Doc took pics of sex abuse; patients seek their whereabouts
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Former patients of a doctor accused of molesting children at Rockefeller University Hospital for decades are demanding to know what happened to photos they say the physician took while the abuse was occurring.
New Zealand law to make medical marijuana widely available
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand's government on Tuesday passed a law that will make medical marijuana widely available for thousands of patients over time.
Nobel Peace winners urge global action vs. sexual violence
STOCKHOLM (AP) — The Congolese doctor who shares this year's Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to end the use of rape and sexual violence as weapons of war called Monday for strong international action against the abuse, including reparations for victims.
Record count reported for mysterious paralyzing illness
NEW YORK (AP) — This year has seen a record number of cases of a mysterious paralyzing illness in children, U.S. health officials said Monday.
Justices won't hear states' appeal over Planned Parenthood
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday avoided a high-profile case by rejecting appeals from Kansas and Louisiana in their effort to strip Medicaid money from Planned Parenthood, over the dissenting votes of three justices.
Slovak hospitals hold new Roma mothers against their will
KEZMAROK, Slovakia (AP) — Monika Krcova did not want to follow the official guidelines and remain in the hospital in Slovakia for four days after her third baby's birth.
AP FACT CHECK: Prosecutors' filings do not exonerate Trump
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is in denial when it comes to the Russia investigation and other scandals besieging him.
Romania hospital says 39 babies now diagnosed with superbug
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — The number of babies diagnosed with a drug-resistant superbug at a maternity hospital in Romania's capital has risen to 39, authorities said Monday.
South Sudan to begin Ebola vaccinations as 'very high risk'
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The World Health Organization says Ebola vaccinations soon will begin in South Sudan as the country is at "very high risk" in the current outbreak based in neighboring Congo.
UK nerve agent survivor fears poison will soon kill him
LONDON (AP) — A British man who was exposed to the deadly nerve agent Novichok said he is struggling with his eyesight and mobility, and fears the poison will kill him within a decade.
Nobel peace winners demand action against sex abuse
OSLO, Norway (AP) — One of the winners of this year's Nobel Peace Prize says the attention the prize has drawn to sexual violence against women in war zones must be followed by action against the abuses.
Italian police probing deadly stampede find pepper spray can
ROME (AP) — Italian police investigating a deadly disco stampede said Sunday they found a pepper spray can and were questioning dozens of witnesses Sunday following accounts by concertgoers that a teenage boy had sprayed an irritating substance, triggering the mad rush by the crowd to flee.
Plant a tree: Milan's ambitious plans to be cleaner, greener
MILAN (AP) — If Italy's fashion capital has a predominant color, it is gray — not only because of the blocks of neoclassical stone buildings for which the city is celebrated, but also due to its often-gray sky, which traps pollution.
AP FACT CHECK: Trump's trade claims, Paris protesters' chant
WASHINGTON (AP) — Eager for a historic trade agreement, President Donald Trump is claiming done deals with China that aren't measuring up to the hype.
Medical marijuana user, 78, evicted from subsidized housing
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — A 78-year-old man who relies on medical marijuana for back pain finds himself homeless after being evicted from federally subsidized housing in a case complicated by conflicting state and federal marijuana rules.
US backers of Paris accord set up camp at climate talks
KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — Hundreds of U.S. states, cities, businesses and churches planted the American flag at the U.N. climate talks Friday in an effort to show that many people in the United States remain committed to curbing global warming despite the stance of their president.
UNAIDS found in 'crisis' after sex harassment claims
GENEVA (AP) — Independent experts looking into allegations of sexual harassment at the U.N. agency that fights AIDS say it is plagued by "defective leadership," a culture of impunity, and a toxic working environment that cannot be changed unless its top official is replaced.
Ebola spreads to major Congo city as vaccines a concern
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The second-largest Ebola outbreak in history has spread to a major city in eastern Congo, as health experts worry whether the stock of an experimental vaccine will stand up to the demands of an epidemic with no end in sight.
Generic drugmaker to sell alternative to EpiPen injectors
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Generic drugmaker Sandoz announced plans Thursday to start selling an alternative to the EpiPen in the U.S. early next year.
School lunch rules OK refined grains, low-fat chocolate milk
NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. school lunch program is making room on menus again for noodles, biscuits, tortillas and other foods made mostly of refined grains.
Groups sue to block medical marijuana compromise in Utah
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A pair of advocacy groups in Utah sued Thursday to block a compromise agreement legalizing medical marijuana, accusing the Mormon church of unconstitutional domination and interference in a process that led to the gutting of a measure approved by voters.
Nobel laureates: Despite progress, cancer won't be wiped out
STOCKHOLM (AP) — The winners of this year's Nobel Prize for Medicine say they expect substantial advances toward treating cancer in the next several decades, although it is unlikely the disease could be eradicated.
Study that took aim at 'Joy of Cooking' is retracted
NEW YORK (AP) — More work by a prominent food researcher, including a study that took aim at the "Joy of Cooking," has been retracted because of problems with the data.
Obama health law sign-ups lagging for 2019
WASHINGTON (AP) — With open enrollment ending next week, the government says sign-ups for coverage under former President Barack Obama's health care law are lagging when compared with last year.
EKG, other heart health features come to Apple Watch
NEW YORK (AP) — Apple Watch is now fulfilling its promise to let people take EKGs of their heart and notify them of any irregular heartbeat.

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