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This Nov. 2018 file photo shows Sanjiv, a Sumatran tiger at the Topeka Zoo  in Topeka, Kansas.  City officials say Sanjiv, mauled a zookeeper early Saturday, April 20, 2019 in a secured indoor space at the zoo.   Topeka Zoo director Brendan Wiley says the zookeeper was awake and alert when she was taken by ambulance to a hospital. Wiley said he did not know the extent of her injuries. The zookeeper's name has not been released.  (The Topeka Capital-Journal via AP)
Zookeeper hospitalized after tiger attack at Topeka ZooCity officials say a tiger mauled a zookeeper at the Topeka Zoo in northeastern Kansas
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Doctor-services firm says private data of patients exposedPhysician-services company EmCare says a breach exposed personal information about some patients
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FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2017 file photo, Sen. Maureen Walsh, R-Walla Walla, right, takes the oath of office on the opening day of the 2017 legislative session at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash. Sen. Walsh has angered nurses by commenting in a speech that some nurses may spend a lot of time playing cards in rural hospitals. The Olympian reports that state Sen. Maureen Walsh, a Republican, made the comments this week while debating a Senate bill that would require uninterrupted meal and rest breaks for nurses. Walsh wants an amendment that would exclude hospitals with fewer than 25 beds. A Washington State Nurses Association blog about the comments drew so many readers Friday, April 19, 2019, that the site crashed. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
Washington state lawmaker's comments raise ire of nursesA Washington state lawmaker has raised the ire of nurses by commenting in a speech on the Senate floor that some nurses may spend a lot of time playing cards on their breaks
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Her 5-Year-Old Son Wasn't Starving. BarelyFor the first five years of his life, Tahmima Anam's son would eat only one thing: baby porridge that she and her husband added formula, vitamins, and a calorie supplement to so that he could survive. He wasn't starving, but she describes a hellish existence in a lengthy piece for...
Newser17 hours ago
Mother's Moment of Joy Turns Into HorrorPriscilla Maldonado was robbed of a joyous New Year's Day moment—and things have hardly gotten easier. The 25-year-old Texas mom had just given birth to her son Ja'bari at Methodist Hospital in San Antonio when the delivery room fell silent and her newborn was rushed away. "I was worried,...
Newser18 hours ago
FDA: Church 'Miracle Cure' Is Highly DangerousBleach drinkers, unite: Your savior is here. The Genesis II Church of Health and Healing plans to meet Saturday at a Washington state hotel to promote its "miracle" health cure—otherwise known as industrial bleach, the Guardian reports. The group's Facebook invitation seeks $450 per attendee or $800 per couple...
Newser22 hours ago
Ashley Wright speaks to reporters Friday, April 19, 2019, in Walterboro, S.C., about her daughter, 10-year-old Raniya Wright, who died two days after a fight in her 5th grade classroom. Authorities say an autopsy found the girl died of natural causes after blood vessels affected by a birth defect ruptured in her brain. The girl’s family says the school fight was more serious than authorities have portrayed it and they still have unanswered questions. (AP Photo/Russ Bynum)
Officials: South Carolina school girl died of natural causesA South Carolina prosecutor says the investigation into the death of a 5th grader last month was due to natural causes and not a fight with another student
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - This Monday, Feb. 2, 2009 file photo shows a frozen cherry pie in a store's freezer in Palo Alto, Calif. In 2019, the Food and Drug Administration is preparing to propose getting rid of a federal standard for frozen cherry pie, which say the products must be at least 25% cherries by weight. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)
How many cherries in frozen pie? FDA may soon drop rulesPresident Donald Trump may soon be able to claim a sweet victory for his deregulation push: Officials are preparing to get rid of decades-old rules for frozen cherry pies
The Associated Press1 day ago
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