Trial for salmonella outbreak to start in Ga.
By KATE BRUMBACK
Associated Press
ATLANTA -- Three people accused of scheming to manufacture and ship salmonella-tainted peanuts that killed nine people, sickened more than 700 and prompted one of the largest food recalls in history are set to go to trial this week in south Georgia.
Lawmakers reach tentative deal on veterans' health care reform
By MATTHEW DALY
Associated Press
WASHINGTON -- The chairmen of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs committees have reached a tentative agreement on a plan to fix a veterans' health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering up delays.
Not in my backyard: U.S. sending dirty coal abroad
By DINA CAPPIELLO
Associated Press
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- As the Obama administration weans the U.S. off dirty fuels blamed for global warming, energy companies have been sending more of America's unwanted energy leftovers to other parts of the world where they could create even more pollution.
Gaza war rages despite truce pledges
By IBRAHIM BARZAK and TIA GOLDENBERG
Associated Press
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip -- Israel and Hamas launched new attacks Sunday in the raging Gaza war, despite going back and forth over proposals for a temporary halt to nearly three weeks of fighting ahead of a major Muslim holiday.
Shooting suspect of Philadelphia hospital charged with murder
By MARYCLAIRE DALE
Associated Press
PHILADELPHIA -- A man accused of fatally shooting his caseworker and grazing his psychiatrist at a suburban Philadelphia hospital complex before the doctor returned fire has been charged with murder.