ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A baby is in critical condition after authorities found the child in respiratory arrest at an Atlantic City casino.
WCAU-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1FXHznr ) the 2-month-old, who was born prematurely, was taken from Bally's Atlantic City Hotel and Casino on Monday night and airlifted to Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
It's unclear who was with the baby and how long they were at the casino.
CHICAGO (AP) — An attorney for a suburban Chicago man accused of trying to join al-Qaida-affiliated fighters in Syria says her client intends to change his plea to guilty.
Abdella Ahmad Tounisi's (too-NEE'-seez) attorney, Molly Armour, told a federal judge in Chicago about the change of plea at a Wednesday hearing. She and a prosecutor said the sides expect to seal a plea agreement within several weeks.
The first report from a big project to improve genetic testing shows it is not as rock solid as many people believe.
Many companies offer gene tests to gauge a person's risk of developing various disorders. Several years ago, the government helped start a database to track the results. The study finds that labs often disagree on how harmful or benign certain gene variants are. That means some people are wrongly told to worry and others are wrongly told they can relax....
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. banks' earnings rose 6.9 percent in the first quarter from a year earlier as revenues increased, delinquent loans continued to fall and the number of "problem" banks reached a six-year low.
The data issued Wednesday by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. showed "gradual but steady improvement" for the banking industry, FDIC Chairman Martin Gruenberg said. Still, low interest rates continued to crimp banks' profit margins on loans during the January...