Southern California hospital settles claims over deaf access

COLTON, California (AP) — A San Bernardino County hospital has reached a settlement to resolve allegations that it failed to provide qualified interpreters and other services to the hearing impaired.

The U.S....

Baltimore County reports 1st case of West Nile virus in 2015

TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Health officials say the first case of West Nile virus has been reported in Baltimore County.

The Baltimore County Department of Health said in a news release Wednesday that the person...

Cascadian Farm frozen green beans recalled due to listeria

NEW YORK (AP) — General Mills is recalling about 60,000 packages of its Cascadian Farm frozen green beans after one package tested positive for listeria.

The Minneapolis-based food company said Wednesday no...

Novo Nordisk adding diabetes drug output in NC, Denmark

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Danish drug maker Novo Nordisk said Wednesday it will open new factories in North Carolina and Denmark as pharmaceutical companies seek to keep up with demand for diabetes medications in an...

Maryland boy with double-hand transplant leaves hospital

BALTIMORE (AP) — An 8-year-old boy who became the youngest patient to receive a double-hand transplant has left the Philadelphia hospital where the procedure was done and was returning to his Maryland...

The Latest: Rape suspect wrote he 'used every trick' for sex

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The latest on the trial of a former student at an elite prep school accused of raping a freshman as part of a tradition called Senior Salute (all times local):

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A recent...

FTC: Vemma temporarily shut down for running pyramid scheme

NEW YORK (AP) — The Federal Trade Commission said Wednesday that Vemma Nutrition has been temporarily shut down for operating a pyramid scheme that promised college students riches if they sold its nutritional...

Heroin, painkiller abuse on agenda at drug summit in Detroit

DETROIT (AP) — Federal law enforcers from six states are meeting in Detroit to discuss how to confront the growing abuse of heroin and prescription painkillers.

U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade is hosting the...