By AMY TEIBEL and KARIN LAUBAssociated Press
JERUSALEM (AP) - Israeli aircraft pummeled rocket launching operations of Gaza militants on Friday, and as troops, tanks and armored personnel carriers massed near the Palestinian territory, signaling a ground invasion might be growing near.
By The Associated Press
Here is a list of the 11 workers who died after a blast on the BP-leased drilling rig Deepwater Horizon on April 20, 2010 about 50 miles southeast of the Louisiana coast in the Gulf of Mexico. The rig was owned by the Swiss firm Transocean Ltd. It was drilling the
PULLMAN, Wash. - Energy drinks were "part of the picture" in the alcohol poisoning death of a Washington State University student on Oct. 27, and it's time that sales of the popular caffeinated beverages were regulated by the federal government just as soft drinks are, said Dr. Bruce
By JUAN A. LOZANOAssociated Press
HOUSTON (AP) - Two 7-year-old girls formerly cared for by a Texas woman convicted of murder after a fire at her home day care killed four children told jurors Thursday that on separate occasions the woman left several babies unattended.
By MIKE STOBBEAP Medical Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - The nation's diabetes problem is getting worse, and the biggest jump over 15 years was in Oklahoma, according to a new federal report issued Thursday.
The diabetes rate in Oklahoma more than tripled, and Kentucky, Georgia and Alabama also saw
GYPSUM, Colo. (AP) - The story began circulating in October: A boy with leukemia had moved with his family to spend his final days in the Colorado mountains.
The Eagle Valley High School team in Gypsum drew inspiration from the tale and dedicated a game to the 9-year-old boy known as Alex. A radio
By SAM HANANELAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A tony New York steakhouse that was the site of a legendary mafia gangland murder in the 1980s is paying $600,000 to settle claims that a male manager sexually harassed nearly two dozen of the restaurant's male waiters, federal officials said
VERMILION, Ohio (AP) - Ohio's family services agency plans to investigate county social workers who dealt with a family whose youngest son recently died of malnutrition and dehydration, but will wait until a criminal investigation is completed, a spokesman said Thursday.
Erie County Job and
By COSTAS KANTOURISAssociated Press
THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) - Dozens of Greek anti-austerity protesters forced their way into an exhibition site where Greek and German government officials were holding a conference Thursday, with some demonstrators almost breaking into the meeting before
By NANCY BENAC and ROBERT BURNSAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Top national security officials trudged to Capitol Hill on Thursday to grapple with fallout from the David Petraeus sex scandal as Defense Secretary Leon Panetta asked service chiefs to review ethics training for military