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Judge won't block California's strict child vaccination law

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal judge won't immediately block a California law that requires all schoolchildren to be vaccinated and is one of the strictest in the nation for eliminating exemptions based on religious and personal beliefs.

Federal judge won't immediately block California vaccination law for schoolchildren, one of strictest in US for eliminating exemptions based on religious, personal beliefs

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Federal judge won't immediately block California vaccination law for schoolchildren, one of strictest in US for eliminating exemptions based on religious, personal beliefs.

Maker recalls fresh-cut vegetables from stores in Southeast

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Fresh-cut vegetables are being recalled from grocery, discount and convenience stores across the Southeast because the food may be contaminated with potentially fatal Listeria bacteria.

Survival of quake victims depends on many factors

NEW YORK (AP) — How long can people survive in the rubble of an earthquake?

Dozens treated as heroin overdose spikes hit several states

CINCINNATI (AP) — Officials in several states are scrambling to deal with a series of heroin overdose outbreaks affecting dozens of people and involving at least six deaths.

Dempsey to miss Sounders game due to irregular heartbeat

TUKWILA, Wash. (AP) — Seattle Sounders and U.S. national team forward Clint Dempsey will miss Sunday's MLS match against Portland as he undergoes evaluations for an irregular heartbeat.

FDA expands Zika screening to all US blood centers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government told all U.S. blood banks Friday to start screening for Zika, a major expansion intended to protect the nation's blood supply from the mosquito-borne virus.

Alaska identifies first case of H5N2 bird flu

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The bird flu strain that wiped out millions of turkeys and chickens in the Midwest last year has been found in Alaska for the first time.

Officials: Zika spread through sex by man with no symptoms

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials on Friday reported the first case of Zika spread through sex by a man with no symptoms of the disease.

Governor's order seeks to make Minnesota more bee-friendly

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton sought Friday to extend a little Minnesota nice to the state's declining honeybee population by issuing an executive order limiting certain pesticides that harm them, a step advocates said positions the state as a leader in protecting pollinating insects critical to the nation's food supply.

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