• After week in jail, Florida mom agrees to son's circumcision

    Updated: Fri, May 22, 2015

    DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman's yearslong battle with her child's father over the boy's circumcision ended Friday after she agreed to the procedure in exchange for her release from jail. In a remarkable turnaround after a week behind bars for contempt and an initial...

  • Attorney general studying possible medical marijuana plan

    Updated: Fri, May 22, 2015

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Attorney General Mike DeWine said Friday he's studying the plausibility of a tightly crafted medical marijuana proposal, as much broader initiatives head toward Ohio voters. With the state debating whether to legalize marijuana, it's logical to explore what the...

  • Iowa reports new bird flu turkey case in Pocahontas County

    Updated: Fri, May 22, 2015

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa agriculture officials say an additional turkey farm in Pocahontas County has tested positive for bird flu. If confirmed, the case will be the third in that county. The case brings the Iowa total to 64 farms with bird flu. The Iowa Department of Agriculture...

  • Indy 500 broadcast to introduce real-time telemetry to fans

    Updated: Fri, May 22, 2015

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — During the broadcast of Sunday's Indianapolis 500, fans watching on television will be able to see just how much physical strain is put on a driver's body during the race. ABC has outfitted James Jakes and Sage Karam with sensors near the base of their hearts that...

  • Gov. Kasich rescinds union rights for Ohio care workers

    Updated: Fri, May 22, 2015

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republican Gov. John Kasich on Friday rescinded a pair of directives issued by his predecessor that allowed independent home health care and child care workers under contract with the state to unionize, arguing the key union benefit of health insurance coverage is...

  • Bird flu cuts Iowa April egg production 4 percent from 2014

    Updated: Fri, May 22, 2015

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa egg production for April fell 8 percent from the month before and 4 percent from a year ago as the bird flu claimed millions of egg-laying hens. The first case was found in Iowa chickens around April 20 so the decline reflected in the U.S. Department of...

  • Not even helmets help pro bull riders stave off concussions

    Updated: Fri, May 22, 2015

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Kasey Hayes hopped on the bovine beast trapped in the narrow holding pen like he'd done hundreds of times. He adjusted a tight rope on his left hand, found his balance and signaled he was ready to dominate the bull for the next eight seconds — or, at least,...

  • Panel backs bill aimed at boosting Maine vaccination rates

    Updated: Fri, May 22, 2015

    AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A Maine legislative committee endorsed a bill Friday that seeks to bolster vaccination rates among schoolchildren but lawmakers balked at an effort to prohibit parents from using the philosophical exemption to send their unvaccinated kids to school. The Health...

  • 2 ex-Wesleyan students face US charges over drug overdoses

    Updated: Fri, May 22, 2015

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Two former Wesleyan University students pleaded not guilty Friday to federal charges they distributed synthetic party drugs that resulted in on-campus overdoses and sent 11 people to hospitals. The defendants, Zachary Kramer, 21, of Bethesda, Maryland, and Eric...

  • Senate approves requiring vaccinations for day care workers

    Updated: Fri, May 22, 2015

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Day care workers would have to be vaccinated, under a bill moving through the California Legislature. The state Senate on Friday approved the bill by Democratic Sen. Tony Mendoza of Artesia, sending it to the Assembly on a 34-3 vote. SB792 passed a week...

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