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Maine in standoff with nurse over Ebola safeguards

October 30, 2014

FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — Maine health authorities struggled Thursday to reach a compromise with nurse Kaci Hickox that would require her to keep her distance from other people, in the nation's mos... more »»

FTC accuses Gerber of false claim on baby formula

October 30, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Baby-food maker Gerber is being accused by the government of claiming falsely that its Good Start Gentle formula can prevent or reduce allergies in childre. more »»

FTC sues Gerber over claims on infant formula

October 30, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators announced Thursday they were suing Gerber, the well-known baby food maker, for claiming that its Good Start Gentle formula can prevent or reduce allergies in... more »»

Menino, Boston's longest-serving mayor, dies at 71

October 30, 2014

BOSTON (AP) — Thomas Menino, whose folksy manner and verbal gaffes belied his shrewd political tactics to govern as Boston's longest-serving mayor and one of its most beloved, died Thursday. more »»

Chevy makes the best of exec's nervous speech

October 30, 2014

DETROIT (AP) — Shortly before 9 a.m. on the day after the worst night of his life, Rikk Wilde got the phone call from his big boss at General Motors. more »»

Guard troops sent to site of Hawaii lava flow

October 30, 2014

PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — The National Guard is deploying troops to a rural Hawaii town as lava makes a slow crawl toward a major road. more »»

Study: Mislabeled shrimp at restaurants, grocers

October 30, 2014

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Ever thought that big, pink Gulf coast shrimp you ordered at the restaurant or bought from the store didn't taste juicy or salty enough?

Maybe it wasn't from the Gulf. more »»

Halloween canceled as police continue manhunt

October 30, 2014

The ongoing manhunt in northeastern Pennsylvania for the suspect in the deadly state police ambush last month has scrapped plans for trick-or-treating Friday and what would have been the 50th... more »»

Report: Dangerous lab fires show lack of training

October 30, 2014

DENVER (AP) — Science teachers need more safety training before running dazzling chemical experiments that can result in dangerous flash fires, according to a recommendation Thursday from a... more »»

Police: 40 arrested during Giants celebrations

October 30, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco police say they made 40 arrests, most for public drunkenness, during the celebrations that followed the Giants World Series victory over the Kansas City Royals. more »»

Hernandez lawyers argue for murder trial move

October 30, 2014

FALL RIVER, Mass. more »»

Not so sweet: Chocolate prices are set to rise

October 30, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — That bowl of chocolates for ninjas and ghosts won't cost you more this Halloween. Picking the perfect sweet for your Valentine could. more »»

Maine nurse defies Ebola quarantine with bike ride

October 30, 2014

FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — A nurse who vowed to defy Maine's voluntary quarantine for health care workers who treated Ebola patients followed through on her promise Thursday, leaving her home for an... more »»

Marine wants new charges in Iraq war crime tossed

October 30, 2014

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Marine Corps should not be retrying a sergeant whose murder conviction in a major Iraq war crime case was overturned by the military's highest court after he served half of... more »»

Hawaii lava flow is slow, gentle, yet unrelenting

October 30, 2014

PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Pele, the Hawaiian volcano goddess, moves gradually and persistently as she deposits lava across the Big Island of Hawaii. more »»

 
 
 

 

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