By MATTHEW PERRONEAP Health Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - After more than 40 years of study, the federal government said Monday it has no evidence that the anti-bacterial chemicals used in countless common soaps and washes help prevent the spread of germs, and it is reviewing research suggesting they
By JOHN COYNEAssociated Press
WOOSTER, Ohio (AP) - A man accused of killing a 9-year-old neighbor and hiding her body under garbage in a trash bin was building a snowman with the girl just a few hours before she was reported missing, investigators said Monday.
Jerrod Metsker, 24, was the last
By AMANDA LEE MYERSAssociated Press
A neighbor was arrested Sunday in the killing of a 9-year-old Ohio girl whose body was found in a trash bin near her home after authorities and residents conducted a frantic search for the missing child.
Jerrod Metsker, 24, was arrested at his home on a murder
By RYAN LUCASAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - Syrian government aircraft dropped barrels packed with explosives on opposition-held areas of the contested northern city of Aleppo on Sunday, leveling buildings, incinerating cars and killing at least 37 people including 16 children, activists said.
By DAN ELLIOTTAssociated Press
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) - Colorado's governor asked the nation Sunday for prayers for the 17-year-old girl who was critically wounded by a classmate at her suburban Denver high school.
Gov. John Hickenlooper also credited security procedures adopted after the 1999
By TONY G. GABRIELAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - A key referendum on Egypt's amended constitution will be held next month, the interim president said Saturday, calling on citizens to vote "yes" for a document that will be a major test for the country's military-backed government and
By DAN ELLIOTT and P. SOLOMON BANDAAssociated Press
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) - A teenager who wounded a fellow student before killing himself at a suburban Denver high school entered the building with a shotgun, a machete, three Molotov cocktails and ammunition strapped to his body, likely intending
By MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN and E. EDUARDO CASTILLOAssociated Press
MEXICO CITY (AP) - This week's opening of Mexico's oil industry to private and foreign investment caps a remarkable series of legislative victories by a president trying to re-engineer the country's most dysfunctional
By JOHN COYNEAssociated Press
AKRON, Ohio (AP) - An Ohio man convicted of fatally shooting his ailing wife in her hospital bed was sentenced Friday to six years in prison and plans to seek clemency from the governor.
John Wise, 68, has said he shot his debilitated wife out of love in August 2012
By DAN ELLIOTT and IVAN MORENOAssociated Press
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) - A teenager who may have had a grudge against a teacher opened fire Friday with a shotgun at a suburban Denver high school, wounding a fellow student before killing himself.
Quick-thinking students at Arapahoe High School