By LARRY NEUMEISTER and LAURAN NEERGAARDAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Girls of any age can buy generic versions of emergency contraception without prescriptions while the federal government appeals a judge's ruling allowing the sales, a federal appeals court said Wednesday.
The order, the
By MARYCLAIRE DALE and LAURAN NEERGAARD
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A dying 10-year-old girl can move up the adult waiting list for a lung transplant after a federal judge intervened in her case Wednesday, a move questioned by a prominent medical ethicist.
U.S. District Judge Michael Baylson suspended an
By ADRIANA GOMEZ LICONAssociated Press
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Despite the well-known advantages to breast milk and vigorous campaigns around the world championing breast as best, Mexican mothers say the bottle is better.
In a dramatic decline over the past six years, today only one in seven mothers in
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - A Rhode Island TV station says a woman threw a rock, waved a baseball bat and urged her dogs to attack a news crew reporting on a kindergarten graduation party shooting. WLNE-TV (http://bit.ly/11hru1i ) reports that its cameraman and reporter were on a
By LEANNE ITALIEAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A mom sits at her kitchen table when her grade schooler saunters up with a big box of Cheerios.
"Mom," says the girl. "Dad told me Cheerios is good for your heart. Is that true?"
Cut to dad waking from a nap on the living room couch with a pile of
By LINDA DEUTSCHAP Special Correspondent
CHINO, Calif. (AP) - She was the youngest Charles Manson follower convicted in the infamous Tate-LaBianca murders - a girl of 19 who seemed the one most likely to win parole one day
But 44 years after she went to prison, Leslie Van Houten has gray hair and
By GENE JOHNSONAssociated Press
SEATTLE (AP) - The American soldier charged with killing 16 Afghan civilians during nighttime raids on two slumbering villages last year is expected to recount the horrific slaughter in a military courtroom Wednesday when he pleads guilty to avoid the death penalty.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A suburban Minneapolis high school cheerleader is accused of prostituting a younger student by creating an online ad and taking her to see potential customers, pocketing $60 in one case.
Montia Marie Parker, 18, of Maple Grove, faces felony charges of sex trafficking and
By Robyn Ross,
It's finally over: Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries' divorce has been finalized.
On Monday night, a judgment was entered with the Los Angeles Superior Court that ended the reality star's 72-day marriage to the NBA player, People reports. The divorce comes 581 days after
By MARYCLAIRE DALEAssociated Press
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The U.S. health secretary said she won't intervene in an "incredibly agonizing" transplant decision about a dying Pennsylvania girl, noting that three other children in the same hospital are just as sick.
Health and Human Services Secretary