By By LINDSEY TANNERAP Medical Writer
CHICAGO (AP) - The now familiar term "Asperger's disorder" is being dropped. And abnormally bad and frequent temper tantrums will be given a scientific-sounding diagnosis called DMDD. But "dyslexia" and other learning disorders remain.
NEW YORK, NY (AP) - Baseball's all-time home run king and its most decorated pitcher likely will be shut out of the Hall of Fame in January. A survey by The Associated Press shows that Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens, as well as slugger Sammy Sosa, don't have enough votes to get into
By By TRACIE CONEAssociated Press
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - Deep in the Sierra Nevada, the famous General Grant giant sequoia tree is suffering its loss of stature in silence. What once was the world's No. 2 biggest tree has been supplanted thanks to the most comprehensive measurements taken of
WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) - Cadet Chapel, the landmark Gothic church that is a center for spiritual life at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, hosted its first same-sex wedding Saturday.
Penelope Gnesin and Brenda Sue Fulton, a West Point graduate, exchanged vows in the regal church in an
By By JULIE WATSONAssociated Press
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Marine 1st Lt. Brandy Soublet is about as far from the war front as possible at her desk in the California desert, but she's on the front lines of an experiment that could one day put women as close to combat as their male peers.
HOUSTON (AP) - Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush remains in stable condition at a Houston hospital where he is being treated for a lingering cough related to bronchitis.
George Kovacik, a spokesman for Methodist Hospital, said Sunday there has been no change over the last couple of days in the
By By JEFF BARNARDAssociated Press
GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) - The U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether to switch gears on more than 30 years of regulating the muddy water running off logging roads into rivers.
At issue: Should the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency keep considering that muddy
ADAMS COUNTY, Wash. - Two people were killed in a head-on crash on Highway 395 Friday night. The Washington State Patrol says 24-year-old Justin Kelly of Newman Lake was driving southbound in the northbound lanes of Highway 395 about 24 miles south of Ritzville when he collided with
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A friend of the woman killed by Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher says the couple briefly lived apart last month. But Brianne York said Sunday that Belcher and his girlfriend, Kasandra M. Perkins, had gotten back together by Thanksgiving.
By By DAVE SKRETTAAP Sports Writer
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - It began like any other Saturday for the Kansas City Chiefs during the NFL season, their general manager and coach at work early to put final touches on this weekend's gameplan. Then they got a call to hurry to the parking lot.