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FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2017, file photo Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., receives the Liberty Medal from the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
May 04, 2018 - 9:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A frail Sen. John McCain has been receiving a stream of visitors and good wishes at his Arizona ranch as he confronts the aftermath of brain cancer treatment and surgery. McCain's visitors have included former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and...
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April 30, 2018 - 2:56 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Two Wisconsin residents who want gender reassignment surgeries paid by Medicaid filed a federal lawsuit against the state Monday, contending their denials of service are discriminatory and violate the federal health care law. The lawsuit from Cody Flack, a 30-year-old transgender...
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In this Tuesday, April 17, 2018, photo, a veterinarian works on a wayward tortoise that cracked its shell after falling off a 10-foot wall in San Diego County. The tortoise is recovering after vets used screws, zip ties and denture material to repair it. County Animal Services Director Dan DeSousa says the male 90-pound African spurred tortoise probably was a pet that got loose from a yard. (San Diego County Department of Animal Services via AP)
April 19, 2018 - 1:19 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A wayward tortoise that cracked its shell after falling off a 10-foot wall in California is recovering after vets used screws, zip ties and denture material to repair it. San Diego County Animal Services Director Dan DeSousa says the male 90-pound African spurred tortoise probably...
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Britain's Princess Anne leaves the King Edward VII Hospital in London, Thursday, April 12, 2018. Princess Anne has visited her father Prince Philip in the hospital where he is recovering from hip replacement surgery. She visited 96-year-old Philip at King Edward VII Hospital for 50 minutes in central London Thursday afternoon and said afterward he is “on good form.” (Victoria Jones/PA via AP)
April 12, 2018 - 12:55 pm
LONDON (AP) — Princess Anne has visited her father Prince Philip in the hospital in London where he is recovering from hip replacement surgery. She visited the 96-year-old Philip at the King Edward VII Hospital for 50 minutes Thursday afternoon and said afterward he is "on good form." Philip is...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Monday, Dec. 25, 2017, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, wait for their car following the traditional Christmas Day church service, at St. Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham, England. Buckingham Palace said in a statement Tuesday April 3, 2018, that Queen Elizabeth's husband, Prince Philip, has been admitted to hospital for a previously scheduled hip surgery, that is expected to be carried out Wednesday. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, FILE)
April 04, 2018 - 1:33 pm
LONDON (AP) — The 96-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth II is recovering after undergoing a successful hip replacement operation Wednesday, Buckingham Palace said. The palace said Prince Philip is "progressing satisfactorily at this early stage" and is likely to spend several days at King Edward...
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FILE - In this April 4, 2016 file photo, Mick Jagger, left, and Keith Richards pose for photographers upon arrival at the Rolling Stones Exhibitionism preview in London. Richards says he regrets saying Mick Jagger needed a vasectomy after recently having his eighth child. In a story posted Wednesday morning, The Wall Street Journal Magazine reported that Richards said “it’s time for the snip _ you can’t be a father at that age. Those poor kids!” Richards says “I deeply regret the comments I made about Mick” in a statement released Wednesday afternoon. He says his words “were completely out of line” and that he apologized to the Rolling Stone frontman in person. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP, File)
February 28, 2018 - 4:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Keith Richards says he regrets saying Mick Jagger needed a vasectomy after recently having his eighth child. In a story posted Wednesday morning, WSJ magazine reported that Richards said "it's time for the snip — you can't be a father at that age. Those poor kids!" The 74-year-old...
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February 18, 2018 - 2:03 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Former first lady Rosalynn Carter is recovering from surgery at Emory University Hospital. Carter, 90, had surgery on Sunday to remove scar tissue from a portion of her small intestine, The Carter Center said in a statement. The surgery was successful. The scar tissue, the statement...
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FILE - In this April 21, 2017 file photo, Lena Dunham attends Variety's Power of Women event in New York. Dunham has written an incredibly personal essay about coming to terms with permanent infertility at age 31. Vogue.com published Dunham’s detailed account Wednesday of her decision to undergo a hysterectomy late last year to relieve what she describes as debilitating pain from endometriosis. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)
February 14, 2018 - 3:53 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lena Dunham has written an incredibly personal essay about coming to terms with permanent infertility at age 31. Vogue.com published Dunham's detailed account Wednesday of her decision to undergo a hysterectomy late last year to relieve what she describes as debilitating pain...
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FILE - In this May 31, 2015 file photo, Bill Paxton arrives at the Critics' Choice Television Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. Paxton's family has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, and the surgeon who performed the actor's heart surgery, shortly before he died on Feb. 25, 2017. The suit filed Friday, Feb. 9, 2018 alleges the surgeon used a "high risk and unconventional surgical approach" that was unnecessary and that he lacked the experience to perform. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
February 13, 2018 - 9:37 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The family of Bill Paxton has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against a Los Angeles hospital and the surgeon who performed the actor's heart surgery shortly before he died. The suit filed Friday against Cedars-Sinai Medical Center alleges the surgeon, used a "high risk and...
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This X-ray image provided by the attorney for Glenford Turner, of Bridgeport, Ct., shows a scalpel that Turner claims was left inside him after undergoing surgery in 2013 at a Veterans Administration hospital in Connecticut. The army veteran is suing the hospital after the scalpel was only discovered years later and he suffered from long-term abdominal pain. (Courtesy of FAXON Law Group via AP)
January 15, 2018 - 1:27 pm
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — An Army veteran is suing a Veterans Affairs Hospital in Connecticut after he says someone left a scalpel inside him after surgery, and it was only discovered years later, after he suffered from long-term abdominal pain. Glenford Turner, of Bridgeport, sued the VA in U.S...
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