[...] Tuesday's guidelines mark the first time the surgery is recommended specifically as a diabetes treatment rather than as obesity treatment with a side benefit, and expand the eligible candidates.
(AP) — A Mississippi man whose daughter died after he left her in a hot car was released from jail without bail Tuesday, with the possibility that the second-degree murder charge against him could be reduced.
Sajmir Alimehmeti, a onetime plumbing assistant who has studied funeral services, was ordered held without bail after Assistant U.S. Attorney Brendan Quigley argued that the U.S.
The mosquitoes that spread dengue also carry the Zika virus, which has been linked to serious birth defects and has grown into an epidemic in Central and Latin America — though officials expect only small outbreaks in the United States.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An actor who played a police officer on TV was upset because his wife wanted a divorce and taunted her before fatally shooting her in their Los Angeles home while their two young sons watched, a prosecutor told jurors Tuesday.
Smoking is the nation's leading cause of preventable illness, causing more than 480,000 deaths each year in the United States, the CDC estimates.
The smoking rate's gradual decline has coincided with an increased public understanding that smoking is a cause of cancer, heart disease and other lethal health problems.
To help refugees resume their studies, an initial wave of schools volunteered to offer financial aid soon after war broke out.
[...] many have followed amid pressure from their students.
The University of Colorado Boulder rejected a petition asking to create scholarships for Syrian students, saying it would violate a federal law banning discrimination based on national origin.
LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — A grand jury has indicted an Ohio man who prosecutors say waited 15 hours to call for help despite knowing his wife had placed his 4-year-old son in scalding water, eventually causing his death.
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — After a delay to check for possible damage, a solar-powered airplane will take off Wednesday for its planned flight from Ohio to Pennsylvania.
Officials say the plane does not appear to have sustained any damage, but they plan to examine it more closely over the next few days.
In recent months, hoaxers playing online games have allegedly used proxy servers and other high-tech identity-disguising tools to anonymously threaten schools online or in phone messages with electronic voices to trigger a huge police response, including SWAT teams.
(AP) — Louisiana is poised to become the first state in the nation to expand its hate-crime laws to protect police, firefighters and emergency medical crews — a move that could stir the national debate over the relationship between law enforcement and minorities.
HONOLULU (AP) — Investigators are reviewing the records and the burned-out wreckage of the single-engine plane in Hawaii that went up in flames just after takeoff and then exploded as it hit the ground, killing the pilot, two instructors and two tandem jumpers.
Cosby was ordered Tuesday to stand trial in the lone criminal case lodged amid dozens of accusations that he molested women.
Bill Cosby has been ordered to stand trial in the lone criminal case lodged amid dozens of accusations that he molested women.
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii could become the first state in the United States to enter gun owners into an FBI database that will automatically notify police if an island resident is arrested anywhere else in the country.
NEW YORK (AP) — The fair-skinned man with the hoodie and dark ski cap sits on a bench outside McNally Jackson Books in downtown Manhattan, where neither patrons nor employees seem aware that he's the author of a work so in demand at the store that it's often out of stock.
On Tuesday, a judge ordered the 78-year-old Cosby to stand trial on sexual assault charges on the strength of Constand's decade-old police statement, sparing the former Temple University employee the need to testify at the preliminary hearing.
DENVER (AP) — Victims of a mass shooting at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic say more should have been done to prevent the attack, given the long history of violence against the reproductive health organization.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Police in New York are looking for the leaders of an illegal check-cashing operation that recruited homeless people and drug addicts.
Flaherty says many of the defendants were troubled individuals who were paid a small amount of money to put their names on forged, counterfeit checks in amounts ranging from $2,000 to $5,000.
HONOLULU (AP) — Five people died after a skydiving tour plane crashed and caught fire in Hawaii, one of two plane crashes reported Monday in the islands.
SkyDive Kauai is listed in state documents as a trade name for D & J Air Adventures, which FAA records identify as the registered owner of the aircraft.
Foote, who heads the New York State Council of Vietnam Veterans of America, noted that the Vietnamese have helped account for missing American service members.
President Barack Obama's decision to lift the half-century-old arms embargo was seen Monday by many veterans as a logical outgrowth of efforts to normalize relations between the U.S.
(AP) — Authorities have identified a man found dead after two FBI agents were shot and wounded while trying to serve an arrest warrant at a suburban Chicago home.
A Cook County medical examiner's office spokeswoman says the dead man was 50-year-old Melvin Toran.
(AP) — An Ohio man fatally shot a former coal company executive at a cemetery where the businessman's wife is buried and has been arrested on a first-degree murder warrant, a sheriff said Tuesday.
NEW YORK (AP) — An engineer is operating trains along the nation's third-largest commuter railroad even though his driver's license has been suspended for 10 years because of a history of driving while intoxicated.
BALTIMORE (AP) — The trial of an officer cleared in the arrest of a young black man who died from injuries suffered in police custody revealed deep systemic problems within the Baltimore Police Department:
BOSTON (AP) — The mother of a Massachusetts police officer who was shot dead during a weekend traffic stop says she wishes police got more respect.
The shooting sparked a statewide manhunt for Zambrano, who was shot and killed by police about 18 hours later after he fired at them from a bedroom closet inside a duplex apartment in Oxford, injuring a state trooper, according to state officials.
The Board of Supervisors voted unanimously on Tuesday for a measure that clarifies when city workers, including police officers, can notify Immigration and Customs Enforcement of a person's immigration status.
Similar work is going on across the country at police real-time crime centers, where walls of flat-screen monitors are fed by surveillance cameras, and computers take in data from shotgun detection systems and license plate readers.
MOUNT VERNON, Ohio (AP) — One of the two attorneys who represented a man accused of fatally shooting an Ohio policeman and then withdrew from the potential death penalty case will keep that role after all, working for free.
Federal agents launched an investigation in March 2015 after Hernandez, an inmate at Old Colony Correctional Center in Bridgewater, allegedly told another inmate that wanted to kill the president in a "lone-wolf style attack."
CINCINNATI (AP) — Each of the 13 children of a black motorist killed by a white University of Cincinnati police officer during a traffic stop for a minor violation will receive nearly $218,000 as part of a wrongful death settlement, a judge ruled Monday.