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Nebraska Town Considers Banning Smoking in Apartments

By Margery M. Beck | Sep 28
Some leaders in a blue-collar Nebraska suburb that's home to Offutt Air Force Base are borrowing an idea from a vastly more liberal state: Ban apartment renters from smoking cigarettes and e-cigarettes inside.

Doctors 'Prescribe' Fresh Produce with Help from Food Banks

By Carla K. Johnson | Sep 28
The idea is simple: Load fresh fruits and vegetables into a refrigerator truck and drive it to a health clinic, then have a doctor write a "prescription" for food to improve the diets of low-income people with diabetes and high blood pressure.

NY Senator: Wireless Emergency Alerts Must Include Photos

By Michael Belsamo | Sep 28
Sen. Charles Schumer argues the Wireless Emergency System is using outdated infrastructure and is in desperate need of an upgrade.

Snapchat Debuts Recording 'Spectacles,' Changes Company Name

Sep 28
Social media app Snapchat is introducing video-recording glasses called Spectacles and is changing its company name to incorporate the new product.

Nuclear Threats Heat Up in A New Cold War

Sep 28
What are the chances the next president would have to make a decision on whether to use nuclear weapons? It's greater than you might think.

A Day in New Haven

By Beth J. Harpaz | Sep 28
You don't have to go to Yale to have fun in New Haven. Best of all, you don't have to pay Ivy League tuition prices.

LGBTQ Festival Canceled in Haiti Amid Threats, Gov't Order

By David McFadden | Sep 27
Organizers of a cultural festival in Haiti celebrating the Afro-Caribbean LGBTQ community said Tuesday that it has been called off due to numerous threats of violence and a subsequent prohibition by a government commissioner.

Prosecutors Charge Men After Ryan Lochte Protest On 'DWTS'

Sep 27
Prosecutors have charged two protesters who rushed the stage of "Dancing with the Stars" in a protest against Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte.

Gov. Brown Signs Landmark PrEP & PEP Education Bill

By EDGE | Sep 27
Landmark legislation to boost awareness of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) to prevent HIV infection was signed into law today by California Gov. Jerry Brown, becoming the first statewide legislation of its kind.

Feds Charge Seller of Mislabeled Chinese 'Viagra Substitute'

Sep 27
Federal prosecutors say an Alabama man who imported a Chinese drug sold as a Viagra substitute has been charged with intentionally defrauding and misleading consumers.

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