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Chicago teachers’ strike highlights support staff shortages

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Demands by striking Chicago teachers for more nurses, librarians and social workers are highlighting concerns that resonate in high-poverty school...

US endorses tobacco pouches as less risky than cigarettes

WASHINGTON (AP) - For the first time, U.S. health regulators have endorsed a type of smokeless tobacco as a less harmful alternative to smoking.Under...

Thailand bans use of paraquat and other toxic farm chemicals

BANGKOK (AP) - Thailand's government agreed Tuesday to ban the use of three farming chemicals widely regarded as dangerous to human health.The government's National...

$260 million deal averts 1st federal trial on opioid crisis

CLEVELAND (AP) - The nation's three biggest drug distributors and a major drugmaker agreed to an 11th-hour, $260 million settlement Monday over the deadly...

Study raises fresh dementia concerns from playing pro soccer

LONDON (AP) - A study of former professional soccer players in Scotland finds that they were less likely to die of common causes such...

Study finds a virus to blame for paralyzing illness in kids

WASHINGTON (AP) - Scientists have found the strongest evidence yet that a virus is to blame for a mysterious illness that can start like...

Study raises fresh dementia concerns from playing pro soccer

A study of former professional soccer players in Scotland finds that they were less likely to die of common causes such as heart disease...

Companies reach $260 million deal to settle opioids lawsuit

CLEVELAND (AP) - The nation's three biggest drug distributors and a major drugmaker reached a $260 million settlement with two Ohio counties over the...

Companies reach $260 million deal to settle opioids lawsuit

CLEVELAND (AP) - The nation's three dominant drug distributors and a big drugmaker have reached a $260 million deal to settle a lawsuit related...

Thieves steal Amazon fertility statues as synod nears end

VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis' controversial meeting on the Amazon has taken a criminal twist after thieves stole indigenous fertility statues from a...