SEATTLE (AP) - The infection is as grim as it sounds: "Zombie bees" have a parasite that causes them to fly at night and lurch around erratically until they die.
And experts say the condition has crept into Washington state.
"I joke with my kids that the zombie apocalypse is starting at my house,"
By MARIA CHENGAP Medical Writer
LONDON (AP) - Global health officials are closely following a new respiratory virus related to SARS that is believed to have killed at least one person in Saudi Arabia and left another person in critical condition in Britain.
The germ is a coronavirus, from a
By VERENA DOBNIKAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Former President Bill Clinton on Sunday challenged Wal-Mart to open a store in Libya and help create jobs in the world's most troubled areas.
"If the new president of Libya asked you to open a store in Tripoli, would you consider it?" Clinton
MONROVIA, Calif. (AP) - Trader Joe's is recalling its house brand of peanut butter over fears of possible salmonella contamination.
The voluntary recall of Trader Joe's Creamy Salted Valencia Peanut Butter was announced Friday on the Monrovia-based company's website. No specific lot
By BEN NUCKOLSAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The giant panda cub born a week ago at the National Zoo in Washington has died, and it was not immediately known why the animal died, zoo officials said Sunday.
Zoo officials said in a press release that the cub was found dead Sunday morning
By MARY CLARE JALONICKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The grocery store chain Trader Joe's is recalling peanut butter that has been linked to 29 salmonella illnesses in 18 states.
The Food and Drug Administration and the federal Centers for Disease Control said Saturday that the store
By LINDSEY TANNERAP Medical Writer
CHICAGO (AP) - Teenage girls may prefer the pill, the patch or even wishful thinking, but their doctors should be recommending IUDs or hormonal implants - long-lasting and more effective birth control that you don't have to remember to use every time, the
BOSTON, Sept 17 (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp warned a newly discovered bug in its Internet Explorer web browser makes PCs vulnerable to attack by hackers and urged customers to download a piece of security software to mitigate the risk of infection. The security flaw affects
By JESSIE L. BONNERAssociated Press
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - A bear cub rescued from a fire in the Idaho backcountry after suffering second-degree burns on all four of its paws has been moved to a wildlife sanctuary and is expected to make a full recovery, officials said Monday.
The bear nicknamed "
By RUKMINI CALLIMACHIAssociated Press
HAWKANTAKI, Niger (AP) - Each day before the reaping, the 11-year-old girl walked between the stunted stalks of millet with a sense of mounting dread.
In a normal year, the green shoots vaulted out of the ground and rose as high as 13 feet (4 meters), a