For too many, the damage begins early in life. Four out of 10 infants born in the United States do not form a strong bond with either parent, and they will pay for that the rest of their lives.
New research from Princeton University confirms what other researchers have... more »
WASHINGTON (AP) - A young man talking on a cellphone meanders along the edge of a lonely train platform at night. Suddenly he stumbles, loses his balance and pitches over the side, landing head first on the tracks. Fortunately there were no trains approaching the Philadelphia-area station at that moment,... more »
WASHINGTON (AP) - What now for the Gulf? News of another oil rig fire in the Gulf of Mexico, so soon after the BP oil spill, has set off a wave of anxiety along the Gulf Coast and prompted calls for the government to extend its six-month ban on deepwater... more »
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - NASA scientists are flying into Hurricane Earl to gather data about what makes some tropical storms intensify while others fizzle. The flight is part of a six-week NASA research mission to collect information that could help forecasters accurately predict how strong a hurricane will be.... more »
OLDP DK, N.J. (AP) - George David Weiss, who helped write chart-topping pop hits including "Can't Help Falling in Love" and "What a Wonderful World," has died. He was 89. He died Monday of natural causes at his home in Oldwick, N.J., his wife, Claire, said. Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley... more »
The Louisiana Legislature's regular session reaches its end Monday. Hundreds of bills passed and failed. As always, the biggest money issues were left unresolved until the final days. A look at how things fared: WHAT BILLS PASSED: -BUDGET: Plans to rebalance this year's budget, which had a nearly $600 million... more »