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WASHINGTON (AP) — From food safety to tobacco and politically charged drug approvals, Margaret Hamburg reset the course of the embattled Food and Drug Administration, an agency that had often been seen as ineffective. After nearly six years on the job, Hamburg announced her...
KINGMAN, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities in northwestern Arizona say a man wanted in the killings of an elderly Ohio couple and armed robberies in three states tried to flee in a vehicle and on foot but was found and arrested. The Mohave County Sheriff's Office said Thursday that one...
PUGET SOUND, Wash. (AP) — To check on the health of the giant Pacific octopus population in Puget Sound, an unusual census takes place every year. Volunteer divers, enlisted by the Seattle Aquarium, take to Washington's inland waters to look for their eight-tentacle neighbors...
CLEVELAND (AP) — A man wanted in the killings of an elderly Ohio couple and in armed robberies in three states was arrested early Thursday in Arizona after a high-speed chase. An FBI spokeswoman in Cleveland said 29-year-old Robert Clark was arrested by the Mohave County sheriff...
FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Police in Maryland were searching for suspects early Thursday after two students were shot outside a high school basketball game. The Wednesday night shooting at Frederick High School sent game watchers running for cover as frantic parents rushed to the...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — While finding that Americans narrowly favor allowing gay and lesbian couples to legally marry, a new Associated Press-GfK poll also shows most believe wedding-related businesses should be allowed to deny service to same-sex couples for religious reasons...
NEW YORK (AP) — Measles has become relatively rare in the United States, thanks to very effective vaccine. A recent outbreak tied to Disneyland has shown that even among some doctors, knowledge of the once-common illness is spotty. Some questions and answers about a still-...
DALLAS (AP) — With a trial set to begin next week for the man accused in the fatal shootings of famed Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle and a friend of Kyle's, court officials in Texas are set to begin the process of screening potential jurors. Candidates are to begin reporting...
FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Two students were shot outside a public high school in Maryland on Wednesday night while a basketball game was being played inside, sending game watchers running for cover as frantic parents rushed to the scene to make sure their children were OK. The...