FOUNTAIN CITY, Wis. - A 21-year-old college student died of severe head trauma after being struck by the cab of a dumbwaiter at a bar and grill in western Wisconsin, an autopsy released on Tuesday found. Brooke Baures, a student at Winona State University and former member of its gymnastics team, was found dead on Dec.
WASHINGTON - Arctic Cat Inc is recalling about 40,000 all-terrain vehicles after parts failures caused four reported injuries, the U.S.
By Laura Zuckerman (Reuters) - Conservationists plan to sue theU.S. government over new rules they say loosen protection for eagles killed by wind farm turbines, arguing they threaten decades of protection that saved the bald eagle, America's national emblem, from extinction. The American Bird Conservancy notified the administration on Wednesday of its intent to sue over the changes, which grant wind farms permission to kill eagles accidentally for a period of 30 years without having to apply for a new permit, rather than five years as previously required. U.S.
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U.S. hog prices could rise by 15 to 25 percent and consumer prices for pork by 10 to 12 percent as a result of a virus that has killed some 7 million piglets in the United States, the National Pork Producers Council said on Wednesday. Hog slaughter this summer could fall by more than 10 percent relative to 2013 because of the porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv), Howard Hill, NPPC president, said in testimony prepared for a House Agriculture Committee panel on the state of the livestock industry. U.S.
By Steve Barnes LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Workers searched for survivors on Monday in the rubble left by a wave of tornadoes that ripped through the south-central United States a day earlier, killing at least 18 people in Arkansas, Oklahoma and Iowa. Arkansas was the hardest hit, with at least 16 people dead. Neighborhoods were torn apart in central Faulkner County, where at least 10 people died in the storm system that produced that first fatalities of this year's U.S.
The disappearance of a Malaysian airliner about an hour into a flight to Beijing is an "unprecedented mystery", head of Malaysia's Civil Aviation Authority Azharuddin Abdul Rahman said on Monday,...
BOSTON/NEW YORK - Target Corp began a major public relations effort on Monday to apologize to customers for an unprecedented cyber attack on its network, but the No. 3 U.S. retailer was vague in providing details about what it knew and when. The company has so far disclosed that the breach started in late November and lasted 19 days over the peak holiday shopping season, resulting in the theft of about 40 million credit card records and 70 million other records containing customer data. Target is trying to woo back customers after sales dropped off at the end of the holiday season.