Hearing in Penn State pledge's death begins 5th day


BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — A fifth day of testimony has begun in a criminal case related to the death of a Penn State pledge after heavy drinking that accompanied a fraternity bid acceptance event.

  • Written by By MARK SCOLFORO , Associated Press

EU plans talks as egg scandal hits 17 countries


BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union said Friday that it plans to hold an extraordinary meeting late next month over a growing tainted egg scandal as it revealed that products contaminated with an insecticide have now spread to 17 countries.


  • Written by By LORNE COOK , Associated Press