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Girl dies after court allows more time on life supportA 9-year-old Texas girl at the center of a three-week court battle with a hospital to keep her on life support has died hours after an appeals court allowed her parents more time to find a facility to maintain her life support
The Associated Press7 hours ago
FILE- This Oct. 11, 2018 file photo shows a building at the Bay Medical Center Sacred Heart hospital damaged from hurricane Michael in Panama City, Fla. Medical services in the Florida Panhandle are still on life support more than a week after Hurricane Michael. The two major hospitals in Panama City, Bay Medical and Gulf Coast Regional Medical Center, still aren't admitting patients. They are only open for emergency room services. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)
Florida Panhandle medical care on life support after MichaelMedical services in the Florida Panhandle are still on life support more than a week after Hurricane Michael
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Hackers breach HealthCare.gov system, get data on 75,000A government computer system that interacts with HealthCare.gov was hacked earlier this month, compromising the sensitive personal data of some 75,000 people
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Idaho, environmental group settle mine pollution lawsuitAn environmental group and Idaho officials have reached a tentative settlement over toxic discharge from an abandoned silver and lead mine in central Idaho near some of the state's top tourist destinations
The Associated Press10 hours ago
FILE - In this May 22, 2018, file photo, people enter the University of Southern California's Engemann Student Health Center in Los Angeles. The University of Southern California has announced on Friday, Oct. 19, 2018, an agreement in principle for a $215 million class-action settlement of claims involving alleged sexual harassment and abuse by a gynecologist who treated students for many years. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)
USC agrees to pay $215M to settle doctor sex abuse claimsThe University of Southern California says it will pay $215 million to settle claims of sexual abuse and harassment by a school gynecologist
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Heart transplant program changes chief after patient deathsA Houston hospital is replacing the surgical director of its renowned heart transplant programs with two veteran transplant surgeons and a veteran transplant program executive
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Sylvia Earle of the US gestures after receiving Princess of Asturias Award for Concord 2018 from Spain's King Felipe VI at a ceremony in Oviedo, northern Spain, Friday Oct. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)
Laureates in Spanish awards call for action to "save future"Voicing wake-up calls for new generations to save cinema, oceans and journalism, film director Martin Scorsese, marine biologist Sylvia A. Earle and reporter Alma Guillermoprieto were awarded Friday Spain's prestigious Princess of Asturias prizes
The Associated Press14 hours ago
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