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WASHINGTON (AP) — Regional airlines report difficulty over the past year in finding enough pilots to hire, but it isn’t clear whether there is a shortage of pilots, a government watchdog said in a report released Friday.
Ushers in new worries for state
puncturing a canister, Farok Sharif, president of the Nuclear Waste Partnership, said Monday before a community meeting in Carlsbad.
Veto slaps down anti-gay bill
WASHINGTON — Those “Nutrition Facts” labels that are plastered on nearly every food package found in grocery stores are getting a new look.
Occupy Madison promotes houses as shelter alternative
HARTFORD, Conn. — The last dry town in Connecticut is considering whether to give up on Prohibition.
CHICAGO — A dramatic rise in thyroid cancer has resulted from overdiagnosis and treatment of tumors too small to ever cause harm, according to a study that found cases nearly tripled since 1975.
Any child showing a sudden onset of weakness in their limbs or symptoms of paralysis should be immediately seen by a doctor.
ALTURAS, Calif. — The woman who police say killed three family members and a worker at the headquarters building for an Indian tribe that was evicting her and her son from its land was the target of a federal investigation into at least $50,000 in missing tribal funds.
Officials: Housing is an economic barrier
LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Los Angeles police were investigating allegations of child abuse by a Roman Catholic priest in 1988, they asked for a list of altar boys at the last parish where the priest worked.
CHICAGO — For many older Americans who lost jobs during the recession, the quest for health care has been one obstacle after another. They’re unwanted by employers, rejected by insurers, struggling to cover rising medical costs and praying to reach Medicare age before a health crisis.
NATICK, Mass. — They call it the holy grail of ready-to-eat meals for soldiers: a pizza that can stay on the shelf for as long as three years and still remain good to eat.
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