• In this Nov. 22, 2015 file photo, Prince presents an award at the American Music Awards in Los Angeles. On the front lines of America's fight against a drug-abuse epidemic, there have been emotional, sometimes contradictory reactions to news that investigators are looking into whether Prince died of an overdose. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)

    Prince’s death: The view from front lines of drug epidemic

    NEW YORK (AP) — On the front lines of America’s fight against a drug-abuse epidemic, there have been emotional, sometimes contradictory reactions to news that investigators are looking into whether Prince died of an overdose.

  • New Mexico state senator undergoing cancer treatment

    HOBBS, N.M. (AP) — A southeastern New Mexico state senator says he is undergoing cancer treatments in Houston and is expected to start recovery soon.

  • This August 2013 photo provided by Eamonn Kelly shows Kelly on Newbury Street in Boston before his double-lung transplant. Born with cystic fibrosis, Kelly plans to run a 5-kilometer race on Saturday, April 30, 2016, just six months after transplant surgery. Cystic fibrosis is a deadly disease that affects the digestive system and lungs, making it difficult to breathe. (Elana Alfred via AP)

    Teacher to run 5K race 6 months after double lung transplant

    BOSTON (AP) — Six months to the day after undergoing a life-saving double lung transplant, a Boston school teacher who was born with a disease that robs him of lung capacity is running a 5K charity road race this weekend.

  • Residents of Iraq’s IS-held Fallujah suffer under siege

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Abu Jassim can only afford to provide one meal a day for his seven-member family — usually a stew made of locally grown leafy green vegetables or rice with a small portion of flat bread.

  • A man wearing a full animal costume and surgical mask walks out of a TV station in Baltimore, Thursday, April 28, 2016. Baltimore police say a department sniper shot the man, who police say walked into a TV station displaying what appeared to be an explosive device on his chest. (Kenneth K. Lam/The Baltimore Sun via AP)  WASHINGTON EXAMINER OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT

    The Latest: Man who said he had bomb taken away in ambulance

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The Latest on a man shot by police after he walked into a Baltimore TV station dressed in an animal costume and claiming to have a bomb: (all times local):

  • In this Nov. 22, 2015 file photo, Prince  presents the award for favorite album - soul/R&B at the American Music Awards in Los Angeles. ABC, NBC, CBS, and CNN, citing unidentified law enforcement sources, reported that prescription painkillers were found on the musician and in his home. The Star Tribune, also citing unnamed sources, reported that prescription pills were found but that it wasn't clear whether they had been prescribed to Prince. Prince was found dead in his Paisley Park home in suburban Minneapolis on April 21, 2016. He was 57. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)

    Reports: Prescription drugs found with Prince at death scene

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Investigators are looking into whether Prince died from an overdose and whether a doctor was prescribing him drugs in the weeks before he was found dead at his home in suburban Minneapolis, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press on Thursday.

  • Foundation, journalist dismiss suit over records now public

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Foundation for Open Government and a journalist have dismissed their lawsuit against the state Department of Health now releasing public records with names of licensed medical marijuana producers.

  • From left, Valeant's outgoing CEO, J. Michael Pearson; former chief financial officer Howard Schiller; and billionaire investor William Ackman, whose hedge fund holds a large stake in Valeant and controls two seats on its board of directors, are sworn in on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 27, 2016, prior to testifying before the Senate Special Committee on Aging hearing on drastic price hikes by Valeant and a handful of other drugmakers that have stoked outrage from patients, physicians and politicians nationwide. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

    Valeant CEO will cite ‘mistakes’ in price-hiking strategy

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers accused Valeant Pharmaceuticals of gouging patients to reward Wall Street investors during a hearing Wednesday scrutinizing the embattled drugmaker’s pricing tactics.