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Wal-Mart aims to address problems in produce

Updated: 06/03/2013 - Wal-Mart Stores Inc., which is struggling to keep its produce aisles fresh, is announcing steps to improve the quality of its fresh fruits and vegetables.

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FDA considers lifting safety limits on Avandia

Updated: 06/03/2013 - A former blockbuster diabetes pill that is subject to major safety restrictions may not be as dangerous as once thought, according to the latest analysis of the much-debated GlaxoSmithKline drug.

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Kentucky churches sticking with scout troops

Posted: 06/03/2013 - The head of a group that oversees 64 counties in four states say only one organization has said it will won't continue chartering Boy Scout troops in the wake of a vote by the Boy Scouts of America to allow openly gay members.

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Worst storms over in east, south but more coming

Posted: 06/03/2013 - The remnants of a violent storm that claimed 13 lives in Oklahoma has sent winds and torrential rain to northern New England and a tornado to South Carolina. But meteorologists say the worst is over.

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Llama busts loose in Florida subdued with taser

Updated: 06/02/2013 - When Scooter the llama busted out of his penned-in yard in Tallahassee, Florida, it took three county sheriff's deputies and a taser gun to get him back in again.

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House panel: Report finds $50M for IRS conferences

Posted: 06/02/2013 - A House committee says a soon-to-be released Treasury Department report finds the Internal Revenue Service spent about $50 million to hold about 220 conferences for employees between 2010 and 2012.

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Congressmen find few Boston attack clues in Russia

Updated: 06/02/2013 - The head of a U.S. congressional delegation to Russia says it learned little about what could have been done to prevent the Boston Marathon bombings, despite the best efforts of actor Steven Seagal.

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Conn. bill would keep some Newtown records private

Posted: 06/02/2013 - Advocates for public records laws say it would be another blow to government transparency if Connecticut officials pass a bill withholding some of the Newtown school shooting records from the public.

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Atlantic puffins in peril in US

Updated: 06/02/2013 - The Atlantic puffin population is at risk in the United States, and there are signs the seabirds are in distress in other parts of the world.

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Southern Calif wildfire explodes in size overnight

Posted: 06/02/2013 - A fire that has burned at least five structures and is threatening about 1,000 others exploded in size overnight, burning dangerously close to two foothill communities north of Los Angeles.

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Avastin fails studies in new brain tumor patients

Updated: 06/03/2013 - New research raises fresh questions about which cancer patients benefit from Avastin, a drug that lost its approval for treating breast cancer nearly two years ago.

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Schumer: Immigration bill to pass Senate by July 4

Updated: 06/02/2013 - A senator guiding an immigration overhaul bill through Congress says he wants the Senate to pass the measure by July 4 and predicts as many as 70 votes in support.

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Wrong-way driver dies on I-64

Updated: 06/03/2013 - A collision involving a wrong-way driver on I-64 in Scott County has left one dead.

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Kentucky native shares tornado survival story

Updated: 06/02/2013 - Kentucky-native Brad Reynolds covers some of the biggest weather stories across the country and nearly died Friday while trying to cover tornadoes hitting Oklahoma.

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