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AP's gift ideas for yogis, gym rats and wellness lovers

Nov 17, 2017

We've rounded up the 10 best gift ideas for all your favorite gym rats from Weekend Warriors to barre lovers. We've rounded up the 10 best gift ideas for all your favorite gym rats from Weekend Warriors to barre lovers

Red Cross: 1 million Yemenis at risk of cholera outbreak

Nov 17, 2017

An international aid group says one million people across three Yemeni cities are at risk of a renewed cholera outbreak and other water-borne diseases following the closing of airports and sea ports by a Saudi-led coalition fighting Yemen's Shiite rebels

Big House victory for GOP tax plan, but Senate fate unclear

Nov 17, 2017

Republicans whip a near-$1.5 trillion rewrite of business and personal income taxes through the House

Australian state parliament ends marathon euthanasia debate

Nov 17, 2017

An Australian state parliament's marathon debate on allowing voluntary euthanasia ended unresolved after a lawmaker collapsed in his office

The Latest: Senate panel approves tax overhaul bill

Nov 17, 2017

The Senate's Republican-led tax panel has moved toward ending the Affordable Care Act's requirement that everyone in the U.S. have health insurance

Escaped hospital patient aimed to show he could be outside

Nov 17, 2017

A Hawaii psychiatric patient who acknowledges killing a woman nearly four decades ago said he escaped from his hospital and flew to California to prove he could live responsibly in the community

The Latest: Escaped patient says he needed to prove himself

Nov 17, 2017

A man who escaped from a Hawaii psychiatric hospital nearly four decades after he told police he shot and stabbed a woman in a shopping mall parking lot says he left the hospital to prove he could act responsibly on his own

Account of AIDS crisis wins lucrative UK nonfiction prize

Nov 16, 2017

American author David France has won Britain's leading nonfiction literary award with a book about the activists who fought the AIDS crisis in the 1980s and 90s

FDA OKs new therapy for some hemophilia patients

Nov 16, 2017

U.S. regulators have approved the first new treatment in nearly two decades to prevent internal bleeding in certain patients with hemophilia, an inherited blood-clotting disorder.

US health agency to crack down on risky stem cell offerings

Nov 16, 2017

U.S. health authorities say they will crack down on doctors pushing stem cell therapies that pose the gravest risks to patients