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Today in History: February 17, House elects Thomas Jefferson president over Aaron Burr

Feb. 17, 2024 00:15 AM EST

Today in History Today is Saturday, Feb. 17, the 48th day of 2024. There are 318 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Feb. 17, 1801, the U.S. House of Representatives broke an electoral tie between Thomas Jefferson and Aaron Burr,...

US water polo star prepares for Paris Olympics as husband battles lung cancer

Feb. 09, 2024 09:42 AM EST

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The phone call struck Maddie Musselman at her very center, confirming the worst fear for the U.S. water polo star and her soon-to-be husband, Pat Woepse. Pat’s nagging cough, the one that chased him around for weeks, including on a swim across the...

As cancer treatment advances, patients and doctors push back against drugs' harsh side effects

Feb. 06, 2024 20:23 PM EST

For cancer patients, the harsh side effects of powerful drugs have long been the trade-off for living longer. Now, patients and doctors are questioning whether all that suffering is necessary. They’ve ignited a movement to radically change how new cancer drugs are tested, with the...

Camp Lejeune water contamination tied to a range of cancers, CDC study says

Jan. 31, 2024 13:48 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Military personnel stationed at Camp Lejeune from 1975 to 1985 had at least a 20% higher risk for a number of cancers than those stationed elsewhere, federal health officials said Wednesday in a long-awaited study about the North Carolina base's contaminated drinking water. ...

Editorial Roundup: West Virginia

Jan. 25, 2024 07:19 AM EST

Charleston Gazette-Mail. January 19, 2024. Editorial: Easier access to cancer screening a no-brainer Despite a proclivity toward culture war issues, given a GOP supermajority, the West Virginia Legislature is doing some meaningful work in addressing access to cancer...

Macy's, SolarEdge rise; Archer Daniels Midland, Sunoco fall, Monday, 1/22/2024

Jan. 22, 2024 16:14 PM EST

Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes on Monday: Archer Daniels Midland Co., down $16.50 to $51.69. An accounting investigation is under way at the agribusiness giant and its top financial executive has been placed on administrative leave. ...

Michigan detectives interview convicted murderer before his death, looking into unsolved slayings

Jan. 03, 2024 14:42 PM EST

Authorities in western Michigan are looking into missing persons cases and unsolved homicides after interviewing a convicted murderer and long-haul truck driver with terminal cancer who died last week in a prison hospital. Kent County sheriff's detectives questioned Garry Artman on...

Cytokinetics, New York Times rise; Iovance Biotherapeutics fall, Wednesday, 12/27/2023

Dec. 27, 2023 16:11 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that are trading heavily or have substantial price changes on Wednesday: Cytokinetics Inc. (CYTK), up $37.74 to $83.45. The biopharmaceutical company gave investors an encouraging update on the development of a potential heart condition...

Editorial Roundup: Indiana

Dec. 26, 2023 21:49 PM EST

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette. December 19, 2023. Editorial: Lawmaker reviving safe-storage bill after surge in youth shootings When Fort Wayne police answered a shooting call at a home in September, they found Justin T. Wiley with a gunshot wound in the middle of his...

Andre Braugher died from lung cancer, rep for 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' and 'Homicide' star says

Dec. 14, 2023 15:35 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Andre Braugher died from lung cancer, a representative said Thursday. When the Emmy-winning actor who starred in the series “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” and “Homicide: Life on the Street” died Monday at age 61, his representatives said only that he had been...