By ZEINA KARAMAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - Syrian troops bombarded a rebellious suburb of the nation's capital with tank and artillery shells Friday, killing dozens of people during a particularly bloody few days across the country, activists said.
By MATTHEW LEEAssociated Press
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov were heading for a face-to-face showdown over Syria on Friday as major powers prepared for a weekend conference to hash out a
By MARK SHERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - America's historic health care overhaul, certain now to touch virtually every citizen's life, narrowly survived an election-year battle at the Supreme Court Thursday with the improbable help of conservative Chief Justice
By The Associated Press
THE NEWS: Arena Pharmaceutical's anti-obesity drug Belviq received regulatory approval Wednesday, the first such drug to get FDA clearance for long-term weight loss in 13 years.
THE DRUG: Belviq is approved for adults who are obese
By MATTHEW PERRONEAP Health Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration has approved Arena Pharmaceutical's anti-obesity pill Belviq, the first new prescription drug for long-term weight loss to enter the U.S. market in over a decade.
By SUE MANNINGAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Summer at animal shelters across the country means more animals, more work, more bills and more worries.
And there are sometimes fewer staffers, volunteers and donations to handle it.
By ELENA BECATOROSAssociated Press
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - The banker who was chosen to be Greece's next finance minister resigned for health reasons Monday three days after he was rushed to the hospital, while the country's prime minister was confined to his home,
By LOU KESTENAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration has rejected requests from The New York Times and the American Civil Liberties Union seeking information about its "targeted killing" program against suspected terrorists, saying the release of the
By JULIE WATSONAssociated Press
SAN DIEGO (AP) - The Navy relieved the commanding officer of the USS Essex of his position, saying Tuesday that officials lost confidence in his abilities after his ship collided with a tanker at sea.
Capt. Chuck Litchfield had
By CHRISTINE ARMARIOAP Education Writer
MIAMI (AP) - Discussing education reform at Stanford University last year, the leader of one of the nation's largest teacher unions decided to turn the tables and ask a question of the audience.