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 SOPHIA TAREENAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. is under intensive medical treatment for a "mood disorder," his office said in a brief statement Wednesday, more than a month after the Chicago Democrat quietly went on a medical leave of absence.
No details about where
By JOHN RABY and VICKI SMITHAssociated Press
LEROY, W.Va. (AP) - While her husband returned a rototiller to a West Virginia rental shop, a limping woman sneaked into another part of the building seeking help. Soon, court papers say, she was at a shelter with a horrifying tale: She had been held
NEW YORK (AP) - The euro plummeted to a two-year low against the dollar Wednesday after minutes from the Federal Reserve's last meeting suggested that policymakers are not considering any immediate plans for more bond purchases to help the economy.
The euro sank as low as $1.2211 after the
LONDON (AP) - Social networking site Formspring said Tuesday that it was disabling nearly 30 million registered users' passwords after hundreds of thousands of them were leaked to the Web in their encrypted form.
Formspring said in a blog post that the breach happened after someone hacked into
By COLLEEN SLEVINAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - Richard B. Scudder, co-founder and former chairman of MediaNews Group Inc., the nation's second-largest newspaper company, who also helped invent a process allowing newsprint to be recycled, died Wednesday at his home in New Jersey. He was 99.
By MARCY GORDONAP Business Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. stock exchanges and markets must establish a uniform system for tracking all orders and trades under a rule approved Wednesday.
The Securities and Exchange Commission said the requirement is intended to make it easier for the government to
By MARILYNN MARCHIONEAP Chief Medical Writer
We're about to find out if there will be a way anytime soon to slow the course of Alzheimer's disease. Results are due within a month or so from key studies of two drugs that aim to clear the sticky plaque gumming up patients' brains.
HUFFINGTONPOST.COM - Pauline Potter became the world's heaviest living woman
last year, weighing in at a whopping 643 pounds. Now, Potter has her
sights set on losing weight, and she's turned to marathon sex sessions
to help shed the pounds.
In an interview with the UK's Closer
By JIM ABRAMSAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The House Agriculture Committee has approved a five-year farm and nutrition bill that gives farmers new ways to protect themselves from bad weather and poor prices and slices about 2 percent off the $80 billion the government spends every year on