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Chobani selected as Greek yogurt provider for school lunches

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Public schools across America will soon offer Greek yogurt as a meat substitute in school lunches beginning this fall. Learn More

 

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A first: New guidelines back device for treating strokes

Many stroke patients have a new treatment option — if they seek help fast enough to get it. New guidelines endorse using a removable stent to open clogged arteries causing a stroke. More »

 

Experts: California vaccine bill would prevent new outbreaks

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — If California's strict school vaccine bill becomes law, experts believe it could help prevent another outbreak like the one that occurred at Disneyland. More »

 

Supreme Court rules Texas abortion clinics can remain open

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court acted Monday to keep Texas' 19 abortion clinics open, amid a legal fight that threatens to close more than half of them. More »

 

Coal industry scores a win but fate of plants still in air

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Coal companies and their supporters scored a courtroom victory with a U.S. Supreme Court decision that said the Obama administration failed to take potential costs into account when it decided to regulate toxic emissions from many power plants. More »

 

A world apart: 2 women with birthdates in 1800s still alive

When Susannah Mushatt Jones and Emma Morano were born in 1899, there was not yet world war or penicillin, and electricity was still considered a marvel. The women are believed to be the last two in the world with birthdates in the 1800s. More »

 

Scientists look into why most Alzheimer's patients are women

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer's disease are women, and now some scientists are questioning the long-held assumption that it's just because they tend to live longer than men. More »

 

Survey: Sibling punches aren't only assaults US kids face

CHICAGO (AP) — Getting punched by your brother or sister is sometimes a painful rite of passage, but many U.S. kids also experience other types of assaults, mistreatment and abuse, a big government-funded survey found. More »

 

High court ruling offers chance to alter health law debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — The country finally has an opportunity to change the subject on health care, after the Supreme Court again upheld President Barack Obama's law. More »

 

With court defeat, GOP health law effort now aimed at '16

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court's resounding rejection of a conservative attempt to gut President Barack Obama's health care overhaul won't stop Republicans from attacking the law they detest. But now, their efforts will be chiefly about teeing up the issue for the 2016 presidential and congressional elections. More »

 

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