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A bug can turn you into a vegetarian, or at least make you swear off red meat. Doctors across the nation are seeing a surge of sudden meat allergies in people bitten by a certain kind of tick. This bizarre problem was only discovered a few years ago but is growing as the ticks...
HONOLULU (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey reports a magnitude-4.5 earthquake has rattled Hawaii's Big Island, as two hurricanes rumbled toward the islands. The temblor struck on the north tip of the Big Island, about 7 miles from Waimea at 6:24 a.m. local time. The U.S...
HONOLULU (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey reports a magnitude 4.3 earthquake has rattled Hawaii's Big Island, as two hurricanes rumbled toward the islands. The temblor struck on the north tip of the island, about 7 miles from Waimea at 6:24 a.m. local time. Hurricane Iselle was...
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A Florida woman was arrested in the death of her 5-year-old son, who was reported missing from a carnival in New Jersey in 1991, but authorities are not saying what led them to file charges. Michelle Lodzinski, 47, was arrested Wednesday in Jensen...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It has been known as the nation's porn capital for years, but if recent film-permit records are to be believed, fewer than three adult movies a month are being made in Los Angeles County this year. So where are those hundreds of films available for instant...
NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say two children reportedly taken from a Philadelphia-area home after a woman was slain have been found safe in New York City. A man in a vehicle that was sought by police has been found dead. New York City police Lt. Thomas Antonetti said a man in...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander, a 40-year veteran of Tennessee politics, is facing a challenge Thursday from two tea party-styled candidates who have tried to cast him as out of touch with the state's increasingly conservative electorate. Should state...
VENICE, La. (AP) — Two tours in Afghanistan took a toll on Joshua Ploetz. The former Marine was injured in a roadside bomb. He lost friends in combat, and later, to suicide. When the Winona, Minnesota, resident returned from the war eight years ago, he was coping with post-...
The Cincinnati-based 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments Wednesday on six gay marriage fights from Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky and Tennessee on Wednesday, setting the stage for one ruling. Each case deals with whether statewide gay marriage bans violate the...