A Bakersfield woman wants her new recliners replaced by the furniture company. Penny Holland is convinced the chairs arrived with bed bugs in them, though the company says that's not possible. The pests are a growing, new problem, and health...
The scale of the disease was clear last week on the crowded ground floor of a hospital in China's hard-hit central Hunan province. Dozens of crying children were packed into two small rooms, sitting or lying on chairs with IV drips hooked to them.
These are good times in much of Iowa, partly due to a booming farm economy and a May jobless rate of 5.1 percent. The irony is that this prosperous state may be crucial in deciding who will win the presidency of a country still reeling from recession.
A Bakersfield family is creeped out. They have bed bugs crawling out of two couches, and that's after they got rid of a bed where the pests turned up a couple weeks ago. The rented all the furniture, and thought it would be bug-free.
Update: Environmental health officials said Wednesday afternoon that they checked the E-Z 8 Motel and found the accusations of bedbugs to be unfounded. The original story is below for reference purposes.
Ultramodern Hong Kong is tussling with a centuries-old bug long forgotten in many developed countries - an outbreak of drug-resistant scarlet fever that has killed the first children there in a decade.
With wounded Rep. Gabrielle Giffords on hand to watch, the space shuttle Endeavour is poised to give the work week a roaring and historic start Monday morning, overcoming wiring problems that grounded it last month.
Josh Hamilton is swinging a bat again and regaining his energy after spending six days in the hospital with pneumonia. Now the AL MVP is preparing for spring training and the likelihood of a salary arbitration hearing since the $12 million he has...