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The federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels under regulations being proposed by the Food and Drug Administration.
Vermont lawmakers have passed the country's first state bill to require the labeling of genetically modified foods, underscoring a division between powerful lobbyists for the U.S. food industry and an American public that overwhelmingly says it approves of the idea.
A Texas mother and her two-year-old daughter are recovering after a pit bull attack sent them both to the hospital.
Obituaries for Thursday, April 24, 2014.
COLUMBIA, S.C. - Dozens of South Carolina veterans gathered at the Statehouse on Wednesday to press lawmakers to boost benefits for those who served in the military and their families.
ATLANTA - A dozen or so women will huddle around the governor's desk today as he signs into law a bill they lobbied the legislature to pass so other mothers won't have to lose their sons to drug overdoses.
VATICAN CITY - On the night of Oct. 11, 1962, Pope John XXIII did something so natural that it's astonishing it was so revolutionary at the time.
SALISBURY, Md. - The Savannah Sand Gnats had only four hits but made the most of their opportunities in a 3-2 win over the host Delmarva Shorebirds on Wednesday night in the Class A South Atlantic League.
TOKYO - Facing fresh questions about his commitment to Asia, President Barack Obama will seek to convince Japan's leaders Thursday that he can deliver on his security and economic pledges, even as the crisis in Ukraine demands U.S.
FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. - To help veterans leaving the military as it downsizes, the government on Wednesday started a one-stop job-shopping website for them to create resumes, connect with employers and become part of a database for companies to mine.
NEW YORK - To put it in social media terms, the New York Police Department got trolled.
DONETSK, Ukraine - Russia's foreign minister warned Wednesday that attacks on Russian citizens or interests in Ukraine would bring a firm response and drew a comparison to the circumstances that opened the war with Georgia in 2008.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons will open the season hosting NFC South rival New Orleans on Sept. 7 and have prime-time games against Tampa Bay and Green Bay. That's according to the schedule released Wednesday by the NFL.
From incident reports at the Springfield Police Department: April 4: An officer answered a call about a domestic argument on E. 3rd Street. The man said he was upset with his girlfriend because he discovered she was cheating on him.
A Savannah man on Wednesday was indicted on murder and related charges in the slaying of former local high school basketball star Rashaad Spann. Fashad Forrest "Shad" Kennedycaused Spann's death on Feb.