LOS ANGELES (AP) - Passengers on a 10-hour flight from Taiwan to California discovered a surprising stowaway when a songbird hopped down their plane's aisle in what officials suspect is a failed animal smuggling attempt. U.S. Customs and Border Protection specialists said in a statement Friday that they seized the... more »
"Having access to your representatives is a very important asset for the community and we have that in town," says CEO and President of dpiX,, LLC Frank Caris. "It's very important, it's an asset that we should exploit," he adds.
dpiX specializes in making digital X-rays, as well as... more »
The Transportation Security Administration's new security procedures involving advanced X-ray imaging and thorough pat-downs at airports have some people reconsidering holiday travel plans. "I'm thinking twice about it," said Melanie Duke of Colorado Springs.
The new procedures, enacted more than a month ago, have resulted in nationwide debate as... more »
Just when you thought every bit of Marilyn Monroe had been put up for auction - including the crypt above her own at a local cemetery - along comes the couch from her shrink's office.
Darren Julien of Julien's Auctions says the psychiatric sofa will be offered June 26-27... more »
A security officer at the Valencia County District Courthouse in New Mexico is in big trouble after putting a nine-year-old boy on the conveyor belt and scanning him through the x-ray machine. Sheriff's deputies say the officer did it to show the boy his internal organs.
The x-ray machine... more »
Radiation exposure from digital mammography appears to be much lower than conventional film mammography.
The latest digital mammographic imaging screening trial examined data from about 5,000 women. Researchers say the radiation dose from digital imaging was about 22-percent lower, on average, than film mammography.
Both methods are similar... more »