- Produce in Costco salad linked to E. coli is being recalled
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.
- What to know about 'BernieCare,' Sanders' health overhaul
WASHINGTON (AP) — The most ambitious "repeal and replace" health care plan from a presidential candidate comes from Sen. Bernie Sanders, not from a Republican.
- Air pollution in Beijing hits hazardous levels
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.
- Hamstrung by Congress, Obama tries to clinch climate pact
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.
- Lawmakers: Agency not doing enough against dengue fever
HONOLULU (AP) — Some Hawaii lawmakers are concerned that state health officials aren't doing enough to combat a dengue fever outbreak that has grown to 107 confirmed cases.
- Chilean mom restricted access to baby for smoking marijuana
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A Chilean mother says a hospital is restricting her right to see her newborn daughter because she acknowledged smoking marijuana days before she gave birth.
- UNICEF: AIDS leading cause of death for African teenagers
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — While the global push to eradicate HIV may have saved over a million babies, AIDS is now the leading cause of death for African teenagers and the second most common killer for adolescents across the globe, the United Nations' agency for children said on Friday.
- Costco: FDA tests point toward E. coli in salad vegetables
SEATTLE (AP) — Testing has pointed toward a vegetable mix from a California food wholesaler as the source of E. coli in Costco chicken salad that has been linked to an outbreak that has sickened 19 people in seven states, a Costco official said Wednesday.
- Feds plan new guidelines on toxic algae in lakes, rivers
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — New national guidelines are being developed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to protect swimmers and kayakers from the growing threats posed by toxic algae in lakes and rivers.
- Report: US abortions continue to decline, down 4 pct in 2012
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. abortions continue to fall, according to a new federal report released Wednesday.