Reed to race with Eli Lilly diabetes campaign

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Roush-Fenway Racing will field a Nationwide Series car next season for Ryan Reed with the American Diabetes Association Drive to Stop Diabetes ca……

Nurses at Reno hospital ratify contract

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nurses at St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center in Reno have ratified a contract calling for a raise and lower health care premiums. The pact will g……

3 new West Nile infections in La.

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana’s health department says three new cases of West Nile virus reported this week bring the state’s total this year to 48. Of the……

Buccaneers confirm 3rd player has MRSA infection

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers say a third player has been diagnosed with MRSA, a staph infection that is resistant to many common antibiotics. General man……

Mexico fires hospital head for waiting room birth

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities on Friday fired the director of a hospital where a woman gave birth in a waiting room, an incident that prompted outrage when vide……

5 things about drug at issue in Mo. executions

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Gov. Jay Nixon on Friday stopped plans for the Oct. 23 execution of a death row inmate, citing controversy around the state’s planned use of propo……

Ore. diabetic refused insulin, civilly committed

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Court of Appeals has affirmed a lower court’s decision to commit a diabetic man with bipolar disorder to a mental health facilit……

NJ mom gets probation for false cancer claim

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A new Jersey woman has been sentenced to three years of probation for falsely claiming her 9-year-old son had cancer in an effort to raise money. Susa……

Truck, train collide in W.Va., injuries reported

CHEAT BRIDGE, W.Va. (AP) — An emergency services official says a truck has collided with a scenic railway train in eastern West Virginia, and an undetermined number of……

Missouri halts 1st US execution by propofol

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri’s governor on Friday halted what was to have been the first execution in the United States to use the anesthetic propofol, following th……

Rep. Bishop says he’s being treated for cancer

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Rep. Sanford Bishop says he has begun chemotherapy after being diagnosed with throat cancer. Bishop, a Democrat from Columbus, said in a statem……

Missouri gov. halts 1st US execution by propofol

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon on Friday halted what was to have been the first execution in the United States to use the popular anesthetic propofol, followin……