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DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit mother accused of killing two of her children and storing their bodies in a freezer yelled during separate court outbursts Thursday that she killed them. Mitchelle Blair was temporarily removed during the custody trial to settle her parental rights to...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The drug industry's decade-spanning search for a female equivalent to Viagra took a major step forward Thursday, as government experts recommended approval for a pill to boost sexual desire in women. The first-of-a-kind endorsement came with safety reservations...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hydraulic fracturing to drill for oil and natural gas has not caused widespread harm to drinking water in the United States, the Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday in a report that also warned of potential contamination of water supplies if...
LOVELAND, Colo. (AP) — The overnight slaying of a man on a Loveland sidewalk has raised alarm that a serial shooter might be active in northern Colorado, after a bicyclist recently was killed and a driver wounded nearby. Here's a look at the victims: ___ CORI ROMERO Romero, 21,...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers advanced a right-to-die bill Thursday, giving hope to those who want the nation's most populous state to allow terminally ill patients to end their lives under doctor's care. The state Senate passed the measure on a 23 to 14 vote...
LOVELAND, Colo. (AP) — Family and neighbors say the man found shot to death along a street in northern Colorado was a cancer survivor who often took late-night walks through his quiet neighborhood. They identified the man as 65-year-old William Connole, but police haven't...
2 p.m. An Italian tourist on his honeymoon has been identified as one of three victims of a deadly crash involving a tour bus and a tractor-trailer in eastern Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania State Police on Thursday said 29-year-old Marco Fornasetti was killed in Wednesday's wreck on...
NEW YORK (AP) — After nearly two years of heartache and frustration, several hundred American families now have reason to hope that children they are adopting from Congo may finally be allowed to travel to the United States. For many families, the long wait has been immensely...
DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit mother accused of slaying two of her children and storing their bodies in a freezer yelled during separate court outbursts Thursday that she killed them. Mitchelle Blair was temporarily removed during the custody trial to settle her parental rights to...