PROVO, Utah (AP) — Stephen Merrill was finishing his freshman year of college two years ago when he and a group of friends went to an indoor trampoline park in Utah for a day of flipping, jumping and
WASHINGTON (AP) — Midway between the 2012 and 2014 election campaigns, moderate Republican conservatives are beginning to foment a revolt of their own — a backlash to anti-spending tea party shrillness as budget cuts begin to significantly shrink
“They just didn’t fit. He might have been an outdoorsman in California, but he was not an outdoorsman in Idaho. … Red flags kind of went up.” — Former Idaho county sheriff Mark John, 71, who encountered California
CLERMONT, Fla. (AP) — A sinkhole cracked the foundation in a villa housing vacationers at a central Florida resort near Disney World on Sunday, causing the building to slowly sink and prompting the evacuation of the hotel, authorities
NORTH BRANFORD, Conn. (AP) — When Greg Myerson heads out in his boat, some fishermen will follow him. The famous want to fish with him. He’s the Warren Buffett of the fishing world, giving seminars in which he’ll
WALTON HILLS, Ohio (AP) — An aggressive, national tree-trimming campaign since the blackout of 2003 appears to have had the intended effect. But the applause over the power-industry equivalent of a buzz cut isn’t rising from at least
MANCHESTER, New Hampshire (AP) — An Israeli-born software engineer shot his 9-year-old son to death before taking his own life during supervised visitation at a YWCA office, officials said Sunday.
An adult supervisor was present when Muni Savyon,
WASHINGTON (AP) — Some big changes could be in the wind for the federal criminal justice system.
In remarks planned Monday for the American bar Association in San Francisco, Attorney General Eric Holder says some of the changes
UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. (AP) — Winners at the 2013 Teen Choice Awards, announced at the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City, Calif., Sunday.
Choice Movie: Comedy
Choice Movie Actor: Comedy
Skylar Astin, “Pitch Perfect”
Choice Movie Actress:
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder is calling for major changes to the nation’s criminal justice system that would scale back the use of harsh prison sentences for certain drug-related crimes, divert people convicted of low-level offenses
NEW YORK (AP) — Jennifer Lawrence says growing up in Kentucky she always knew she would be famous.
The Best Actress Oscar-winner for “Silver Linings Playbook” tells the September issue of Vogue magazine that she used to “lie
Today is Monday, Aug. 12, the 224th day of 2013. There are 141 days left in the year.
Today’s Highlight in History:
On August 12, 1953, the Soviet Union conducted a secret test of its first hydrogen bomb.
NEW YORK (AP) — New York Yankees closing pitcher Mariano Rivera has condemned the defacing of a statue of Jackie Robinson outside a minor league baseball stadium in Brooklyn.
The reliever told the Daily News (http://nydn.us/16JGv2v ) Sunday
A clown wearing a President Barack Obama mask appeared at a Missouri State Fair rodeo this weekend and the announcer asked the enthusiastic spectators if they wanted to see “Obama run down by a bull.”
VALE, Ore. (AP) — A 59-year-old man died over the weekend while working on a fire line in southeastern Oregon.
Kevin Hall apparently suffered a medical issue Saturday while he was working for a bulldozer contractor on the
LOS ANGELES (AP) — William P. Clark, who rose from campaign volunteer to one of President Ronald Reagan’s most trusted advisers, has died. He was 81.
Clark’s son, Paul, said his father died Saturday at his ranch home
NEW YORK (AP) — Darius McCollum can explain the complicated workings of the New York City transit system with the precision of a veteran conductor. He knows every subway stop, every line, every train.
It’s an obsession that