ATLANTA - A federal advisory panel on Thursday endorsed two new combination vaccines designed to reduce the number of needle sticks that young children must endure to get the recommended immunizations.
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Wednesday outlawed executions of people convicted of raping a child.
WASHINGTON - Scientists unearthed a skull of the most primitive four-legged creature in Earth's history, which should help them better understand the evolution of fish to advanced animals that walk on land.
ATLANTA - The Southwest has the lowest rate of health insurance coverage in the country, with 30 percent of non-elderly adults and 18 percent of children uninsured, according to a new government study.
NEW YORK - An Italian architect said he is poised to start construction on a new skyscraper in Dubai that will be ''the world's first building in motion,'' an 80-story tower with revolving floors that give it an ever-shifting shape.
TEHRAN, Iran - Iran's parliament speaker warned the West on Wednesday that it may face ''a done deal'' if it provokes Iran, a stern hint that Tehran could build nuclear weapons if attacked.
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Wednesday slashed the $2.5 billion punitive damages award in the 1989 Exxon Valdez disaster to $500 million.
WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke and his colleagues, concluding a two-day meeting, are expected to keep talking tough about inflation while stopping short of actually doing anything, at least right away.
DEAR DR. GOTT: I was diagnosed as having Parkinson's disease. While I've apparently had the condition for a long time, my posture is the same as it has been for many years. In fact, everything is the same.
In most bridge deals played with a trump suit, declarer's hand takes the majority of the tricks - but not always.
Although the aspects indicate that you will enjoy some income growth in the year ahead, your progress might not be as rapid as you would hope. Even if it is slow, a steady climb is still in the making.
KABUL, Afghanistan - An Afghan official on Wednesday accused Pakistan's premier spy agency of organizing a recent assassination attempt on Afghan President Hamid Karzai, the most serious in a string of allegations against Pakistan.
LONDON - A British court on Wednesday acquitted a former pub manager of taking a bribe to drop assault charges against Amy Winehouse's husband.
SAN FERNANDO, Philippines - Bodies in life jackets washed up on islands and drifted at sea Wednesday as more than 100 divers probed deeper inside a Philippine ferry that capsized during a powerful typhoon.
HARARE, Zimbabwe - Zimbabwe's opposition leader briefly emerged from his refuge at the Dutch Embassy Wednesday and called for African leaders to guide talks to end Zimbabwe's crisis, saying a presidential runoff this week was no solution.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Atlanta Falcons star receiver Julio Jones insists the apparent foot injury that limited him from full participation in training camp again on ...
LONG POND, Pa. - Kyle Busch's next attempt at a weekend sweep should come at his race shop.
Mrs. Carol Littles Lanier
At the annual Sun Belt Conference football media day in New Orleans earlier in the week, new
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. - Robert Streb became the latest player to shoot 63 in a major, and hardly anyone noticed in a PGA Championship with endless ...
FLOWERY BRANCH - Dan Quinn wanted to take an up-close look at Devonta Freeman as a receiver, so the Falcons coach tried to cover the running ...
The UFC can hang an "under new management" sign on the octagon.
CHICAGO - When Dwyane Wade was a free agent in 2010, he got a Chicago Bulls jersey when he met with his hometown team. He took ...
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - They were used to running barefoot on baking ground. They were raw, untrained. All eager.
MIAMI - Mosquitoes have apparently begun spreading the Zika virus on the U.S. mainland for the first time, health officials said Friday, a long-feared turn ...
ATLANTA (AP) - Twenty years after the Olympics were held in Atlanta, some remnants of that improbable summer remain a highly visible part of the city ...
Portal Elementary School Principal Paul David Hudson was arrested Thursday night in Effingham County, charged with criminal attempt to commit child molestation. The Effingham County ...
Mrs. Sandra Griffin
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. - A drab year for Jimmy Walker took a turn for the worse two weeks ago at the British Open, when he stayed ...