Retailers report weak sales in September

October 9, 2008 NEW YORK (AP) - American consumers went into hiding in September, leaving retailers with dismal sales and an uncertain future well beyond the holiday season as the fallout from the financial meltdow

Flu vaccine recommendations

October 9, 2008 LITTLE ROCK (AP) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends annual flu vaccination for adults who want to reduce the risk of catching the virus or spreading it.

Man pleads to tax-fraud conspiracy

October 9, 2008 FAYETTEVILLE (AP) - A scheme to allow tax frauds to keep their money below the radar of federal tax authorities has resulted in a guilty plea by a Berryville man to a charge of tax-fraud conspiracy,

Arkansas officials campaigning for flu vaccination

October 9, 2008 By Chuck Bartels Associated Press Writer LITTLE ROCK (AP) - Public health officials hope this flu season to limit the spread of the virus and save more lives by vaccinating young people.

Fan use linked to lower risk of SIDS

October 9, 2008 CHICAGO (AP) - Using a fan to circulate air seemed to lower the risk of sudden infant death syndrome in a study of nearly 500 babies, researchers reported Monday.

AIG gets $37B loan

October 9, 2008 CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - The Federal Reserve on Wednesday agreed to provide insurance giant American International Group Inc.