‘Died suddenly’ posts twist tragedies to push vaccine lies

Results from 6-year-old Anastasia Weaver’s autopsy may take weeks. But online anti-vaccine activists needed only hours…

Feds say cyberattack caused suicide helpline’s outage

WASHINGTON — A cyberattack caused a nearly daylong outage of the nation’s new 988 mental health…

Why a new Alzheimer’s drug is having a slow U.S. debut

The first drug to show that it slows Alzheimer’s is on sale, but treatment for most…

Joe Biden makes progress on ‘unity agenda’ outlined in 2022

WASHINGTON — A year ago, President Joe Biden used his first State of the Union address…

Royal Navy sailors hospitalized after drinking water on ship

LONDON — A Royal Navy warship has returned to port in Britain after several sailors got…

California reverses course, won’t require COVID vaccine to attend schools

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California won’t make children get the coronavirus vaccine to attend schools. Read more…

Eye drops recalled after bacterial outbreak; 55 patients infected, one dead

Eye drops linked to a nationwide bacterial outbreak have been recalled after the Centers for Disease…

Patients diverted, surgeries canceled as possible ransomware attack hits major hospital system

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A major hospital system in northern Florida said Friday it is diverting some…

NFL will offer free CPR training during Super Bowl week

Inspired by the lifesaving medical attention Damar Hamlin received on the field during a game last…

New rules would limit sugar in school meals for first time

U.S. agriculture officials on Friday proposed new nutrition standards for school meals, including the first limits…

Iowa Alzheimer’s facility fined $10,000 after woman wakes up in funeral home body bag

An Iowa residential care facility for Alzheimer’s patients was fined $10,000 by state officials Wednesday after…

New Mexico legislators may block local abortion ordinances

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A standoff over abortion in politically conservative regions of New Mexico…

China, Hong Kong scrap cross-border travel quota, COVID test

HONG KONG —Travel between Hong Kong and China will no longer require COVID-19 PCR tests nor…

A South Dakota Senate aide’s allegation roils GOP politics

PIERRE, S.D. — The conversation between a state senator and a legislative aide started with a…

Tennis star Nick Kyrgios pleads guilty to assaulting former girlfriend

CANBERRA, Australia — Nick Kyrgios had suffered severe depression, suicidal ideation and insomnia in the past,…

Decisions loom for pandemic-era Medicaid enrollees

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Some Kentuckians who signed up for Medicaid during the COVID-19 pandemic will soon…

NFL prospects safeguarded from inappropriate team questions

MOBILE, Ala. — NFL prospect Jake Andrews fielded questions from teams designed to probe his personality…

Psychedelic churches in U.S. pushing boundaries of religion

HILDALE, Utah — The tea tasted bitter and earthy, but Lorenzo Gonzales drank it anyway. On…

Why are people turning to psychedelics like ayahuasca?

HILDALE, Utah (AP) — Ayahuasca is a psychedelic tea whose roots go back hundreds of years…

Biden will complete his physical on Feb. 16, White House says

President Biden will complete his annual physical on Feb. 16 and make the results available to…