Big victories for legal pot, but path ahead is uncertain

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The number of Americans living in states with recreational marijuana more than tripled after at least three states voted to fully legalize the drug. But the election of Republican Donald Trump and GOP majorities in the Senate and House tempered advocates' excitement about an easing of federal restrictions.

  • Written by PAUL ELIAS, Associated Press

Vitamin D deficiency is widely overestimated, doctors warn

Doctors are warning about vitamin D again, and it's not the "we need more" news you might expect. Instead, they say there's too much needless testing and too many people taking too many pills for a problem that few people truly have.

  • Written by MARILYNN MARCHIONE, AP Chief Medical Writer

Racial tension flares in mostly white Chicago neighborhood

CHICAGO (AP) — A largely white Chicago neighborhood that many police officers and firefighters call home took center stage this week in the city's tensions over gun violence, race and policing as protests erupted following the fatal police shooting of a black man.

  • Written by DON BABWIN, Associated Press

'Not my president:' Trump denounced in protests across US

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A day after Donald Trump's election to the presidency, campaign divisions appeared to widen as many thousands of demonstrators — some with signs with messages declaring "NOT MY PRESIDENT" — flooded streets across the country to protest his surprise triumph.

  • Written by ANDREW DALTON, Associated Press