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Gabon’s junta frees deposed president on health grounds and appoints a new prime minister

Sep. 07, 2023 14:03 PM EDT

LIBREVILLE, Gabon (AP) — Gabon’s ousted President Ali Bongo Ondimba, who has been under house arrest since he was deposed last week, is free and can travel abroad for medical treatment, the country's junta said as it appointed a new prime minister. Raymond Ndong Sima, an...

McConnell tries to reassure colleagues about his health, vows to serve out term as Senate GOP leader

Sep. 06, 2023 22:32 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell declared again Wednesday that he plans to finish his term as leader despite freezing up at two news conferences over the summer, brushing off questions about his health as he sought to reassure colleagues he’s still up to the job. ...

NBA owner putting millions toward stroke care, health research in Detroit

Sep. 06, 2023 21:20 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The family foundation of NBA team owner Dan Gilbert will give nearly $375 million for a 72-bed rehabilitation center for stroke patients in Detroit and a research institute that will focus on a genetic disease that afflicted his son, officials announced Wednesday. ...

Sen. McConnell's health episodes show no evidence of stroke or seizure disorder but questions linger

Sep. 05, 2023 22:22 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell's health episodes show “no evidence” of a stroke or seizure disorder, the Capitol physician said Tuesday, but his statement still left questions about the apparent freeze-ups that have drawn concerns about the 81-year-old's situation....

GOP leader Mitch McConnell's health episodes show 'no evidence' of being strokes or seizures, Capitol physician says

Sep. 05, 2023 11:32 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — GOP leader Mitch McConnell's health episodes show 'no evidence' of being strokes or seizures, Capitol physician says.

Wake Forest's Steve Forbes will keep coaching while aiding his wife's recovery from a stroke

Sep. 04, 2023 16:08 PM EDT

Wake Forest coach Steve Forbes says his wife is regaining movement on her left side following a stroke last month and he plans to continue with his coaching duties entering preseason practices. Johnetta Forbes, 58, suffered the stroke Aug. 8 and is receiving treatment at the Shepherd...

Arkansas Treasurer Mark Lowery leaving office in September after strokes

Jul. 25, 2023 17:24 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas Treasurer Mark Lowery is leaving office in September after experiencing two strokes over the past several months, his office announced Tuesday. Lowery, a Republican who took office in January, will retire on Sept. 30. The state treasury will be run...

Castren, Tan shoot 64 in alternate-shot play to lead LPGA Tour team event in Michigan

Jul. 19, 2023 20:26 PM EDT

MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) — Matilda Castren and Kelly Tan shot a 6-under 64 in alternate-shot play Wednesday to take the first-round lead in the Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational, the LPGA Tour's lone team event. Castren, from Finland, and Tan, from Malaysia, birdied the final two holes...

Arkansas treasurer, Mark Lowery, hospitalized after second stroke

Jul. 06, 2023 15:17 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas State Treasurer Mark Lowery has been hospitalized after suffering another stroke, his office said. In a statement Wednesday, Lowery's spokeswoman, Heather McKim, said Treasury Chief of Staff Stephen Bright was notified June 30 that Lowery had been...