ATLANTA (AP) - U.S. health officials have issued a travel advisory for the Caribbean island of St. Martin because of a mosquito-borne disease.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says it's closely following reports of the chikungunya (chik-un-GUHN-ya) virus among residents of the
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The judge says a verdict has been reached in the case against a former BP engineer charged with deleting text messages to obstruct an investigation of the company's massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Jurors resumed deliberating Wednesday, a day after telling U.S.
By FREDERIC J. FROMMERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Justice Department says it plans to retry an alleged Somali pirate for hostage-taking, after a jury deadlocked on those charges last week.
The government announced its decision at a hearing Wednesday in the case of Ali Mohamed Ali. His
***Winter Weather Advisory for W. MT & Cent ID Mountains Until Thursday Morning: Mountain Passes 3-6", Above 2000ft 1-3" & Below 2000ft up to 1" ***Wednesday: Cold front moves through today, that will cause numerous changes. First off...light flurries & rain/snow mix could just clip
By LINDSEY TANNERAP Medical Writer
CHICAGO (AP) - Many older adults with high blood pressure can be treated less aggressively, which could mean taking fewer pills to get it under control, according to new treatment guidelines from an expert panel. But not all experts are on board with the advice -
By JOHNNY CLARKAssociated Press
ATLANTA (AP) - Two lucky winning tickets were sold in Tuesday's near-record $636 million Mega Millions drawing: one at a tiny newsstand in Atlanta, and the other more than 2,000 miles away in California.
The lucky Georgia ticket was sold at a Gateway Newsstand in
By SUZETTE LABOYAssociated Press
GRASSY KEY, Fla. (AP) - Molly, a bottlenose dolphin in her early 50s, can't see very well and requires special care. The staff at the Dolphin Research Center in the Florida Keys is teaching her to respond to verbal and touch-related signals before she loses her
BIG SUR, Calif. (AP) - Firefighters battling an unusual late fall wildfire in the Big Sur region of California are expected to get some help from the weather.
The National Weather Service says winds are expected to be calm on Wednesday, and there's a 20 percent chance of rain at night.
By BRETT ZONGKERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Just in time for a new movie about the making of "Mary Poppins," the 1964 Disney classic starring Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke has been selected for preservation at the Library of Congress so future generations of Americans can see it.
By GENE JOHNSONAssociated Press
SEATTLE (AP) - Figuring out how much marijuana people use has been one of the trickiest, and most important, questions facing the bureaucrats who are setting up Washington state's new legal pot system.
Underestimate demand, and marijuana fans might stick with
WOOSTER, Ohio (AP) - The disappearance of a 9-year-old girl later found strangled and dumped in a trash bin was reported in a 911 call by the man now charged with killing her.
Authorities say Jerrod Metsker, 24, was the last person seen with Reann Murphy at the trailer park where they lived in
Spokane County Medical Examiner's Office Confirms Identity and Cause of death of the man who was killed on December 15, 2013 on the 2500 Block of Garfield
SPOKANE COUNTY, December 17, 2013 – The Spokane County Medical Examiner's Office has confirmed the identity and the cause of
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UPDATE: On Tuesday afternoon authorities in Spokane Valley confirmed to our Dylan Wohlenhaus that emergency responders a body found in the Spokane River about half a mile from Maringo Dr. and Farr Road.
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