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India licenses generic copy of patented Bayer drug

March 12, 2012 • National News, World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this file photo taken Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012, a pharmacist works in a lab where medicines are being produced at a manufacturing unit on the outskirts of Mumbai, India. India’s patent office on Monday March 12, 2012 effectively ended Bayer’s monopoly on a patented cancer drug by allowing the manufacturing of a [&hellip...

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Iran cancels home ceremony for Oscar winner

March 12, 2012 • National News, World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this undated file photo released by Filmiran film distributing company, Iranian actress Leila Hatami, and actor Peyman Moadi, act in a scene of movie “A Separation” which won the Academy Awards in foreign films. Iranian authorities...

Judge hears arguments on Sandusky pretrial info

March 12, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Feb. 10, 2012 file photo, Jerry Sandusky, a former Penn State assistant football coach charged with sexually abusing boys, speaks to the media at the Centre County Courthouse after a bail conditions hearing in Bellefonte, Pa. Pennsylvania...

US stocks struggle for direction

March 12, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this March 8, 2012 file photo, traders Louis Silk, left, and David Silk, confer at the post that handle AIG on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Markets were steady Monday, March 12, ahead of a meeting of European finance ministers...

Defendant won't testify in NJ webcam spying trial

March 12, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE– In a March 9, 2012 file photo Dharun Ravi, the former Rutgers University student waits before court proceedings in New Brunswick, N.J. Dharun Ravi, 20, is accused of using a webcam for the central crime, then using Twitter, instant messages and...

Feds release health overhaul blueprint for states

March 12, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tackling a huge logistical challenge, the Obama administration Monday released an ambitious blueprint for states to match up uninsured Americans with coverage that’s right for them under the health care overhaul law. [/auth...

Gunman opens fire at Pitt psych clinic; 2 dead

March 9, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Police block the rear entrance to the Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic on the University of Pittsburgh campus, Thursday, March 8, 2012 in Pittsburgh. There were reports of gunfire at the psychiatric clinic injuring several people, and police were...

Full Titanic wreck site is mapped for 1st time

March 9, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this April 10, 1912 file photo, the Luxury liner Titanic departs Southampton, England, for her maiden Atlantic Ocean voyage to New York. An expedition team using sonar imaging and robots has created what is believed to be the first...

Ex-detective found guilty in cold-case murder

March 9, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this July 29, 2009 file photo, former Los Angeles detective Stephanie Lazarus appears in court in Los Angeles. Lazarus on Thursday, March 8, 2012 was found guilty of the 26-year-old murder of the wife of her former lover in a case that hinged...

Romney is facing skepticism in Republican South

March 9, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Republican presidential candidate, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum speaks at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center, Thursday, March 8, 2012, in Huntsville, Alabama. (AP Photo/The Huntsville Times, Eric Schultz) JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mitt Romney faces a...