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Audit: Hospitals put Native Americans at risk with opioids

Jul. 22, 2019 12:09 AM EDT

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Government hospitals placed Native American patients at increased risk for opioid abuse and overdoses, failing to follow their own protocols for prescribing and dispensing the drugs, according to a federal audit released Monday. The report by the U.S. Department of Health and Human...

US military brings back remains from World War II battle

Jul. 18, 2019 6:17 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — The U.S. military has brought back the remains of more than 20 servicemen killed in one of the bloodiest battles of World War II. An Air Force cargo plane flew the remains from Tarawa atoll in the remote Pacific island nation of Kiribati (KEE-ree-bas) to Hawaii on Wednesday. Marines carried...

California pot regulators struggling with job, audit says

Jul. 17, 2019 8:59 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The agency overseeing California's legal marijuana market has been overmatched by the job and is struggling to hire sufficient staff and set an overall strategy for the nation's largest cannabis economy, an audit found. About two-thirds of the 219 staff positions authorized for the...

California pot regulators struggling with job, audit says

Jul. 17, 2019 6:14 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The agency overseeing California's legal marijuana market has been overmatched by the job and is struggling to hire sufficient staff and set an overall strategy, an audit found. The Bureau of Cannabis Control is authorized to hire 219 people, but only 75 positions have been filled,...

Court sympathetic to House in records fight with Trump

Jul. 12, 2019 2:43 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court seemed inclined Friday to side with a House committee seeking some of President Donald Trump's financial records as part of an investigation, a disclosure he is fighting. A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit heard...

Tennessee panel OKs $13M in incentives for 4 companies

Jun. 28, 2019 3:01 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee panel has approved almost $13 million in economic incentives for four companies, including about $10 million for SmileDirectClub's expansion in Nashville. The State Funding Board approved the incentives Thursday. Nashville-based clear teeth aligner company SmileDirect...

Remains identified of Nebraska twins killed at Pearl Harbor

Jun. 27, 2019 1:25 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say the remains of twin brothers killed in the Pearl Harbor attack have been identified and will be returned to Nebraska. The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency said Thursday in a news release that the remains of Machinist's Mate 2nd Class Leo Blitz and Fireman 1st Class...

Accountant, ex-coach plead guilty in college bribery scheme

Jun. 27, 2019 12:48 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A former University of Southern California soccer coach and an accountant for the consultant at the center of the college admissions bribery scheme have pleaded guilty in the sweeping case. Ali Khosroshahin and Steven Masera pleaded guilty in Boston federal court Thursday to conspiracy to...

Graves of US WWII servicemen unearthed on Pacific island

Jun. 26, 2019 6:47 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — An organization that searches for the remains of U.S. servicemen lost in past conflicts has found what officials believe are the graves of more than 30 Marines and sailors killed in one of the bloodiest battles of World War II. A team working on the remote Pacific atoll of Tarawa found the...

Bookkeeping company Pilot.com to open Nashville office

Jun. 26, 2019 4:01 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Software-based bookkeeping company Pilot.com is opening its new account management headquarters in Nashville. According to the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, Pilot.com was founded in 2017 in San Francisco. The Nashville office will be its second...