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NEW YORK (AP) — Global health officials say a deadly new respiratory virus related to SARS has apparently spread from patients to two health care workers in eastern Saudi Arabia. They say the virus has likely already spread person-to-person in...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Ryan Newman had to open his checkbook the last time he spoke out at Talladega. Fed up about the style of racing, he said in 2010 fans shouldn't even bother going to the track. He was punished with a secret fine that didn't...
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — The Purdue Board of Trustees has unanimously selected Indiana Gov. Mitchell E. Daniels, Jr. to be the university's next president. Daniels will start in January at the conclusion of his second term as governor. He...
Sixty-eight years ago, more than 5,000 ships and 13,000 aircraft landed on the beaches of Normandy in the invasion known as D-Day during World War II. More than 9,000 Allied soldiers were killed or wounded in this battle. Goshen veteran Jim Matousek saw...
GARY, Ind. (AP) — Indiana State Police say an East Chicago man was shot in the head while driving on Interstate 80 in northwest Indiana. Sgt. Ann Wojas says 31-year-old Brandis France remained unconscious in a hospital following the shooting...
DETROIT (AP) — Researchers say they have enough evidence to partially excavate the site of a Lake Michigan shipwreck to determine if it's the Griffin, which sank loaded with furs in 1679. The Detroit Free Press reports (http://on.freep.com/sextEf)...
Tags: Politics, Freedom of the Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is dealing with more government demands to turn over information about its users as more people immerse themselves online. The mounting pressure on the Internet search leader emerged in a statistical snapshot that Google...
PARIS (AP) — France's privacy watchdog has handed down its largest fine ever against Google for improperly gathering and storing potentially sensitive data from Wi-Fi networks for its Street View application. Monday's €100,000 ($141,300) fine...
Tags: Crime, Law and Justice, Google Inc., Punishment, Fines
TOKYO (AP) — Japan has temporarily stopped using vaccines from U.S. drugmaker Pfizer Inc. and Sanofi-Aventis SA of France while it investigates the deaths of four children who were inoculated, the health ministry said Monday. The decision to...
NASCAR is replacing the complicated scoring system it has used since 1975 with a more straightforward format. None of the changes for the 2011 season announced by chairman Brian France at the NASCAR Hall of Fame on Wednesday came as much of a surprise....
SOUTH BEND — What is a real American? Eighty people sat at round tables Saturday night and tried to digest that question before dessert. Sometimes it felt like the label itself was causing heartburn. “I don't like that word ‘real',...
Now a brief check of news from overseas. In France this has been the driest March through May in 50 years. And the warmest in 110 years. Several European Nations are rapidly preparing emergency plans to conserve water, give farmers millions of dollars...
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