Olympia, Wash.

Gov. Inslee ends presidential bid

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is ending his bid for the Democratic presidential nomination.

New York

Reported breathing illness among vapers

The number of breathing illnesses reported among people who vape is growing. Health officials are now looking into more than 150 possible cases in 16 states.

Doctors say the illnesses resemble an inhalation injury, with the lungs apparently reacting to a caustic substance. So far infectious diseases have been ruled out.

No single vaping product or compound has been linked to all of the cases, and officials said it’s not clear if there’s a common cause.

No deaths have been reported.


US says 2 troops killed in combat

Two U.S. service members have been killed in combat in Afghanistan, officials said Wednesday.

A U.S. official said the two service members died in combat from small-arms fire without providing further information. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because the details had not yet been made public.

— The Associated Press

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