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Retailers scramble as NY moves to ban flavored e-cigarettes

Sep. 16, 2019 7:47 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Vape shops in New York are scrambling to respond to Gov. Andrew Cuomo's plan to prohibit the sale of flavored vaping products — a ban poised to take effect Tuesday. Cuomo, a Democrat, proposed the ban on Sunday . The emergency regulation will take effect immediately if approved as...

Study shows hockey great Stan Mikita suffered from CTE

Sep. 13, 2019 11:21 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A posthumous study of Stan Mikita's brain shows the hockey Hall of Famer suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy at the time of his death a year ago. Dr. Ann McKee, the director of the BU CTE Center, announced the findings during the Concussion Legacy Foundation's Chicago Honors...

Ocasio-Cortez endorses Markey as Kennedy mulls Senate run

Sep. 13, 2019 7:24 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bringing her political star power to races for Congress, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Friday endorsed Democratic Sen. Ed Markey for re-election in Massachusetts as he faces a potential primary challenge from Rep. Joe Kennedy III. Ocasio-Cortez said in a video released by Markey's...

Over 100 dogs removed from filthy home near Pittsburgh

Sep. 12, 2019 11:17 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Animal welfare officers and emergency responders have removed over 100 dogs, ranging from puppies to elderly animals, from a filthy home near Pittsburgh where the owner had been hoarding them. Ross Township Police Chief Brain Kohlhepp says officers had to enter the home in hazmat suits...

Go ahead, dive inside the mind of Bill Gates. But strap in.

Sep. 11, 2019 11:08 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — There are some things about Bill Gates that are unremarkable. His favorite food: hamburgers. His favorite animal: the dog. But a few minutes into a new TV series on Gates reveals a fascinating insight. The Microsoft co-founder and billionaire philanthropist is asked what his worst fear is....

2 Texas cities seek comfort from football after shootings

Sep. 4, 2019 11:19 PM EDT

Far more than the final score will be on the line as two grief-stricken cities shaken by mass shootings weeks apart turn to the proud Texas tradition of high school football as part of the healing process. Perhaps no team symbolizes this rite of fall in the state more than the Permian High School Panthers, which...

Dad gets 5 years for causing baby son's injuries

Sep. 4, 2019 8:18 AM EDT

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — An eastern Iowa man who caused his baby son's brain injury has been given five years in prison. Linn County District Court records say 20-year-old Matthew Judd, of Marion, was sentenced Tuesday in Cedar Rapids. He'd pleaded guilty to child endangerment causing injury after...

With new faces, Northern theater department changes focus

Sep. 2, 2019 1:10 AM EDT

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) — A new theme and new team have taken the helm of the Northern State University theater department. Kane Anderson, assistant professor of theater; Trevor Carrier, director of production and operations since 2017; and his wife, Jordan Jaked Carrier, lecturer of theater design; all have...

UVa researches gender differences in autism diagnoses

Sep. 1, 2019 9:01 AM EDT

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A University of Virginia research team is tackling one of the most consistent and puzzling findings about autism spectrum disorder: Why are four times more boys diagnosed as having autism than girls? "Is it that girls with autism express it differently and are therefore missed...

Oklahoma State opens with 52-36 victory over Oregon State

Aug. 31, 2019 3:24 AM EDT

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Redshirt freshman Spencer Sanders says his first-game jitters were calmed by teammate Chuba Hubbard. Sanders made the most of his debut for Oklahoma State, throwing for 203 yards and three scores in a 52-36 victory over Oregon State on Friday night. Hubbard rushed for 221 yards and...