| Mar 14, 2013
| 8:08 AM
My neighbor told me she has an emergency first-aid kit for her dog, with things like bandages, aspirin, and Benadryl inside. I'd like to make my own for my pet. What things should I have on hand for illnesses or injuries to tide us over until we could get...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 1:16 PM
WASHINGTON -- All things considered, I'd rather be in Rome. Isn't everyone?
Tout le journalism monde has descended on Rome since Pope Benedict XVI's surprise retirement last month. The ensuing Vatican intrigue has been appropriately sumptuous: Was it the...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 8:12 PM
The country was in the grip of a polio epidemic in the 1950s when orthopedic surgeon Dr. Jacquelin Perry began performing spinal surgeries in Downey that helped paralyzed survivors of the disease regain mobility.
When some of the same patients...
| May 22, 2013
| 3:12 PM
If you want to help the victims of this week's massive tornado in Oklahoma but haven't yet had a chance, don't worry. Relief efforts are still being organized -- and disaster workers say aid will be needed for the long run.
Consider that seven months...
| May 23, 2013
| 3:13 PM
The leading cause of death during Superstorm Sandy last fall was drowning, according to a new report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The report, which analyzed 117 storm-related deaths, comes amid a National Oceanic and...
| May 24, 2013
| 1:04 PM
- Wednesday, May 29 —Bethel Assembly of God, 2010 Tavern Road, Martinsburg, W.Va., 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
- Friday, May 31 — City Hospital, Dry Run Road, Martinsburg, W.Va., 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Friday, May 31 — Walmart, 800...
| May 26, 2013
| 4:21 PM
MOORE, Okla. (AP) — President Barack Obama visited tornado-devastated Moore, Okla., Sunday, consoling people staggered by the loss of life and property and promising that the government will be behind them "every step of the way."
"I'm just a...
| May 20, 2013
| 5:39 PM
WASHINGTON, Monday, May 20, 2013 — The American Red Cross is helping people in the Midwest with shelter, food, relief supplies and emotional comfort after tornadoes over the last couple of days injured many people and destroyed homes.
As many as...
| May 21, 2013
| 6:04 AM
Here are some of the many ways you can help the people of Oklahoma as they deal with massive cleanup and recovery efforts.
If you want to help in the relief efforts - the best thing you can do is send money. The Kansas Division of Emergency...
| May 16, 2013
| 2:30 PM
The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Florida released this list of defendants and clinics authorities said were involved in staged accident and insurance fraud:
Vladimir Lopez, 38, formerly of West Palm Beach, now in...
| May 8, 2013
| 1:15 PM
First Hurricane Katrina took John Hoffmann Jr.'s home, which flooded, then exploded, and then burned.
Next the storm took Hoffmann's job of 23 years washing dishes at Antoine's Restaurant, a position that vanished when the heavily damaged New Orleans...