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A Blue Bell Ice Cream truck stops at Walgreens in Dallas on Thursday morning, April 23, 2015. Texas-based Blue Bell Creameries recalled all its products this week after listeria was found in a variety of the company's frozen treats. Listeria is a hearty bacteria found in soil and water that can be tracked into a plant or carried by animals. (David Woo/The Dallas Morning News via AP)

Unusual ice cream recalls raise questions about cause

- Associated Press

Major recalls from two well-known ice cream companies due to the discovery of listeria bacteria raise questions about how the pathogen could have contaminated multiple ice cream manufacturing plants — and whether the discoveries are related.

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Girl with leukemia dismissed from school offered return

- Associated Press

The mother of a Michigan girl dismissed from a Catholic school for not meeting academic and attendance standards during leukemia treatments said Sunday she's been invited back but will attend a public school for now.

Nevada lawmakers check out Colorado's marijuana industry

- Associated Press

A bipartisan delegation of Nevada lawmakers visited their counterparts in Colorado over the weekend, talking pot policy and touring businesses to see the recreational marijuana industry in action.

Analysis: Lawmakers hear about gaps in LSU hospital deals

- Associated Press

Two years after Gov. Bobby Jindal began privatizing the state-run charity hospital system, problems and financial questions continue to appear as lawmakers and communities sift through the spill-out effect.

Corvallis native Seth Sherry, 32, jogs April 16, 2015 after recovering from a serious car accident  in Zimbabwe in July of 2012. Sherry  was hospitalized for two months in South Africa followed by physical therapy to recover from the neck breaks that could have killed him.  Sherry currently trains five days a week in the McDonald Forest and will run his first 50K on May 9. (Andy Cripe/Corvallis Gazette-Times via AP)

Surviving broken neck, Oregon State grad runs to recover

- Associated Press

Seth Sherry, an Oregon State University graduate in crop and soil science, had been working in Zambia doing soil research at a fertilizer company for about two years when he had to call on an entirely different kind of training to save his own life.

Local group hopes to raise awareness about organ donation

- Associated Press

Just eight years ago, Jim Knight was in need of a pancreas and kidney transplant. But through the selfless act of charity, Knight received the two organs necessary to return to living a healthy, productive and normal life.

FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2015 courtroom file sketch, James Holmes, left, and defense attorney Tamara Brady are depicted, as they sit in court on the first day of jury selection in Holmes' trial, at the Arapahoe County Justice Center, in Centennial, Colo. Jan. 20, 2015. Holmes faces trial starting on April 27, 2015, in the mass shooting in an Aurora, Colo., movie theater that left 12 dead and 70 wounded. (AP Photo/Jeff Kandyba, file)

'Batman' killer studied brain disorders before mass murder

- Associated Press

James Holmes was growing volatile well before he put on a gas mask and body armor, strapped on a rifle, shotgun, pistol and ammunition, and slipped into a midnight premiere of the Batman film "The Dark Knight Rises."

Terry Hutt poses for the media with a sign that reads 'Not Long to Go' as he waits with other royal fans for Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge to go into the Lindo wing at St Mary's Hospital to give birth to her second child in London, Friday, April 24, 2015. Kate's second child is expected to be born at the Lindo wing in late April. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

UK premier defends royals' right to choose birth hospital

- Associated Press

With Britain's general election fast approaching, almost anything can become political - even Prince William and his wife Kate's choice of private medical care for the upcoming birth of their second child.