PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Apparently frustrated by a U.S. Supreme Court decision that struck down an $18 million penalty for a Texas natural gas firm, a federal judge is taking the unusual step of asking the environmental community
PHOENIX (AP) — A jury of eight men and four women is deliberating Jodi Arias’ fate. Jurors have several options as they consider four months of testimony and evidence in the case:
— FIRST-DEGREE MURDER: If jurors believe
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says there are no easy answers to resolving the civil war in Syria and says he doesn’t make decisions based on perceptions.
The Obama administration has been seeking further evidence about claims
WASHINGTON (AP) — Gun homicides have dropped steeply in the United States since their 1993, a pair of reports released Tuesday showed, adding fuel to Congress’ battle over whether to tighten restrictions on firearms.
A study released Tuesday
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Anchorage man has donated a trophy moose head and antlers to the Navy’s newest warship.
Lex Patten told the Anchorage Daily News (http://is.gd/Xb7yAJ ) that his gift to the USS Anchorage pays tribute
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Farmers in the nation’s breadbasket who only recently were praying for an end to a withering drought are now pining for enough sunshine and heat to dry their muddy fields in time to plant
One Topeka man is charged in a federal indictment with making a pipe bomb and another is charged with possessing a pipe bomb, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said today.
TELESCOPE, Grenada (AP) — Rising sea levels are threatening tens of thousands of people living near the coastline in the Caribbean, especially in southern island of Grenada.
The old coastal road in the fishing village of Telescope sits
NEW YORK (AP) — The television audience appears to have made its choice of serial killers. Fox’s Joe Carroll beats NBC’s Hannibal Lecter in viewer interest.
Last week’s Nielsen Co. ratings make that clear. “The Following,” the gruesome
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Another space industry heavyweight has signed onto New Mexico’s Spaceport America.
Gov. Susana Martinez announced Tuesday that Elon Musks’ Space Exploration Technologies, or SpaceX, has agreed to a three-year lease to do testing of
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Lawyers for an 83-year-old nun and two fellow nuclear protesters are calling their intrusion into a nuclear weapons plant in Oak Ridge in July a symbolic act featuring “Biblical graffiti.”
Meanwhile, federal prosecutors say
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has spoken out publicly about his weight battle on many occasions, starting when he first ran for the state’s highest office in 2009. He has frequently joked about his size while also seeking
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — A Houston man was sentenced to death Tuesday in the fatal shooting of a 79-year-old woman outside a Southeast Texas courthouse.
Bartholomew Granger, 42, was convicted last week of capital murder in the slaying
LONDON (AP) — Ray Harryhausen, a master of movie special effects whose work was beloved by fantasy film lovers and influenced industry heavyweights such as “Star Wars” creator George Lucas, has died. He was 92.
Biographer and longtime
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hip-hop may need a checkup.
The culture that in the 1990s lost its brightest stars to gun violence has in recent years seen a series of notable rappers die of drug- and health-related causes.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — A gas tanker truck exploded on a highway lined with homes in the Mexico City suburb of Ecatepec early Tuesday, killing at least 19 people and injuring three dozen, according to the Citizen Safety
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Federal authorities say platinum-selling rapper Ja Rule has left federal prison.
The Federal Bureau of Prisons says he left a correctional facility in New York’s Adirondacks on Tuesday, though time remains on his sentence.