Stigma hinders efforts to combat leprosy in India
9 Mar. 2014
6:44 AM ET
TAHIRPUR, India (AP) — At first, Ashok Yadav ignored the patches of pink skin on his arm. But when pale sores erupted on his body and he lost sensation in his fingertips, a doctor issued the devastating diagnosis: Yadav had leprosy.
Record fine proposed for coal mining operations
6 Mar. 2014
1:21 AM ET
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is proposing a record fine for thousands of water pollution violations by coal mine operators in five Appalachian states.