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Coroner says 'Young and Restless' star died of heart diseaseOfficials say "Young and the Restless" star Kristoff St. John died of heart disease, with heavy drinking at the time of his death a contributing factor
The Associated Press22 minutes ago
San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera announces that he's cracking down on the sale of e-cigarettes that he says aggressively target youth, at a City Hall news conference Tuesday, March 19, 2019. Legislation to be introduced would ban the sale of e-cigarettes anywhere in the city and county of San Francisco until the FDA has reviewed the product for sale. (AP Photo/Janie Har)
San Francisco floats ban on e-cigarettes pending US reviewSan Francisco is trying to crack down on electronic cigarettes that some say aggressively target kids
The Associated Press40 minutes ago
Retired coal miner John Robinson displays his mining helmet at his home in Coeburn, Va., on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019. Robinson was 47 when he was diagnosed with black lung disease, part of a new generation of black lung sufferers who are contracting the deadly disease at younger ages. (AP Photo/Dylan Lovan)
APNewsBreak: Coal tax cut endangers federal black lung fundAs black lung disease surges among Appalachian coal miners, inaction by political leaders is sapping a fund that helps sick workers pay for expensive medication and doctor visits
The Associated Press42 minutes ago
A view of the petrochemical fire at the Intercontinental Terminals Company, which is less than two miles southwest of the San Jacinto Memorial Monday, March 18, 2019, in Baytown, Texas. The large fire at a Houston-area petrochemicals terminal will likely burn for another two days, authorities said Monday, noting that air quality around the facility was testing within normal guidelines. ( Godofredo A. Vasquez/Houston Chronicle via AP)
No timetable for end to fire at Texas chemical facilityOfficials say they're not sure when a two-day-old fire at a Houston-area petrochemicals storage facility will burn itself out
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Oct. 9, 2018 file photo, a researcher installs a fine glass pipette into a microscope in preparation for injecting embryos with Cas9 protein and PCSK9 sgRNA at a lab in Shenzhen in southern China's Guandong province. On Tuesday, March 19, 2019, an expert committee convened by the World Health Organization is calling for the U.N. health agency to create a global registry of scientists working on gene editing. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)
UN: Gene editing for human reproduction is 'irresponsible'Experts: Gene editing for human reproduction is 'irresponsible'
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2014, file photo, TV talk show host Wendy Williams arrives during the 2014 Soul Train Awards in Las Vegas. Williams says she’s living in a “sober house” because of addiction struggles. The talk show host tearfully revealed the information Tuesday, March 19, 2019, to the audience at “The Wendy Williams Show.” She did not disclose the addiction, but said she had struggled with cocaine in the past and never sought treatment. (Photo by Omar Vega/Invision/AP, File)
Wendy Williams reveals she is living in 'sober house'Wendy Williams says she's living in a "sober house" because of addiction struggles
The Associated Press6 hours ago
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