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Soaring generic drug prices draw Senate scrutiny

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some low-cost generic drugs that have helped restrain health care costs for decades are seeing unexpected price spikes of up to 8,000 percent, prompting a backlash from patients, pharmacists and now Washington lawmakers.

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 November 2014

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Give your pet something unexpected over holidays

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Pet owners looking to launch the next Internet sensation or just longing for a new view of their dog's dashing and digging won't have to shop for long to find the perfect holiday gift. Wrap up a dog harness that holds GoPro's durable cameras and watch Frisbee fetch, lazy lap naps and every memory in between come alive.

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 November 2014

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Obama's immigration actions do have limits

WASHINGTON (AP) — As broadly as President Barack Obama may push the limits of his authority to shield from deportation millions of immigrants illegally in the United States, the fate of millions more will still be left unresolved.

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 November 2014

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Police: Gunman killed after shooting at FSU

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A gunman opened fire early Thursday at a Florida State University library sending hundreds of students who had been up all night studying for exams scrambling for cover in the book aisles and barricading themselves in with desks. Three students were wounded before police killed the gunman in a shootout, authorities said.

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 November 2014

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Obama signs bill to revamp federal child care aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federally subsidized child care providers will have to conduct criminal background checks on their workers and undergo a yearly inspection under legislation signed into law by President Barack Obama on Wednesday.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 November 2014

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Health system reveals hospital gown to cover rears

DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit-based health system has unveiled a new hospital gown that aims to put the wraps on a big source of patients' grumbles — a lack of rear coverage.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 November 2014

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How to teach self-driving cars ethics of the road

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A large truck speeding in the opposite direction suddenly veers into your lane.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 November 2014

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Obama to announce immigration steps Thursday

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sidestepping Congress, President Barack Obama on Thursday will announce steps he will take to shield up to 5 million immigrants illegally in the United States from deportation, defying Republican lawmakers who say such a step would poison relations with the new GOP led legislature.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 November 2014

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