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NEW YORK (AP) — The accidental release of dangerous bacteria at a Louisiana research center probably occurred because workers were lax about how they wore protective garments in the lab where the germ was kept, federal officials said Friday. However, officials with the Centers...
BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — An American healthcare worker who contracted Ebola while volunteering in a Sierra Leone treatment unit arrived safely at the National Institutes of Health's hospital in Maryland, officials announced early Friday. The patient's condition was still being...
BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — An American healthcare worker who contracted Ebola while volunteering in a Sierra Leone treatment unit arrived safely at the National Institutes of Health's hospital in Maryland, officials announced early Friday. The patient's condition was still being...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — One musher bonked his head and will never again race without a helmet. Another found out it's hard to stop when you strip the brakes off your sled to go faster. As 75 mushers sprint across Alaska, here are five of the painful lessons from the past that...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hardware Sales Inc. of Bellingham, Washington, does about 25 percent of its online business outside the United States. But going global can be frustrating. Overzealous Australian customs inspectors sometimes confiscate perfectly legal knives. Canada imposes...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A jury found a Utah doctor guilty of murder Thursday in the 2011 death of his cancer researcher ex-wife in a largely circumstantial case that came together after pleas from the woman's family and friends. Salt Lake City pediatrician John Brickman Wall, 51,...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A judge set bail at $2 million on Thursday for an Idaho man who prosecutors said was arrested with credit cards linked to a former Arizona power company executive, his wife and their adult son who were found slain in a home in the foothills outside Boise...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Newspapers were once the dominant force in dislodging documents and other records from reluctant federal government agencies, but a new crop of media players, advocacy groups and corporate interests now drive the release of information. The Freedom of...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A jury found a Utah doctor guilty of murder Thursday in the 2011 death of his cancer researcher ex-wife in a largely circumstantial case that came together after pleas from the woman's family and friends. Salt Lake City pediatrician John Brickman Wall, 51,...