By SETH BORENSTEINAP Science Writer
People love to talk about the weather, especially when it's strange like the mercifully ended summer of 2012. This year the nation's weather has been hotter and more extreme than ever, federal records show. Yet there are two people who aren
By ANDREW MIGAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - TITLE: "The Clear Path"
LENGTH: 60 seconds.
AIRING: Mitt Romney's campaign declined to say where the ad is airing.
KEY IMAGES: Opens with a black screen emblazoned with white text: "Mitt Romney: The Two Paths." The ad uses video of Romney
By CHARLES WILSONAssociated Press
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indiana stepped between women and their physicians when it enacted a law that blocked Medicaid funds for Planned Parenthood just because the organization provides abortions, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.
The 7th U.S. Circuit Court
By FREDERIC J. FROMMERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A federal judge sided on Tuesday with environmental groups that challenged the planting of genetically-modified crops on National Wildlife Refuges in the South.
U.S. District Judge James E. Boasberg rejected the federal government's
By ADAM GOLDMAN and MATT APUZZOAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A paid informant for the New York Police Department's intelligence unit was under orders to "bait" Muslims into saying inflammatory things as he lived a double life, snapping pictures inside mosques and collecting the names of
HAGERSTOWN, Md. – The highly caffeinated Monster Energy Drink has been cited in five deaths and one non-fatal heart attack, according to reports that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is investigating.
The reports claim that people had adverse reactions after they consumed
By The Associated Press
Russia's Rosneft buys out TNK-BP
MOSCOW (AP) - Russian state-owned oil giant Rosneft strengthened its hold on the country's lucrative oil industry when it sealed a deal Monday to buy TNK-BP, the 50-50 joint venture between BP, the British energy country, and
By DAVID DISHNEAU and MATTHEW PERRONEAssociated Press
HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) - The highly caffeinated Monster Energy Drink has been cited in five deaths and one non-fatal heart attack, according to reports that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is investigating.
The reports claim that people
By LINDSEY TANNERAP Medical Writer
CHICAGO (AP) - Parents who want to reduce their kids' exposure to pesticides may seek out organic fruits and vegetables, but they aren't necessarily safer or more nutritious than conventional foods, the nation's leading pediatricians group says in
NEW YORK (AP) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is being slapped with a lawsuit that claims that the world's largest retailer and its staffing agencies broke federal minimum wage and overtime laws by requiring temporary workers to appear early for work, stay late to complete work and work through lunches