California paternity-rights bill on hold

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A bill sparked by a custody dispute involving “The Lost Boys” actor Jason Patric that would allow certain sperm do…

Cholera outbreak in northeast Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A cholera outbreak at a village in northeast Afghanistan has infected 1,492 people, killed a young woman and left …

Minn. reports 1st West Nile death of 2013

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota has reported its first death from West Nile virus this year. So far, 16 human cases of the virus have been …