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Survivor saw homes 'exploding' from mudslide force

April 10, 2014

SEATTLE (AP) — Amanda Skorjanc was watching videos with her infant son when the lights in her home started to flicker and shake. more »»

Sailors recall rough seas during rescue of family

April 10, 2014

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Navy sailors say conditions during the rescue of a family with a 1-year-old, critically ill girl were so bad that even the para-jumpers who dropped into the sea to help grew... more »»

Victim's family testifies in shoe stabbing case

April 10, 2014

HOUSTON (AP) — Jurors deciding the sentence for a woman convicted of murder for stabbing her boyfriend to death with her shoe's stiletto heel heard testimony Wednesday about her criminal history... more »»

Last Corvette retrieved from Kentucky sinkhole

April 10, 2014

The mangled remains of a powerful Corvette — barely recognizable to its former owner — were pulled from the depths of a sinkhole at a Kentucky museum Wednesday, completing weeks of painstaking... more »»

1 child dead, 14 hurt in Florida day care crash

April 10, 2014

WINTER PARK, Fla. (AP) — A car smashed into an Orlando-area day care Wednesday, killing a girl and injuring 14 others, at least a dozen of them children, authorities said. more »»

Islam critic: Brandeis turned honor into a shaming

April 9, 2014

BOSTON (AP) — Brandeis University has transformed an accolade into "a moment of shaming" by withdrawing a plan to give an honorary degree to a Muslim women's advocate who has made comments... more »»

Victim's family testifies in shoe stabbing case

April 9, 2014

HOUSTON (AP) — The sister of a man who was fatally stabbed with a stiletto heel by his girlfriend tells jurors his violent death is "like a nightmare" she wishes she could wake up from. more »»

Students called 'heroes' in high school stabbing

April 9, 2014

MURRYSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania Gov. more »»

Data brokers disciplined over consumer protections

April 9, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's tough enough landing a job these days.

So imagine if that background check provided to your potential employer wrongly identified you as a possible sex offender. more »»

Hall of Famer: Gay athletes face old questions

April 9, 2014

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — NBA Hall of Famer Bill Russell said Wednesday that gay athletes' current fight for equality and acceptance reminds him of some of the same struggles black athletes faced in... more »»

Islam critic: Brandeis turned honor into 'shaming'

April 9, 2014

BOSTON (AP) — A Somali-born advocate for Muslim women who has made comments critical of Islam says Brandeis (BRAN'-dys) University is turning an intended honor for her into a "moment of shaming"... more »»

AP-GfK Poll: Most Americans say filing taxes easy

April 9, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Struggling to figure out your federal tax return? You're not alone, but you're in the minority. more »»

Obama offers solace to nation at Fort Hood

April 9, 2014

FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — President Barack Obama returned to the grieving Army post Wednesday where he first took on the job as the nation's comforter five years ago, mourning at Fort Hood with... more »»

Iowa State halts celebration after student hurt

April 9, 2014

AMES, Iowa (AP) — A popular Iowa State University celebration was called off Wednesday after a student was seriously injured after a rowdy, late-night crowd overturned cars and toppled light pole... more »»

 
 

 

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