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The Latest: Bush-DeGeneres friendship prompts final question

Oct. 15, 2019 11:22 PM EDT

WESTERVILLE, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the fourth Democratic presidential debate (all times local): 11:15 p.m. The final question at the fourth Democratic presidential debate challenged candidates to share examples of surprising friendships they've had and how it's affected them. The question on Tuesday...

Subpoena issued over Cranston chiropractor

Oct. 15, 2019 11:52 AM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Federal prosecutors have issued a subpoena to the state of Rhode Island seeking records related to a chiropractor who has received state money for a controversial brain injury treatment. David Levesque, a spokesman for the state Executive Office of Health and Human Services, told...

Higher 3Q profit, improved outlook for Johnson & Johnson

Oct. 15, 2019 10:56 AM EDT

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Johnson & Johnson's third-quarter profit jumped 23%, beating Wall Street forecasts, thanks to higher sales of its key medicines for cancer and immune disorders and an acquisition-related charge a year earlier. The world's biggest maker of health care products also raised its...

Inmate flees drug treatment program in Salt Lake City

Oct. 15, 2019 10:53 AM EDT

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Authorities say a Utah County Jail inmate enrolled in a residential drug treatment program has gone missing in Salt Lake City. The Daily Herald in Provo reported Monday that 26-year-old Ryan Thomas Miller, of Orem, was last seen at the Odyssey House of Utah. Authorities say the Utah...

Correction: Opioid Crisis-Purdue story

Oct. 14, 2019 4:55 PM EDT

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — In a story Oct. 11 about Purdue Pharma's bankruptcy case, The Associated Press reported erroneously the first name of the judge handling the case. It is Robert Drain, not Roberts Drain. A corrected version of the story is below: Judge will halt lawsuits against Purdue Pharma, its...

Where you die can affect your chance of being an organ donor

Oct. 14, 2019 12:19 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — If Roland Henry had died in a different part of the country, his organs might have been recovered. And lives could have been saved. But the local organ collection agency said no. It gave no reason, no explanation to his family, though the Connecticut man appeared to be a well-qualified...

Impeachment dominates, but much other work awaits Congress

Oct. 13, 2019 10:48 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Impeachment may have leapfrogged to the top of the national agenda, but members of Congress still have their day jobs as legislators, and they're returning to Washington this coming week with mixed hopes of success. It's a volatile, difficult-to-predict time in Washington as lawmakers end...

Therapy pooches soothing students at Battle Creek's schools

Oct. 13, 2019 1:06 AM EDT

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) — A second grader at Prairieview Elementary was having a rough start to a gloomy on a recent Wednesday morning. Rain had spoiled a chance to use the playground, and the boy was having a bout of separation anxiety as he entered his classroom. Ohana came to his rescue. The boy was...

Woman shares lessons from 9-year breast cancer battle

Oct. 12, 2019 3:06 AM EDT

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — April Good noticed something odd when she grabbed her bra while getting dressed to walk her daughters to the bus stop. "I picked it up to put it on and there was a spot of blood on it," Good recalled of that September day in 2010. "I'm like, 'All right, I don't know what that would be...

Wisconsin boy sparks campaign to find bone marrow donors

Oct. 12, 2019 1:06 AM EDT

ANTIGO, Wis. (AP) — Don't call Holden Zarda a superhero, because they aren't real. Instead of nabbing villains in imaginary webs or taking down the Joker with a few well placed BAMS!! and POWS!! 10-year-old Holden is working to save hundreds — thousands eventually — suffering from...