MILWAUKEE (AP) — The parents of an American journalist kidnapped in Syria more than four months ago said Thursday that his latest disappearance is more upsetting than an earlier one in Libya because they don’t know who is
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Police say a murder suspect fired at an officer inside the Jackson, Miss., police headquarters and that both have been found dead.
Police Chief Rebecca Coleman told reporters Thursday the suspect had been arrested
NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — Former Massachusetts U.S. Sen. Scott Brown says he’s not done with politics. And he’s not ruling out a run for office in New Hampshire.
Speaking in southern New Hampshire on Thursday, the Republican said
DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — An 18-pound African leopard tortoise who went missing from an Iowa museum has been found alive in an elevator in the building.
KWWL-TV (http://bit.ly/Zb7sED) reports that officials at the National Mississippi River Museum &
DENVER (AP) — Legislation that would block people who are suspected of being dangerous from possessing a gun is expected to be introduced in Colorado, setting up the next major fight over gun control laws.
The bill sponsored
WASHINGTON (AP) — On the 45th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s death, Attorney General Eric Holder challenged the Supreme Court to uphold a key section of the Voting Rights Act that requires all or part of 16 states
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson has joined the growing number of senators to endorse gay marriage.
The Florida Democrat wrote Thursday in a Tampa Bay Times column (http://bit.ly/17fSaWH), “The civil rights and responsibilities for
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A man who police say crashed his car through a Walmart store in California then attacked shoppers has been charged with two counts of attempted murder.
The San Jose Mercury News reported (http://bit.ly/XTRPq8
WASHINGTON (AP) — Three Cabinet secretaries became the latest senior administration officials to give back part of their salaries, in the spirit of government spending cuts.
The announcements that Secretary of State John Kerry, the richest Cabinet member,
The death of film critic Roger Ebert elicits wide reaction from directors, fellow critics and others:
“Roger loved movies. They were his life. His reviews went far deeper than simply thumbs up or thumbs down. He wrote with
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A teenager facing drunken driving charges in a Nevada crash that killed five members of a California family had escaped from a juvenile facility, and it’s unclear whether anyone ever went looking for him,
NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds of fast food workers and supporters protested outside New York City restaurants Thursday to demand higher wages for their low-paying jobs, including about 60 who chanted “Hey, hey! Ho, ho! Minimum wage has
LAS VEGAS (AP) — An Iowa couple has become the first to get married at the Denny’s wedding chapel in Las Vegas.
Nancy Levandowski and Steve Keller tied the knot Wednesday evening, while some well-wishers sat in booths
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gun enthusiasts fearful of new weapon controls and alarmed by rumors of government hoarding are buying bullets practically by the bushel, making it hard for stores nationwide to keep shelves stocked and even putting
EUHARLEE, Ga. (AP) — No one was seriously hurt in an explosion Thursday afternoon at a coal-fired power plant roughly 50 miles northwest of Atlanta, utility officials said.
The explosion struck at Unit 2 of Plant Bowen while
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Two Rutgers basketball players on Mike Rice’s team say the fired coach wasn’t the abusive tyrant he appears to be on a widely viewed video that ultimately cost him his job.
“You can’t let
DENVER (AP) — The new judge overseeing the Colorado theater shooting case on Thursday ordered the release of documents related to the arrest of suspect James Holmes.
District Judge Carlos Samour said in an order that the arrest