Sunday, March 26, 2017

Lifestyle

House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., pauses as he speaks at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, March 24, 2017, after Republican leaders abruptly pulled their troubled health care overhaul bill off the House floor, short of votes and eager to avoid a humiliating defeat for President Donald Trump and GOP leaders. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

BY STEPHEN OHLEMACHER WASHINGTON (AP) —€” The old and the poor made out great when House Republicans failed Friday to dismantle Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act. The rich and the ...
This undated fluorescence-colored microscope image made available by the National Institutes of Health in September 2016 shows a culture of human breast cancer cells. (Ewa Krawczyk/National Cancer Institute via AP)

BY LAURAN NEERGAARD WASHINGTON (AP) — Cancer patients often wonder “why me?” Does their tumor run in the family? Did they try hard enough to avoid risks like smoking, too ...
This undated photo provided by Shauna Etheredge shows her granddaughter, Londyn Raine Robinson Sack, in Terryville, Conn., shortly before Londyn died on Oct. 19, 2014, after ingesting an opioid that her mother obtained. (Shauna Etheredge via AP)

BY GRETCHEN EHLKE MILWAUKEE (AP) — Curious toddlers find the drugs in a mother’s purse or accidentally dropped on the floor. Sometimes a parent fails to secure the child-resistant cap ...
In this Jan. 8, 2015, file photo, new homes are under construction and for sale in Charlotte, N. Carolina. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)

BY CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER and JOSH BOAK WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans responded to higher mortgage rates by snapping up new homes in February at the fastest pace since July. New-home ...
In this July 17, 1946, file photo, film actress Greta Garbo smiles on her arrival in Gothenburg, Sweden. (AP Photo/File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Film legend Greta Garbo’s former longtime apartment in New York City is up for sale for nearly $6 million. The New York Times reports that the ...
House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. speaks in support of the Republican health care bill during a TV interview in Statuary Hall on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March 22, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

BY RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR WASHINGTON (AP) — Scrambling to nail down votes for the House health care bill, Republicans are considering ways to ease federal requirements that insurers cover such basic ...
This Oct. 14, 2015, file photo, shows the Food & Drug Administration campus in Silver Spring, Maryland. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

BY LINDA A. JOHNSON Nine deaths from a very rare kind of cancer have been linked to breast implants, indicating a very low but increased risk in women with implants, ...
In this March 16, 2017, file photo, Barry Cadden arrives at the federal courthouse in Boston. A verdict has been reached Wednesday, March 22, 2017, in the case. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)

BY DENISE LAVOIE BOSTON (AP) — The former head of a Massachusetts pharmacy was acquitted Wednesday of murder allegations but convicted of racketeering and other crimes in a meningitis outbreak ...
This image provided by Yuengling's Ice Cream shows "butterbeer" a Harry Potter inspired ice cream. (Yuengling's Ice Cream via AP)

ORWIGSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania ice cream maker is courting Harry Potter fans with a new flavor based on Hogwarts’ favorite drink, “butterbeer.” Yuengling’s Ice Cream notes that J.K. ...
In this Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, photo, real estate signs mark the lots near one of the new homes for sale in a development for new homes in Cranberry Township, Butler County, Pa. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

BY JOSH BOAK WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans retreated from buying existing homes in February, a pullback after sales in January had surged to the fastest pace in a decade. But ...
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