• California governor OKs medical marijuana regulations

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A trio of bills aimed at bringing order and oversight to California’s medical marijuana industry nearly 20 years after the state led the nation in legalizing pot for medical use won Gov. Jerry Brown’s signature, his office said Friday.

  • In this Aug. 30, 2015 file photo, Selena Gomez arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. Gomez has revealed that she’s battling the debilitating immune system disorder lupus. “I was diagnosed with lupus, and I’ve been through chemotherapy,” the 23-year-old singer told Billboard magazine in an interview published Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)

    Pop star Selena Gomez has gotten chemotherapy to treat lupus

    NEW YORK (AP) — Selena Gomez has revealed that she’s battling the debilitating immune system disorder lupus.

  • Tribes get $4.4M to reduce drugs, suicide, domestic violence

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Indian Health Services will support nine New Mexico tribes’ and tribal organizations’ efforts to reduce suicide, drug addiction and domestic violence with $4.39 million in federal grants.

  • New Mexico OKs medical marijuana farm near Roswell

    ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Department of Health has approved several applications to grow medical marijuana in the state, including a hotly debated proposed farm near Roswell.

  • This photo taken Sept. 23, 2011 and released by Xinhua News Agency on Monday, Oct. 5, 2015 shows Chinese pharmacologist Tu Youyou posing with her trophy after winning the Lasker Award, a prestigious U.S. medical prize, in New York. Three scientists from Ireland, Japan and China won the 2015 Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday, Oct. 5, 2015 for discovering drugs against malaria and other parasitic diseases that affect hundreds of millions of people every year. Tu was awarded the prize for discovering artemisinin, a drug that has helped significantly reduce the mortality rates of malaria patients. (Wang Chengyun/Xinhua via AP) NO SALES

    China wins long-sought Nobel Prize in one of the sciences

    BEIJING (AP) — For decades, China has yearned for a Nobel Prize in science. Now, a little-known researcher who helped develop a malaria medicine in a secret military project to assist Vietnam in its war against the U.S. has finally won Beijing that honor.