Gun manufacturer Remington has asked a judge to dismiss a proposed class-action lawsuit by Montanans who bought a type of rifle that can reportedly misfire without the trigger being pulled.
A police officer who stopped at a northern New Jersey convenience store to use the bathroom instead ended up arresting a man there who allegedly was breaking up marijuana on a $100 bill.
Switzerland’s biggest bank, UBS, has agreed to pay about $50 million to settle federal civil charges of misleading investors in its sale of risky mortgage bonds ahead of the 2008 financial crisis.
The Homeland Security Department tentatively approved asylum requests for nine Mexican immigrants
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A western Michigan supplier is recalling about 5,400 cantaloupes distributed to independent grocers because of possible Listeria bacteria contamination.
Heeren Brothers Produce in Grand Rapids said Tuesday that it distributed the cantaloupes to
NEW YORK (AP) — A former madam running against former Gov. Eliot Spitzer in the race for New York City comptroller was charged on Tuesday with peddling hundreds of prescriptions pain killers and other drugs.
Federal prosecutors in
WASHINGTON (AP) — After Mitt Romney’s 2012 loss, many senior Republicans concluded the party must moderate its image on issues such as immigration and reproductive rights.
But some GOP lawmakers have done the opposite.
They imposed new restrictions
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Sacramento man was charged Tuesday with murder after authorities said he went on a bizarre trek that ended with the stabbing death of a hardware clerk who objected when the man spray-painted his
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A report on the investigation into the Newtown school shooting that left 26 people dead will not be available until the fall, prosecutors said Tuesday.
The announcement marks the latest delay in the timeline
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rising tax receipts are helping shrink the federal deficit to less than half what it was a couple of years ago. And that will shape the debate when Congress decides next month whether to continue,
WASHINGTON (AP) — A sharp decline in the trade deficit with other nations suggests the U.S. economy grew this spring at a faster pace than previously estimated, helped by a record level of exports.
The Commerce Department said
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court reinstated the gambling conviction Tuesday of a man who operated an underground poker club, saying a lower-court judge had erred when he concluded the conviction could not stand because poker
NEW YORK (AP) — The price of oil fell along with the stock market Tuesday.
U.S. benchmark crude for September delivery fell $1.55 to $105 per barrel in afternoon trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Earlier in
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A photograph of an Occupy Portland demonstrator blasted with pepper spray as she opened her mouth to shout at a police officer became a defining image of the monthlong encampment.
Now, the woman in
DALLAS (AP) — U.S. soldier Nidal Hasan is standing trial for the shooting rampage at Fort Hood military base that left 13 people dead and more than 30 wounded in Texas on Nov. 5, 2009.
Here are some
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott and members of the cabinet are letting university researchers identify human remains at a defunct reform school site.
They approved a permit Tuesday that will allow University of South Florida
ATLANTA (AP) — A new government report is the first evidence of a national decline in childhood obesity, health officials said Tuesday.
In 18 states, there were at least slight declines in obesity for low-income preschoolers.