CALHOUN, Ga. (AP) — Bert Lance, a Georgia banker and close ally of former President Jimmy Carter who served as his first budget director before departing amid an investigation of his bank’s lending practices, has died. He was
PLEASANTON, Calif. (AP) — An 18-year-old accused of killing a bicyclist with his car has had a vehicular manslaughter charge upgraded to murder in part because he boasted about speeding on Twitter, prosecutors said Thursday.
Cody Hall, of
Wichita State product Andy Dirks went 4-for-4 with two doubles as the Tigers beat the Royals in the series opener at Comerica Park.
HONOLULU (AP) — The public will get an up-close view of how Hawaiian monk seals eat, sleep and swim this weekend as researchers share footage taken by cameras attached to the backs of the animals.
Researchers collected the
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — President Rafael Correa says he has abandoned a unique and ambitious plan to persuade rich countries to pay Ecuador not to drill for oil in a pristine Amazon rainforest preserve.
The idea was to
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council called on the Egyptian government and the Muslim Brotherhood Thursday to exercise “maximum restraint” and end the violence spreading across the country.
Council members also called for national reconciliation and
NEW YORK (AP) — Sure, the sexual revolution was a culture shock for much of American society when it arrived in the 1960s. But imagine the conflict it posed for a rabbi who was eager to embrace it
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia judge is accused of having an affair with his secretary and trying to frame her husband for several crimes over five years, including drug possession, larceny and assault.
Authorities said none
Shawnee County Commissioners continue their work to craft a 2014 budget plan.
A standing-room only crowd filled the chamber Thursday as several citizens provided… More »
TROY, Mich. (AP) — Hundreds of family members, friends and journalists filled the suburban Detroit church pioneering journalist Helen Thomas attended as a child for her memorial service Thursday.
“During Helen’s entire 70-year career, she was a defender,