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AMA backs prescription drug ad ban

The American Medical Association on Tuesday called for a ban on direct-to-consumer ads for prescription drugs and implantable medical devices, saying they contribute to rising costs and patients’ demands for inappropriate treatment.

Customers dine at the gourmet emporium Eataly in New York Monday, Nov. 16, 2015.   From cafes in Manhattan to a throng of football tailgaters in the heartland, Americans asked a gnawing question in the aftermath of the carnage in Paris: Can anything be done in the United States to prevent a similar “soft-target” attack, in which well-organized extremists strike at the restaurants, bars and gathering spots that stand out for being ordinary? (AP Photo/Verena Dobnik)

Paris attacks lead Americans to wonder about US safety

From cafes to sports stadiums in the heartland, the bloodbath in Paris has Americans pondering the possibility of terrorist attacks on “soft targets” in the U.S. such as restaurants, bars and other ordinary gathering spots.

An Uber driver was allegedly carjacked behind the O'Sullivans bar.

Police: Woman says she was carjacked driving for Uber

A woman told police she was driving for Uber and had parked behind a bar after it had closed when a man walked up to her van and stuck the barrel of a gun through a cracked window and told her to get out.