By By RYAN J. FOLEY and DAVID PITTAssociated Press
EVANSDALE, Iowa (AP) - Northeast Iowa residents who have been holding out hope that two young cousins missing for five months might be home for Christmas were grappling Thursday with the news that hunters likely found the girls' bodies.
By By JENNIFER C. KERRAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The government is taking action against the makers of a portable baby recliner called the Nap Nanny after five infant deaths.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission filed an administrative complaint Wednesday alleging that the new model
By By MARILYNN MARCHIONEAP Chief Medical Writer
Breast cancer patients taking the drug tamoxifen can cut their chances of having the disease come back or kill them if they stay on the pills for 10 years instead of five years as doctors recommend now, a major study finds.
The results could
By By GREG RISLINGAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The discovery of four bodies outside a Los Angeles home quickly led to the arrests of four people some 300 miles away and a day later in Las Vegas, police said.
The four suspects were being held at Clark County Detention Center awaiting
By By BASSEM MROUEAssociated Press
TRIPOLI, Lebanon (AP) - The families of Lebanese men killed in Syria last week say their relatives were more interested in nice clothes and vacations than fighting a civil war. Yet Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime branded them foreign jihadists - and
By By BULLIT MARQUEZAssociated Press
NEW BATAAN, Philippines (AP) - A powerful typhoon that washed away emergency shelters, a military camp and possibly entire families in the southern Philippines has killed almost 350 people with nearly 400 missing, authorities said Thursday.
More bodies were
By By SEAN MURPHYAssociated Press
McALESTER, Okla. (AP) - An Oklahoma death row inmate whose attorneys had claimed he was mentally unfit to be executed was put to death Tuesday for the 1993 shooting deaths of a couple during a home invasion.
In the final moments before he was injected with
By TAMARA LUSH and JOHN HANNAAssociated Press
OSPREY, Fla. (AP) - At the end of 1959, two families of four - one in Kansas, the other in Florida - were brutally murdered.
Two men were arrested, charged and executed in the Kansas case, and writer Truman Capote captured the horrific tale in his
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Three Idaho women have recently died from complications of the flu. The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare says the women were all over the age of 50. Two lived in southwestern Idaho and one in southeastern Idaho. Theirs are the first flu-related deaths in
By By JIM GOMEZAssociated Press
MANILA, Philippines (AP) - Torrential floods from a powerful typhoon engulfed emergency shelters and an army truck carrying soldiers and villagers who were fleeing their homes in the southern Philippines, raising the death toll from the storm to at least 74.