PBS reporter Miles O’Brien recounts amputation

LOS ANGELES (AP) — PBS science correspondent Miles O’Brien says his left arm was amputated above the elbow after an apparently minor injury turned serious. In a blog post posted Tuesday and verified by PBS, O’Brien recounts the Feb. 12 injury that occurred...
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House GOP tax plan runs into resistance in Senate

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., center, speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, following a closed-door Republican policy meeting. McConnell says he sees no hope for enactment of tax overhaul legislation this year, and blames the...
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Couple stumbles upon $10 million in rare coins

David Hall, co-founder of Professional Coin Grading Service, poses with some of 1,427 Gold-Rush era U.S. gold coins, at his office in Santa Ana, Calif., Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014. A California couple out walking their dog on their property stumbled across the modern-day bonanza: $10...

Ohio Voter Information For The 2014 Elections

Secretary of State Jon Husted has established uniform, early-voting hours for Ohio’s 88 counties for this year’s primary and general elections. Voters can cast absentee ballots early by mail or in person without giving any reason. Here is the schedule for in-person...
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Child dies from infected rat; family sues Petco

This undated photo released by Gomez Trial Attorneys courtesy the Pankey family, shows Aidan Pankey and one of his pet rats. Lawyers representing the Pankey family have filed a lawsuit against Petco Animal Supplies Inc., saying Aidan died from rat-bite fever contracted from a...

Lawsuit Reveals Feud Between Ohio Sheriff, Coroner

CINCINNATI (AP) — A federal civil rights lawsuit accuses a southern Ohio coroner of using deaths as political pawns in an ongoing feud with the local sheriff. The lawsuit filed Monday in federal court in Cincinnati accuses Brown County Coroner Judith Varnau and her husband,...
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NY Knicks’ Raymond Felton arraigned on gun charges

In this Friday, Nov. 8, 2013 photo, New York Knicks guard Raymond Felton catches his breath during a break in the action in an NBA basketball game against the Charlotte Bobcats, in Charlotte, N.C. New York police say Felton has been arrested on three counts of criminal possession...
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As I Lay Dying singer admits seeking wife’s murder

FILE – In this Sept. 16, 2013 file photo, Timothy Lambesis, a co-founder of the Christian heavy metal band As I Lay Dying, appears in Vista Superior Court in San Diego, Calif. Lambesis pleaded guilty to one count of solicitation of murder on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014. He...

Bank of America faces new housing, forex probes

NEW YORK (AP) — Bank of America is facing new probes into its mortgage practices as well as its foreign exchange business. The bank, which has already paid out billions of dollars to settle legal claims resulting from the housing and financial crisis, said in a regulatory...