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Produce in Costco salad linked to E. coli is being recalled
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Federal officials say a business is recalling a vegetable mix believed to be the source of E.coli in Costco chicken salad that has been linked to an outbreak that has sickened 19 people in seven states....

Lawmakers: Agency not doing enough against dengue fever
HONOLULU (AP) -- Hawaii state Sen. Russell Ruderman worries whenever there's a mosquito buzzing in his home....

Chilean mom restricted access to baby for smoking marijuana
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) -- A Chilean mother says a hospital is restricting her right to see her newborn daughter because she acknowledged smoking marijuana days before she gave birth....

UNICEF: AIDS leading cause of death for African teenagers
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- While the global push to eradicate HIV may have saved over a million babies, AIDS is now the leading cause of death for African teenagers and the second most common killer for adolescents across the globe, the United Nations' agency for children said on Friday....

Costco: FDA tests point toward E. coli in salad vegetables
SEATTLE (AP) -- Testing has pointed toward a vegetable mix from a California food wholesaler as the source of E. coli in Costco chicken salad that has been linked to an outbreak that has sickened 19 people in seven states, a Costco official said Wednesday....

Feds plan new guidelines on toxic algae in lakes, rivers
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) -- New national guidelines are being developed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to protect swimmers and kayakers from the growing threats posed by toxic algae in lakes and rivers....

Report: US abortions continue to decline, down 4 pct in 2012
NEW YORK (AP) -- U.S. abortions continue to fall, according to a new federal report released Wednesday....

EPA moves to withdraw approval of controversial weed killer
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Environmental Protection Agency is taking steps to withdraw approval of a controversial new weed killer to be used on genetically modified corn and soybeans....

Presidential contenders differ sharply on climate,
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders calls climate change the greatest threat to national security. Front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton promises to install more than 500 million solar panels across the country....

Frank Gifford's family says CTE found in his brain
NEW YORK (AP) -- The family of Pro Football Hall of Famer Frank Gifford says signs of the degenerative disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy were found in his brain after his death....