Health care's Three Amigos? The big names behind a new push


NEW YORK (AP) — Three guys walk into a bar. They're Warren Buffett,'s Jeff Bezos and JPMorgan Chase's Jamie Dimon. They decide to transform the American health care system.


  • Written by By MARLEY JAY, AP Markets Writer

Stone tools in India suggest earlier human exit from Africa

NEW YORK (AP) — Just a week after scientists reported evidence that our species left Africa earlier than we thought, another discovery is suggesting the date might be pushed back further.


  • Written by By MALCOLM RITTER, AP Science Writer

Pharmacist in meningitis outbreak gets 8 years in prison

BOSTON (AP) — A pharmacist convicted for his role in a deadly 2012 meningitis outbreak tearfully apologized to the victims for their pain and suffering before being sentenced Wednesday to eight years in prison.


  • Written by By ALANNA DURKIN RICHER , Associated Press

Cape Town tightening water restrictions again amid drought

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's drought-hit city of Cape Town plans to introduce new water restrictions on Thursday in an attempt to avoid what it calls "Day Zero," the day in mid-April when it might have to turn off most taps.

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  • Written by By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA, Associated Press