• St. Louis jury awards $55M in Johnson & Johnson cancer suit

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — For the second time in three months, a St. Louis jury has ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay a huge award over claims that its talcum powder causes cancer.

  • In this Tuesday, April 12, 2016 photo, Sewage flows from an outlet into the sea in front of Shati refugee camp in Gaza City. Each day, millions of gallons of raw sewage pour into the Gaza Strip's Mediterranean beachfront, spewing out of a metal pipe and turning miles of once-scenic coastline into a stagnant dead zone. The sewage has damaged Gaza's limited fresh water supplies, decimated fishing zones, and after years of neglect, is now floating northward and affecting Israel as well, where a nearby desalination plant was forced to shut down, apparently due to pollution. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)

    Gaza sewage poisons coastline, threatens Israel

    SHATI REFUGEE CAMP, Gaza Strip (AP) — Each day, millions of gallons of raw sewage pour into the Gaza Strip’s Mediterranean beachfront, spewing out of a metal pipe and turning miles of once-scenic coastline into a stagnant dead zone.

    Updated: 7:07 am

  • 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.

    Updated: 7:10 am

  • File - In this Jan. 18, 2008 file photo, former NFL football player Dana Stubblefield leaves a federal courthouse in San Francisco. Prosecutors say they have charged former San Francisco 49er Dana Stubblefield with the rape of a "developmentally delayed" woman. The Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office says the 45-year-old Stubblefield was charged Monday, May 2, 2016, with sexually assaulting the woman last year at his Morgan Hill home. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

    Ex-49er Dana Stubblefield charged with raping disabled woman

    SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Former San Francisco 49er Dana Stubblefield was charged Monday with the rape of a “developmentally delayed” woman, prosecutors announced.

    Updated: 8:59 pm

  • In this Nov. 29, 2015 file photo, San Jose Marauders youth football players play sports mascots during halftime of an NFL football game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Arizona Cardinals in Santa Clara, Calif. The first concussion study of its kind found youth football players are more likely to return to play less than a day after injury than than those in high school and college. The novel research also found differences in concussion symptoms depending on players' age, offering guidance for parents, doctors and coaches in assessing injured players. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

    Study: Football concussions and resuming play vary by age

    CHICAGO (AP) — Younger football players are more likely to return to the field less than a day after suffering concussions than those in high school and college, according to a new study.

  • FILE- In this Feb. 16, 2016, file photo, Lonnie Franklin Jr., left, appears in Los Angeles Superior Court for opening statements in his trial in Los Angeles.  The “Grim Sleeper” serial killer trial is coming to a close in Los Angeles after months of testimony. Closing arguments were scheduled to begin Monday, May 2, 2016, in the trial of Franklin. He’s charged with killing nine women and a 15-year-old girl between 1985 and 2007. They were shot or strangled and their bodies dumped in alleys and trash bins in South Los Angeles and nearby areas. (Al Seib/Los Angeles Times via AP, Pool, File)

    Closing arguments set in ‘Grim Sleeper’ serial killer trial

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The “Grim Sleeper” trial was nearly over Monday after months of testimony about a serial killer targeting black women during the 1980s crack cocaine epidemic on the south side of Los Angeles.

  • Miami Dolphins top draft pick Laremy Tunsil, center, smiles during a news conference Friday, April 29, 2016, in Davie, Fla. Tunsil was selected 13th overall in the NFL draft Thursday night. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

    Tunsil a no-show at Dolphins’ introductory news conference

    DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Laremy Tunsil kept repeating the same answer to questions about his freefall in the NFL draft, the social media hacking that cost him millions and the investigation he stirred at Ole Miss.

  • West Virginia University arena closed for possible asbestos

    MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia University official says the Coliseum has been closed after workers found possible asbestos.

  • FDA reconsiders training requirements for painkillers

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration is reconsidering whether doctors who prescribe painkillers like OxyContin should be required to take safety training courses, according to federal documents released Friday.

  • The controlled gate is seen at the Federal Aviation Administration's technical center near Atlantic City Tuesday, April 26, 2016, in Egg Harbor Township, N.J. The military is checking U.S. bases for potential groundwater contamination from a toxic firefighting foam, but only five states, including New Jersey, are actively monitoring for the chemicals used in the foam and spilled by other sources. New Jersey officials say they're focused on the Federal Aviation Administration's technical center near Atlantic City, where PFCs, known as perfluorinated compounds, have been found in groundwater and in low levels in municipal wells near the center's fire training area. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

    Most states do bare minimum on fire-foam contamination

    The military is checking U.S. bases for potential groundwater contamination from a toxic firefighting foam, but most states so far show little inclination to examine civilian sites for the same threat.