Stories for October 26, 2013
The National Weather Service scheduled a dense fog advisory to take effect at 10 p.m. Saturday and extend through 9 a.m. Sunday.
The U.S. is facing a shortage of a drug widely used for lethal injections. With few options, states are turning to new drugs and compounding pharmacies, rather than overseas companies.
In the raging 1970s, New York City was dangerous, broke and at times on fire.
The all-tied World Series resumes tonight, with Game 3 between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Boston Red Sox. Ahead of the game Saturday, the main storyline centers on the change of venue to St. Louis, where the Red Sox, and their pitchers, will have to adapt to National League rules.
There's little doubt that the Obama administration would like a health care website do-over.
The California political action committee that received a mysterious and illegal donation last fall says it has no intention to pay the state an $11 million penalty.
Anger, distrust and possible punishments are the defining themes of Europe's reaction to news that a U.S. spy agency monitored the phone calls of millions of European citizens and some world leaders. The details are the latest to emerge from leaks attributed to former National Security Agency contract worker Edward Snowden.
Although California has spent hundreds of millions of dollars to improve psychiatric treatment for convicts, the biggest mental health unit in the state prison system for high security inmates remains in disarray, according to a court-appointed investigator and others familiar with the facility.
Sen. Ted Cruz, the Texas Republican and Tea-Party darling, was in Iowa Friday headlining a fundraising dinner for the state Republican Party.
This has not been an easy month for Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius.
Volunteers at 19 locations around the county will try to collect enough non-perishable food for 19,000 holiday meals during today's sixth annual "Stuff the Bus'' food drive.