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AP IMPACT: Seeking lung donors after at-home death

November 17, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Oct. 25, 2013 photo, an oxygen line leads to Lisa Bowman as she sits on a sofa at her home in Union Grove, N.C. Bowman, who suffers from a lung disease, is currently on the transplant waiting list. It’s a little-known twist of nature: Your lungs can live on for a while after [&hellip...

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Teacher killings bring profession’s risks to light

November 17, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Columbia High School Principal John Sawchuk poses at the school on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013, in East Greenbush, N.Y. In 2004 Sawchuk found himself wrestling a 16-year-old student for the loaded shotgun the boy used to wound a teacher in his East Greenbush,...

Obama health care woes become credibility fight

November 17, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Nov. 14, 2013 file photo, President Barack Obama speaks about his signature health care law in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington. Throughout the president’s first four years in office, he prided himself...

SF transit agency calls for renewed labor talks

November 16, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – Bay Area Rapid Transit passengers wait for a train in this Oct. 22, 2013 file photo taken in Oakland, Calif. San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit’s contract with its two largest unions appears to be facing uncertainty late Friday Nov. 15,...

Ryan in Iowa, O’Malley in NH with all eyes on 2016

November 16, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., holds a cheesehead hat with a drawing of Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad on the top while presenting to Branstad during the Iowa governor’s birthday bash and fundraiser, Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, in Altoona, Iowa.(AP Photo/Charlie...

GOP sees health care law as big 2014 opportunity

November 16, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Nov. 15, 2013, photo, Rep. Nick Rahall, D-W.Va., walks on on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. In his West Virginia district, the TV ads attacking Rahall over the calamitous startup of President Barack Obama’s health care law have...

Army scrapping 4 US chemical weapons incinerators

November 16, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this photo taken Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013, workers continue the process of demolishing chemical waste incinerator at the Anniston Army Depot in Anniston, Ala. The Pentagon spent $10.2 billion over three decades burning chemical weapons stored in four states....

Legal wrangling ahead in Mich. porch shooting case

November 16, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Monica McBride, center, and Walter Ray Simmons, right, the parents of Renisha McBride address the media with attorney Gerald Thurswell, left, during a news conference in Southfield, Mich., Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Their daughter was shot on Nov. 2 in the face...

5-year-old California boy a smash hit as ‘Batkid’

November 16, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

The crowds cheer for Batkid, Miles Scott, 5, as he arrives at City Hall in San Francisco on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Miles is a leukemia survivor from Tulelake in Siskiyou County. After battling leukemia since he was a year old, Miles is now in remission. One...

Bodies in California believed to be missing family

November 16, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Michael McStay speaks in a news conference at San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Head Quarter on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, in San Bernardino, Calif. San Bernardino County Sheriff Edward J. McMahon confirmed Joseph McStay and his 43-year-old wife,...