| Jan 12, 2012
President Barack Obama returned to the comfort of a supportive hometown Wednesday to raise campaign cash but also faced up to the discomfort of trying to re-energize a political base once built upon hope and change.
Speaking at the first of three...
| Oct 14, 2012
| 2:17 PM
The number of documented U.S. cases of fungal meningitis has risen yet again, with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reporting 205 infections Sunday, including 15 deaths.
The latest tally is over a dozen more than the agency reported Friday....
| Oct 5, 2012
| 10:36 AM
- 35 people in six states now meet the criteria for a non-contagious, fungal form of meningitis
- That's up from 26 just a day ago
- All 35 patients were injected with a steroid
- The plant where the steroid was manufactured...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 5:48 PM
NASHVILLE, Tennessee (Reuters) - U.S. health officials on Sunday reported an additional 27 cases in a fungal meningitis outbreak linked to steroid injections that has killed seven people and now infected 91 in nine states.
The U.S. Centers for Disease...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 10:49 AM
The number of people who have contracted a noncontagious form of meningitis linked to contaminated steroid injections soared to 105 Monday, the Centers for Disease Control and Preventionsaid.
The reported figure jumped by 14 people in one day, while...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 1:44 PM
Kilwins, based out of Petoskey, is recalling all 7 ounce packages of sugar free peanut butter fudge.
According to a release from the Michigan Department of Agriculture today, Monday, the company is specifically recalling all items with bar code 000648,...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 6:31 AM
PETOSKEY -- A Petoskey-based candy company is recalling packages of its sugar-free peanut butter fudge, noting that peanut butter used to produce it has the potential to be contaminated with salmonella.
Kilwins Quality Confections recently announced...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 3:44 PM
Nationwide Financial Services Inc. has agreed to pay more than $150 million to settle a multi-state investigation that questioned whether the life insurer was thorough enough in finding and paying beneficiaries when...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 10:58 AM
A federal appeals court in New York on Thursday became the nation's second to strike down the Defense of Marriage Act, finding that the Clinton-era law's denial of federal benefits to married same-sex couples is unconstitutional.
The divisive act,...
| May 15, 2012
| 1:46 PM
Connecticut joined 21 other states that agreed to a settlement with MetLife in a case that questioned whether the insurer did enough to find and pay beneficiaries after policyholders die.
The settlement means $40 million will be paid in penalties and...
| May 19, 2012
| 3:19 PM
Three men charged with conspiring to commit domestic terrorism during the NATO summit were plotting to attack President Obama's Chicago campaign headquarters, the Chicago mayor's home and police stations, authorities said Saturday.
A police investigation...