WASHINGTON (AP) — Prick a finger and have the blood checked for parasites — by smartphone? Scientists are turning phones into microscopes and other medical tools that could help fight diseases in remote parts of the world.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's top court weighed the budget repercussions of ruling on a pension dispute between Gov. Chris Christie and public workers' unions on Wednesday while one justice wondered if the state had engaged in a "bait and switch."
MENASHA, Wis. (AP) — In a story May 5 about a shooting attack in Menasha, Wisconsin, The Associated Press, relying on information from the U.S. Army, reported erroneously that the suspect, Sergio Daniel Valencia del Toro, joined the Michigan National Guard in 2014 before joining the Wisconsin National Guard this year. A Michigan National Guard spokesman said Valencia del Toro never served there.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A high-ranking State Department official said Wednesday it's "not acceptable" for any agency employee to conduct government business on a private email server as former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton did.
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A crude oil fire at the U.S. Oil and Refining Co. burned for almost two hours Wednesday, sending plumes of black smoke over the Port of Tacoma, but it didn't cause any injuries, according to a company spokesman.