NEW YORK (AP) - Hours after it started, Apple has stopped taking orders for the iPhone 5. Apple began taking orders for the phone at midnight Pacific time, promising delivery by next Friday, when the new phone also goes on sale in stores. Four hours later, the
By MIKE STOBBEAP Medical Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - As the U.S. wrestles with its biggest whooping cough outbreak in decades, researchers appear to have zeroed in on the main cause: The safer vaccine that was introduced in the 1990s loses effectiveness much faster than previously thought.
By KEN KUSMERAssociated Press
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - An Indiana farm linked to a deadly outbreak of salmonella in cantaloupes said Wednesday it had voluntarily withdrawn its watermelons from the market and was working with state and federal officials to find the source of the foodborne illness in
SPOKANE, Wash. - On a warm day in Spokane, sitting at a picnic table beside his wife, Carl Burrows didn't seem to have a care in the world. A quarter-century of struggles with Lyme disease seemed distant as recounted his glory days in a singing group. "How does a white
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Consider it a last huzzah of Olympic fever. As the world struggles to get used to a life without constant concern over who was leading the pack on the medal table, or whether or not dreams would be dashed thanks to a last minute stumble on the parallel bars,
By STEPHEN WILSONAP Sports Writer
PETERBOROUGH, England (AP) - Sebastian Coe strides onto the outdoor stage like a rock star. With music blaring, cameras clicking and flags waving, he's introduced to the cheering crowd as "the man who is making this all happen."
The Olympic torch relay has
By MARGIE MASONAP Medical Writer
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) - Tran Minh Giang has spent more than a third of his young life in a Vietnamese hospital, and it could be many months more before he can go home. All for a disease that in Asia is as common as chicken pox, and usually about as severe.
By JOCELYN NOVECKAP National Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Looks can be deceiving. Take Seamus Mullen.
In his signature work shirt and with his youthful demeanor, the 38-year-old chef looks the picture of ruddy health - like he'd just hopped off a tractor at the Vermont farm he grew up on - as he
By MARGIE MASON and SOPHENG CHEANGAssociated Press
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) - A deadly form of a common childhood illness has been linked to the mysterious child deaths in Cambodia that sparked alarm after a cause could not immediately be determined, health officials said Monday.
Lab tests have
By ANNE GEARAN and BEN FELLERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is acknowledging that Europe's economic situation could have a spillover effect on his own re-election prospects.
As he wrapped up the Group of 20 economic summit of