BERLIN (AP) — A German clothing company says it is “surprised, shocked and appalled” after samples of its textiles were reportedly found in the remains of a Bangladesh garment factory that collapsed on the outskirts of Dhaka last
NEW YORK (AP) — The suicide rate among middle-aged Americans climbed a startling 28 percent in a decade, a period that included the recession and the mortgage crisis, the government reported Thursday.
The trend was most pronounced among
CINCINNATI (AP) — A new report shows that the suicide rate among middle-aged Ohio residents has risen by more than 41 percent.
The Centers… More »
The manager of the Rose Spa in Braceville that police raided last month pleaded no contest to prostitution charges on Thursday.
While the sun shines in the Valley, check out what residents in the Midwest are dealing with.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Deadheads are uniting in opposition to a proposal to rename a San Francisco venue named in honor of the Grateful Dead founder.
The San Francisco Chronicle reports (http://bit.ly/12r5mlS ) more than 1,100 people have
BROGUE, Pa. (AP) — State police say two people are being treated for injuries after a small plane crashed shortly after takeoff at a… More »
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A draft United Nations report says that killer robots that can attack targets without any human input “should not have the power of life and death over human beings.”
It deals with legal and
A look at how states are putting in place President Barack Obama’s health care law, including health insurance exchanges and expansion of Medicaid coverage, along with the number of people in each state who don’t have health insurance:
WASHINGTON (AP) — Four in five Americans don’t think the Washington Redskins should change the team’s nickname. That’s according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll.
Some consider “Redskins” to be a derogatory term for Native Americans, and the
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Police in northern Ohio say two toddlers were hit by bullets when someone fired several shots into the courtyard of… More »
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lindsay Lohan’s lawyer says the actress has checked into a rehab facility, but it remains unclear whether a judge will accept her placement there.
Attorney Mark Jay Heller told LA Superior Court Judge James
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Bickering between Missouri and Illinois over how to fund a new Mississippi River bridge in St. Louis stalled the $670 million project for years.
Now, the two states are at odds over what to
DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Court of Appeals has dismissed lawsuits against three companies in the deaths of five workers at a power plant in 2007.
The appeals court agreed Thursday with a judge that there was no
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — More than 2.5 million Pennsylvania homeowners will share nearly $612 million in property and wage tax reductions thanks to slot-machine… More »
LONDON (AP) — Organizers say Jennifer Lopez has joined the lineup of a Beyonce-headlined charity concert in London next month.
John Legend, Rita Ora, Ellie Goulding and Florence + the Machine are also due to perform at the
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pennsylvania gaming regulators say gross revenue from slot machines at the state’s 11 casinos fell 4 percent last month compared to… More »
WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s a chemical that’s been in U.S. households for more than 40 years, from the body wash in your bathroom shower to the knives on your kitchen counter to the bedding in your baby’s basinet.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett is optimistic about America’s economic future because the nation has begun to unleash the potential of women.
Buffett’s views on the role of women appeared online Thursday in an editorial he
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s foreign minister says authorities have detained a veteran Iranian diplomat, but describes the incident as a potential “misunderstanding.”
No other details were given in Thursday’s report by the semi-official ISNA news agency. It