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Friday, Feb 12, 2016

Health & Lifestyles

Woman accused of cancer treatment scam found guilty

A 71-year-old woman charged with fraud in an alleged cancer treatment scam has been found guilty in Tulsa
Published: 02/11/16
Hope Solo reiterates concerns over Zika at the Olympics

Hope Solo reiterates concerns over Zika at the Olympics

US women's national team goalkeeper Hope Solo asserted that if the Olympics were held today, she would not go out of concern about the Zika virus
Published: 02/11/16
APNewsBreak: Vickers to replace Tony Stewart at Daytona

APNewsBreak: Vickers to replace Tony Stewart at Daytona

APNewsBreak: Stewart-Haas Racing chooses Brian Vickers to replace injured driver Tony Stewart at Daytona
Published: 02/11/16

Alabama gunman kills two, including former business partner

A gunman fatally shot two people, one a former business partner, at a law firm and a nearby accountant's office in western Alabama on Wednesday morning, authorities said
Published: 02/11/16
Ash Wednesday: The first sign of Lent

Ash Wednesday: The first sign of Lent

Students at Nativity Catholic School in Brandon joined Christians the world over for Ash Wednesday services and the start of Lent — a six-week period of prayer, penance, atonement and self-denial in preparation for Easter.
Published: 02/10/16
All-male panel in Utah votes to keep sales tax on tampons

All-male panel in Utah votes to keep sales tax on tampons

A Utah committee of all-male lawmakers has voted to keep the sales tax on tampons and other feminine hygiene products despite an international push to remove it
Published: 02/11/16

Brother: Right-to-die advocate Christy O'Donnell dies

A relative says Christy O'Donnell, a single mom with lung cancer who became a prominent figure in the California right-to-die debate, has died
Published: 02/10/16

Judge: new order against enforcing Louisiana abortion law

A federal judge in Louisiana has issued a new order blocking the state from enforcing an abortion law that he says would prevent most women from getting abortions
Published: 02/10/16
Ohio's senators offer separate anti-heroin bills

Ohio's senators offer separate anti-heroin bills

Ohio's Democratic senator is offering his own plan for battling the state's deadly drug overdose epidemic
Published: 02/10/16

Excise tax on medical marijuana sales proposed in California

State senator proposes making medical marijuana sales subject to 15 percent consumption tax
Published: 02/10/16