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Marijuana extract helps some kids with epilepsy, study says

A medicine made from marijuana, without the stuff that gives a high, cut seizures in kids with a severe form of epilepsy in a study that strengthens the case for more research into pot's possible health benefits.

Jury of 12 on Bill Cosby sex assault case includes 2 blacks

Bill Cosby pauses in the courtyard of the Allegheny County Courthouse as one of his attorneys makes a statement to the media, as they arrive for the third day of jury selection in his sexual assault case, Wednesday, May 24, 2017, in Pittsburgh. The case is set for trial June 5 in suburban Philadelphia.

The jury that will hear the sex assault case against Bill Cosby will include two blacks among its 12 members in a case Cosby believes could be racially motivated.


The Latest: Democrats launch ads on Montana body-slam

The Latest on assault allegations against Republican congressional candidate Greg Gianforte (all times local):


Maine's tough-on-crime talking governor to release inmates

Maine's Republican governor, who once joked about using the guillotine to execute drug dealers, announced a plan this week to release an unknown number of "lower-risk" prisoners from the state's correctional facilities.


Playmate tastes shame, ordered to clean up urban grit

Dani Mathers earned fame posing as a nude model. She gained notoriety on the other side of the camera when she snapped a photo of an unwitting and unwilling subject — a naked 71-year-old woman in a gym locker room.


MN Lottery

MINNEAPOLIS _ These Minnesota lotteries were drawn Wednesday:02-04-05-06-07-10-12-14-15-16-18-22(two, four, five, six, seven, ten, twelve, fourteen, fifteen, sixteen, eighteen, twenty-two)01-02-05-10-11-13-15-18-19-21-22-24(one, two, five, ten, eleven, thirteen, fifteen,…


Winning numbers drawn in 'Powerball' game

ORLANDO, Fla. _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the "Powerball" game were:28-32-33-38-62, Powerball: 15, Power Play: 2(twenty-eight, thirty-two, thirty-three, thirty-eight, sixty-two; Powerball:…


Culture critic: Cosby seeking new solidarity with blacks

After two years of silence amid an onslaught of sexual assault allegations, comedian Bill Cosby is sending carefully targeted messages about racial bias across the media landscape ahead of his June 5 trial in suburban Philadelphia.


Jury selection begins in Ohio officer's murder retrial

More than 200 people are due to report to an Ohio courthouse as jury selection gets underway in the murder retrial of a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black motorist.


APNewsBreak: NYC police watchdog cited for improper remarks

New York's newly named top investigator of police misconduct was himself the subject of workplace complaints, accused among other things of making an inappropriate joke about a colleague's backside and referring to an area where Hispanic employees sit as "el Barrio," according to a confidential report obtained by The Associated Press.


Trump to meet with anxious NATO and EU leaders

Visiting a city he once called a "hellhole" to meet with the leaders of an alliance he threatened to abandon, President Donald Trump will be in the heart of Europe on Thursday to address a continent still reeling from his election and anxious about his support.


Top militant Hapilon often has eluded Philippine authorities

Philippine security forces are battling Muslim militants who have laid siege to a city in the volatile southern region of Mindanao. The upheaval began after…


Reporter alleges GOP hopeful for Congress body-slammed him

Witnesses said the Republican candidate for Montana's sole congressional seat body-slammed a reporter Wednesday, the day before voting in a nationally watched special election.


Winning numbers drawn in 'Hot Lotto' game

DES MOINES, Iowa _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the "Hot Lotto" game were:01-17-26-28-36, Hot Ball: 8(one, seventeen, twenty-six, twenty-eight, thirty-six; Hot…


Attorneys: Former House speaker seeks lawsuit settlement

Lawyers for a sexual abuse victim of Dennis Hastert and the former U.S. House speaker himself say he's seeking a settlement of a lawsuit filed over a broken $3.5 million hush-money pact.


Winning numbers drawn in 'Badger 5' game

MADISON, Wis. _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Wisconsin Lottery's "Badger 5" game were:02-03-16-18-28(two, three, sixteen, eighteen, twenty-eight)Estimated jackpot: $25,000¶ Maximum…


Winning numbers drawn in 'Megabucks' game

MADISON, Wis. _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Wisconsin Lottery's "Megabucks" game were:10-11-18-20-23-32(ten, eleven, eighteen, twenty, twenty-three, thirty-two)Estimated jackpot: $1 million


Winning numbers drawn in 'SuperCash' game

MADISON, Wis. _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Wisconsin Lottery's "SuperCash" game were:02-06-10-11-15-38, Doubler: N(two, six, ten, eleven, fifteen, thirty-eight; Doubler:…


Winning numbers drawn in '5 Card Cash' game

MADISON, Wis. _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Wisconsin Lottery's "5 Card Cash" game were:KS-8D-2H-4H-8H(KS, 8D, 2H, 4H, 8H)