• German women’s clinic’s incense therapy triggers fire alarm

    BERLIN (AP) — A reported fire in a Hamburg basement turned out to be a false alarm after firefighters determined that the smell of burning came from an alternative therapy being used at a neighboring gynecological clinic.

  • Missouri’s Porter Jr. out for season after back surgery

    COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri freshman Michael Porter Jr. will miss the remainder of the season after undergoing lower back surgery.

  • ‘It never really leaves you.’ Opioids haunt users’ recovery

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — It’s hard to say whether businessman Kyle Graves hit rock bottom when he shot himself in the ankle so emergency room doctors would feed his opioid habit or when he broke into a safe to steal his father’s cancer pain medicine.

  • Rev Jesse Jackson discloses Parkinson’s disease diagnosis

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Rev. Jesse Jackson disclosed publicly Friday that he has been seeking outpatient care for two years for Parkinson’s disease and plans to “dedicate” himself to physical therapy to slow the progress of the disease.