Educator saves caged puppy from drowning in Illinois lake

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) – An educator has rescued a caged puppy from drowning in a chilly…

At transgender medicine program, patients find compassion

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) – When Allison Niedzwiecki was looking for hormone replacement therapy in 2015, she…

Officials lift boil water order after E.coli contamination

READING, Mass. (AP) – A boil water order imposed in a Boston suburb after a water…

Georgia governor unveils Medicaid plan with work requirement

ATLANTA (AP) – Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp released a plan Monday to expand Medicaid to the…

Carbon monoxide detected in home where 1 died, kids injured

HENDERSON, Ky. (AP) – Firefighters in Kentucky say they detected high levels of carbon monoxide in…

Fees reduced, eliminated for medical marijuana users

LANSING, Mich. (AP) – The state of Michigan is lowering or eliminating fees assessed on people…

Congolese journalist helping with Ebola crisis slain

BENI, Congo (AP) – Authorities in eastern Congo say a journalist who was working to spread…

Company seeks to farm steelhead after Atlantic salmon escape

SEATTLE (AP) – Last month, a net pen used for fish farming and operated by Cooke…

Panel recommends boosting Indiana’s cigarette age to 21

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – An Indiana legislative panel is recommending that Indiana’s legal age for buying cigarettes…

Dental school in Joplin raises 75% of its fundraising goal

JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) – Less than five months after announcing plans for a dental school in…

Former President Jimmy Carter is back teaching Sunday school

PLAINS, Ga. (AP) – Former President Jimmy Carter taught a Bible lesson on life after death…

Survey: Louisiana youth interest in vaping is on the rise

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Interest in e-cigarettes is growing among Louisiana’s middle school and high school…

Indiana Raptor Center aids hawks, owls, eagles and falcons

NASHVILLE, Ind. (AP) – Laura Edmund’s “gateway drug” isn’t what you’d expect. For her, it was…

Louisiana holding free flu shot events around the state

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) – Louisiana’s health department is holding one-day flu vaccination clinics around the…

Time ticks away at wild bison genetic diversity

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) – Evidence is mounting that wild North American bison are gradually shedding…

Spokeswoman: Flamboyant Puerto Rican astrologer, TV personality Walter Mercado dies at 88 from kidne

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) – Spokeswoman: Flamboyant Puerto Rican astrologer, TV personality Walter Mercado dies…

Pharmacy suspension lifted in drug-ravaged West Virginia

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A federal judge has lifted the suspension of a West Virginia pharmacy’s…

Community gathers to share testimonies of drug abuse

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) – Tim Craft was a drug addict for 12 years. Every day he…

Collins bill to combat Lyme and other tick diseases moves on

BANGOR, Maine (AP) – A U.S. Senate committee is advancing a proposal from Sen. Susan Collins…

Governor unveils revamped childhood development website

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) – Rhode Island’s governor has unveiled a website that aims to provide parents…