Fla. AG challenges medical marijuana measure

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A push to allow the use of marijuana for medical reasons is drawing staunch opposition from Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi. In a filing to t……

Sebelius visiting Phoenix to promote health law

PHOENIX (AP) — Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is visiting Phoenix amid calls for her resignation after the clunky rollout of insurance exchan……

Ala. abortion foes seek tighter rules on doctors

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Abortion opponents are asking Alabama officials to impose tighter restrictions on doctors performing the medical procedure in the state. Th……

Former deputy to appeal death penalty

HOUMA, La. (AP) — A convicted killer and rapist who held bank employees, including his estranged wife, hostage 17 years ago is asking a Terrebonne Parish judge to reduc……

Obama admin. was responsible for testing

WASHINGTON (AP) — The contractors responsible for building the troubled Healthcare.gov website say it was the government’s responsibility — not theirs — to t……

Boston Scientific to cut up to 1,500 jobs

NATICK, Mass. (AP) — Boston Scientific Corp. plans to shed as many as 1,500 jobs worldwide, or 6 percent of its workforce, in an effort to cut costs. The company also said……