More fan violence reported at Candlestick Park

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A teenage football fan suffered a concussion and a broken arm and nose at Candlestick Park after police say he was attacked during the San Francisco 49ers 27-7 loss to the Indianapolis Colts this…

Raptors, zombies kick off gambling expo in Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The world’s largest gambling conference got underway in Las Vegas on Tuesday with flashing slot machines, chain smoking businessmen, and glittery performers dressed as characters from “Avatar” and the “Walking Dead.” Geoff Freeman, who…

113 countries sign pledge against sexual violence

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Ministers from 113 countries have signed a declaration pledging new action to end sexual violence in conflict. British Foreign Secretary William Hague said the declaration prohibits amnesties for sexual violence in peace agreements and…

Cruz vows to speak till he can’t against Obamacare

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tea party conservative Sen. Ted Cruz delivered an old-style filibuster over President Barack Obama’s health care law on Tuesday, even though fellow Republicans urged him to back down for fear of a possible government shutdown…

Ohio moves condemned inmate Mitts to death house

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A white gunman sentenced to die for killing a black man and a police officer during a 1994 suburban Cleveland shooting rampage was moved to the state’s death house on Tuesday ahead of his…

3 sought in assault on 80-year-old Georgia man

EAST POINT, Ga. (AP) — Police in suburban Atlanta say they’re searching for three people accused of assaulting an 80-year-old man in an attempted carjacking. East Point police say the man was in his car when he was…

Govt seeks dismissal of Petraeus-related lawsuit

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration on Tuesday sought dismissal of a lawsuit by a Tampa, Fla., businesswoman whose complaint to the FBI led to Gen. David Petraeus’ ouster as CIA director. If a federal judge allows the…

Columbus police HQ evacuated after emergency call

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A report of an explosion triggered the evacuation of the Columbus Police Department headquarters Tuesday night, but firefighters in Ohio’s capital said there was no visual evidence of such a blast. Fire Battalion Chief…

Dr. Drew Pinsky announces he had prostate cancer

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dr. Drew Pinsky says he had his prostate removed earlier this year after discovering he had cancer. The host of HLN’s “Dr. Drew on Call” wrote Tuesday on the cable network’s site that he…

DOE recommends phased start for Hanford cleanup

KENNEWICK, Wash. (AP) — The federal government is recommending a phased start to treatment of radioactive waste now held in underground tanks at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington state. The Department of Energy, in a report released…