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Hopkins to pay $190M after doc taped pelvic exams

Hopkins to pay $190M after doc taped pelvic exams

“All of these women were brutalized by this,” said their lead attorney, Jonathan Schochor.

Beef pollutes more than pork, poultry, study says

Beef pollutes more than pork, poultry, study says

Cows are not efficient at converting feed to protein for human consumption, said lead author Gidon Eshel, an environmental physics professor at Bard College in New York.

Perry sending National Guard troops to border

Perry sending National Guard troops to border

“We think they’ll come to us and say, ‘Please take us to a Border Patrol station,” Nichols said.

Marathon suspect's friend guilty of impeding probe

Marathon suspect’s friend guilty of impeding probe

“They took materials from that room that they never should have touched, and that’s what he is going to pay the price for,” said Antonin, who works in sales in the health care industry.

Gay, transgender workers gain US bias protection

Gay, transgender workers gain US bias protection

“America’s federal contracts should not subsidize discrimination against the American people,” Obama declared at a White House signing ceremony.

Better weather to aid in Washington wildfire fight

Better weather to aid in Washington wildfire fight

“There is optimism in the air, but we don’t want to give the impression that all is good,” Sanbri said. “Things are improving.”

More studies needed in apparent chokehold death

More studies needed in apparent chokehold death

“The cause and manner of death are pending further studies, and no findings will be released until the investigation is complete,” the city’s medical examiner’s office said in a statement Sunday.

Iraq vet cited for owning 14 therapeutic pet ducks 

Iraq vet cited for owning 14 therapeutic pet ducks 

“They’re quite a relaxing animal, and they help comfort me in different situations,” Welker recently told the Tribune as he held one duck like a baby and stroked its neck. “(Watching them) keeps you entertained for hours at a time.”

US outlines case against Russia on downed plane 

US outlines case against Russia on downed plane 

“Russia is supporting these separatists. Russia is arming these separatists. Russia is training these separatists, and Russia has not yet done the things necessary in order to try to bring them under control,” said Secretary of State John Kerry

Marijuana edibles burgeoning into an industry 

Marijuana edibles burgeoning into an industry 

“You’re seeing a lot of these types of products like cannabis cookbooks,” said Erik Altieri, spokesman for the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws. “They’ve always been popular among a subset of marijuana, but with the fact that more and more people from the mainstream are able to consume, there’s a lot more interest.”