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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

'No more baby parts': Reclusive suspect's words draw focus
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) -- Robert Lewis Dear told authorities "no more baby parts" after being arrested for the shooting of a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic, according to a law enforcement official, part of a rambling statement that investigators are parsing to understand the reasoning behind an assault that left three dead.... 11/30/2015 3:34 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 12:29 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

Weather, flights aid post-Thanksgiving travel efforts
NEW YORK (AP) -- Tens of millions of Americans returning home after the long Thanksgiving holiday weekend Sunday had cooperative weather and mostly efficient airport operations to thank for smooth traveling conditions.... 11/30/2015 6:43 AM

Bus overturns: 1 serious injury, dozens of minor injuries
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- A charter bus carrying college students to three Virginia campuses near the close of the holiday weekend overturned Sunday evening, leaving one person seriously injured and 35 others aboard with minor injuries, police said.... 11/30/2015 4:44 AM

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