NBC.COM: When Porter, a 123-pound black Newfoundland, attempts to bark, it comes out as a raspy cough. When Lola, a 6-pound long-haired Chihuahua, tries, she emits only a whispery squeak.
Both dogs have been "devocalized," or surgically muffled, using a controversial procedure regarded as
By LINDSEY TANNERAP Medical Writer
CHICAGO (AP) - They say they were using birth control, but it failed.
One woman would have had the baby but the man she was in a relationship with didn't want her to. Another was having an affair with a married man and viewed a pregnancy as unthinkable. A
By DAVID A. LIEBAssociated Press
MOBERLY, Mo. (AP) - The CEO of a failed artificial sweetener company was charged Tuesday with theft and securities fraud in Missouri for allegedly using bond revenues to avoid foreclosure on his Beverly Hills, Calif., home and misleading financiers about the