A prison doctor has been fired and two other staffers are in the midst of being dismissed after an inmate at the Kentucky State Penitentiary starved himself to death, a case that has exposed lapses in medical treatment and in how hunger strikes are handled at the facility. Prison officials have asked prosecutors to investigate after The Associated Press began asking questions about the inmate’s death.
Apple is offering free recycling of all its used products and vowing to power all of its stores, offices and data centers with renewable energy to reduce the pollution caused by its devices and online services.
Officials are requesting that Healthcare.gov users reset their passwords after an internal review by the Department of Homeland security flagged the site as possibly being vulnerable to a Heartbleed exploit.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department says former NFL and Southern California receiver Keyshawn Johnson has been arrested after a report of a domestic dispute.
The Boy Scouts of America has revoked its charter agreement with a Seattle church that refused to remove a gay troop leader after the organization withdrew his membership.
Count Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy among consumers who feel misled by a beverage called “Pomegranate Blueberry Flavored Blend of 5 Juices.”
Buddhist monks cremated the remains of Sherpa guides who were buried in the deadliest avalanche to hit Mount Everest, a disaster that has prompted calls for a climbing boycott by Nepal’s ethnic Sherpa community.
Tens of thousands of revelers raised joints, pipes and vaporizer devices to the sky Sunday at a central Denver park in a defiant toast to the April 20 pot holiday, a once-underground celebration that stepped into the mainstream in the first state in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana.
A car slammed into a packed Florida church just as its annual Easter concert was about to begin, injuring 21 people as it barreled through the brick outer wall and several rows of pews, Fort Myers police said.
The Utah State Medical Examiner’s Office has completed autopsies of seven infants found in cardboard boxes in a woman’s garage, but it is unclear when the results will be released.