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3 years 6 months ago

Supreme Court halts Texas execution

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - The U.S. Supreme Court has halted the execution of a black man convicted of a double murder in Texas 16 years ago after his lawyers contended his sentence was unfair because of a question asked about race during his trial. Forty-eight-year-old Duane Buck was scheduled...

3 years 6 months ago

Qualitest recalls oral contraceptives

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) - Qualitest Pharmaceuticals is recalling multiple lots of birth-control pills because of a packaging error that could lead to incorrect dosing and unintended pregnancies. The company says the error caused the weekly tablet orientation to be reversed and obscuring the lot number and expiration date on...

5 years 1 month ago

Feds in Boston reviewing '93 mail bomb probe

The U.S. attorney's office in Boston is reviewing its 1993 probe of an attempted mail bombing in which authorities questioned a professor recently accused of killing three colleagues in Alabama. U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz said Wednesday she wants to confirm the office took "appropriate steps" in the investigation. ...

5 years 1 month ago

Students return after killings

Students returned to class Monday at the University of Alabama in Huntsville for the first time since three professors were slain on campus. Professor Amy Bishop is charged with killing them and wounding three others during a biology department faculty meeting more than a week ago. Police haven't revealed...

5 years 5 months ago

Isabella, 4, is a case study in swine flu

A 4-year-old Mississippi girl is eating Lucky Charms cereal and singing Hannah Montana songs again, three weeks after a severe swine flu infection landed her in intensive care and jeopardized the healthy preschooler's life. Doctors expect Isabella Ragan to recover completely from pneumonia and lung surgery, but she is...

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