Luther “Dummy” Taylor was considered one of the top pitchers in baseball in the early 1900s and is credited for making sign language the universal way to communicate between players and coaches on the diamond.
Doctors from BluePearl Veterinary Partners are urging people to stop using and return or discard certain Natura Pet Products food and treats after the company issued another recall due to potential Salmonella contamination Tuesday.
Robert Downey Jr. has signed up for two more “Avengers” films.
The Sept. 11 memorial has settled a lawsuit with a former manager who said he was fired for identifying health and security concerns at the Manhattan site.
Authorities have arrested a 72-year-old man in connection with a stolen car found burning with three bodies inside in rural Northern California.
A homeless Los Angeles woman has been found to have been legally insane when she pushed an 84-year-old woman from a train platform to her death.
The Conference Board will no longer provide its economic reports in advance to news organizations because it suspects the data is being diverted early to computer-driven trading systems, which can unfairly profit from it.
The often-brash governor of Maine is at it again, this time using a sexually vulgar phrase to describe how he says a Democratic lawmaker is taking advantage of the people.
Detroit’s state-appointed emergency manager on Thursday ordered an investigation into possible waste, abuse, fraud and corruption in the city’s two pension funds and all employee benefit programs.
A clogged pipe was to blame for a sewage backup at the Oakland A’s stadium over the weekend that created a stink and pools of water in the clubhouses used by the A’s, the visiting Seattle Mariners and the umpires.
The leaders of six universities in Kansas are getting raises.
Howard Dean says his presidential campaign helped to galvanize a generation of young, tech-savvy activists who moved politics online.
A southeast Kansas senator says there is confusion about the changes legislators made to the state’s concealed carry law, including the impact on school districts.
Starting in the 1970s, Washington state bridge inspectors made note of evidence that large loads were clipping the Interstate 5 span that recently collapsed into the Skagit River.
Facebook is adding a video service to its popular photo-sharing app Instagram, following in the heels of Twitter’s growing video-sharing app, Vine.
Those health insurance rebates that some consumers got last year will total much less for 2013, but the Obama administration says that’s a good thing.
A U.S. watchdog agency is pressing defense and diplomatic leaders to work more aggressively to ensure that contractors in Afghanistan promptly pay their Afghan subcontractors, amid hundreds of complaints that suggest nearly $70 million could be owed to local firms.