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Hospital largely cleared in newborn cut from womb case

Jun. 18, 2019 6:19 PM EDT

OAK LAWN, Ill. (AP) — Investigators have largely cleared a hospital for how it dealt with a Chicago woman accused of cutting a baby from his mother's womb and claiming him as her own, despite questions from the victims' family over why it took the hospital more than two weeks to tell child services that...

More than 20 Mississippi students hospitalized in bus crash

Jun. 17, 2019 7:06 PM EDT

MCCARLEY, Miss. (AP) — A bus fell onto its side on a busy Mississippi highway Monday, causing more than 20 high school students to be hospitalized. One student was airlifted to a hospital with severe injuries, Mississippi Highway Patrol spokesman Sgt. Ronnie Shive told The Greenwood Commonwealth . Shive...

APNewsBreak: Ex-judge with anti-abortion ties named to panel

Jun. 17, 2019 5:16 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson appointed a former judge who has supported an anti-abortion pregnancy center — and been disciplined for publicly doing so — to an administrative panel that could handle a licensing dispute with the state's only abortion clinic.  The...

Child death hike halts hospital's complex heart surgeries

Jun. 17, 2019 4:13 PM EDT

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Complex pediatric heart surgeries will not be performed at North Carolina Children's Hospital because of an increase in patient deaths. The News & Observer of Raleigh quotes hospital officials as saying heart surgeons won't do complicated procedures until an outside group can...

Kenya patient free of Ebola, as Congo, Uganda fight outbreak

Jun. 17, 2019 12:23 PM EDT

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya remains free from Ebola as test results show that a sick woman does not have the deadly hemorrhagic fever, while neighboring Uganda and Congo battle a stubborn outbreak of the disease. Kenya's Health Minister Sicily Kariuki Monday announced that a patient isolated at the Kericho...

Maggots found under bandage at site of Phoenix patient rape

Jun. 14, 2019 11:31 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The state of Arizona is revoking the license of a care facility where an incapacitated woman was raped and gave birth last year after another patient was found to have maggots. The Arizona Department of Health Services said late Friday that revoking the license of Hacienda Healthcare will...

Prosecutors drop Flint water charges, promise fresh probe

Jun. 13, 2019 9:36 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Prosecutors dropped all criminal charges Thursday against eight people in the Flint water crisis and pledged to start from scratch the investigation into one of the worst man-made environmental disasters in U.S. history. The stunning decision came more than three years — and millions...

Fan struck by foul ball Monday night released from hospital

Jun. 11, 2019 8:42 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The woman struck by a foul ball during Monday night's game at Guaranteed Rate Field was treated at a nearby hospital and released Tuesday morning, according to a Chicago White Sox spokesman. The unidentified woman was sitting in the stands just past the White Sox dugout down the third base...

Judge says Missouri's only abortion clinic can remain open

Jun. 10, 2019 8:18 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis judge issued another order Monday to keep Missouri's only abortion clinic operating while a fight over the facility's license plays out in court. Circuit Judge Michael Stelzer granted Planned Parenthood's request for a preliminary injunction, which extends his earlier order to...

Judge rejects Indiana AG's bid to block abortion clinic

Jun. 10, 2019 4:16 PM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — A federal judge has rejected an attempt by Indiana's attorney general to prevent what would become the state's seventh abortion clinic from opening in northern Indiana. U.S. District Judge Sarah Evans Barker on Friday denied Attorney General Curtis Hill's request for an immediate...