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 The Associated Press
In a story about athletes and corporate endorsements, The Associated Press erroneously described an endorsement by Gabrielle Douglas, the Olympic gymnast. She appeared on boxes of Kellogg's Corn Flakes, not Wheaties, which is made by General Mills.
By COLLEEN LONGAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Rookie cop Eddie Byrne was alone in a squad car on a cold February night in 1988, protecting the home of a witness in a drug case who had been threatened by dealers. It was about 3 a.m. when the gun flashed - five bullets were pumped into his head
By PAUL SCHEMMAssociated Press
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) - On the anniversary of the capture and killing of Moammar Gadhafi, Libya is still grappling with the legacy of his four decades of rule as the interim government and the dictator's former spokesman engaged in a war of words amid the
By DEB RIECHMANN and ROBERT BURNSAssociated Press
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - A diminished but resilient al-Qaida, whose 9/11 attacks drew America into its longest war, is attempting a comeback in Afghanistan's mountainous east even as U.S. and allied forces wind down their combat mission and
By VICKI SMITHAssociated Press
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) - Drive through the coalfields of Central Appalachia, and signs of the siege are everywhere.
Highway billboards announce entry to "Obama's No Job Zone," while decals on pickup truck windows show a spikey-haired boy peeing on the
By TAMARA LUSHAssociated Press
OCALA, Fla. (AP) - Vilinda York lies in her Florida hospital bed, facing a dry-erase board that lists in green marker her name, her four doctors and a smiley face.
Also on the board is this: "Anticipated date of discharge: NOT YET DETERMINED."
By MAE ANDERSONAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Nike forgave Tiger Woods after he apologized for cheating on his wife. It welcomed back Michael Vick once he served time for illegal dog-fighting. But the company dropped Lance Armstrong faster than the cyclist could do a lap around the block.
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVARAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Medicare is coming under scrutiny in the meningitis outbreak that has rekindled doubts about the safety of the nation's drug supply.
The giant health insurance program for seniors long ago flagged compounded drugs produced for the
By JIM KUHNHENN and KASIE HUNTAssociated Press
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Heading into the campaign's final weeks, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is upping his criticism of President Barack Obama's plans for a second term, accusing the Democrat of failing to tell Americans