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US experts revisit breast implant safety after new concerns

Matthew Perrone, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 8:41am

U.S. medical authorities are revisiting the safety of breast implants used by millions of American women, the latest review in a multi-decade debate about their health effects.

Man arrested in reputed New York crime boss killing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 8:38am

A man accused of killing the reputed boss of New York's Gambino crime family has been arrested ahead of a court appearance.

Texas students return to school following petrochemical fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 8:29am

Students are returning to school in an area southeast of Houston after a fire at a petrochemical storage facility prompted several days of canceled classes.

Facebook Live post nets wiretapping guilty plea for student

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 8:22am

A Maryland university student has pleaded guilty to illegally wiretapping a congressional staffer and putting the conversation on Facebook Live without consent.

The Latest: Unions call Wisconsin lame-duck laws 'egregious'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 8:22am

The Latest on challenges to Wisconsin Republicans' lame-duck laws limiting Democratic Gov. Tony Evers and Attorney General Josh Kaul's powers (all times local):

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Survey: Business economists see slowdown in growth this year

Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 8:21am

The nation's business economists foresee a sharp slowdown in U.S. economic growth over the next two years, in sharp contrast to the Trump administration's predictions that growth will accelerate this year and next.

New Jersey comes down to wire on legalizing recreational pot

Mike Catalini, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 8:15am

A vote to legalize recreational marijuana in New Jersey is hours away Monday, but the governor and legislative leaders are still courting lawmakers.

Long-awaited video service expected from Apple on Monday

Michael Liedtke and Tali Arbel  |  Posted Mar 25th - 8:01am

Apple is expected to announce Monday that it’s launching a video service that could compete with Netflix, Amazon and cable TV itself.

Mueller report reprieve becomes Trump's re-election weapon

Jonathan Lemire and Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 7:59am

For President Donald Trump, the fight over the "witch hunt" is only just beginning.

Racist Instagram post about HBCU sparks Wake Forest probe

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 7:49am

Wake Forest University officials have condemned an Instagram post that suggested the North Carolina school build a wall to separate it from a historically black public university in the same city.

Israeli leader to leave US early because of Gaza attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 7:39am

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (neh-ten-YAH'-hoo) says he's cutting short his visit to Washington after a Gaza rocket attack on Israel.

Mueller finds no Trump collusion, leaves obstruction open

Eric Tucker, Michael Balsamo, Chad Day and Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 7:38am

Special counsel Robert Mueller found no evidence President Donald Trump's campaign "conspired or coordinated" with Russia to influence the 2016 presidential election but reached no conclusion on whether Trump obstructed justice. That brought a hearty claim of vindication from Trump but set the stage for new rounds of political and legal fighting.

Florida dad who dropped daughter off bridge claims insanity

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 7:28am

A jury has been selected in the murder trial of a Florida man who threw his 5-year-old daughter off a Tampa bridge.

Sheriff: Juvenile charged in shooting death of newborn baby

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 7:27am

Authorities say a juvenile has been charged in the shooting death of a newborn baby at a home in North Carolina.

Students plan protest after Pennsylvania officer's acquittal

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 7:16am

High school and college students are planning to stage walk-outs and a protest following the acquittal of a white police officer charged in the 2018 fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager outside Pittsburgh.

Man sentenced to probation in Jewish cemetery vandalism

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 5:54am

A Missouri man who confessed to knocking over about 120 headstones at a Jewish cemetery near St. Louis has been sentenced to three years of probation.

The Latest: Sanders says up to Barr to release report

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 5:51am

The Latest on the conclusion of the special counsel's Russia investigation (all times local):

Black police chief in Virginia says she was forced out

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 5:33am

The first black woman to lead a city police department in Virginia says she was forced out, accusing a small group of officers of "bias and acts of systemic racism, discriminatory practices and abuse of authority."

New exhibit features recently donated Inuit art collection

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 3:43am

A new exhibition at the University of Michigan Museum of Art features a recently donated collection of Inuit art.

Avalanche at Cardiff Fork captures 6 people, injuring 3

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 3:24am

Six people were caught, and three of them were injured, in an avalanche in Cardiff Fork, located near Big Cottonwood Canyon.