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Dr. Zane Cohen, a colorectal surgeon at Mount Sinai hospital,  gives an update on Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's condition during a news conference at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto, Wednesday, Sept.17, 2014. Ford has a malignant sarcoma tumor which he described as "very rare" and "very difficult."  (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)

Doctor: Ford to undergo 40 days of chemotherapy

- Associated Press

Doctors say Toronto Mayor Rob Ford will undergo 40 days of chemotherapy to treat a rare and difficult-to-beat cancer that forced him to drop his bid for re-election.

FILE - In this March 12, 2009 file photo, Peanut Corporation of America's president Stewart Parnell, arrives a federal court in Lynchburg, Va. A jury weighing criminal charges Thursday Sept. 18, 2014 against the owner of a Georgia peanut plant blamed for a nationwide salmonella outbreak five years ago will decide the case without hearing one fact _ that nine people died after eating the company's tainted peanut butter.  (AP Photo/Don Petersen, File)

Jury won't consider deaths in Ga. salmonella trial

- Associated Press

A jury weighing criminal charges Thursday against the owner of a Georgia peanut plant blamed for a nationwide salmonella outbreak five years ago will decide the case without hearing one fact - that nine people died after eating the company's tainted peanut butter.

A&M to dedicate key element of vaccine center

Associated Press

Gov. Rick Perry will join other dignitaries in College Station at the dedication of what's described as a national pandemic influenza vaccine facility.

Parents suing center for deaf, autistic children

Associated Press

The families of three children who spent time at a school for deaf and autistic students are suing the facility after they say their children experienced neglect and various forms of abuse at the hands of the facilities' employees.

VA psychologist reprimanded over evaluation

- Associated Press

A Department of Veterans Affairs psychologist whose evaluation downgraded the disabling effects of a veteran's brain injury has been publicly reprimanded by the Montana Board of Psychologists for practicing outside the scope of his expertise.

Federal rule challenges Oregon home care system

- Associated Press

Federal rules will likely force a major overhaul of Oregon's groundbreaking system for providing publicly funded caregivers to elderly and disabled people, state officials said in a report presented to the Legislature's budget committee on Wednesday.

Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green sits on the bench with an injury in the first half of an NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons, Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Frank Victores)

Bengals WR A.J. Green held out of practice

- Associated Press

Pro Bowl receiver A.J. Green didn't practice on Wednesday because of an injured big toe on his right foot, limited to walking around the practice field in sweats holding a football.

President Barack Obama speaks at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. Obama traveled to the CDC, to address the Ebola crisis and announced that he is sending 3,000 American troops to West Africa nations fight the spread of the Ebola epidemic. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Ebola survivor: No time to waste as Obama ups aid

- Associated Press

An American doctor who survived Ebola said there's no time to waste as President Barack Obama outlined his plan to ramp up the U.S. response to the epidemic in West Africa.

Nurses, doctors and other health care workers rally outside the offices of the Greater New York Hospital Association in New York, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014.  The demonstrators are backing a bill in the state legislature that would set minimum staffing levels for hospital nurses. The hospital association does not support the legislation.  (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

New York nurses press for higher staffing levels

- Associated Press

About 700 nurses and supporters rallied Wednesday outside the offices of the Greater New York Hospital Association to press for higher staffing levels at hospitals.