Injuries

FILE - In this May 5, 1999, file photo, Dale Earnhardt, Jr., of Kannapolis, N.C., left, listens to a crew member as he sits in his Winston Cup race car before a practice session at Lowe's Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., where Earnhardt, the current NASCAR Busch Grand National champion, is attempting to qualify for his first Winston Cup race. Hendrick Motorsports says Dale Earnhardt Jr. will retire at the end of this season. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)
April 25, 2017 - 11:59 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. abruptly announced his retirement at the end of the season Tuesday, a decision that will cost NASCAR its most popular driver as the series scrambles to rebuild its fan base. Colorful, candid and talented, Earnhardt has been plagued by concussions the last...
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FILE - In this Feb. 20, 2016, file photo, Dale Earnhardt Jr looks from the garage before practice at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. Hendrick Motorsports says Dale Earnhardt Jr. will retire at the end of this season. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)
April 25, 2017 - 10:26 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. abruptly announced his retirement at the end of the season Tuesday, a decision that will cost NASCAR its most popular driver as the series scrambles to rebuild its fan base. Colorful, candid and talented, Earnhardt has been plagued by concussions the last...
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April 21, 2017 - 2:55 pm
A federal judge has awarded $42 million to the parents of a Pennsylvania boy left disabled because of brain injuries allegedly caused by a doctor who used forceps during his birth. The Thursday verdict by U.S. District Judge Sylvia Rambo in Harrisburg came after a six-day trial in September on...
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April 20, 2017 - 2:21 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A San Diego jury has sided with Petco in a lawsuit brought by the family of a 10-year-old boy who died after contracting an illness from bacteria from a rat purchased from the retailer. KNSD-TV and KFMB-TV report that the jury found Thursday that Petco was not negligent or liable...
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San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy, left, checks Buster Posey on the ground at home plate after he was hit by Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Taijuan Walker in the first inning of a baseball game Monday, April 10, 2017, in San Francisco. Posey was taken out of the game. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
April 11, 2017 - 8:24 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Catcher Buster Posey was placed on the seven-day disabled list with concussion symptoms Tuesday, a day after he was struck in the helmet by a 94 mph fastball from Arizona's Taijuan Walker. While manager Bruce Bochy said following Monday's 4-1 victory that Posey was doing fine,...
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U.S. Postal Service releases annual dog attack city rankings
April 06, 2017 - 2:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Booming online retail sales are good news for the U.S. Postal Service, but its carriers are incurring a cost: more dog bites. Dog attacks on postal workers rose last year to 6,755, up 206 from the previous year and the highest in three decades, as internet shopping booms and...
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April 06, 2017 - 2:05 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Booming online retail sales are good news for the U.S. Postal Service, but its carriers are incurring a cost: more dog bites. Dog attacks on postal workers rose last year to 6,755, up 206 from the previous year and the highest in three decades, as internet shopping booms and...
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This photo provided by Clint Payne shows Melissa Cochran at a hospital in London. Cochran, who suffered a broken leg from a high-profile London attack is now able to stand up on her own. Cochran's brother Clint Payne on Saturday, April, 1, 2017, posted a photo of her on a verified GoFundMe website account. It shows her smiling and standing up, holding her crutches in the air. It was captioned with this quote: "What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you." Cochran also suffered a broken rib and cuts to the head during the March 22 attack. (Clint Payne via AP)
April 01, 2017 - 8:48 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah woman who suffered a broken leg from a high-profile London attack is now able to stand up on her own. Melissa Cochran's brother Clint Payne on Saturday posted a photo of her on a verified GoFundMe website account. It shows her smiling and standing up, holding her...
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This photo provided by Clint Payne shows Melissa Cochran at a hospital in London. Cochran, who suffered a broken leg from a high-profile London attack is now able to stand up on her own. Cochran's brother Clint Payne on Saturday, April, 1, 2017, posted a photo of her on a verified GoFundMe website account. It shows her smiling and standing up, holding her crutches in the air. It was captioned with this quote: "What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you." Cochran also suffered a broken rib and cuts to the head during the March 22 attack. (Clint Payne via AP)
April 01, 2017 - 6:36 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah woman who suffered a broken leg from a high-profile London attack is now able to stand up on her own. Melissa Cochran's brother Clint Payne on Saturday posted a photo of her on a verified GoFundMe website account. It shows her smiling and standing up, holding her...
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March 15, 2017 - 7:37 am
SYDNEY (AP) — An Australian woman suffered burns to her face after her battery-operated headphones exploded during a flight from Beijing to Melbourne, Australian air safety investigators said Wednesday. The woman, whose name was not released, fell asleep on the plane while wearing the headphones...
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