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FILE - This April 25, 2019, file photo shows a Burger King in Redwood City, Calif. Burger King is introducing a plant-based burger in Europe. But it's not the Impossible Whopper that's been a hit with U.S. customers. Instead, a Dutch company called The Vegetarian Butcher will supply the new soy-based Rebel Whopper. It will go on sale Tuesday, Nov. 12, at 2,400 restaurants across Europe. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
Burger King brings a plant-based Whopper to EuropeBurger King is bringing a plant-based Whopper to Europe but it's working with a Dutch company called The Vegetarian Butcher instead of Impossible Foods
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Secret Software Project Gathers Patient Data on MillionsIn a project begun in secret last year, Google and Ascension health care are gathering personal data on tens of millions of Americans. The companies have not informed patients and doctors as they've compiled lab results, doctor diagnoses and hospitalization records, the Wall Street Journal reports. Employees throughout Alphabet, Google's...
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks to supporters on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. (Bryon Houlgrave /The Des Moines Register via AP)
Trump, 2020 Dem contenders tout efforts to boost veteransAs Trump paid tribute to America's troops on Veterans Day, top 2020 Democratic candidates outlined proposals for the Department of Veterans Affairs
The Associated Press8 hours ago
In this photo taken Nov. 6, 2019, Trisha Preston, a paramedic, poses outside the headquarters of her employer, American Medical Response, in Portland, Ore. Preston was attacked in the back of her ambulance by a patient in a mental health crisis earlier this year and sustained bruising, bite marks and a concussion that left her with temporary double vision and headaches. Paramedics in Portland are undergoing mandatory training in defensive tactics after a rash of high-profile attacks against them as they respond to 911 calls for people in a mental health or drug-related crisis. (AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus)
Portland, Oregon, paramedics learn self-defense amid attacksHundreds of Portland, Oregon, paramedics are getting mandatory defensive-tactics training after a string of high-profile assaults by patients on medical workers responding to 911 calls.
The Associated Press11 hours ago
FILE - This June 14, 2011, file photo, shows the pills of the drug Lipitor in Willingboro, N.J. Researchers examined records of people taking cholesterol-lowering medicine between 2005 and 2016, a few years after a big change in treatment guidelines. They found encouraging drops, suggesting the change may be paying off.  (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Cholesterol levels dropping in US, but many still need careNew research shows cholesterol levels are dropping in U.S., but more people need care
The Associated Press13 hours ago
FILE - In this Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018 file photo, youths play ice hockey on a frozen pond at Philadelphia's Franklin Delano Roosevelt Park during a winter storm. New concussion guidance shows there isn’t enough solid evidence to answer some of parents’ most burning questions about contact sports. That includes what age is safest to start playing them. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
Is my kid too young for contact sports? Advice still unclearNew concussion guidance shows there isn't enough solid evidence to answer some of parents' questions about contact sports
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Insurance Horror Story, With Bill of $898,984.57ProPublica may have saved a young family from financial ruin while illustrating the harsh realities of today's health insurance landscape. The story is about 30-year-old Lauren Bard, a nurse at a hospital in San Bernardino, Calif., who gave birth to a baby some three and a half months prematurely last...
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In this Nov. 4, 2019, photo, the principal spillway inlet under the gazebo redirects excess water out of the Muskingum University's lake in New Concord, Ohio. A new federal grant program is providing $10 million to 26 states, including Ohio, with high hazard dams in need of repairs. The funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency will go toward preliminary steps such as risk assessments and engineering designs, not the actual repairs. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
New federal grant program allots $10M for dams in 26 statesA new federal grant program is providing $10 million to 26 states with high hazard dams in need of repairs
The Associated Press1 day ago
Runner's abuse allegations embolden other female athletesTrack and field facing reckoning with treatment of female athletes
The Associated Press2 days ago
In this undated photo taken from the New York Police Department Facebook page,  officers stand by what NYPD thought was marijuana when they confiscated in the Brooklyn borough of New York on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, at the 75th Precinct of the NYPD in New York. The Vermont farm that grew the plants and the Brooklyn CBD shop that ordered them insist they're not pot, but legal industrial hemp. (New York Police Department via AP)
Pot or not? Busts highlight growing confusion over hempThe CBD craze is leaving the war on drugs a bit dazed and confused
The Associated Press2 days ago
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