INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — IndyCar driver Alex Tagliani has made good on a bet he lost to fellow driver Scott Dixon by wearing a beaver costume while riding a tricycle and milking a cow at the Indiana State Fair.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A New York man charged with trying to extort $200,000 from embattled celebrity cook Paula Deen has agreed to a plea deal with prosecutors, according to federal court records.
Prosecutors filed a notice in
NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez was suspended through 2014 and All-Stars Nelson Cruz, Jhonny Peralta and Everth Cabrera were banned 50 games apiece Monday when Major League Baseball disciplined 13 players in a drug case — the
SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego County Sheriff’s investigators on Monday will question Bob Filner’s former communication director about allegations she made in her sexual harassment lawsuit against the mayor, her lawyer said.
Attorney Gloria Allred said she
UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. (AP) — It was a heart-stopping moment on the Transformers 3D thrill ride, but don’t blame the Decepticons.
Authorities say the motion simulator ride at Universal Studios Hollywood stopped unexpectedly Monday, temporarily stranding 10 passengers.
PHOENIX (AP) — Jury selection began Monday for a former Phoenix police officer charged with murder and animal cruelty in the fatal shootings of an unarmed man and his dog during a domestic dispute call.
Authorities say then-Officer
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Foreign ministers from the South American trade bloc Mercosur are expressing their indignation to U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at alleged U.S. spying in the region and throughout the world.
Venezuela Foreign Minister Elias Jaua,
HONOLULU (AP) — A man who speaks Hawaiian wants to be able to use the language to take his driver’s license exam.
Hawaiian is considered one of the state’s official languages, yet Daniel Anthony says he’s unable to
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Sen. Barbara Mikulski is calling attention to a new commission that would focus on how well military service academy superintendents are working to fight sexual assault.
Mikulski announced Monday that language to create a
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Time Warner Cable CEO Glenn Britt has offered to end a four-day blackout of CBS stations, saying the cable operator would allow CBS to sell its stations’ signal “a la carte” to consumers instead
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal officials are taking action to stop a rise in pedestrian deaths around the country.
Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx has announced a $2 million grant program to improve pedestrian safety through education and enforcement. He
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is saying it will announce in the coming days whether President Barack Obama is going to cancel a visit to Moscow.
Obama’s plan to visit Russian President Vladimir Putin has been up
A man wanted for a variety of charges is tonight’s Northeast Kansas Most Wanted.
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — A boat that ran aground off the coast of Senegal’s capital is now leaking diesel fuel into the ocean near some scenic islands.
Senegalese Environment Minister Haidar El Ali said Monday the accident took
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The Princeton Review released its 2014 edition of “The Best 378 Colleges” book Monday, which includes the lists of the Top 20 party schools and the Top 20 sober schools.
TOP 20 PARTY
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A Chilean judge has decided not to charge the father of one presidential candidate with the torture and murder of her rival’s father in 1974.
Judge Mario Carroza’s decision Monday is the second time
“Speak of the Devil” (Touchstone), by Allison Leotta
Allison Leotta’s latest novel, “Speak of the Devil,” pits prosecutor Anna Curtis against Diablo, a villain believed to be the devil himself.
Diablo and his gang attack a brothel, and