Giving peanut-based foods to babies early prevents allergies

WASHINGTON (AP) — Most babies should start eating peanut-containing foods well before their first birthday, say guidelines released Thursday that aim to protect high-risk tots and other youngsters, too, from developing the dangerous food allergy.

  • Written by LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer

'Daddy's dead?' Chilling 911 call played in church case

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — For about 20 harrowing minutes, Jennifer Pinckney huddled under a desk with her 6-year-old daughter, her hand clasped over the girl's mouth to keep her quiet as Dylann Roof opened fire. Not knowing for certain if the danger had passed, Pinckney dialed 911 and breathlessly told an operator she had heard shots inside Charleston's Emanuel AME Church.

  • Written by MEG KINNARD, Associated Press

Police: Charges 'soon' in Chicago beating aired on Facebook

CHICAGO (AP) — Four black people beat and taunted a mentally disabled white man in a video broadcast live on Facebook, threatening him with a knife, cutting off his clothing and forcing him to drink from a toilet.


Florida judge sends former 'pill mill' doctor to prison

GREEN COVE SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) — A former pain management doctor in Florida will be going to federal prison for two years after a judge rejected sentencing guidelines that recommended a six-month sentence.