The family of accused killer and kidnapper Adam Mayes, who was placed on the FBI's "10 Most Wanted" list, has sent his body to the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, where students will use it for research and educational purposes, officials said.
More than 16,000 U.S. medical school graduates are awarded M.D. degrees each year, and many enter their residency programs at teaching hospitals in July. Now, a growing body of research suggests that month might be a more deadly time in U.S. hospitals.
Calvino Inman had just stepped out of the shower one evening in May when a glimpse of his reflection in the mirror caused him to panic. "I looked up and saw myself, and I thought I was going to die," says the 15-year-old from Rockwood, Tennessee. His eyes were streaming tears of blood.
Cleveland Browns wide receiver Donte Stallworth was charged in Florida on Wednesday with killing a pedestrian while driving under the influence, a spokesman for the Miami-Dade County state attorney's office said.
FBI agents investigating the hacking of a personal e-mail account belonging to Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin searched the home of the son of a Tennessee state legislator, federal law enforcement sources said Monday.
On Friday, the U.S. softball team faced the toughest day of its gilded Olympic history: a doubleheader starting with undefeated Japan and followed by the resumption of a game against Canada that was delayed by rain with the U.S. trailing 1-0 in the top of the fourth inning. Back to back losses? It wasn't impossible.
Before there were treadmills, elliptical machines, ergometers and Ab Scissors, there was walking. And in the 2 million years since Homo erectus started humankind ambulating without the aid of knuckles, putting one foot in front of the other has established itself as more than just a fitness fad. Some 54 million people walk as exercise today, according to the Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association, and no wonder. It requires merely the oomph to get off the couch and the wherewithal to buy a good pair of sneakers.
When American history teacher Stephen Conrad taught a one-day lesson on the first anniversary of the September 11, 2001, attacks, his students wanted to share personal stories. Five years later, he finds the connection is fading.