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Police say 8 dead in Iraqi market blast

Posted: 07/04/2012 - A car exploded outside a southern Iraqi marketplace on Wednesday, killing at least eight people and wounding 28 in the latest deadly attack in the nation's spiraling cycle of violence.

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Scientists say they may have found 'God particle'

Posted: 07/04/2012 - Scientists said Wednesday that they had discovered a new particle whose characteristics match those of the Higgs boson, the most sought-after particle in physics.

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Assets offshore hint at larger Romney wealth

Posted: 07/04/2012 - For nearly 15 years, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's financial portfolio has included an offshore company that remained invisible to voters as his political star rose.

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Methadone deaths still high but may have peaked

Posted: 07/04/2012 - Overdose deaths from powerful painkillers have been surging at an alarming rate in the U.S., but here's a sliver of good news: The number blamed on methadone appears to have peaked.

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FDA approves first rapid, take-home HIV test

Posted: 07/04/2012 - Americans will soon be able to test themselves for the virus that causes AIDS, now that the Food and Drug Administration has approved the first rapid, over-the-counter HIV test.

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Galapagos' new star tortoise a prolific dad

Posted: 07/04/2012 - Having sired hundreds of offspring, Diego has been central to bringing the Espanola Island type of tortoise back from near extinction, rangers at Galapagos National Park say.

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Easy fix eludes power outage problems in US

Posted: 07/04/2012 - In the aftermath of violent storms, residents and elected officials are demanding to know why it's taking so long to restring power lines and why they're not more resilient.

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Pilot in disturbance not guilty due to insanity

Posted: 07/04/2012 - A JetBlue Airways pilot who left the cockpit during a flight and screamed about religion and terrorists has been found not guilty by reason of insanity.

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Chuck E. Cheese transforming into a rock star

Posted: 07/04/2012 - The company that operates the chain of children's pizza restaurants is retiring the giant rodent's outdated image — and the man who voiced its character for nearly two decades.

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Police: Pa. inmate tried to hail cab from hospital

Posted: 07/04/2012 - Sheriff's deputies say a western Pennsylvania county jail inmate wearing an orange-and-white striped uniform tried to hail a taxi to escape from a hospital where he was taken for medical treatment.

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Assad regrets shooting down Turkish jet

Posted: 07/03/2012 - Syrian President Bashar Assad said he regrets the shooting down of a Turkish jet by his forces, a Turkish newspaper reported Tuesday.

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25 killed, 40 wounded in Baghdad market blast

Posted: 07/03/2012 - Iraqi authorities say at least 25 people have been killed and scores wounded by a vegetable truck that exploded in a market in in a Shiite city south of Baghdad.

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TDOT suspending construction-related lane closures

Posted: 07/03/2012 - TDOT will suspend all construction-related lane closures on interstates and state routes from noon Tuesday through 6 a.m. Friday to accommodate heavy traffic on the July 4 holiday.

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MTSU touting new student union as trendy

Posted: 07/03/2012 - Officials at Middle Tennessee State University are calling their new student union "a trendy place for students and others to gather."

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Smokies park may have sister arrangement

Posted: 07/03/2012 - The group Friends of Great Smoky Mountains National Park says the park is considering a sister park arrangement with a similar area in Iceland.

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