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Worried about vitamin safety? Experts offer advice

October 14, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

The nutritional label of a box of multivitamins is photographed in Philadelphia on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011. Two studies released in Oct. 2011 raised gnawing worries about the safety of vitamin supplements and a host of questions. Vitamins have long had a “health halo” – many people think they won’t hurt and at worst might [&hellip...

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Showdown looms between Wall St protesters and cops

October 14, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

A pair Occupy Portland marchers put flags on the elk statue next to Lownsdale Square where the group ended its parade through downtown,Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011 in Portland, Ore. The Occupy Wall Street movement came to Portland Thursday in a peaceful...

Doctor: Drug ‘cocktail’ killed Michael Jackson

October 14, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

Dr. Conrad Murray looks on during his involuntary manslaughter trial, Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2011, in downtown Los Angeles. Murray has pleaded not guilty and faces four years in prison and the loss of his medical license if convicted of involuntary manslaughter...

Cain’s nontraditional strategy _ unlikely, too?

October 14, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

Republican presidential candidate businessman Herman Cain speaks during a “Faith and Freedom” rally at Ohio Christian University on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011 in Circlevile, Ohio. (AP Photo/Mike Munden) ATLANTA (AP) — Reveling in the national...

Obama hails South Korea trade deal as win for both

October 14, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

President Barack Obama looks on during his joint news conference with South Korean President Lee Myung-bak,Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011, in the East Room of White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama praised a...

Sheriff launches new effort to ID Gacy victims

October 13, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

This undated photo provided by the Cook County Sheriff’s Department shows victims remains of serial killer John Wayne Gacy being exhumed by authorities. The Cook County Sheriff’s Department last spring secretly exhumed the bones of the 8 victims...

Friend: Ambassador plot suspect had lots of cash

October 13, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

There was little activity Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011 at a home once owned by Mansour Arbabsiar on West Manor Drive in Corpus Christi. Nueces County records show that he and his wife bought the home in 1994. A notice of foreclosure sale showed the same property...

8 killed in Southern California salon shooting

October 13, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

A police officer talks to onlookers near the site where six people were killed and three were wounded in a shooting at a hair salon in Seal Beach, Calif., Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2011. The six deaths were confirmed and the other three victims were taken to a...

BlackBerry outages spread to North America

October 13, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

Research in Motion’s (RIM) United Kingdom managing director, Stephen Bates, speaks to media outside the headquarters of RIM who invented the BlackBerry in Slough, England, Wednesday Oct. 12, 2011. Sporadic outages of BlackBerry messaging and email...

NY man: Benefactor asked he help find missing baby

October 13, 2011 • National NewsComments Off

Kansas City Fire Department rescue squad members prepare to look into a cistern behind a vacant house in Kansas City, Mo., Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011. Authorities pumped water from the cistern into holding tanks the nearby truck. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner) KANSAS...