NEW YORK (AP) â A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit by 1,300 former players against the NFL, writing that the collective bargaining agreement between the league and the union was the appropriate forum to resolve claims that teams damaged the players' by routinely dispensing painkillers.
Researchers are reporting another disappointment for efforts to cure infection with the AIDS virus. Six patients given blood-cell transplants similar to one that cured a man known as "the Berlin patient" have failed, and all six patients died.
DENVER (AP) â Colorado will spend more than $8 million researching marijuana's medical potential â a new frontier because government-funded marijuana research traditionally focuses on the drug's negative health effects.
For the first time in two decades, a new treatment has been shown to limit the damage from a common type of stroke. Researchers in the Netherlands found that mechanically removing a clot in addition to using a standard clot-busting medicine lowered the risk that a stroke sufferer would end up seriously disabled.
Charles Krauthammer said Wednesday on âSpecial Report with Bret Baierâ that the US lost âa huge bargaining chipâ during the historic shift in relations between the US and Cuba.
President Barack Obama on Wednesday cut short prison time for eight drug convicts as part of his new initiative to reduce harsh sentences under outdated guidelines, a step that could lead to a vast expansion of presidential clemency in his final two years in office.
Alan Gross spoke to the public for the first time just mere hours after arriving on American soil following his release from a Cuban Prison and expressed his gratitude for all those that helped get him home.
Full transcript of President Obamaâs remarks on Cuba
New York officials on Wednesday moved forward with an effort to ban fracking across the state, citing excessive environmental and health concerns.
Greta's 'Off the Record', 12/17/14
BROWNSVILLE - Brownsville is exploring the idea of allowing marijuana-related facilities in industrial or volume commercial zones, and residents who want to open a dispensary say they're willi…
Albany City Manager Wes Hare called on his own ancestry to illustrate the kind of foresight that has benefitted Albany in its past and how that same attitude can aid in its future.
Expect patches of morning fog throughout the mid-valley on Wednesday, forecasters say, with cloudy conditions following.
SWEET HOME âÂ On the flip of a coin âÂ four of six tosses, actually â it was determined Tuesday night that incumbent Bruce Hobbs would retain his seat on the Sweet Home City Council.
Ava Joukarlis, 5, of Jefferson checks out the Finding Nemo display at Christmas Storybook Land while touring the more than 85 scaled down scenes with Cherie Johnson of Albany, holding her 18-m…
For the last 27 years, high school students have come away from the annual Youth Job Fair at Linn-Benton Community College with a better idea of how to approach a potential employer.
The Oregon electronics recycling program, Oregon E-Cycles, plans to expand its list of items it will take to include peripheral computer accessories, starting January 1.
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