US suspends efforts to free tangled whales after death

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. fisheries regulator is suspending efforts to free whales tangled in fishing line after a Canadian rescuer was killed by a whale after freeing it earlier this week.


How severe, ongoing stress can affect a child's brain

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A quiet, unsmiling little girl with big brown eyes crawls inside a carpeted cubicle, hugs a stuffed teddy bear tight, and turns her head away from the noisy classroom.

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  • Written by By LINDSEY TANNER , AP Medical Writer

AP-NORC Poll: Three-quarters in US say they lack influence


WASHINGTON (AP) — Linda Bell, a beekeeper and farmer who makes about $11,000 a year, feels Washington power brokers have no intention of making health care affordable.

  • Written by By LAURIE KELLMAN and EMILY SWANSON , Associated Press