USDA Confirms H1N1 in Minnesota Pigs

Hospitals around the country are turning away visiting children and tightening restrictions on adults, too, in hopes of limiting the spread of the H1N1 flu in the hallways.

Bodies switched in hospital

LAFAYETTE — The bodies of two women who died at Lafayette General Medical Center were switched accidentally. Victor Raphael, owner of Raphael & Sons funeral homes, says the mistake was discovered early Friday. Raphael says Ruby Joseph was

USDA Confirms H1N1 in Minnesota Pigs

Preliminary tests show three pigs in Minnesota may have contracted the swine flu virus making them the first potential U.S. cases in swine, agricultural officials said Friday. They stressed the finding does not threaten food safety.

Iran Won't Halt Enrichment Even If It Gets Fuel

Iran's state-run Press TV cited unnamed officials in Tehran as saying the Islamic Republic was looking to hold on to its low-enriched uranium and buying what it needed for the Tehran reactor abroad.

Panel Voids Thousands of Ballots from Afghan Election

A U.N.-backed panel ruled Monday that thousands of ballots counted in Afghanistan's disputed Aug. 20 presidential election were fraudulent, in a ruling expected to force a runoff.

Official demanded to resign

NEW ORLEANS — Governor Bobby Jindal and U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu are calling for the resignation of Keith Bardwell, a white justice of the peace, who denied marriage to an interracial couple.

Police Search for UConn Football Player's Killer

The football coach at the University of Connecticut says at least two teammates were with a UConn player when he was fatally stabbed outside a school-sanctioned dance over the weekend.

Sheriff: Media Outlet May Be In On 'Balloon Boy' Hoax

Investigators are examining the possibility of other conspirators, "including the possibility that even some of the media outlets may have had some knowledge about this," Alderden said.

Taliban Vow to Defeat Army in Pakistan Offensive

Pakistani troops and the Taliban fought fierce battles in a militant sanctuary near the Afghan border, with both sides claiming early victories in an army campaign that could shape the future of the country's battle against extremism.

Race Officials: 3 Die in Detroit Marathon

Race officials say three men died of what is believed to be cardiac arrest during a marathon in Detroit.