News archive from 16 May 2018

Judge tosses California law allowing life-ending drugs

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California judge on Tuesday threw out a 2016 state law allowing the terminally ill to end their lives, ruling it was unconstitutionally approved by the Legislature. Riverside County Superior Court Judge Daniel Ottolia did...

Chron, 19:00 in Health

20 AGs back lawsuits by family planning groups against Trump

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Twenty attorneys general voiced their support Tuesday for lawsuits challenging Trump administration rule changes they said will reduce access to family planning services. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said the president...

Chron, 19:26 in Health

Cardinals' David Johnson likes the idea of running behind a fullback

Question marks could be substituted for numbers at many positions on the Cardinals offense, but not so at running back. On Tuesday, the first day of organized team activities, coach Steve Wilks went out of his way to praise No. 31, David Johnson. “I...

AZCentral, 19:57 in Sport

Suns hit jackpot, land No. 1 pick in 2018 NBA draft

CHICAGO - The Suns finally hit the jackpot in the NBA draft lottery. Phoenix won Tuesday's lottery and for the first time in franchise history will have the No. 1 pick in the draft, to be held June 21. The Suns, represented at the lottery by rookie...

AZCentral, 20:38 in Sport

Diamondbacks center fielder A.J. Pollock to miss 4-8 weeks with fracture in left thumb

The Diamondbacks lost right fielder Steve Souza Jr. toward the end of spring training when he stretched out, diving to try to catch a tailing line drive. They lost third baseman Jake Lamb a week into the season when he stretched and dived to snare a...

AZCentral, 20:47 in Sport

UT physician group improperly shared patient email addresses

A clinic owned by the physicians organization of the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston improperly sent out mass emails containing the email addresses of many of its patients. The Davis Clinic sent batches of emails, notification of...

Chron, 20:54 in Health

The Latest: Polls close in Pa., 1 of 4 states with primaries

The Latest on Tuesday's primary elections (all times local): 8:40 p.m. Polls have closed across Pennsylvania, one of four states holding primary elections Tuesday. In Pennsylvania, 84 candidates are vying for nominations in 18 U.S. House districts...

Chron, 21:02 in Politics

Indy 500 practice Day 1 highlights: Danica can't believe she's back; Penske flaunts power

CLOSE Race insider Jim Ayello discusses news from day of Indy 500 practice from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Buy Photo INDIANAPOLIS -- Danica Patrick never thought she'd be here again. Never back at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in May. Never back...

Usa Today, 21:32 in Sport

Diamondbacks' Ketel Marte on Robinson Cano suspension: 'I couldn't believe it'

As MLB Network played on the TVs in the Diamondbacks clubhouse, infielder Ketel Marte kept himself busy by chatting with players and staff near his locker. Marte was already well aware of the story everyone was talking about, which was the...

AZCentral, 22:00 in Sport

Moore: With No. 1 pick, cap space and talented young players, it's all about the now for Suns

Suns fans at Talking Stick Resort Arena for an NBA draft lottery party Tuesday jumped to their feet when they learned the Grizzlies ended up with the fourth pick, sparing the Phoenix faithful the worst-case scenario they braced for. They shot into...

AZCentral, 23:17 in Sport

Abbott hammers anew at Valdez's 'dangerous' sanctuary city stance

AUSTIN -- Incumbent Republican Gov. Greg Abbott is launching a new attack on potential Democratic opponent Lupe Valdez, deriding her opposition to a state law banning so-called sanctuary cities as a "dangerous position." Even though Valdez...

Chron, 23:27 in Politics

Liberty escapes trouble against Verrado to capture 5A baseball title

Peoria Liberty pitchers Chandler Murphy and J.D. Wadleigh were in trouble for much of the combined six innings they worked on Tuesday night. But when they needed outs most, they delivered. Murphy worked 4 1/3 innings and Wadleigh finished without...

AZCentral, 23:45 in Sport

Trump Indonesia project gets Chinese government partner

NEW YORK (AP) — A Chinese government-owned company has signed on to build a theme park in a vast development in Indonesia that also features a Trump hotel and condos, a deal that stands to benefit President Donald Trump's company just as top Chinese...

Chron, 00:48 in Politics

Giuliani's media work for Trump may backfire on his business

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawyer Rudy Giuliani's decision to join President Donald Trump's legal team could backfire on the former New York mayor if potential clients of his international consulting business view him as too erratic and go elsewhere for...

Chron, 00:48 in Politics

Trump submits financial disclosure; release expected soon

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has submitted his annual financial disclosure to the U.S. Office of Government Ethics, and it is expected to be released publicly in the coming days. Trump's disclosure, which includes all of 2017 and part of...

Chron, 00:48 in Politics

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