Swimmer missing from race down New York's Hudson River

NEW YORK (AP) — Police were searching Saturday for a retired medical school professor and AIDS researcher from North Carolina who went missing during a marathon swimming race down New York's Hudson Ri...

Closing arguments next in trial of ex-Michigan State dean

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Closing arguments are scheduled in the trial of a former medical school dean who had oversight of now-imprisoned former sports doctor Larry Nassar at Michigan State University. ...

Cataract treatment inventor Dr. Patricia Smith dies at 76

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Dr. Patricia Bath, a pioneering ophthalmologist who became the first African American female doctor to receive a medical patent after she invented a more precise treatment of cata...

Shooting poses Virginia governor's first test since scandal

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam wasted little time getting to Virginia Beach after a gunman killed a dozen people in a city office building, the first major test of his leadersh...

West Point to graduate record number of black female cadets

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — The class of cadets preparing to jubilantly toss their caps in the air at the U.S. Military Academy's graduation ceremony Saturday includes 34 black women, a record number that...

Jarrett to become seventh Andretti to run at Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The handsome young man with the easy smile and famous last name had just turned his first laps at Indianapolis Motor Speedway when he grabbed a cellphone to call his father, who wa...

The Latest: Lawyer says Northam regretted apology over pic

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the results of an investigation into how a racist photo appeared on a yearbook page for Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (all times local): 11:15 a.m. ...

Probe inconclusive on governor's racist yearbook pic

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A law firm investigating a racist picture of a man in blackface standing next to someone in Ku Klux Klan clothing on Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's medical school yearbook page says...

Medical school investigation unable to determine who was in a racist photo on the Virginia governor's yearbook page

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Medical school investigation unable to determine who was in a racist photo on the Virginia governor's yearbook page.

Probe done on blackface photo in Virginia gov's yearbook

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A law firm has completed its investigation into how a racist photo appeared on Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's yearbook page 35 years ago, and is expected to release the results on W...

Trump DOJ wants role in lawsuit over pay at 2 NC med schools

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Trump Administration said Monday it wants to be able to enforce an expected settlement in a federal lawsuit in North Carolina accusing neighboring research universities of con...

Bills seek special consent for pelvic exams under anesthesia

Savanah Harshbarger estimates she performed as many as 10 pelvic exams last year on patients before gynecologic surgeries, feeling for fibroid tumors or other abnormalities. The Duke...

US pregnancy deaths up, and report says most are preventable

More U.S. women are dying from pregnancy-related causes, and more than half of those deaths are preventable, government health officials said in a report Tuesday. Although these deat...

Kansas lawmakers fail to override abortion 'reversal' veto

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republican lawmakers in Kansas narrowly failed Wednesday to override Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly's veto of a bill requiring abortion providers to tell patients about a disputed tre...

Harvard, MIT receive $9 million for research on cannabis

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology will share what's being called the largest private donation supporting research into marijuana and its effects ...