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WASHINGTON -- Experts say more women should be screened for BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes linked to increased risk for breast and ovarian cancer. The US Preventive Services Task Force said in 2013 that women with a family history of breast or ovarian cancers should be assessed for BRCA...
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(CNN) -- The New York police officer accused of fatally choking Eric Garner in 2014 has been dismissed and will not receive his NYPD pension, Commissioner James O'Neill said Monday. "It is clear that Daniel Pantaleo can no longer effectively serve as a New York police officer,"...
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ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. -- Federal officials are investigating the Tennessee plane crash involving famed NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr., his wife, and their young daughter. During a Friday news briefing, the NTSB's Ralph Hicks said the Earnhardts and two pilots escaped from the...
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ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. -- Dale Earnhardt Jr. will take the weekend off from broadcasting to be with his wife and daughter after the three were in a plane crash landing Thursday near Bristol Motor Speedway. The 44-year-old television analyst and retired driver was taken to a...
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ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. -- Dale Earnhardt Jr, retired NASCAR driver and auto racing analyst, his wife, and child were involved in a private jet crash in eastern Tennessee and escaped serious injury Thursday. Elizabethton Fire Chief Barry Carrier told WJHL that Earnhardt and his wife...
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WASHINGTON -- The FDA on Thursday proposed 13 new graphic warnings labels that would appear on cigarette packages and in advertisements to discourage Americans from lighting up. The labels would include color photos and warnings that "Smoking reduces blood flow to the limbs,...
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PHILADELPHIA -- A man who opened fire on officers attempting to serve a warrant in North Philadelphia was taken into custody early Thursday after an hours-long standoff that left six officers wounded. Two officers and three other people who had been trapped inside the row house...
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WASHINGTON -- Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) is crafting a bill to make domestic terrorism a punishable federal crime. In a statement, McSally said domestic terrorism is "in our backyard and we need to call it and treat it under the law the same as other forms of terrorism."...
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INDIANAPOLIS -- Toxic algae is killing dogs. Three dogs recently died after swimming in a pond in North Carolina, while another dog died after coming in contact with the algae bloom in Georgia. The culprit is blue-green algae (cyanobacteria), a toxic microscopic bacteria found...