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Column: Easy to declare a winner in NHL concussion lawsuit

- Associated Press

At the Stanley Cup Finals earlier this year, Commissioner Gary Bettman couldn't talk enough about the feel-good story of the Vegas Golden Knights and the NHL's role in bringing major league sports to Las Vegas.

Utah Senate president: Lawmakers need to attend pot session

Associated Press

Utah Senate President Wayne Niederhauser says fellow senators need to attend a planned Dec. 3 special legislative session to change a voter-approved medical marijuana ballot measure and that if necessary he'll compel them to show up.

Lawsuit: Yale removed depressed student from campus

Associated Press

A Yale University graduate is suing the Ivy League school over allegations she was wrongly removed from campus after she sought counseling for depression as school officials worried about more negative publicity following two student suicides.

In this Nov. 10, 2018, file photo, French President Emmanuel Macron touches the knee of President Donald Trump during their meeting inside the Elysee Palace in Paris Saturday Nov. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

AP FACT CHECK: Trump puts fighting words in Macron's mouth

- Associated Press

President Donald Trump put fighting words in his French counterpart's mouth this past week and assailed the special counsel's Russia investigation with a familiar and false characterization of the man leading it.

Illinois medical marijuana companies work to expand

Associated Press

Illinois medical marijuana companies are working to expand as they expect opportunities to grow after years of stagnation, given recent legislation to expand access to medical marijuana and the election of a weed-friendly governor.

Colorado plans changes in state mental health crisis system

- Associated Press

Most people who walk in the door of a small, brick building labeled "24/7 Crisis Center" are depressed, suicidal, or experiencing audio or visual hallucinations. Others are young adults going through the first breakup of their lives, feeling so distraught they want to talk to a therapist.

In this Nov. 9, 2018, photo, Ian Fairweather, of Montana Resources, operates a drone that is specially designed to haze waterfowl that land on the Berkeley Pit, a former open pit copper mine in Butte, Mont. Montana Resources uses boats, drones, rifles and sometimes fireworks to keep birds off of water in the pit, filled with water that is heavily acidic. (Meagan Thompson/Montana Standard via AP)

Montana Resources has high-tech ways of hazing birds

- Associated Press

On a recent afternoon, Ian Fairweather, president of Fairweather IT, remotely navigated a six-propeller drone his company designed and built toward an exhausted snow goose that had recently landed on the placid, reflective water of the Berkeley Pit.

People without caregivers end up stranded in hospitals

- Associated Press

Within the bustle and organized chaos of Denver's massive airport, an 80-year-old man with Alzheimer's disease named Jerry Ellingsen was found wandering alone after traveling with his small dog from Fort Myers, Florida.

Criminal case as pollution surges in Russian river

Associated Press

Russian investigators have opened a criminal case after finding pollution levels in a local river far exceeded norms, with ethyl alcohol levels charted at 5,400 times the acceptable limit.