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How can people safely take control from a self-driving car?
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- New cars that can steer and brake themselves risk lulling people in the driver's seat into a false sense of security - and even to sleep. One way to keep people alert may be providing distractions that are now illegal.... 11/30/2015 8:21 AM

Kevorkian archive opens as physician-assisted deaths rise
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- Just days before she died with Dr. Jack Kevorkian's assistance, Merian Frederick could not speak or hold up her head without help from her daughter, Carol Poenisch.... 11/30/2015 6:18 AM

HIV-positive doctor says his dog saved his life
CHICAGO (AP) -- Rob Garofalo was devastated. He'd built his medical and research career on helping young AIDS patients. Then he learned that he, too, was HIV-positive. The news came after he'd already survived kidney cancer and a breakup with his longtime partner.... 11/30/2015 6:22 AM

Obama, Xi to meet on sidelines of Paris climate conference
PARIS (AP) -- It's a meeting of the world's top two carbon polluters as President Barack Obama and China's leader pull up chairs at the Paris climate conference to discuss efforts to fight global warming.... 11/30/2015 8:26 AM

Court appearance set for suspect in Colorado clinic shooting
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) -- The man accused of opening fire at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs is making his first appearance in court.... 11/30/2015 8:28 AM

Man killed in Colorado shooting was veteran, served in Iraq
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) -- A look at the three people who were killed in a shooting at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic:... 11/30/2015 8:31 AM

Planned Parenthood: Long a lightning rod in US culture wars
NEW YORK (AP) -- As a leading defender of abortion rights and comprehensive sex education, Planned Parenthood deals daily with some of America's most contentious issues, and is well accustomed to receiving verbal threats.... 11/29/2015 10:20 PM

NYC's novel salt warning rule set to take effect at chains
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City begins a new era in nutritional warnings this week, when chain restaurants will have to start putting a special symbol on highly salty dishes.... 11/30/2015 6:19 AM

NY program uses phone calls, text messages to teach English
NEW YORK (AP) -- Candelaria Lopez had tried to learn English before, but it didn't work. She couldn't always make it to class, and when she could, it was hard to find the energy to sit through a three-hour session after her long days as a farmworker in New York's Hudson Valley region. So even after 20 years in the United States, the Mexican immigrant was still pretty much only comfortable saying "Hi."... 11/30/2015 6:07 AM

Change in Thanksgiving weekend spending stumps retailers
U.S. shoppers no longer blow the bulk of their holiday budgets on the day after Thanksgiving known as Black Friday.... 11/30/2015 12:41 AM

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