New, long-acting drugs cut frequency of migraine headaches

New, long-acting drugs may hold hope for millions of people who often suffer migraines. Studies of two of these medicines, given as shots every month or so, found they cut the frequency of the notoriously painful and disabling headaches.

  • Written by By MARILYNN MARCHIONE , AP Chief Medical Writer

More US kids in foster care; parental drug abuse a factor

NEW YORK (AP) — New federal data shows the number of U.S. children in foster care has increased for the fourth year in a row, with substance abuse by parents a major factor.

  • Written by By DAVID CRARY , AP National Writer

APNewsBreak: Army probes criticism of Green Beret training

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Army's Special Warfare Center and School has launched an investigation into an anonymous email that accused its leaders of "moral cowardice" for ditching training standards and allowing undeserving soldiers to become members of elite Green Beret teams.

  • Written by By RICHARD LARDNER , Associated Press

AP FACT CHECK: Scarborough staffer death not a "mystery"

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump asked via Twitter if NBC would fire political talk show host Joe Scarborough based on an "unsolved mystery" years ago in Florida.


US troops get freeze-dried plasma for battlefield bloodshed

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — All of the U.S. military's special operations fighters sent off to warzones and raids now have an essential addition to their first-aid kits: freeze-dried blood plasma.

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  • Written by By EMERY P. DALESIO , Associated Press