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Alcoholism, violence and neglect: life as George Best's son

10 years after George Best's death, son reveals extent of alcoholism and rage, angering family

Monday - 03/30/2015, 02:04pm EDT

Va. man gets 18 months in HIV case involving 2 Md. women

Virginia man sentenced to 18 months in HIV exposure case involving 2 Maryland women

Monday - 03/30/2015, 01:00pm EDT

American who caught Ebola improves to fair condition

American worker who contracted Ebola in Africa improves, now in fair condition at US hospital

Monday - 03/30/2015, 12:29pm EDT

3 West African countries increase fight to end Ebola

3 West African countries ramp up efforts to end Ebola outbreak

Monday - 03/30/2015, 11:26am EDT

New restrictions on abortion could pass Florida Legislature

Florida Legislature considers new abortion restrictions, including waiting period

Monday - 03/30/2015, 08:50am EDT

Morocco confronts abortion taboo with proposed reform

Morocco's plans to reform law on abortion could set example for North Africa

Monday - 03/30/2015, 06:54am EDT

Pelosi irks some allies over bipartisan bill with Boehner

House Democratic leader risks abortion lobby's ire by crafting bipartisan deal with Boehner

Monday - 03/30/2015, 04:20am EDT

Price tag of bipartisan bill averting Medicare doc fee cuts

Congressional Budget Office's cost estimates of bipartisan bill averting Medicare doc fee cuts

Monday - 03/30/2015, 04:20am EDT

Boston officer improving after surgery to remove bullet

Boston police: Officer shot in face by suspect is improving after surgery to remove bullet

Monday - 03/30/2015, 01:16am EDT

NASCAR driver Kyle Larson ruled out of Sprint Cup race

NASCAR driver Kyle Larson ruled out of Sunday's Sprint Cup race at Martinsville after fainting

Sunday - 03/29/2015, 07:34pm EDT

American regional English dictionary running low on money

Dictionary that tracks US regional differences in English usage running low on money

Sunday - 03/29/2015, 06:34pm EDT

Answers to common questions about HIV, needles and drug use

Answers to common questions about HIV, needles and drug use

Sunday - 03/29/2015, 02:48pm EDT

Sierra Leoneans to stay home in final push to stop Ebola

Sierra Leone's 6 million people told to stay home for 3 days in final push to stop Ebola

Sunday - 03/29/2015, 02:58am EDT

Indiana governor overrides law to authorize needle exchange

Indiana governor overrides law and his own policies to authorize needle exchange to combat HIV

Sunday - 03/29/2015, 02:58am EDT

Bird flu found in a top Minnesota turkey producing county

Minnesota bird flu outbreak spreads to a top poultry producing county, alarming industry

Saturday - 03/28/2015, 07:40pm EDT

Ken Burns unravels the mysteries of cancer in PBS film

Ken Burns unravels the mysteries of cancer in six-hour PBS film

Saturday - 03/28/2015, 11:32am EDT

Guinea deploys police as Sierra Leoneans flee Ebola lockdown

Guinea deploys police as Sierra Leoneans cross border while fleeing Ebola lockdown

Saturday - 03/28/2015, 11:30am EDT

Co-pilot appeared healthy, but may have hidden illness

Co-pilot appeared healthy, but may have hidden illness, torn-up sick notes for day of crash

Saturday - 03/28/2015, 06:10am EDT

Study: Ebola takes worst toll on babies, other young kids

WHO study finds Ebola has taken its worse toll on babies, other young kids in West Africa

Friday - 03/27/2015, 08:12pm EDT

2 more aid workers flown back to US for Ebola monitoring

2 more aid workers flown to US for Ebola monitoring, but 2 others allowed to go home

Friday - 03/20/2015, 01:20am EDT

House Medicare deal hits Senate turbulence over abortion

Senate Dems concerned bipartisan House deal on Medicare doc fees has abortion curbs

Thursday - 03/19/2015, 10:00pm EDT

Labels to say how many calories in that Johnnie Walker shot

Diageo, owner of Johnnie Walker and Guinness, starting nutrition and alcohol content labels

Thursday - 03/19/2015, 07:50pm EDT

FDA panel backs Glaxo inhaler for adults, not adolescents

FDA advisers says data does not show safety of Glaxo inhaler for adolescents with asthma

Thursday - 03/19/2015, 07:20pm EDT

Suspect in Litvinenko death says he'll take part in inquiry

Suspect in poisoning of former Russian agent Litvinenko says he'll cooperate with inquiry

Thursday - 03/19/2015, 05:40pm EDT

Study: Euthanasia cases more than double in northern Belgium

Study: Euthanasia cases in northern Belgium more than double in 6 years; 4.6 percent of deaths

Thursday - 03/19/2015, 05:20pm EDT

Kentucky will have rural child poverty nutrition center

Federal ag officials choose University of Kentucky for rural child poverty nutrition center

Thursday - 03/19/2015, 04:40pm EDT

Boy survives 50-foot fall from cliff into gorge at Ohio park

7-year-old boy wanders from home, survives 50-foot fall from cliff into gorge at Ohio park

Thursday - 03/19/2015, 04:40pm EDT

Senators' Bryan Murray eyes cancer awareness as legacy

Senators general manager Bryan Murray wants cancer awareness to be his legacy

Thursday - 03/19/2015, 03:57pm EDT

5 people monitored for Ebola in Nebraska remain healthy

5 US Aid workers being monitored for Ebola at Nebraska hospital remain free of symptoms

Thursday - 03/19/2015, 03:00pm EDT

Sierra Leone plans another shutdown to stop Ebola's spread

Sierra Leone plans another three-day, countrywide shutdown to stop Ebola's spread

Thursday - 03/19/2015, 02:40pm EDT

Nevada bill would allow sick pets to use medical marijuana

Nevada bill would let pets use pot; proposal calls for medical marijuana cards for animals

Thursday - 03/19/2015, 02:34pm EDT

Zimbabwean officials shoot stray dogs to stop rabies

Illegal breeding in Zimbabwe sees spike in stray dogs and rabies, forcing officials to shoot

Thursday - 03/19/2015, 01:10pm EDT

Breast biopsy accuracy is questioned in experimental study

Breast biopsy accuracy varies, especially with pre-cancer conditions, experimental study says

Thursday - 03/19/2015, 08:50am EDT

House leaders work on $213B plan on doc Medicare payments

Bipartisan House leaders working on $213B plan to fix doctors' Medicare payments

Thursday - 03/19/2015, 04:50am EDT

2,000 snow geese die from illness in Idaho wildlife areas

2,000 snow geese die in eastern Idaho wildlife areas, likely from avian cholera

Thursday - 03/19/2015, 04:36am EDT
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