Posted: 08/28/2012 - President Obama on Tuesday urged residents of the Gulf Coast to heed the directions of local officials as they prepare for the arrival of Isaac, the tropical storm that's expected to reach hurricane strength and hit land later in the day.
Posted: 08/27/2012 - The study will not consider use of cell phones for voice communications in flight. Cell phones are banned by the Federal Communications Commission -- not by the FAA.
Posted: 08/27/2012 - Yosemite says a June visitor to its park died after contracting hantavirus. Earlier, officials said 2 vacationers got hantavirus after visiting Yosemite.
Posted: 08/27/2012 - Richard White of San Diego, California, was hiking alone when the bear killed him. Photos taken by the backpacker just before the attack show "nothing graphic," a park spokeswoman says: "We're not sure what happened after the camera was put down."
Posted: 08/27/2012 - A private service will be held on Friday in Cincinnati for Neil Armstrong. He died Aug. 25 at 82.
Posted: 08/27/2012 - The $1 billion judgment levied against Samsung for infringing on Apple's patents reportedly has the South Korea company reeling.
Posted: 08/27/2012 - An Ohio nurse accidentally threw out a kidney from a living donor this month at the University of Toledo Medical Center, health officials said. Doctors tried unsuccessfully for at least two hours to revive the organ in what medical experts describe as a rare accident.
Posted: 08/27/2012 - Children's back-to-school backpacks and other supplies may contain higher levels of potentially toxic chemicals than the government allows in most toys, a new study shows.
Posted: 08/27/2012 - The health benefits from male circumcision outweigh the risks, says the American Academy of Pediatrics in its latest guidelines on the controversial procedure published Monday.
Posted: 08/27/2012 - In an interview with Politico published Monday, Mitt Romney conceded that voters may think President Obama is more likable, but he reiterated that he's not going to put on a charade to win over voters.
Posted: 08/27/2012 - The Republican National Convention gaveled to order, then goes into recess due to Tropical Storm Isaac, headed for the northern Gulf Coast and could still impact the convention schedule in Tampa.
Posted: 08/27/2012 - Isaac now expected to have 100-mph winds at landfall, and could make landfall near the seventh anniversary of Hurricane Katrina's strike. New Orleans could feel tropical storm-force winds by midnight Monday.