A-10 Warthog

Budget bill saves A-10s for another year

President Obama signed a $1.1 trillion budget bill to keep the government running for another year. It includes millions of dollars for A-10s.

File photo.

Pharmacists prepared to handle community health crisis

Pharmacists across the area are aware of the increased possibility of a robbery now that 5,000 pain patients are without a doctor.

FILE - In this March 12, 2009 file photo Apple iPod Shuffles are posed for a photo at an Apple store in Palo Alto, Calif. A billion-dollar class-action lawsuit over Apple’s iPod music players heads to trial in a California federal court Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014, in an antitrust case where the legal wrangling has lasted far longer than the technology that sparked the complaint. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)

Apple wins class-action iPod lawsuit

A California jury found in favor of Apple on Tuesday in a billion-dollar class-action lawsuit over the price of its iPod music players.

FILE - In this Jan. 15, 1993 file photo, Michelle Kosilek, sits in Bristol County Superior Court, in New Bedford, Mass. A federal appeals court on Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014, overturned a 2012 ruling ordering Massachusetts prison officials to provide taxpayer-funded sex-reassignment surgery for the inmate born as Robert Kosilek, who had been convicted of murdering his wife in 1990. (AP Photo/Lisa Bul, File)

Appeals court overturns sex-change for inmate

A federal appeals court has overturned a ruling ordering Massachusetts prison officials to provide taxpayer-funded sex-reassignment surgery for an inmate convicted of murder.

Amanda Banks was sworn in as a state senator on December 16, 2014.

Wife sworn in to fill husband’s senate seat

Senator-elect Amanda Banks took the oath of office Tuesday morning to temporarily fill the Senate seat held by her husband while he’s deployed to Afghanistan with the U.S. Navy.