Halted in bird flu outbreak, federal egg inspections resume

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has resumed inspections of egg-handling facilities in 21 states more than a year after they were suspended due to the nation's worst bird flu outbreak.

  • Written by DAVID PITT, Associated Press

Advisers urge easier access to treatment for hearing loss

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hearing loss is a growing public health problem that can leave older adults socially isolated and even increase their risk for dementia — yet getting treated is a pricey hassle, declares a prestigious government advisory group that's calling for change.

  • Written by LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer

Police: UCLA shooter intended to kill second professor

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The investigation into a murder-suicide on the UCLA campus took a more sinister turn Thursday when police announced they suspected the shooter earlier killed a woman in Minnesota then drove to Los Angeles to confront a professor he believed had stolen his work.

  • Written by AMANDA LEE MYERS, Associated Press CHRISTINE ARMARIO, Associated Press