Some of Indiana's mayors and law enforcement officials are urging lawmakers to combat the state's methamphetamine scourge by making some cold medications available only by prescription. … Click to Continue »
Mary Ward gives to the community not because she has a lot, but because she knows what it's like to have nothing. … Click to Continue »
Activists are protesting an oil and gas firm's $100,000 donation to a major breast cancer advocacy group. … Click to Continue »
The Vermont Agency of Agriculture is going to be gathering opinions on proposed new federal food safety rules. … Click to Continue »
Win or lose in the World Series, the Royals won the hearts of the country this postseason with their regular, good-guy antics. … Click to Continue »
Kay Pritchard was looking for a tall guy to take her to a party, so she asked Ron Sitzmann. Gradually they got to know each other and fell in love.
For a guy who spends most of his time contemplating the big-picture issues facing the medical community, Dr. Tyler Cymet is remarkably sensitive to the little things. … Click to Continue »
Both major-party candidates for lieutenant governor like the fact that 2014 marks the first Illinois election where the tickets ran as a team in the primary. … Click to Continue »
An American doctor who caught Ebola while treating patients in Guinea was a hard worker who conscientiously followed safety procedures, two colleagues said Saturday. … Click to Continue »
Foster's Daily Democrat of Dover (N.H.), Oct. 22., 2014 … Click to Continue »
Officials in three states have enacted 21-day quarantines for any travelers arriving back in the United States after having contact with Ebola patients in West Africa. But they've said little about exactly how they'll enforce such strict rules.
Santa Fe officials are rolling out a plan to help area residents get access to healthy food. … Click to Continue »
Texas' cancer-fighting agency says it will start investing a larger part of its $300 million yearly budget toward finding cures for rare and hard-to-treat cancers that are often overlooked by the private sector.
The haunted house industry got its start 40 years ago in Kansas City when a multigeneration theater family from Lake of the Ozarks opened Edge of Hell to extend the season of their summer playhouse.
We spent some time at Newcom’s 1,600-square-foot Fairway home, discussing art, home design and the joy of being surrounded by loving friends and family. … Click to Continue »
Also: Huge investment in son’s real estate loan means you need to be concerned first for money spent, not son’s feelings. … Click to Continue »
Talk about a tale of two cities: A Dallas hospital got a pop quiz in Ebola and made an early mistake. New York got a peek at the answer sheet and was better prepared at the start.
Nick Dadgostar lined up on the track. … Click to Continue »
New Jersey health officials say a woman who arrived at Newark Liberty International Airport from West Africa has tested negative for Ebola in a preliminary evaluation. … Click to Continue »
A 78-year-old man has become the first person to die of West Nile virus in San Diego County since 2007. … Click to Continue »
The health care worker now quarantined at a New Jersey hospital because she had contact with Ebola patients in West Africa is sharply criticizing the way her case has been handled.
A new report is shows there's been statewide progress in children's oral health in New Hampshire. … Click to Continue »
The Ebola outbreak's rising death toll in West Africa is more than a grim statistic for a northwest Ohio family. … Click to Continue »
Some quick and easy Halloween decoration ideas with gauze: Fabric ghosts and mummy jars. … Click to Continue »
Coming Nov. 2: A special holiday guide in The Star. We’ll have details about this year’s batch of holiday home tours, an events calendar to help you plan your outings, and gift guides to help you start your shopping lists.
Outside money is flooding the governor's race, and the candidates are preparing to debate a few more times before Election Day. Here are a few things to know this week in Rhode Island: … Click to Continue »
This wasn't your typical cruise. … Click to Continue »
The State Bond Commission has approved the sale of $10 million in hospital revenue bonds to pay for expansion and remodeling at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital. … Click to Continue »
A former suburban Detroit teacher says those who knew Craig Spencer in high school are not surprised that he would risk his safety to help people with the Ebola virus.
The University of Alaska Fairbanks has landed a $23.8 million federal grant to attract rural Alaskans to careers in biomedical research. … Click to Continue »