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D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray announced Friday that he had trimmed the salaries of the D.C. attorney general and seven other executive staffers to bring the annual pay for their positions under caps previously set by the D.C. Council.
Pennsylvania health officials say renewed inspections uncovered poor conditions at two more Philadelphia-area abortion clinics in the months after a drug investigation revealed a "house of horrors" facility operating in the city.
A Maryland lawmaker is attempting to salvage a bill that would legalize medical marijuana after the state's top health official testified that provisions regulating the drug's use and distribution were inadequate.
Public health officials are warning travelers and workers at four U.S. airports on two recent days that they may have been exposed to measles from a traveler arriving from London.
New York City is pouring hundreds of thousands of federal dollars into television ads telling people they're better off knocking back a glass of seltzer water or fat-free milk than chugging a soda — part of hundreds of millions of dollars from President Obama's economic stimulus package devoted to getting Americans to change their behavior by eating more veggies, kicking cigarettes and picking up dumbbells.
A tuberculosis outbreak among workers at a Tennessee elephant sanctuary in 2009 is being blamed on one of the pachyderms, even though some of the infected employees didn't have close contact with the animal.
Consumers have filed lawsuits against more than a dozen national retail chains operating in California since the state Supreme Court ruled it's illegal for clerks to ask customers for their ZIP codes.
In the six months since New York City started giving letter grades to restaurants, a higher-than-expected 57 percent of restaurants have received an A.