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Progress made on a ‘bionic pancreas’ for diabetics

EMBARGOED FOR USE AFTER 9 PM EDT, SUNDAY, JUNE 15, 2014- This undated product image provided Boston University Department of Biomedical Engineering shows the bionic pancreas developed by a Boston University/Massachusetts General Hospital research team. The bionic pancreas...
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Changing pot laws prompt child-endangerment review

In this April 29, 2014 photo, mother of a child with cancer Sierra Riddle plays with her son Landon, age 4, left, and Landon’s friend Dahlia, age 3, who also has cancer, during a play date at Dahlia’s home in Colorado Springs. Landon and Dahlia’s parents,...
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Detroit fights blight by selling off vacant homes

Anthony Brown, 59, stands next to a vacant house adjacent to his home in Detroit’s Marygrove neighborhood on Friday, June 13, 2014. Brown hopes that an online auction of city-owned homes helps strengthen his neighborhood and other parts of Detroit. A study prepared for a...
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Blaze rips through New Jersey home, killing 6

Firefighters pick through the rubble of a burned out home as they look for clues to a fire that authorities say killed six people in Newark, N.J., Sunday, June 15, 2014. The Essex County prosecutor’s office says the fast-moving fire that roared through a single-family home...
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Kasem was an island of calm in swirl of pop music

FILE – In this Oct. 27, 2003 file photo, Casey Kasem poses for photographers after receiving the Radio Icon award during The 2003 Radio Music Awards at the Aladdin Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. Kasem, the smooth-voiced radio broadcaster who became the king of the top 40...
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Riders relieved Philadelphia rail strike is over

FILE – A SEPTA regional train, the R7, rolls into 30th Street station in Philadelphia in this Nov. 16, 2004 file photo. Four hundred workers at a Philadelphia-area regional rail system went on strike Saturday morning June 14, 2014, shutting down 13 train lines that carry...
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Army: Bergdahl ‘looked good’ after returning to US

In this image taken from video obtained from Voice Of Jihad Website, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, sits in a vehicle guarded by the Taliban in eastern Afghanistan. A U.S. defense official says released captive Army...
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Obama: More US can do to help Native Americans

A Native American dancer creates a selfie with President Barack Obama and Chairman if the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe David Archambault, left, on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation Friday, June 13, 2014, photo in Cannon Ball, N.D. President Obama is making his first presidential...
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Clinton: Iraq conflict could have broad impact

Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks at an event to discuss her new book in Washington, Friday, June 13, 2014. Clinton discussed choices and challenges she faced during her four years as America’s 67th Secretary of State, and how these experiences drive her view of the future. (AP...
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Wisconsin judge puts same-sex marriages on hold

Gary Jones, 37, Racine, holds aloft the rainbow striped gay and lesbian pride flag in front of the Racine County Courthouse on Friday, June 13, 2014, in Racine, Wis., during a rally in support of gay marriage after the county has still refused to grant marriage licenses to...