By MALCOLM RITTERAP Science Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - The two kinds of fungus linked to a meningitis outbreak are found in plenty of places and rarely make people sick.
People inhale one kind, Aspergillus, all the time without any problem. It's nearly impossible to avoid, found in such places
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - A 21-year-old woman faces an 18-year prison sentence after pleading guilty to second-degree murder Thursday in Olympia in the death of her 4-month-old son. The Olympian reports (http://is.gd/BPonb3 ) the prosecutor and defense lawyer for Rachel Bryan both
YAHOO.COM - Soaring gas prices across California have forced some station owners to shut off their pumps while people change their driving habits or, in some cases, avoid driving all together.
A gallon of regular gas was $5.69 Thursday in Calabasas, while a gallon of super costs $5.89
By RON DePASQUALEAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. Security Council on Friday condemned "in the strongest terms" four deadly suicide bombings in Syria's largest city after Syria requested the condemnation.
The Aleppo bombings, which killed scores of civilians, happened at
By ANGELA K. BROWNAssociated Press
ALEDO, Texas (AP) - A chilling recording of a 911 call captured a 17-year-old Texas boy telling the operator in a calm, monotone voice that he had just shot his mother and sister multiple times.
Jake Evans, 17, has been charged with capital murder in the
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration says it has found salmonella in a New Mexico plant that produces nut butters for national retailer Trader Joe's and several other grocery chains. The Trader Joe's peanut butter is now linked to 35 salmonella illnesses in 19 states.
By LINDSEY ANDERSONAssociated Press
BOSTON (AP) - About 300 to 500 defendants, including some "pretty dangerous people," may be released into Boston streets because of the alleged mishandling of evidence at a Massachusetts drug lab, a prosecutor said Friday.
Chemist Annie Dookhan is charged
COLVILLE, Wash. (AP) - A former caregiver in northeast Washington state who was convicted of taking nearly $1 million from a Kettle Falls woman who was more than 100 years old has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.
John "Herb" Friedlund was looking after Frances Swan, who is now 107, when
By MARY CLARE JALONICKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration found what it called "objectionable conditions" at a New Mexico peanut butter plant in 2010, two years before the current outbreak of salmonella poisoning linked to Trader Joe's peanut butter produced
By ERIKA NIEDOWSKI and MICHELLE R. SMITHAssociated Press
NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) - The three victims who were pulled from a car hours after it plunged off a pier and landed on its roof in Newport Harbor were identified Saturday as a Rhode Island woman and two women from Europe, police said.