Mormon church comes out against Utah medical marijuana bill

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church has come out against a Utah bill that would allow the medical use of edible pot products, a position that could be a serious blow to one of two medical marijuana proposals...

New York moves to stop gay conversion therapy for youths

NEW YORK (AP) — New York is taking steps to stop therapists from trying to change young people's sexual orientation, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Saturday, joining a number of states that have acted against what's...

KC safety Berry recovers from lymphoma, wins comeback award

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Kansas City safety Eric Berry, who missed 10 games the previous season battling lymphoma, then returned to the Chiefs to become an All-Pro, has won The Associated Press NFL Comeback Player of...

Doctors: Meningitis threat not high for use of new vaccine

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Officials say the public health threat of meningitis isn't high enough to justify the widespread use of a vaccine approved for use in the United States in 2014.

But that has done...

Radioactive material found in groundwater below nuke plant

BUCHANAN, N.Y. (AP) — An apparent overflow at a nuclear power plant north of New York City spilled highly radioactive water into an underground monitoring well, but nuclear regulators said the public isn't at...

Budget bill considered in New Mexico Legislature

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico's Republican-led House of Representatives voted to approve a $6.3 billion budget that increases spending on Medicaid health care, early childhood education and prisons while cutting...

Colombia: 3,177 pregnant women with Zika; no microcephaly

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos said Saturday that there's no evidence Zika has caused any cases of the birth defect known as microcephaly in his country, though it has diagnosed...

Overland Park hospital has 18 cases of illness

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — A suburban Kansas City hospital has reported 18 cases of a gastrointestinal illness, and at least one of the cases has been preliminarily identified as norovirus.

The University of...