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Helmet maker rounds out football portfolio with new headgear

Jul. 1, 2019 3:04 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The company that produces the top-rated helmet for NFL players and introduced a youth version of the headgear is rolling out a version for flag football. Seattle-based VICIS already produces the helmet that rated best for three straight years at reducing head impact severity, according to...

ACLU objects to nicotine's addition on school drug test list

Jun. 26, 2019 10:52 AM EDT

FAIRBURY, Neb. (AP) — A southeast Nebraska school district's decision to add nicotine to random drug tests given to students involved in extracurricular activities has drawn criticism from the American Civil Liberties Union of Nebraska. A letter from ACLU legal director Amy Miller to the Fairbury Public...

Pfizer to buy Array BioPharma in deal worth $11.4 billion

Jun. 17, 2019 8:29 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Pfizer is delving deeper into cancer research with a roughly $11.4 billion deal for Array BioPharma, a drug developer that has seen its shares soar since announcing positive clinical trial results earlier this spring. Pfizer said Monday it will pay $48 per share in cash for Array, whose...

Get tough: Pot industry wants LA crackdown on rogue shops

Jun. 10, 2019 6:42 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The legal marijuana industry urged Los Angeles City Hall on Monday to get tougher with illegal shops that are gouging their businesses in open sight. Illegal pot shops are widespread throughout Los Angeles and typically look like the real thing. And they're thriving — they sell...

North Korea calls Bolton 'war monger' over missile comment

May. 27, 2019 10:37 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Monday called U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton a "war monger" and "human defect" after he described its recent tests of short-range missiles as a violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions. The statement by an unidentified North Korean Foreign Ministry...

NASA's first-of-kind tests look to manage drones in cities

May. 24, 2019 12:22 AM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — NASA has launched the final stage of a four-year effort to develop a national traffic management system for drones, testing them in cities for the first time beyond the operator's line of sight as businesses look in the future to unleash the unmanned devices in droves above busy streets...