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Ford Explorer Owners Fear They May Be Getting PoisonedMany people buy SUVs to keep them safe. But while the Ford Explorer's size may help insulate passengers somewhat in collisions, owners have been complaining about another issue: They say their vehicles have been making them sick. Bloomberg notes that upward of 3,000 Explorer owners have filed complaints on...
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In this Thursday, March 21, 2019, photo, Dr. Adib Khanfer, surgeon of hospital Christchurch speaks during an interview with Associated Press in Christchurch, New Zealand. Khanafer says he was in shock last Friday when he walked into the operating theater and saw a 4-year-old girl on the table who had suffered gunshot wounds so severe she’d been in cardiac arrest for 30 minutes before stabilizing. Khanafer, who is Muslim, knew some of the 50 people killed in last week’s attacks at two Christchurch mosques. The surgery was successful, although the girl remains in critical condition. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
'My heart fell' says New Zealand surgeon who treated girl, 4Vascular surgeon Adib Khanafer says he was in shock after last Friday's attacks on two New Zealand mosques when he walked into the operating theater and saw a 4-year-old girl who suffered severe gunshot wounds
The Associated Press1 day ago
The petrochemical fire at Intercontinental Terminals Company reignited as crews tried to clean out the chemicals that remained in the tanks, Friday, March 22, 2019, in Deer Park, Texas.  The efforts to clean up a Texas industrial plant that burned for several days this week were hamstrung Friday by a briefly reignited fire and a breach that led to chemicals spilling into the nearby Houston Ship Channel. (Godofredo A. Vasquez/Houston Chronicle via AP)
Cleanup of Texas chemical plant hamstrung by new fire, spillThe efforts to clean up a Texas industrial plant that burned for several days this week were hamstrung Friday by a briefly reignited fire and a breach that led to chemicals spilling into the nearby Houston Ship Channel
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Emergency personnel wearing protective clothing prepare to work at the site of a factory explosion in a chemical industrial park in Xiangshui County of Yancheng in eastern China's Jiangsu province, Friday, March 22, 2019. The local government reports the death toll in an explosion at a chemical plant in eastern China has risen with dozens killed and more seriously injured. (Chinatopix via AP)
Death toll rises to 62 in China chemical plant blastAn explosion at a chemical plant that killed at least 62 people and injured hundreds of others is one of China's worst industrial accidents in recent years
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2016 file photo, Jeffrey Sutton, a federal judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, participates in a panel discussion during the Federalist Society's National Lawyers Convention in Washington. A divided federal appeals court Tuesday, March 12, 2019 upheld an Ohio anti-abortion law that blocks public money for Planned Parenthood. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)
Ohio cuts funding for Planned Parenthood after court OKOhio's health department is ending grants and contracts that send money to Planned Parenthood after a federal appeals court upheld a state anti-abortion law that blocks public money for the group
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this March 15, 2014, file photo, Robert Garrigus watches his tee shot on the eighth hole during the third round of the Valspar Championship golf tournament at Innisbrook in Palm Harbor, Fla. Garrigus has become the first player suspended by the PGA Tour for a drug of abuse. Garrigus says on Twitter he had a relapse and tested positive for marijuana, which is banned under the tour's anti-doping policy. He has been suspended for three months. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
PGA Tour suspends Robert Garrigus for failed drug testRobert Garrigus becomes 1st PGA Tour player suspended for drug of abuse
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Sackler Family Hears Bad News All WeekFrom the outside, it appears that life has been good—and fabulously profitable—for the Sackler family since the launch of OxyContin in 1995. The Sacklers, whose Purdue Pharma produces the drug, have made their philanthropic mark with well-publicized, large donations to universities and art galleries even as the opioid...
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In this May 25, 2017 file photo, baby eels, also known as elvers, are held in Brewer, Maine. Elver season begins on Friday, March 22, 2019, with fishermen hoping the big-money season isn't interrupted by poaching concerns as it was in the previous season. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)
Baby eel fishermen hope for year free of poaching, shutdownsMaine fishermen are taking to rivers and streams in the state to fish for baby eels in a high-stakes season they hope isn't interrupted by poaching concerns as it was a year ago
The Associated Press1 day ago
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