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FDA proposes ban on indoor tanning for minors

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — Anyone under the age of 18 would be barred from using indoor tanning equipment, under a federal proposal to help reduce skin cancer linked to the devices.

Last Updated on Friday, 18 December 2015

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California server finds $32,000 at eatery, returns to owner

 

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Police in California say a waiter returned $32,000 in cash after some diners accidentally left it behind.

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Lip balm containing pot ingredient thrown out at air base

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Officials say they had to discard hundreds of tubes of lip balm that were distributed at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richards after they were found to contain trace amounts of THC, an active ingredient in marijuana.

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Buyer of guns used in massacre faces terrorism charge

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — The man who bought the assault rifles his friend used in the San Bernardino massacre was charged Thursday with a terrorism-related charge alleging he plotted earlier attacks at a college they attended and on a congested freeway.

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Effort to curb painkiller prescribing faces stiff opposition

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bold federal effort to curb prescribing of painkillers may be faltering amid stiff resistance from drugmakers, industry-funded groups and, now, even other public health officials.

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Women are out-earning men in corporate finance

Women may be badly outnumbered in the top ranks of corporate America, but at least they aren't underpaid.

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'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' thrills fans, sets records

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After months of secrecy and anticipation, "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" is thrilling fans and theater owners alike.

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Syrian man whose plight spurred Obama's support comes to US

ROMULUS, Mich. (AP) — A Syrian scientist whose harrowing, tragic story spurred supporting words from President Barack Obama and a successful fundraising effort launched by actor Edward Norton has arrived as a refugee into the Detroit area.

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