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Annan leaves legacy of fighting for equality and rights
August 19th, 2018  6:41 AM

Kofi Annan was committed to increasing the U.N.'s efforts to combat poverty, promote equality and fight for human rights - and until his death Saturday he was speaking out strongly for nations working together to solve problems

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NY University offers free tuition for all medical students
August 16th, 2018  9:52 PM

New York University, citing a 'moral imperative' to reduce debt, is offering free tuition for all of its medical students

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US approves new generic competitor to EpiPen
August 16th, 2018  5:41 PM

US officials approve new generic competitor for emergency allergy medication EpiPen

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Trump wants federal suit against opioid manufacturers
August 16th, 2018  12:54 PM

President Donald Trump is asking Attorney General Jeff Sessions to file a federal lawsuit against certain companies that supply and manufacture opioids in response to the nation's drug epidemic

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Chipotle to retrain workers after Ohio illnesses
August 16th, 2018  12:48 PM

Chipotle says it will retrain employees on food safety protocols after Ohio illnesses

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Germany's Bayer says it can start integrating Monsanto
August 16th, 2018  9:41 AM

German pharmaceutical company Bayer AG says it can now start integrating U.S. seed and weed-killer maker Monsanto Co. after completing the required sale of some of its crop science business

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Chinese deputy governors, mayor fired over vaccine scandal
August 16th, 2018  8:56 AM

Chinese deputy governors, mayor fired over vaccine scandal following public outcry

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Chinese deputy provincial governors, mayor fired over vaccine scandal that triggered public outcry
August 16th, 2018  8:15 AM

Chinese deputy provincial governors, mayor fired over vaccine scandal that triggered public outcry

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Best Buy to buy a provider of health devices for the aging
August 15th, 2018  5:18 PM

Consumer electronics retailer Best Buy is pushing more into the health field, acquiring a company that provides emergency response devices for the aging

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Danes to fence German border to stop boars with swine fever
August 15th, 2018  10:47 AM

Danes will erect a 70-kilometer (43.4-mile) fence along the German border to stop wild boars from crossing, in the hope of preventing the spread of African swine fever that can jeopardize the country's big pork industry.

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Medical device maker settles suit over psychologist's death
August 14th, 2018  4:39 PM

A medical device maker has settled a lawsuit over the death of a Yale University psychologist who died in 2013 when a machine part detached and caused her blood to be pumped onto a hospital room floor

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White House called toxins contamination 'PR nightmare'
August 13th, 2018  2:50 PM

Toxins used in nonstick cookware, fast-food wrappers and much more are turning up in public water systems in dozens of states

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Calls for action on toxics White House called "PR nightmare"
August 13th, 2018  10:50 AM

Toxins used in nonstick cookware, fast-food wrappers and much more are turning up in public water systems in dozens of states

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Bayer shares plunge in wake of Monsanto weed killer verdict
August 13th, 2018  5:36 AM

Shares in German chemicals and drugs company Bayer have plunged in the wake of a U.S. court verdict against Monsanto, which Bayer has acquired

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump's economic fiction: 'record' GDP, jobs
August 13th, 2018  12:13 AM

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's week marked by assertions of record-breaking economic growth that doesn't exist

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Founder of The Good Earth restaurant chain dies at age 89
August 12th, 2018  5:00 PM

The founder of The Good Earth restaurant chain who was considered a health food pioneer has died at age 89

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Rent control fuels costliest fight on California 2018 ballot
August 12th, 2018  11:49 AM

Los Angeles-based health care nonprofit known for funding controversial ballot measures wages expensive battle with real estate industry over rent control in California

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump's economic mirage; Sanders on Medicare
August 11th, 2018  8:11 AM

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's overblown and false claims about tariffs, the economy, wildfires and vets; misleading rhetoric from Sen. Bernie Sanders on 'Medicare for all'

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Jury awards $289M to man who blames Roundup for cancer
August 11th, 2018  5:45 AM

Lawyers say a jury's $289 million award to a California man who claims Monsanto's Roundup weed killer gave him cancer may open the floodgates for legions of people suffering because of the agribusiness giant

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Jury backs man who claims Roundup weed killer caused cancer
August 10th, 2018  10:10 PM

A San Francisco jury has awarded $289 million to a former school groundskeeper who claimed Monsanto's popular Roundup weed killer contributed to his terminal cancer

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