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Nurse dies after falling from hoist on medical helicopter - Pantagraph
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A nurse has died after falling from a hoist on a medical helicopter while rescuing a woman from a hiking trail in Austin, Texas. STAR Flight said in a news release that 46-year-old Kristin McLain became detached from the hoist Monday ...
AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa - Pantagraph
EDS NOTE : SPANISH LAW REQUIRES THAT THE FACES OF MINORS ARE MASKED IN PUBLICATIONS WITHIN SPAIN - FILE - In this Saturday, April 25, 2015 file photo, classic dancers perform on the street during Dance Day, in Pamplona northern Spain. (AP Photo/Alvaro ...
Choppers ferry injured in Nepal; new mudslide hits village - Pantagraph
Sita Karka, suffering two broken legs from Saturday's massive earthquake, arrives by helicopter from the heavily-damaged Ranachour village at a landing zone in the town of Gorkha, Nepal, Tuesday, April 28, 2015. Helicopters crisscrossed the skies above the ...
Burundi: 3rd day of protests against president - Pantagraph
Opposition protesters and others hold their hands in the air when confronted by Burundian riot police in the capital Bujumbura, Burundi Monday, April 27, 2015. Street protests continued Monday in Burundi as anger mounts over the ruling party's decision on ...
US home prices accelerated in February as sales rise - Pantagraph
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices rose at a faster pace in February than the previous month, driven by higher sales and a limited supply of available houses. The Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index rose 5 percent in February from 12 ...
Love Your Lines: stretch marks go viral in support of women - Pantagraph
NEW YORK (AP) — Karly Vedan was 9 when she first noticed stretch marks popping on her legs. "I grew pretty tall really fast," she said. "They looked really creepy, like something scratched my knees." Well, fast forward more than a decade and her lines ...
Finnish navy drops depth charges onto suspected submarine - Pantagraph
HELSINKI (AP) — The Finnish military says it has dropped depth charges onto a suspected submarine in the sea outside Helsinki after twice detecting the presence of a foreign object in the area. The navy's maritime operations chief, Olavi Jantunen, says ...
UN says it will try to identify all Ebola cases by June - Pantagraph
LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization says it aims to identify all new Ebola cases in West Africa by the end of May to stop the spread of the lethal virus before the rainy season. In a new Ebola plan released on Tuesday, the U.N. health agency said ...
Texas A&M Galveston professor fails entire class - Pantagraph
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — A Texas A&M Galveston professor has failed every student in his strategic management class, berating them via email as a disgrace to the school. KPRC television station in Houston (http://bit.ly/1GqFfjb ) reports that Irwin ...
Stocks open mostly higher; Health care rebounds - Pantagraph
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are opening mostly higher as the health care sector rebounds from a slump the day before. Drugmaker Merck soared 6 percent early Tuesday, the most in the Dow Jones industrial average, after reporting earnings and revenue that came ...
Consumer group sues Cigna, alleges discrimination - Pantagraph
MIAMI (AP) — A consumer advocacy group has filed a class-action lawsuit against Cigna saying a new policy discriminates against people with HIV and AIDS and violates the federal health law by requiring them to get their medications from its mail-order ...
Putin says Russia over worst of economic downturn - Pantagraph
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says his country's economy has weathered the worst effects of its downturn even though it appears headed for a deep recession. In comments reported Tuesday by state news agency RIA Novosti, Putin said the ...
Alton woman gets 21 months in prison for $100,000 bank fraud - Pantagraph
ALTON, Ill. (AP) — An Alton woman has been sentenced to 21 months in prison and must pay more than $100,000 in restitution in a bank fraud case authorities say targeted senior citizens. Federal prosecutors in southern Illinois on Monday announced the ...
Miss Piggy is recipient of prestigious New York museum award - Pantagraph
NEW YORK (AP) — A prestigious award from the Brooklyn Museum honors women who have made outstanding contributions in their fields. This year's surprise honoree is ... Miss Piggy. The Muppets character joins a distinguished list of recipients of the ...
Latest on police-custody death: Governor heads to Baltimore - Pantagraph
Victor Huntley-el thanks law enforcement officers as they stand guard, Tuesday, April 28, 2015, in Baltimore, in the aftermath of rioting following Monday's funeral for Freddie Gray, who died in police custody. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)