Paul Holston, Associated Press | Posted Jun 28th - 1:40pm
Ikea is recalling 29 million chests and dressers that can easily tip over and trap children underneath. Six children have been killed and three dozen others injured in the past 27 years, and federal safety officials on Tuesday urged consumers to take immediate action.
Astrid Galvan and Beatriz Costa-Lima, Associated Press | Posted Jun 28th - 1:30pm
A law in Arizona requiring doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges hospitals within 30 miles of a clinic is under new scrutiny after the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday voted to repeal a similar regulation out of Texas.
Melinda Deslatte, Associated Press | Posted Jun 28th - 1:30pm
Louisiana voters this fall will decide whether college systems can boost their own tuition rates, whether to sock away money from oil price booms into savings and whether to rewrite the state's corporate tax laws.
David Warren, Associated Press | Posted Jun 28th - 1:30pm
Three crew members were missing and one was hurt Tuesday after a head-on train collision in the Texas Panhandle that caused several box cars to erupt in flames and led authorities to evacuate residents in the area.
Melinda Deslatte, Associated Press | Posted Jun 28th - 1:20pm
While Louisiana's law requiring abortion doctors to have hospital admitting privileges may be jeopardized by this week's U.S. Supreme Court ruling, more limitations on the procedure are planned in the state.
Will Weissert, Associated Press | Posted Jun 28th - 1:20pm
Texas A&M is creating a Hispanic health institute aiming to boost Latino participation in clinical research trials — increasing its footprint in the Rio Grande Valley as rival University of Texas inaugurates a new medical school there.
Janie Har, Associated Press | Posted Jun 28th - 1:20pm
More than 70 media organizations in San Francisco plan to saturate online, TV and print publications this week with news stories about an issue that has stumped politicians and residents for decades: The city's homeless.
A physician at Mississippi's only abortion clinic is praising the end of a legal fight over a state law that threatened to close the facility by setting a hospital-privileges requirement the clinic couldn't fulfill.
Ivan Moreno, Associated Press | Posted Jun 28th - 12:20pm
If Illinois enters a second year without a budget this week, cash will stop flowing to local 911 centers, preventive health screenings and tuition grants for low-income college students — and the situation will only get direr from there.
Michael Biesecker, Tom Krisher and Dee-Ann Durbin, Associated Press | Posted Jun 28th - 12:01pm
Volkswagen will spend up to $15.3 billion to settle consumer lawsuits and government allegations that it cheated on emissions tests in what lawyers are calling the largest auto-related class-action settlement in U.S. history.