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  • Jets' Amaro has head injury, Wilkerson ailing toe

    Updated: Tue, Nov 25, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Jets rookie tight end Jace Amaro has a head injury and is going through the NFL's concussion protocol, while New York defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson has an ailing toe. Both players were injured in the Jets' 38-3 loss to the Buffalo Bills on Monday night. Coach Rex...

  • Greece: HIV infections ease after spike

    Updated: Tue, Nov 25, 2014

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Health authorities in Greece say the number of HIV infections fell in 2013 for the first time since the start of the financial crisis. In its annual report issued Tuesday, Greece's Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Keelpno, said the number of new...

  • Numerous citations issued against care home

    Updated: Tue, Nov 25, 2014

    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Federal regulators have cited a state-run home for people with disabilities for a long list of violations, including strapping residents to chairs in front of TVs and forcing them to face a wall for hours at a time. It was the second time in less than a year that...

  • Turner quits Ind. House after nursing home scandal

    Updated: Tue, Nov 25, 2014

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Embattled Rep. Eric Turner submitted his resignation from the Legislature with the promise that he leaves a decades-long career with his "head held high." Turner mailed his resignation to House Speaker Brian Bosma on Monday, and it takes effect Nov. 30. Turner made...

  • Audit: Department overstated child care wait list

    Updated: Tue, Nov 25, 2014

    BOSTON (AP) — An audit has found that the state Department of Early Education and Care has overstated its child care waiting list by more than 21,000 entries. Auditor Suzanne Bump said her audit found that the department had maintained a waiting list for child care that contained...

  • Ebola isolation at Va. base 'pretty much vacation'

    Updated: Tue, Nov 25, 2014

    HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — Life in isolation at a Virginia Air Force base for military members who have returned from Africa after serving in the Ebola response mission involves plenty of games, exercise and relaxation. Langley Air Force Base is one of five U.S. bases designated to house,...

  • Ethiopia hopes to set world record for HIV tests

    Updated: Tue, Nov 25, 2014

    ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia is attempting to set a world record for the number of HIV tests carried out in one day. The country's health officials said Tuesday they hope to break the record this coming weekend in honor of World AIDS Day on Dec. 1. The previous record for...

  • Colorado Editorial Roundup

    Updated: Tue, Nov 25, 2014

    A sampling of recent editorials from Colorado newspapers: The Denver Post, Nov. 23, on the poor and college: Not every college education is created equal, and it should come as no surprise that Colorado children from the lowest-income families are the least likely to go to the best...

  • At least 18 injured in Ferguson-related protests

    Updated: Tue, Nov 25, 2014

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Hospitals report having treated at least 18 people who were injured during the unrest that followed the announcement that a grand jury decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson for killing 18-year-old Michael Brown. Several Ferguson businesses...

  • Illinois suspends Ebola hotline as interest fades

    Updated: Tue, Nov 25, 2014

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois health officials have suspended a telephone hotline about the Ebola virus because the number of calls to it has fallen sharply. Illinois Department of Public Health spokeswoman Melaney Arnold said Tuesday that anyone with questions about Ebola can...

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