By JIM SALTERAssociated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - William S. Knowles, a longtime chemist who shared the Nobel Prize for discoveries that led to a treatment for Parkinson's disease and various other medicines, has died, his daughter said Monday. He was 95.
HONG KONG (AP) - Samsonite International SA says it has pulled a line of luggage from Hong Kong stores after a local consumer group reported finding high levels of a chemical linked to cancer in the handles.
The suitcase company said Monday that it commissioned
MOSES LAKE, Wash. - At least 11 people were treated at Samaritan Hospital in Moses Lake after a chemical release at the REC Silicon plant Friday morning. As of Friday afternoon, three were still being treated but were expected to be discharged.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - British Columbia's top health official says taking pure ecstasy can be safe when consumed responsibly by adults, despite warnings by police about the dangers of the street drug after a rash of deaths.
Dr. Perry Kendall said
By HOLBROOK MOHRAssociated Press
PARCHMAN, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi executed a man Tuesday for fatally shooting his 3-year-old daughter, his ex-wife and her parents in a crime in which authorities say he also stole his slain mother-in-law's wedding ring and used it to
By Denise FoleyFrom Completely You
In 1978, I went to see the movie The Deer Hunter with a group of friends. Around the midpoint of the film, which explored the devastating effects of the Vietnam War on a group of friends from a small industrial town in western Pennsylvania, I started to cry. By
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For people working in offices, the sound of the laser printer kicking into action will be a familiar one. A day won't go by without the machine cranking into action, delivering sheet after sheet of warm, freshly printed paper. Of all those printed sheets, many will
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In what is starting to look like the beginnings of a trend, casual gamers have helped scientists make significant discoveries through a specially designed game for the second time this month. Using a small portion of the massive amounts of data collected by NASA's Kepler