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    Jail records show the suspect in a mass shooting in Atlanta that left one woman dead and four others wounded has been charged with one count of murder and four counts of aggravated assault. Deion Patterson waived his first court appearance Thursday after police say he opened fire in the waiting room of an Atlanta medical practice Wednesday. Workers and others in a bustling commercial district took shelter for hours during the manhunt. Authorities swarmed the city’s midtown neighborhood shortly after noon in search of the shooter. Patterson was captured in Cobb County, just northwest of Atlanta.

      U.S. health regulators are weighing the first-ever request to make a birth control pill available without a prescription. On Friday, the Food and Drug Administration posted its initial review of a decades-old pill that could become the first drug of its kind to move over the counter. But the agency flagged concerns about the application from drugmaker Perrigo, including problems with the reliability of some of the company's data and signs women had trouble understanding the labeling instructions. An FDA advisory panel will vote next week on whether it should be approved for over-the-counter use. The meeting is one of the last steps before an FDA decision.

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