As prosecutors closed a two-year probe into Prince's death without filing criminal charges, investigative documents show the singer's inner circle was growing increasingly alarmed and anxious about getting him help for an opioid addiction.
A councilwoman in the Italian city of Turin says authorities have refused to register her newborn, conceived abroad by artificial insemination, due to Italian laws that make fertility treatments available only to heterosexual couples.
In a rare series of moves, Dutch authorities are investigating whether doctors may have committed crimes including murder or other offences in five euthanasia cases, including the deaths of two women with advanced Alzheimer's disease.
New Mexico's top medical marijuana producer is buying up a plot of farmland in southern New Mexico where it plans to build what it says will be the largest cannabis cultivation facility in North America.
The Louisiana House has narrowly backed a $27 billion state operating budget for next year that would steeply reduce spending on health services for the poor, the elderly, and people with disabilities to account for the loss of expiring state taxes.
Iowa received nearly $51 million Thursday from tobacco companies _ the state's annual share of a 1998 landmark legal settlement in which tobacco companies pay states for smoking-related health care costs.