A Canadian study that many experts say has major flaws has revived debate about the value of mammograms. The research suggests that these screening X-rays do not lower the risk of dying of breast cancer while finding many tumors that do not need treatment.
NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter says he will retire after this season, ending one of the greatest careers in the history… More »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal jury has convicted former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin on charges that he accepted bribes, free trips and… More »
DETROIT (AP) — The race to increase vehicle fuel economy is taking a toll on quality.
Owners of three-year-old vehicles are reporting more problems… More »
TOKYO (AP) — Toyota said Wednesday it is recalling 1.9 million hybrid Prius cars globally for a software glitch that could cause the vehicle… More »
Des Moines-Ames (CNN) – Two tombstones north of his brother Short, there’s fresh dirt on Bud Skalla’s grave.
Residents confess that the 92 year… More »
Caroline Kennedy, the first female United States ambassador to Japan, is set to visit Okinawa, an area considered strategically vital to Washington and Tokyo.
Veteran TV newsman Tom Brokaw has been diagnosed with cancer. NBC says Brokaw learned last summer that he had multiple myeloma, a cancer affecting blood cells in the bone marrow
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder called on a group of states Tuesday to restore voting rights to ex-felons, part of a push… More »
Allowing airline passengers to make cellphone calls in-flight is asking for trouble, lawmakers said Tuesday as a House panel approved a bill to ban such calls.
A company that makes car safety seats is recalling nearly 3.8 million of them because children can get trapped by buckles that may not unlatch.
(CNN) — During the dark days of the Great Depression, when life was bleak, along came Shirley Temple to win the hearts of the… More »
TOKYO (AP) — At U.S. military bases in Japan, most service members found culpable in sex crimes in recent years did not go to… More »
NEW YORK (AP) — Kraft is removing artificial preservatives from its most popular individually wrapped cheese slices, in the latest sign that companies are… More »
SEATTLE (AP) — Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, were the most generous American philanthropists in 2013, with a donation of 18 million… More »
Tolerance is about to be tested in the National Football League.
And Michael Sam hopes his ability is all that matters, not his sexual… More »