The number of cases of E. coli stemming from a county fair in North Carolina has grown to 38, including one child who died, the state's department of health said Monday.
Human remains discovered last week in Levy County, Florida have been identified as those of missing University of Florida student Christian Aguilar.
Authorities have seized more than 1,000 pirate costumes made in China and destined for sale in Washington state because they contained high levels of lead, officials said.
A New York police officer is under investigation after a video emerged showing him beating a 21-year-old man at a community center in Brooklyn, police said Monday.
More issues have been reported with drugs from a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy linked to a deadly multistate outbreak of fungal meningitis, federal officials said Monday.
The wife of an otherwise healthy 78-year-old circuit court judge in Kentucky says she is heartbroken about his death, which has been blamed on meningitis.
It looks like the big blue eyeball found on a Florida beach last week once belonged to a swordfish, a common target of deep-sea anglers in that part of the world, the state Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said Monday.
A U.S. congressman is attracting attention and criticism for an online video that shows him blasting evolution and the Big Bang theory as "lies from the pit of hell" in a recent speech at a church event in his home state of Georgia.
Nearly 60 years after he was told he wasn't good enough to be a dentist, retired orthodontist Art Burns is about to get the apology he deserves. Burns, of Jacksonville, Florida, is one of many Jewish men who were dubbed failures by the now-defunct Emory School of Dentistry in Atlanta between 1948 and 1961. Though the university never admitted discrimination by the school's then-dean and faculty, research by the Anti-Defamation League showed that 65% of the Jewish students at that time either flunked out or were forced to repeat coursework -- up to a year of it -- in order to stay.
Felix Baumgartner jumped from the edge of space. James Cameron plunged to the ocean's lowest depths. Baumgartner broke the sound barrier. Cameron discovered an "alien world." Call them daredevils, explorers, neither or both. No matter what, their record-breaking solo feats, backed up by teams of specialists, literally raised and lowered the bar for human achievement. So, for others aspiring to chart new terrain, what's next?
The government wasted billions of dollars this year by allowing questionable tax breaks and paying for unnecessary programs even as the economy faltered, a Republican senator charged in a report released Monday.
Campaign lawyers for President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney have reportedly expressed concerns that Candy Crowley, CNN's award-winning chief political correspondent, will ask questions in her role as moderator of Tuesday's town hall-style presidential debate.