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Auburn firefighter donates bone marrow to save patient

As a firefighter, saving lives is included in the job description. But for Auburn firefighter Stephen Bradford, this life-saving initiative extends beyond rescuing people from smoke and flames. Read more »

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Immigrant children given adult dose of hepatitis A vaccine

About 250 immigrant children were given an adult dose of a hepatitis A vaccine at a Texas detention facility where they were being held with their mothers, according to U.S. Immigration and Customs... Read more »

Published 18 hours ago

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After year of Washington legal pot sales, taxes top $70M

Washington launched its second-in-the-nation legal marijuana market with just a handful of stores selling high-priced pot to long lines of customers. A year later, the state has about 160 shops... Read more »

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Wine ice cream, maple water: 5 foods of the future?

Chips made out of broccoli, chickpeas and kale. Wine-spiked ice cream. Popcorn that didn't quite fulfill its destiny. Read more »

Published July 3, 2015

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Greek villagers secret weapon: Grow your own food

Ilias Mathes has protection against bank closures, capital controls and the slashing of his pension: 10 goats, some hens and a vegetable patch. Read more »

Published July 3, 2015

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FDA clears drug for leading form of cystic fibrosis

Federal health officials have approved a new combination drug for the most common form of cystic fibrosis, the debilitating inherited disease that causes internal mucus buildup, lung infections and... Read more »

Published July 2, 2015

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After court ruling, Obama says more to do on health care

President Barack Obama says he wants to refocus on improving health care quality, expanding access and rooting out waste now that the Supreme Court has upheld a key element of his health care law. Read more »

Published July 1, 2015

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White House to allow photos, social media on public tours

The White House says visitors can now take photos or use social media during public tours of the building. Read more »

Published July 1, 2015

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13-year-old from Utah joining Broadway's 'On the Town' for special Make-A-Wish performance

If theatergoers at Wednesday's matinee of "On the Town" take special attention, they'll get to see the Broadway debut of three special teenagers. Read more »

Published July 1, 2015

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California governor signs strict school vaccine legislation

Gov. Jerry Brown wasted no time Tuesday in signing a contentious California bill to impose one of the strictest school vaccination laws in the country following an outbreak of measles at Disneyland... Read more »

Published June 30, 2015

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O say can you breathe? Fireworks pollute air, study says

July Fourth fireworks fill the skies across the nation with more than sparkling bursts of color. They spew pollution, too. Read more »

Published June 30, 2015

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Liberia quarantines an area where new Ebola case appeared

Liberian authorities on Tuesday quarantined two households after the corpse of a 17-year-old boy was found with Ebola, sparking fears this West African country could face another outbreak of the... Read more »

Published June 30, 2015

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Kid-friendly crafts for the Fourth of July

ith parades, picnics and fireworks, Fourth of July fun for kids can include some holiday-themed crafts. Read more »

Published June 30, 2015

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After resisting for years, JetBlue adds checked bag fee

The era of free checked suitcases on JetBlue has come to an end. Read more »

Published June 30, 2015

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Chobani selected as Greek yogurt provider for school lunches

Public schools across America will soon offer Greek yogurt as a meat substitute in school lunches beginning this fall. Read more »

Published June 29, 2015

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Tourists on holiday coping with Greece's financial crisis

Tourists on holiday in Greece offered advice to others Monday: Bring extra euros. Read more »

Published June 29, 2015

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A world apart: 2 women with birthdates in 1800s still alive

sannah Mushatt Jones and Emma Morano were born in 1899, there was not yet world war or penicillin, and electricity was still considered a marvel. The women are believed to be the last two in the... Read more »

Published June 29, 2015

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Survey: Sibling punches aren't only assaults US kids face

Getting punched by your brother or sister is sometimes a painful rite of passage, but many U.S. kids also experience other types of assaults, mistreatment and abuse, a big government-funded survey... Read more »

Published June 29, 2015

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US District Judge Joseph Goodwin revisits his theater past

A tattered, tea-stained prop Mexican flag hangs on a cabin on stage for the performance of the classic outdoor drama "Honey in the Rock." Read more »

Published June 29, 2015

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Scientists look into why most Alzheimer's patients are women

Nearly two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer's disease are women, and now some scientists are questioning the long-held assumption that it's just because they tend to live longer than men. Read more »

Published June 29, 2015

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California vaccine bill goes to lawmakers for final vote

California lawmakers are considering a measure that will require vaccinations for most children in public schools. Read more »

Published June 29, 2015

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High court ruling offers chance to alter health law debate

The country finally has an opportunity to change the subject on health care, after the Supreme Court again upheld President Barack Obama's law. Read more »

Published June 29, 2015

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Obama lauds high court decision on gay marriage

President Barack Obama, who himself has acknowledged an evolution over gay rights, said Friday that the Supreme Court's ruling giving same-sex couples the right to marry nationwide represents a day... Read more »

Published June 26, 2015

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A look at same-sex marriage reaction from across US

Some snapshots of Americans reacting to Friday's Supreme Court ruling declaring that same-sex couples have a right to marry in all 50 states. Read more »

Published June 26, 2015

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California vaccine bill clears major legislative hurdle

California's Assembly on Thursday approved a hotly contested bill requiring that nearly all public schoolchildren be vaccinated, clearing one of its last major legislative obstacles before the... Read more »

Published June 25, 2015

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