'Stunning' number of extreme drug doses by doc, expert says

07/06/2015 09:01 AM PDT
DETROIT (AP) — Patients of a Detroit-area doctor received "stunning" doses of a powerful, expensive drug, exposing them to life-threatening infections, an expert testified Monday as a judge heard details about a cancer specialist who fleeced insurance companies and harmed hundreds of people. 
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Blaze burns homes, forces evacuations in upscale Idaho area
07/06/2015 08:56 AM PDT - BAYVIEW, Idaho (AP) — A wildfire in northern Idaho has destroyed at least six homes and forced about 200 residents in an upscale lakeside community to evacuate as it ballooned to more than 3 square miles Monday. Full Story

A look at some of Atlantic City's non-gambling attractions
07/06/2015 08:41 AM PDT - ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A look at some of the non-gambling attractions in Atlantic City as the resort city tries to move beyond offering just gambling: ——— — The Playground. Full Story

Man charged with threatening Obama's life in online post
07/06/2015 08:36 AM PDT - BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts man has been charged with posting on an FBI website that he planned to kill President Barack Obama. Full Story

Atlantic City reaping rewards of non-gambling attractions
07/06/2015 08:41 AM PDT - ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's efforts to recapture some of the tourism dollars it has lost to casino competition in recent years finally appear to be working. Full Story

Police check report of 1 shot fired at Walter Reed hospital
07/06/2015 08:36 AM PDT - BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — Police say they are checking on a report of a single shot fired at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center outside Washington. Full Story

Man who accused orphanage founder of abuse targeted by suit
07/06/2015 08:26 AM PDT - PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — An advocate for sexually abused children has used aggressive tactics to campaign against those he believes have harmed children or covered up for abusers. Full Story

Flight returns to Denver after problem during takeoff
07/06/2015 08:15 AM PDT - DENVER (AP) — Southwest Airlines says a flight heading to Los Angeles returned to Denver International Airport because of possible tire problems during takeoff. Full Story

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