Colleagues: Iowa egg producer at heart of recall is tough businessman, generous to charities

Iowa egg producer separates business, charity work

Lawsuit seeks class-action status for case against 2 Iowa farms involved in egg recall

Lawsuit seeks class-action in egg recall case

AP Exclusive: Owner of peanut company linked to 9 salmonella deaths is back in business

US President Barack Obama welcomes Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak

Federal agents descend on egg farms at center of recall for second time

Federal agents descend on egg farms for 2nd time

Johnson & Johnson CEO: Company let down consumers, is fixing problems and will rebuild trust

CEO: J&J let down public, must work to build trust

Virginia judge recommends $12 million settlement in salmonella outbreak tied to peanut company

Judge recommends $12M settlement on bad peanuts

Hamburg: Massive egg recall dramatizes need for agency to have greater regulatory authority

FDA commissioner says agency needs more authority

Iowa farms recalling eggs share suppliers and ties to businessman often cited for violations

FDA looking for source of tainted eggs

WASHINGTON — Investigators from the Food and Drug Administration are working to find the cause of a salmonella outbreak that has sickened as many as 1,300 people and forced the recall of more than a half-billion eggs.

Puerto Rico panel to investigate hate crimes amid outcry over ‘epidemic’ of anti-gay violence

Puerto Rico panel to investigate hate crimes

Asbestos’ death toll climbs in scenic Montana town as EPA struggles with vast cleanup effort

For asbestos-ravaged town, questions persist

Greek court convicts 4 over carbon monoxide poisoning of 2 British children

4 convicted in Greece for hotel poisoning deaths

Health officials look to Iran for help on how to stop AIDS in drug users

Officials look to Iran for help on AIDS

LIVERPOOL, England — Health experts are holding up a perhaps unlikely country as a model for fighting AIDS in drug users: Iran.

Film obtained by activists allegedly documents 2007 outbreak of HIV among Uzbek children

Film: 147 toddlers infected in Uzbek HIV outbreak

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Chile quake death toll hits 708 as rescue ramps up

Kentucky lawmakers grill corrections leaders on quality of prison food

Ky. corrections leaders grilled about prison food

Attorney general promises to see whether FBI’s 2004 warning on mortgage fraud was followed up