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FILE - This June 25, 2019, file photo shows the sign outside a Walgreens Pharmacy in Pittsburgh. Walgreens Boots Alliance will sell its pharmaceutical wholesaler business to AmerisourceBergen in $6.5 billion cash and stock deal. The drugstore chain says the deal will let it invest in and focus on its retail business, which has been hurt by sales declines during the COVID-19 pandemic.  (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

Walgreens to sell drug wholesale business for $6.5B

Jan. 6, 2021 2:43 PM EST

Walgreens Boots Alliance will sell its pharmaceutical wholesale business to AmerisourceBergen in a $6.5 billion cash and stock deal. Pharmaceutical wholesalers essentially act as middlemen, purchasing drugs from manufacturers and then distributing them to customers like drugstore chains, hospitals and doctor's...

Ambulances are parked outside an emergency room entrance at Long Beach Medical Center, Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, in Long Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

California hospital, in midst of COVID-19 crisis, maxes out

Jan. 5, 2021 11:45 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The crush of patients with coronavirus is so severe in Los Angeles that on Tuesday they exceeded the normal capacity at Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital, which serves many Blacks and Latinos in America's largest county. The hospital in the south part of the city, which has a...

FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2020, file photo President Donald Trump speaks in the press briefing room as Vice President Mike Pence listens in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

AP FACT CHECK: Trump distorts military role in vaccines

Nov. 28, 2020 8:18 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — From the get-go, President Donald Trump has miscast or exaggerated the military's role in his administration's crash program to accelerate the development, production and eventual distribution of COVID-19 vaccines. The military theme originated in the May 15 announcement of the creation...