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Top carbon culprits US, China, India debate nuances of roles

44 min 50 sec ago
LE BOURGET, France (AP) — Call them the culprits of carbon. 2015-11-30T11:12:00-05:00 2015-11-30T16:12:53-05:00

New York state adding $200M more to $2.5B fight against AIDS

44 min 50 sec ago
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York will dedicate $200 million more to its effort to end the AIDS epidemic by 2020, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday. 2015-11-30T12:17:00-05:00 2015-11-30T17:17:05-05:00

Officials say influential health survey needs to slim down

44 min 50 sec ago
NEW YORK (AP) — When the government launched what would become most influential survey to monitor the nation's public health, there were just 75 questions — and 95 percent of those asked agreed to sit for it. 2015-11-30T08:59:00-05:00 2015-11-30T13:59:10-05:00

From AIDS to x-rays, survey's questions covered the gamut

44 min 50 sec ago
NEW YORK (AP) — As federal health officials work on a redesign of the National Health Interview Survey, it's interesting to look back on the clever queries that built its reputation. 2015-11-30T09:00:00-05:00 2015-11-30T14:00:05-05:00

AP News Guide: Summit opens debate on ethics of gene editing

44 min 50 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Designer babies or an end to intractable illnesses: A revolutionary technology is letting scientists learn to rewrite the genetic code, aiming to alter DNA in ways that, among other things, could erase disease-causing genes. 2015-11-30T11:39:00-05:00 2015-11-30T16:39:55-05:00

Beijing air pollution reaches extremely hazardous levels

44 min 50 sec ago
BEIJING (AP) — Beijing suffered its worst air pollution of the year on Monday, with monitoring sites throughout the city reporting extremely hazardous levels of pollutants. 2015-11-30T05:00:00-05:00 2015-11-30T10:00:39-05:00

Bono, Clooney, Kardashian part of all-star campaign for AIDS

44 min 50 sec ago
NEW YORK (AP) — Would you like to spend quality time with George Clooney as he showers you with compliments? 2015-11-30T15:49:00-05:00 2015-11-30T20:49:25-05:00

NYC's novel salt warning rule set to take effect at chains

44 min 50 sec ago
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City begins a new era in nutritional warnings this week, when chain restaurants will have to start putting a special symbol on highly salty dishes. 2015-11-30T12:47:00-05:00 2015-11-30T17:47:27-05:00

Kevorkian archive opens as physician-assisted deaths rise

44 min 50 sec ago
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Just days before she died with Dr. Jack Kevorkian's assistance, Merian Frederick could not speak or hold up her head without help from her daughter, Carol Poenisch. 2015-11-29T20:17:00-05:00 2015-11-30T01:17:53-05:00

Earth is a wilder, warmer place since last climate deal made

44 min 50 sec ago
PARIS (AP) — This time, it's a hotter, waterier, wilder Earth that world leaders are trying to save. 2015-11-29T07:24:00-05:00 2015-11-29T12:24:29-05:00

Q&A on the history of attacks against Planned Parenthood

7 hours 45 min ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A deadly shooting at a Colorado Planned Parenthood is the latest in a long history of violence at clinics that provide abortions and doctors who perform the procedure. 2015-11-29T08:08:00-05:00 2015-11-29T13:08:29-05:00

Norway mulls using heroin to prevent deadly overdoses

7 hours 45 min ago
BERGEN, Norway (AP) — The pale, zombie-like addicts staggering through concrete underpasses make an unlikely scene in wealthy Norway's picturesque second city. As a gateway to the fjords which zigzag the oil-rich nation's long coastline, Bergen is the last stop on a global drug route that gives it one of the worst heroin problems in Europe. 2015-11-29T07:26:00-05:00 2015-11-29T12:26:06-05:00

Obama prods world on climate change, faces pushback at home

9 hours 45 min ago
PARIS (AP) — Facing pushback at home, President Barack Obama said Sunday that American leadership was helping make gains in the global fight against climate change as he tried to reassure world leaders assembling for a historic conference in Paris that the U.S. can deliver on its own commitments. 2015-11-29T16:04:00-05:00 2015-11-29T21:04:29-05:00

What to know about 'BernieCare,' Sanders' health overhaul

9 hours 45 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The most ambitious "repeal and replace" health care plan from a presidential candidate comes from Sen. Bernie Sanders, not from a Republican. 2015-11-28T03:42:00-05:00 2015-11-28T08:42:37-05:00

Produce in Costco salad linked to E. coli is being recalled

9 hours 45 min ago
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Federal officials say a business is recalling a vegetable mix believed to be the source of E.coli in Costco chicken salad that has been linked to an outbreak that has sickened 19 people in seven states. 2015-11-26T23:44:00-05:00 2015-11-27T04:44:42-05:00

In medical marijuana states, 'pot doctors' push boundaries

14 hours 44 min ago
CHICAGO (AP) — The green-typeface slogan "WE'ED like to be your doctor!" —unmistakably weed-friendly — has attracted hundreds of medical marijuana patients in less than a year to Dr. Bodo Schneider's clinics in southern Illinois and suburban Chicago. 2015-11-28T09:37:00-05:00 2015-11-28T14:37:52-05:00

Air pollution in Beijing hits hazardous levels

Sun, 11/29/2015 - 11:10pm
BEIJING (AP) — Air pollution in Beijing reached hazardous levels on Saturday as smog engulfed large parts of China despite efforts to clean up the foul air. 2015-11-28T00:18:00-05:00 2015-11-28T05:18:46-05:00

Hamstrung by Congress, Obama tries to clinch climate pact

Sun, 11/29/2015 - 8:10pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is trying to negotiate a legacy-making climate change pact this coming week in Paris with one hand tied behind his back. Congress can't even agree whether global warming is real. 2015-11-28T09:40:00-05:00 2015-11-28T14:40:58-05:00

Lawmakers: Agency not doing enough against dengue fever

Sun, 11/29/2015 - 8:10pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii state Sen. Russell Ruderman worries whenever there's a mosquito buzzing in his home. 2015-11-26T14:05:00-05:00 2015-11-26T19:05:28-05:00

Obama: US leadership helping global fight on climate change

Sun, 11/29/2015 - 3:10pm
PARIS (AP) — President Barack Obama said Sunday that American leadership was helping make gains in the global fight against climate change as he tried to reassure world leaders assembling for a historic conference in Paris that the U.S. can deliver on its own commitments. 2015-11-29T13:06:00-05:00 2015-11-29T18:06:11-05:00


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