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FILE - In this April 16, 2019 file photo, a woman exhales while vaping from a Juul pen e-cigarette in Vancouver, Wash. Schools have been wrestling with how to balance discipline with treatment in their response to the soaring numbers of vaping students. Using e-cigarettes, often called vaping, has now overtaken smoking traditional cigarettes in popularity among students, says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Last year, one in five U.S. high school students reported vaping the previous month, according to a CDC survey. (AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer)

Vaping industry sues the FDA

- The Washington Times

The vaping industry is suing the Food and Drug Administration over the agency’s accelerated timeline to submit applications to keep tobacco and nicotine products on the market.

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CORRECTS TO LOCATION HARLEM NOT BROOKLYN - FILE - In this Thursday, June 21, 2018 file photo, police stand outside an office for the Cayuga Centers in the the Harlem neighborhood of New York. Three of the four incidents involving physical harm to separated immigrant children, outlined in legal filings, involved charges of Cayuga Centers, the largest foster care placement for migrant children. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Claims: Migrant children molested in U.S.-funded foster care

- Associated Press

This story is part of an ongoing joint investigation between The Associated Press and the PBS series FRONTLINE on the treatment of migrant children, which includes an upcoming film.

FILE - This April 15, 2017 file photo shows marijuana plants for sale at the ShowGrow dispensary a medical marijuana provider in downtown Los Angeles. California's struggling legal cannabis industry is expected to grow next year to $3.1 billion, but it remains far outmatched by the state's thriving illegal market. A report released Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, finds consumers are spending roughly $3 in the state's underground pot economy for every $1 in the legal one. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel,File)

Hidden in plain sight: California illegal pot market booming

- Associated Press

California's struggling legal cannabis industry is expected to grow this year to $3.1 billion, but it remains outmatched by a thriving illegal market ripe with bargains, a report concluded Thursday.

EPA reverses approval for poison traps used by ranchers

Associated Press

The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday reversed its preliminary decision allowing continued use of deadly sodium cyanide traps, blamed for injuring people and pets as well as their intended targets of coyotes and other predators.

Vermont seeks meeting with feds to talk drug importation

- Associated Press

Vermont's Gov. Phil Scott is asking for a meeting with federal officials to discuss the details of a Trump Administration plan that would allow the importation of prescription drugs from Canada as a way to save money on expensive drugs.

Rebecca Tiger, a former Phoenix police officer, is the widow of Craig Tiger, a Phoenix police officer who committed suicide a few years ago following a fatal shooting he was involved in, shown her home Monday, July 1, 2019, in Scottsdale, Ariz. Officer Craig Tiger suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder after fatally shooting a man while on duty back in 2012, and took his own life two years later. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Police departments confront 'epidemic' in officer suicides

- Associated Press

A rash of suicides by police officers has shaken the New York Police Department, leading the commissioner to declare a mental health emergency and highlighting the problem of untreated depression among law enforcement officers nationwide.