By LAURAN NEERGAARDAP Medical Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - There's a new push to make testing for the AIDS virus as common as cholesterol checks.
Americans ages 15 to 64 should get an HIV test at least once - not just people considered at high risk for the virus, an independent panel that sets
By WAYNE PARRYAssociated Press
SPRING LAKE, N.J. (AP) - Towns along the Jersey shore that made use of federal money to build up beaches came through Superstorm Sandy with far less damage than those that didn't, findings that are sure to intensify a debate that has raged for years over the
NEW YORK (AP) - Bellevue Hospital Center in New York City has reopened its nonemergency walk-in services after suffering what officials called "devastating damage" from Superstorm Sandy.
But hospital officials announced Monday that full services at the East Side facility won't resume until
By SANDY SHOREAP Business Writer
Commodity prices rose broadly Monday amid hints of progress in U.S. budget negotiations and in solving Greece's debt problems.
The gains were spread wide. Gold, copper, oil and sugar ending higher. Orange juice, cotton and natural gas fell.
By The Associated Press
Commodity prices are higher amid hints that there could be progress in U.S. budget negotiations and with Greece's debt problems.
Prices rose Monday across the board. Gold, oil, wheat, corn and sugar ended higher, while orange juice, cotton and natural gas fell.
By DAVID KLEPPER and ERIKA NIEDOWSKIAssociated Press
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - The former mayor of a Rhode Island city that recently emerged from bankruptcy pleaded guilty to a federal corruption charge Monday, acknowledging that he accepted gifts from a political supporter who received a
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greece faces a tense wait Tuesday for vital bailout money as finance ministers from the 17 European Union countries that use the euro try to reach an agreement on how to put the country's economic recovery back on the right track.
Athens is waiting for a €31.5 billion ($40
By ARON HELLERAssociated Press
BEERSHEBA, Israel (AP) - After days of incessant rocket fire, the largest city in southern Israel has been turned into a ghost town. Schools are closed, stores are shuttered and normally bustling streets are empty.
Aside from emergency errands, residents avoid the
By JUAN CARLOS LLORCAAssociated Press
MIDLAND, Texas (AP) - Organizers of a parade in West Texas in which four U.S. military veterans were killed when a train plowed into a truck had been using the same route for three years, investigators said Sunday.
National Transportation Safety Board
By JAY REEVESAssociated Press
CORDOVA, Ala. (AP) - Main Street in this old mill town looks about the same as it did the day after tornadoes killed about 250 people across Alabama a year and a half ago: Battered red bricks and broken glass litter the pavement, and the buildings still standing