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Ecuadorean woman who revived during her wake is dead after a week in intensive care at a hospital

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — A 76-year-old woman who had been declared dead and surprised her relatives by knocking on her coffin during her wake earlier this month has died after seven days in intensive care, her family said Saturday.
U.S. deploys high-tech Pentagon program to help Canada detect, suppress new wildfires

U.S. deploys high-tech Pentagon program to help Canada detect, suppress new wildfires

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Defense has deployed a new high-tech fire detection system to help Canada battle one of its worst wildfire seasons on record.
NCAA committee recommends dropping marijuana from banned drug list for athletes

NCAA committee recommends dropping marijuana from banned drug list for athletes

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An NCAA panel is calling for the removal of marijuana from the organization's list of banned drugs, suggesting that testing should be limited to performance-enhancing substances.

Federal judge blocks much of Indiana's ban on gender-affirming care for minors

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge issued an order Friday stopping an Indiana ban on puberty blockers and hormones for transgender minors from taking effect as scheduled July 1.
99% drop in Ozempic shipments to U.S. residents after B.C. introduces restrictions

99% drop in Ozempic shipments to U.S. residents after B.C. introduces restrictions

VICTORIA — The British Columbia government says there's been a 99 per cent drop in the number of online Ozempic prescriptions filled by Americans from pharmacies in that province since it introduced regulations to protect the local supply for diabete
Next round of COVID-19 shots in fall will target latest omicron strain

Next round of COVID-19 shots in fall will target latest omicron strain

NEW YORK (AP) — The next round of COVID-19 vaccines will target one of the latest versions of the coronavirus, the Food and Drug Administration said Friday.
Teens with severe obesity are turning to surgery and new weight loss drugs

Teens with severe obesity are turning to surgery and new weight loss drugs

John Simon III was a hungry baby, a “chunky” toddler and a chubby little boy, his mother said. But by age 14, his weight had soared to 430 pounds and was a life-threatening medical condition.
Donald Triplett, the 1st person diagnosed with autism, dies at 89

Donald Triplett, the 1st person diagnosed with autism, dies at 89

FOREST, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi man known as “Case 1,” the first person to be diagnosed with autism, has died. Donald G.
Abortion providers in North Carolina file federal lawsuit challenging state's new restrictions

Abortion providers in North Carolina file federal lawsuit challenging state's new restrictions

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Florida couple charged with more than $2M in COVID-19 relief fraud

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — A southwest Florida couple has been charged with stealing more than $2 million in COVID-19 relief funds and using the money to buy boats, new businesses and other luxury items.