utah story

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — In a story Aug. 31 about abortions in Utah, The Associated Press reported erroneously that there were more births recorded in 2014 than any year since 1980. While the number of births recorded...

NC Agriculture Department talks avian flu with flock owners

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Agriculture department officials in North Carolina are holding a series of meeting with backyard poultry owners to talk about the dangers of avian flu.

Public information officer Jennifer...

Manhattan school tests positive for Legionella bacteria

NEW YORK (AP) — Officials say a Catholic school on Manhattan's Upper East Side has been closed for cleaning after a cooling tower tested positive for low levels of the Legionella bacteria.

The Convent of the...

Missing hiker died of hypothermia, diphenhydramine overdose

GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — A coroner says a hiker found dead in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in June may have intentionally overdosed on diphenhydramine.

According to a news release from the park,...

UF, Mount Sinai partner in new Alzheimer's research center

MIAMI (AP) — Mount Sinai Medical Center of Florida and the University of Florida are partnering to open an Alzheimer's Disease Research Center.

The research center is one of 30 around the country. It aims to...

New laws on marijuana, truancy, drones take effect in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas is taking its first step toward easing limits on medical marijuana — even as it imposes bans on synthetic forms of the drug.

A measure allowing some epilepsy patients to get low-THC...

73 San Quentin inmates with Legionnaires' disease symptoms

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Officials say the number of inmates at San Quentin State Prison showing respiratory illness symptoms increased to 73.

State corrections department spokeswoman Dana Simas said Monday...

4th Legionnaires' disease death at Illinois veterans' home

QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Department of Public Health on Monday reported two more deaths from Legionnaires' disease in an outbreak at a western Illinois veterans' home.

The new cases increase the...