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  • APNewsBreak: FDA warns Iowa egg firm over bacteria

    IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A company that promised to clean up Iowa’s egg industry after a nationwide salmonella outbreak in 2010 said Friday that a recent government safety inspection …


  • Browns cancel Modell tribute after family request

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Avoiding a negative reaction and potentially ugly scene, the Cleveland Browns will honor a request by Art Modell’s family and not acknowledge the former owner’s death before …


  • J&J again seeks more approvals for clot blocker

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Johnson & Johnson said Friday that it has given the Food and Drug Administration additional data to on its new anticlotting drug, in a second attempt …


  • Nix the tiki bar: Hawaii tourism gets authentic

    HONOLULU (AP) — Coconut bras aren’t Hawaiian. Neither are grass skirts. Tiki bars? They’re from California. Yet they’re all among the most recognizable symbols of a Hawaiian vacation. Now, many …


  • Plan for suburban Detroit mosque draws resistance

    WEST BLOOMFIELD, Mich. (AP) — On a prime piece of real estate in suburban Detroit stands a large, vacant elementary school with no vestiges of life — save for a …


  • Texas to open fastest US highway with 85 mph limit

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas will soon open a stretch of highway with the highest speed limit in the country, giving eager drivers a chance to rip through a trip …


  • APNewsBreak: Tests confirm oil came from BP spill

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Laboratory tests show that globs of oil found on two Louisiana beaches after Hurricane Isaac came from the 2010 BP spill. Tests run by Louisiana State …


  • Isaac’s remnants relieves some drought states

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Hurricane Isaac’s remnants dumped heavy rain on some key Midwest farming states, dramatically lessening the drought there while corn-producing heavyweights Iowa and Nebraska missed out on …


  • Report: US health care system wastes $750B a year

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. health care system squanders $750 billion a year — roughly 30 cents of every medical dollar — through unneeded care, byzantine paperwork, fraud and other …


  • Small theaters struggle as Hollywood goes digital

    CRETE, Neb. (AP) — The Isis Theatre hasn’t changed much since it opened 86 years ago in southeast Nebraska, a stone’s throw from the grain elevator and railroad tracks that …


  • Reported theft of Romney tax records being probed

    FRANKLIN, Tenn. (AP) — The Secret Service said Wednesday it is investigating the reported theft of copies of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s federal tax records during a break-in at …


  • Secret Service probing theft of Romney tax records

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Secret Service says it’s investigating the reported theft of copies of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s federal tax records before 2010. A letter sent anonymously to …


  • News Summary: Consumer group sues FDA over drug

    SAFETY QUESTION: Public Citizen says it’s filed a federal lawsuit to force the Food and Drug Administration to remove the highest dose of an Alzheimer’s disease drug from the market …


  • NASA Dawn spacecraft traveling to dwarf planet

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Next and final stop: The biggest object in the asteroid belt. After spending a year gazing at a giant asteroid, NASA’s Dawn spacecraft on Wednesday began …


  • 2 minor injuries in French nuclear plant incident

    PARIS (AP) — A steam blast at France’s oldest nuclear plant Wednesday left two workers with slight finger burns and revived calls to reduce this country’s heavy reliance on nuclear …


  • NTSB: Anti-collision aids needed for large planes

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board wants to see ground collision warning systems on all large commercial airliners. The board recommended Wednesday that the Federal Aviation Administration require …


  • Spacewalking team conquers bolt, installs box

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Spacewalking astronauts triumphed over a stubborn bolt and installed a critical power-switching box at the International Space Station on Wednesday, reviving electrical systems. “Looks like …


  • Spacewalking team takes another shot at stiff bolt

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Spacewalking astronauts armed with brushes and other homemade tools attempted to install a critical power-switching box at the International Space Station on Wednesday and revive …


  • India’s emergency medical care system in tatters

    NEW DELHI (AP) — Bharat Singh saw headlights zooming toward his motorbike and swerved. For a split second, he thought he had dodged the truck. Then his passenger screamed. Singh …


  • Dawn craft to depart asteroid for dwarf planet

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — One asteroid down, one to go. After spending a year gazing at Vesta, NASA’s Dawn spacecraft was set to cruise toward the most massive space rock …


  • Iowa study aimed at making tractors safer for kids

    CORALVILLE, Iowa (AP) — Researchers who hope to prevent children from dying in tractor accidents are turning to a state-of-the-art driving simulator to help determine when kids can safely operate …


  • FBI disputes claims of hackers’ Apple data breach

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI on Tuesday disputed a computer hacker group’s claim that it stole personal identification data on millions of Apple device owners from an FBI agent’s laptop. …


  • Peru villagers allege neglect after toxic spill

    LIMA, Peru (AP) — More than a month after toxic slurry from a major copper mine sickened scores of people in one of Peru’s highland communities, villagers complain that the …


  • Refunds on way to cover CVS business’ price error

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Federal Trade Commission said that it is mailing refund checks to 13,000 Medicare Part D beneficiaries who were overcharged for drugs because a CVS Caremark …


  • 35 years later, Voyager 1 is heading for the stars

    PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Thirty-five years after leaving Earth, Voyager 1 is reaching for the stars. Sooner or later, the workhorse spacecraft will bid adieu to the solar system and …


  • Study questions how much better organic food is

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Patient after patient asked: Is eating organic food, which costs more, really better for me? Unsure, Stanford University doctors dug through reams of research to find out …


  • Study questions how much better organic food is

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Patient after patient asked: Is eating organic food, which costs more, really better for me? Unsure, Stanford University doctors dug through reams of research to find out …


  • Texas pilot killed in Iowa air show crash

    DALLAS (AP) — Glenn Smith left a lucrative job at a Dallas-area technology firm for an early retirement of restoring Soviet fighter jets and flying to exhibitions across the country. …


  • NY teen killed on party bus mourned

    NEW YORK (AP) — Mourning the death of a beloved student in a gruesome accident, English teacher Jane Lynch spoke of the 16-year-old in a trembling voice. Friends sent sad …


  • NY teen killed putting head out of party bus in NJ

    NEW YORK (AP) — A teenager traveling to a Sweet 16 party was killed after he stuck his head out of the emergency hatch of a double-decker bus and hit …