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Baby formula maker calls global recall over salmonella fears
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PARIS (AP) -- Baby milk maker Lactalis and French authorities have ordered a global recall of millions of products over fears of salmonella bacteria contamination....

Some glitches seen in deadline week for 'Obamacare' sign-ups
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WASHINGTON (AP) -- Consumer advocates reported some glitches Monday in the final days for "Obamacare" sign-ups, although the Trump administration largely seemed to be keeping its promise of a smooth enrollment experience....

Opioid crisis strains foster system as kids pried from homes
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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The case arrives with all the routine of a traffic citation: A baby boy, just 4 days old and exposed to heroin in his mother's womb, is shuddering through withdrawal in intensive care, his fate now here in a shabby courthouse that hosts a parade of human misery....





New CDC Director questioned about financial conflicts
NEW YORK (AP) -- A U.S. Senator is criticizing the director of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for an apparent financial conflict of interest that the senator says may prevent the director from doing her job....

Crews protect hillside homes as California fire grows
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The fifth largest wildfire in California history expanded, ripping through dry brush atop a coastal ridge while crews struggled to keep flames from roaring down into neighborhoods amid fears of renewed winds....

India says Chinese construction on river dirtying water
GAUHATI, India (AP) -- Officials in India's northeast are complaining that Chinese construction activity on the upper reaches of one of the largest rivers that flows into India are likely turning the waters downstream turbid and unfit for human consumption....

Deaths from window blinds show need for cord ban, study says
CHICAGO (AP) -- Children's injuries and deaths from window blinds have not stalled despite decades of safety concerns, according to a new U.S. study that recommends a complete ban on blinds with cords....

Blood test may help predict which breast cancers will recur
A blood test five years after breast cancer treatment helped identify some women who were more likely to relapse, long before a lump or other signs appeared, a preliminary study found....

US flu season off to an early start; widespread in 7 states
NEW YORK (AP) -- This year's flu season is off to a quick start and so far it seems to be dominated by a nasty bug....

A Georgia mother battles opioids to win back her kids
ELLIJAY, Georgia (AP) -- The First Baptist Church auditorium was filling with an expectant crowd, friends and family who had been through so much. Kim Silvers' three young daughters were there, all dressed up and eager for the graduation, hoping to mark the end of years of heartache visited on them all by their mother's addiction....