Anwar al-Awlaki, the U.S.-born Muslim cleric said to have inspired the failed "underwear bomber" and the Fort Hood shooter, was killed Friday in an airstrike on a convoy in northern Yemen.
U.S. and Yemeni officials confirmed Friday that al-Awlaki, who was on a CIA terrorist hit list, was among four people killed in an attack by U.S. warplanes and unmanned drones near the border with Saudi Arabia.
Maybe it's something about this funky, rainy weather that has people chowing down on strange mushrooms. Regardless, for unlucky foragers who have consumed a poisonous mushroom, a drug still in clinical trials may avert potentially deadly consequences.
Doctors at Georgetown University Hospital have treated four people in the last month with the experimental drug silibinin after they ate toxic mushrooms picked in Virginia and Maryland. The first two men to check in for poisoning have recovered.