By PETER JACKSONAssociated Press
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - For most of his 30 years as Pennsylvania's longest-serving U.S. senator and prominent moderate in Congress, Arlen Specter was a Republican, though often at odds with the GOP leadership.
He helped end the Supreme Court hopes of former
By KATE BRUMBACKAssociated Press
ATLANTA (AP) - Scattered across the carefully landscaped main campus of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are the staff on the front lines fighting a rare outbreak of fungal meningitis: A scientist in a white lab coat peers through a microscope at
By BRUCE SHIPKOWSKIAssociated Press
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - A pet food company is voluntarily recalling dog treats that could be contaminated with salmonella.
Nature's Recipe announced Saturday the recall of a limited supply of its "Nature's Recipe Oven Baked Biscuits with Real Chicken,"
By MATTHEW PERRONEAP Health Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The deadly meningitis outbreak linked to contaminated pain injections has prompted calls for tighter federal regulation of compounding pharmacies, which have periodically been blamed for crippling and sometimes fatal injuries. But this isn
KHQ.COM: On Thursday morning a depressed North Dakota freshman, walked up in front of his class, made an apology, and then shot himself with a hand gun in front of everyone.
It is unclear what his apology was about and according to the school principal, the boy was not in trouble for anything
By The Associated Press
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. EUROPEAN UNION WINS NOBEL PEACE PRIZE
In the midst of its greatest crisis since its beginnings in the 1950s, the committee cited the EU's record on peace,
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A Minnesota woman who may have received tainted steroid injections blamed for the nationwide outbreak of fungal meningitis sued the drug seller on Thursday, though she hasn't been diagnosed with the rare illness.
The federal lawsuit appears to be the first stemming from the
By The Associated Press
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:
1. DEBATE NIGHT FOR VP CANDIDATES
Biden, Ryan seek to advance the cause of their tickets in a close race for the presidency - and avoid gaffes.
2. HEZBOLLAH SAYS IT
By LAURAN NEERGAARD and MIKE STOBBEAP Medical Writers
WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal health officials have tracked down 12,000 of the roughly 14,000 people who may have received contaminated steroid shots in the nation's growing meningitis outbreak, warning Thursday that patients will need to