Stories for September 12, 2013
A fire that started in an ice cream shop is spreading elsewhere along New Jersey's famous boardwalk in Seaside Park.
A packed lunch is an important part of the Scandinavian food tradition and is taken just as seriously as dinner. In this episode, Andreas shares his favorite bread recipe, makes a healthy liver paté and creates a delicious honey crusted ham. In addition, chef Esben Holmboe Bang from Maaemo, one of Oslo’s best restaurants ,shares advice on making the most of Norway’s wild herbs.
Doctors and staff at a British hospital were doing a lousy job of treating patients in the midst of life-threatening asthma attacks. Less than half of the doctors made use of asthma treatment guidelines. One-third of them didn't even know the asthma guidelines existed.
Southern California Edison and San Diego Gas and Electric are asking ratepayers to pick up the investment costs in the generators that failed at San Onofre Nuclear Power Plant. They also want more than five percent return on their investment. The California Public Utility Commission's Division of Ratepayer Advocates said there should be no profit.
Federal health officials are worried about an unusually high number of measles cases occurring in the United States this year.
Crews assessing the damage from a wildfire in Northern California have now determined that 68 homes were destroyed, up from the earlier tally of 37, a fire official said on Thursday.
Missouri lawmakers failed to override Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon's veto of legislation aimed at invalidating certain federal firearms restrictions.
Under the Assembly bill, domestic workers would be paid overtime if they worked more than nine hours in a day of 45 hours in a week, but the measure would have to be renewed in 2017.
Native American tribes gave up millions of acres to the federal government in the 19th century in exchange for promises of funded health care, education and housing. But time and again, those funds have been cut.