New report details misuse of antipsychotics in nursing homes

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. nursing homes have significantly reduced the use of powerful antipsychotic drugs among their elderly residents, responding to pressure from many directions. Yet advocacy groups insist that overmedication remains a major problem, and want the pressure to intensify.

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  • Written by By DAVID CRARY, AP National Writer

Not just boy and girl; more teens identify as transgender

CHICAGO (AP) — Far more U.S. teens than previously thought are transgender or identify themselves using other nontraditional gender terms, with many rejecting the idea that girl and boy are the only options, new research suggests.

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  • Written by LINDSEY TANNER, AP Medical Writer

Democratic, GOP lawmakers: Memo doesn't clear Trump in probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump was wrong to assert that a GOP-produced classified memo on FBI surveillance powers cleared him in the Russia investigation, Democratic and Republican lawmakers said Sunday. They expressed hope that special counsel Robert Mueller's work would continue without interference.

  • Written by By HOPE YEN , Associated Press

US investigators say deadly Amtrak train crash preventable

CAYCE, S.C. (AP) — Federal investigators are trying to figure out why a switch was in the wrong position, sending an Amtrak train into a freight train and killing a conductor and an engineer in South Carolina.

  • Written by By MEG KINNARD , Associated Press