Texas shooting survivors seek purpose in shadow of Parkland

SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — She had seen the memorials on television, the familiar white crosses erected after each massacre, and now there were 10 of them lined up on her high school's lawn.


  • Written by By CLAIRE GALOFARO , AP National Writer

Security troops on US nuclear missile base took LSD

WASHINGTON (AP) — One airman said he felt paranoia. Another marveled at the vibrant colors. A third admitted, "I absolutely just loved altering my mind."


  • Written by By ROBERT BURNS , AP National Security Writer

E-cigarettes disappoint in a workplace quit-smoking study

It's a big question for smokers and policymakers alike: Do electronic cigarettes help people quit? In a large study of company wellness programs, e-cigarettes worked no better than traditional stop-smoking tools, and the only thing that really helped was paying folks to kick the habit.


  • Written by By MARILYNN MARCHIONE , AP Chief Medical Writer