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  • Jury rules for Indiana woman in firing over IVF

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — A federal jury ruled Friday that a northern Indiana Roman Catholic diocese discriminated against a former teacher in one of its schools by firing her after church officials learned she was trying to get pregnant through in vitro fertilization. The group of five...

  • Record number of students in Arkansas rural consortium

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A record number of students have been accepted into the Arkansas Rural Nursing Education Consortium. The consortium is a group of eight community colleges that collaborate to provide students an opportunity for an associate degree in Registered Nursing. This...

  • US nurse exposed to Ebola released from DC hospital

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — The National Institutes of Health says an American nurse who was exposed to the Ebola virus while volunteering in Sierra Leone has been released from the hospital. The facility said in an email Friday that the patient has no clinical or laboratory evidence of...

  • Home confinement ordered for ex-pharmacy officials

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    BOSTON (AP) — A federal judge on Friday ordered home confinement and GPS monitoring for two former officials with a now-defunct Massachusetts compounding pharmacy at the center of a 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak that killed 64 people and sickened more than 750 others across the...

  • Illinois law nixes deadline for asbestos lawsuits

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — People exposed to asbestos now have more time to file lawsuits over related illnesses under a bill Gov. Pat Quinn has signed. The Democrat made the measure law late Friday. It removes a 10-year time limit on filing civil action related to the use of asbestos...

  • Patients return to Dallas hospital where Ebola hit

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas hospital where a man died of Ebola and two nurses were infected with the disease said Friday that its revenues have returned to what they were before the crisis and patient flow is almost there. In a financial statement Friday, the parent company of Texas...

  • 4 sick but no Arizona deaths from caramel apples

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona health officials say a newborn baby is among four people in the state who have been sickened by listeria connected with tainted caramel apples. Jessica Rigler of the Arizona Department of Health Services says there have been no deaths here. Health officials are...

  • Avian flu found in backyard poultry in southern Oregon

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Avian flu has been found in a backyard flock of poultry in southern Oregon. The Oregon Department of Agriculture said Friday the same strain of the virus H5N8 that was recently discovered in a gyrfalcon in Washington state was found in a flock of about 100 chickens...

  • New Mexico listeria cases include 3 newborn boys

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A handful of listeria illnesses in New Mexico linked to prepackaged caramel apples include three newborn boys who were infected in the womb. New Mexico Department of Health epidemiologist Paul Ettestad said Friday that the newborns from Bernalillo and Lea...

  • Chiefs' Bowe questionable for Steelers with flu

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chiefs wide receiver Dwayne Bowe missed his third straight day of practice with the flu Friday and is questionable for Sunday's pivotal game at Pittsburgh. The Chiefs (8-6) would not be eliminated from the playoff race with a loss to the Steelers, but they...

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