'Airport,' 'Naked Gun' actor dies

George Kennedy, the brawny, Oscar-winning character actor known for playing cops, soldiers and blue-collar authority figures in such films as “Cool Hand Luke,” “Airport” and the “Naked Gun” films, has died. He was 91.

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'Airport,' 'Naked Gun' actor dies

George Kennedy, the brawny, Oscar-winning character actor known for playing cops, soldiers and blue-collar authority figures in such films as “Cool Hand Luke,” “Airport” and the “Naked Gun” films, has died. He was 91.

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FDA: Contraceptive needs warning

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Monday that a new “black box warning” label is warranted for Essure, an implantable permanent contraceptive device. A black box warning in the labeling of products is “designed to call attention to serious or life-threatening risks,” according to the FDA website.

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