WASHINGTON (AP) - Nearly a third of Americans experience long-lasting pain, the kind that lingers for weeks to months, and too often feel stigma rather than relief from a health ca..
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) - Sweet Man, a tabby cat, may not have nine lives, but he certainly had some extra luck recently. Veterinarians believe Sweet Man, a stray, was hit by a larg..
American student Amanda Knox\'s bid to overturn her conviction for the murder of her British roommate in Italy may have been given a boost by fresh DNA analysis, Italian media reports say.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Scientists have found a common gene mutation in ovarian cancer tumors. The finding may eventually lead to tests aimed at faster diagnosis. Ovarian cancer kills n..
BANGOR, Maine (AP) - Police have brought charges against a homeless man in Maine who helped himself to an outdoor electrical outlet to charge a pair of cellphones. A Bangor police ..
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A possible tuberculosis case has prompted Virginia officials to lock down the housing unit of a prison in Richmond County. State Department of Corrections spok..
ATLANTA (AP) - Longtime Atlanta schools chief Beverly Hall has been lauded nationally as a leader for turning around struggling urban districts. But the 64-year-old Hall leaves off..
ADELANTO, Calif. (AP) - An 11-year-old boy's California highway drive landed his mother's boyfriend in jail, with investigators saying that the man coaxed the youngster to follow h..
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Republican presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann is deflecting questions about federally subsidized health dollars that have flowed to her husband's mental h..
SAN DIEGO (AP) - A judge is set to hear arguments over a request by lawyers for the Tucson shooting rampage suspect to prevent prison officials from forcibly giving him anti-psycho..
NEW YORK (AP) - Aviation authorities say dozens of flights were delayed at New York's Kennedy airport after about 150 turtles crawled onto the tarmac in search of beaches to lay th..
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The giant "Transformers" robots have shrunk a bit in the early going at the box office. Distributor Paramount Pictures says "Transformers: Dark of the Moon" laun..
PAOLI, Pa. (AP) - There were so many things Chris Logan could have done last Fourth of July. He could have slept in. He could have hung around his apartment and gone out later for ..
BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) - Two 19-year-olds were seriously burned by hot cooking grease in Bremerton. The man and woman were airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle Tuesday ..
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A team of European astronomers says it has discovered the most distant and earliest quasar yet. Quasars are bright, starlike objects powered by giant black holes..
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says gays are our friends and neighbors and should be treated like every other American. But days after New York state legalized same-sex m..
WASHINGTON (AP) - With jobs and federal aid at stake, dozens of U.S. cities are lining up to contest their 2010 census counts as too low. A decade ago, there were 1,200 challenges ..
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) - Ugandan officials say 22 students and a teacher died after lightning struck their school in the country's midwest. Local police spokeswoman Zura Ganyana said..
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - During the past 18 years, many pediatric patients in the emergency and critical care units of local hospitals have been transported to Alfred I. DuPont Hosp..
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greece's lawmakers approved a key austerity bill Wednesday needed to avert default next month, despite a second day of rioting on the streets of Athens that l..