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CDC eyeing bird flu vaccine for humans, though risk is low

April 22, 2015

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Federal officials said Wednesday they're taking steps to create a human vaccine for the bird flu virus that's slammed the Midwest poultry industry, though they still consider... more »»

Former Iowa lawmaker found not guilty of spousal sex abuse

April 22, 2015

GARNER, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa jury on Wednesday found a longtime state lawmaker not guilty of sexually abusing his wife who suffered from dementia, an unusual case that centered on when a person is... more »»

Photo, video of Tsarnaev making obscene gesture released

April 22, 2015

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev peered into the security camera in the corner of his jail cell, fussed with his hair while looking in the reflective glass, flashed a... more »»

Jet carrying unconscious passenger makes emergency landing

April 22, 2015

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (AP) — A SkyWest airlines flight to Connecticut was diverted, descended steeply and made an emergency landing in New York on Wednesday after a passenger lost consciousness. more »»

Scientists: Over 143M Americans live in quake-prone areas

April 22, 2015

LOS ANGELES (AP) — More than 143 million people in the Lower 48 states now live on shaky ground, earthquake scientists say. more »»

Ballroom dancer describes losing leg in marathon bombing

April 22, 2015

BOSTON (AP) — After the first bomb went off at the Boston Marathon, Adrianne Haslet-Davis somehow knew there was another one coming. more »»

Police: Boy dies after father got drunk, left him in hot car

April 22, 2015

PHOENIX (AP) — A father wept at a court hearing after police say he left his toddler son in a hot car during a day of heavy drinking and the boy later died. more »»

After 4 decades as fugitive, ailing man turns himself in

April 22, 2015

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Frail and tired of leading a secret life for four decades, 66-year-old Clarence David Moore called police this week to surrender. more »»

Clean-water advocate takes Earth Day swim at Superfund site

April 22, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — A clean-water advocate is taking an Earth Day swim in New York City's polluted Gowanus (goh-WAH'-nuhs) Canal, a federal Superfund site. more »»

Officials: No threat in 'emergency situation' at Army post

April 22, 2015

FORT BENNING, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say the emergency situation at Fort Benning, the U.S. Army post in west Georgia, is close to a resolution, and that it was prompted by concerns about a vehicle. more »»

Popular pesticide hurts wild bees in major field study

April 22, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — A common type of pesticide is dramatically harming wild bees, according to a new in-the-field study that outside experts say may help shift the way the U.. more »»

Man who shot Reagan seeks to live outside mental hospital

April 22, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — The would-be assassin of President Ronald Reagan is "clinically ready" to live fulltime outside a mental hospital, his lawyer argued in federal court on Wednesday. more »»

NYC mayor unveils sweeping environmental plan on Earth Day

April 22, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor de Blasio is linking an effort to limit New York City's impact on the environment to the fight against income inequalit. more »»

APNewsBreak: Officer who shot man dragged him from fire

April 22, 2015

SEATTLE (AP) — One of the officers who killed an immigrant farmworker in Washington state in a shooting that helped fuel the nationwide debate over police use of force had dragged the man away... more »»

Family of officer slain by Boston bomber tells of grief

April 22, 2015

BOSTON (AP) — The mother of a Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer killed by Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was so distraught by his death that she could not get out of... more »»

PHOTOS: Hubble's turn to smile, marks 25 years in orbit

April 22, 2015

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Hubble, it's your turn to smile for the cameras!

Friday marks the 25th anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope's launch into orbi. more »»

Nurtured by church, Vietnamese immigrants eagerly await pope

April 22, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — When Pope Francis visits Philadelphia in September after stops in Washington and New York, the crowd that gathers to hear the papal Mass will look different from the one that... more »»

Worried sick over canine flu? Tips to help protect your pup

April 22, 2015

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An outbreak of canine flu has sickened more than 1,000 dogs in the Midwest, killing a handful and stirring concern among animal lovers nationwide that the highly contagious... more »»

Family of officer slain after marathon bombing explains loss

April 22, 2015

BOSTON (AP) — The brother and stepfather of a Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer killed by Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) say his death had... more »»

Clean-water advocate plans Earth Day swim at Superfund site

April 22, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — A clean-water advocate will make an Earth Day swim in New York City's polluted Gowanus (goh-WAH'-nuhs) Canal, a federal Superfund site. more »»

 
 
 

 

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