By HOLLY RAMERAssociated Press
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - A traveling hospital technician accused of infecting 30 people with hepatitis C with tainted needles in New Hampshire told investigators he "lied to a lot of people" and "fabricated" his life, but denied taking or selling drugs.
By SHAYA TAYEFE MOHAJERAssociated Press Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Police have linked three July stabbings of homeless people in the Los Angeles area to one suspect who left typewritten "death warrant" notes at each crime scene.
The third signed letter was found at a stabbing early Thursday
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - More than 200 Chihuahuas have been removed from what officials are calling unsanitary conditions in a central Pennsylvania home.
The state Agriculture Department said late Thursday that dog wardens cooperating with state police executed a search warrant at the home in Benton
By ALLEN REEDAssociated Press
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A team of 10 doctors and their assistants crowd around an operating table. An anesthesiologist warns Dr. Greg Lewbart that his patient's heart rate has dropped to 35 beats per minute. But that's a good rate, the doctor says, for a seven-
By MICHAEL RUBINKAMAssociated Press
A member and former chairman of the Penn State board of trustees resigned on Thursday, becoming the first board member to do so in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.
Steve Garban said in a letter his presence on the board had become "a
By DEEPTI HAJELAAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Sylvia Woods, founder of the famed Harlem soul food restaurant that carries her name and is a must-stop for locals, tourists and politicians, has died. She was 86.
Woods died Thursday afternoon at her home in Mount Vernon, N.Y., said her
By SUZANNE GAMBOAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Native American and Alaska Native leaders told of their villages being under water because of coastal erosion, droughts and more on Thursday during a Senate hearing intended to draw attention to how climate change is affecting tribal communities
By JULIE WATSONAssociated Press
CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (AP) - The Defense Department on Thursday announced it is allowing service members to march in uniform in a gay pride parade for the first time in U.S. history.
In a memorandum sent to all its branches, the department said it was making the
By FRANK ELTMANAssociated Press
GARDEN CITY, N.Y. (AP) - The leader of the Orthodox Church in America has resigned and been replaced amid questions about whether he failed to report to church officials or law enforcement an allegation of a rape by a priest and other sexual-misconduct claims.
FLINT, Mich. (AP) - A man who authorities say fatally shot three people and wounded a fourth following an argument during a small party at a Michigan home was charged Thursday with murder and assault.
Genesee County Prosecutor David Leyton announced the charges against James P. Simpkins, 20, of