Feds: Fatigue, meth were likely cause of crash that killed 6

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — A motor vehicle crash that killed six people on a Tennessee highway last year likely happened because a truck driver who failed to slow down in a construction zone was probably fatigued and had taken methamphetamine, federal investigators said Tuesday.


Survey: Doctors' political views may affect patient care

WASHINGTON (AP) — Politics in the exam room? A new study suggests patient care may vary depending on whether the doctor is a Democrat or a Republican — at least when it comes to some hot-button health issues like firearm safety.

  • Written by LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer

Hope, relief for transgender military families in new policy

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Like many transgender teens, Jenn Brewer faced bullying when she came out. Some classmates called her "tranny," and a few teachers refused to address the 13-year-old by anything other than her male birth name, she said.

  • Written by BEN FINLEY, Associated Press