By MATTHEW PERRONEAP Health Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Drugmakers that market powerful painkiller medications will be required to fund training programs to help U.S. doctors and other health professionals safely prescribe the drugs, which are blamed for thousands of fatal overdoses each year.
By COREY WILLIAMSAssociated Press
DETROIT (AP) - The mother of a Detroit woman shot and killed while dancing with an off-duty police officer questioned Monday why he would carry a loaded gun at a party in his own backyard.
Police said Adaisha Miller was dancing with the officer early Sunday
By RONALD BLUMAP Sports Writer
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Owner of the best record in baseball, R.A. Dickey was hoping to become the first knuckleballer to start an All-Star game since Dutch Leonard in 1943.
A 12-1 record wasn't good enough. Tony La Russa picked San Francisco's Matt Cain to
By BARBARA ORTUTAY and LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - If you're reading this online, you're fine. The day that was supposed to see thousands of people knocked off the Internet has arrived, but only a few people were affected.
Thousands of Internet users across the U.S
NEW YORK (AP) - Coverage of the catastrophic Joplin, Mo., tornado and the investigation into secret intelligence operations set up by the New York City Police Department won awards for deadline and enterprise reporting from the Associated Press Media Editors association for journalism excellence by
By DAVID McHUGHAP Business Writer
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - European Central Bank head Mario Draghi says European officials have made a good start toward fixing the region's economic troubles but warned that governments had "no time to waste."
Draghi, speaking before the European Parliament
By KEN THOMASAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's campaign and the Democratic party raised $71 million in June, well below the $106 million hauled in by rival Mitt Romney and the Republican party during the same period.
It was the second straight month that Romney has
By BY JAKE COYLEAP Entertainment Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes reached a settlement on Monday, legally sorting out their divorce with the same speed that kicked off their much-scrutinized romance seven years ago.
Just as Hollywood was settling in for what was expected to be a
By JIM VERTUNOAP Sports Writer
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A federal judge has dismissed Lance Armstrong's lawsuit against the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, but says the cyclist can refile it within 20 days.
The seven-time Tour de France champion sued USADA on Monday in an attempt to prevent it from
By MICHAEL FELBERBAUMAP Business Writer
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Pork producer Smithfield Foods Inc. is opening a hometown restaurant to showcase its products.
The company, still based in Smithfield, Va., where it was founded in 1936, is opening the Taste of Smithfield on Tuesday to help boost its