Lip balm containing pot ingredient thrown out at air base

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Officials say they had to discard hundreds of tubes of lip balm that were distributed at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richards after they were found to contain trace amounts of THC, an active ingredient in marijuana.


Buyer of guns used in massacre faces terrorism charge

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — The man who bought the assault rifles his friend used in the San Bernardino massacre was charged Thursday with a terrorism-related charge alleging he plotted earlier attacks at a college they attended and on a congested freeway.

  • Written by BRIAN MELLEY, Associated Press CHRISTINE ARMARIO, Associated Press

Effort to curb painkiller prescribing faces stiff opposition


WASHINGTON (AP) — A bold federal effort to curb prescribing of painkillers may be faltering amid stiff resistance from drugmakers, industry-funded groups and, now, even other public health officials.

  • Written by MATTHEW PERRONE, AP Health Writer