Florida is scheduled on Thursday to put to death an inmate by injection that includes a drug never before used in a U.S. execution.Mark James Asay, 53, would be the first Florida inmate executed since […]
- Armed robbers sought after holdup at Opelika bank January 16, 2018Police are asking for the public's help in identifying one of three men accused of robbing an Opelika bank. The holdup happened at 2:10 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 11, at Troy Bank and Trust..
- Birmingham among nation's best in home buyers' markets, survey says January 16, 2018Owners.com looked at U.S. metropolitan statistical areas with more than one million people.
- Birmingham proposes pedestrian walkway for Richard Arrington Boulevard January 16, 2018A public meeting on the two alternatives for redesigning Richard Arrington Boulevard is set for 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 18 at Vulcan Park's Electra Event Room.
- Alabama State Troopers say numbers dangerously low January 16, 2018Today's snowy weather could create the circumstances that demonstrate the need for more troopers on the road, officials said.
- Alabama man arrested at Georgia hospital after deadly road-rage shooting January 16, 2018The Russell County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday announced the arrest of Justin Tyler Davidson of Seale. He is charged with murder in the Jan. 11 killing of 45-year-old Lorenzo Freeman outside of a Fort Mitchell Dollar General.
- It's costing $1 million to guard an Alabama-built border wall prototype (and others) January 16, 2018The eight wall prototypes was built last year and are being tested as contractors seek to secure the contract on President Trump's proposed border wall.
A Powerball ticket sold in Massachusetts will have won more than $750 million on Wednesday. The ticket matched all six number draw, but has still gone unclaimed to one of the largest in the lottery’s […]
Tuesday millions of people ogled the skies using eclipse viewers, but happens now with the glasses? Another eclipse will cross America in 2024, or you can donate them to other parts of the world, who […]
- Longer breastfeeding tied to lower diabetes risk for mothers January 16, 2018(Reuters Health) - Mothers who nurse their babies now have another reason to continue as long as they can: longer periods of breastfeeding are associated with a lower risk of diabetes even decades later, a U.S. study suggests.
- FDA expects IV fluid shortage to improve in coming weeks, months January 16, 2018(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday it expects a shortage of intravenous saline fluids for hospitals due to damage to key manufacturing facilities in Puerto Rico to improve over the coming weeks and months.
- U.S. healthcare uninsured rises most in near decade: Gallup January 16, 2018WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans without healthcare insurance rose by 3.2 million people between 2016 and 2017, or 1.3 percentage points to 12.2 percent, according to a Gallup poll released on Tuesday, the biggest jump in the uninsured rate in nearly a decade.
- FDA to speed review of medical products for use by military January 16, 2018(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Department of Defense launched a program on Tuesday to speed the development and review of medical products needed by the military, such as freeze-dried plasma that could prevent wounded troops from bleeding to death.
- Positive Keytruda lung cancer data sends Merck shares up 6 percent January 16, 2018(Reuters) - Positive lung cancer results for Merck & Co Inc's blockbuster drug Keytruda assuaged investor concerns about delays in testing and the withdrawal of an application for European use of the drug, sending the drugmaker's shares up more than 6 percent.
- Newer weight-reduction surgery effective, but may worsen acid reflux January 16, 2018(Reuters Health) - The two most popular types of weight-reduction surgery are almost equally effective at shedding pounds, reversing diabetes and possibly improving survival.