Former patients of a Baltimore cardiologist allege he performed a number of unnecessary procedures leaving them with lasting medical complications.
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Police said a Syracuse, N.Y., man allegedly deactivated his ankle monitor, went to a nearby mall and stabbed a woman to death and raped a 10-year-old girl.
As part of the fiscal cliff package, Congress extended by one year the wind energy tax credit, seen as a lifeline for the wind power sector.
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Large dust plumes originating in Asia are delivering thousands of species of microbial life to the North American West Coast, biologists say.
The White House is considering clearing the way for detainees at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, who face the death penalty to plead guilty without a full trial.
The chief executive of Texas-based RadioShack Corp. has resigned amid revelations he lied about his education.
Three U.S. scientists were named in Stockholm Tuesday as co-winners of the Nobel Prize in Physics for discovery and exploration of strong force and quarks.
The ninth recipient of an AbioCor artificial heart has died, Jewish Hospital in Louisville, Ky., announced Wednesday. David J. Propps, 66, of Lexington, Ky., received the device Jan. 22 in a 10-hour procedure.