Max and Dave, Washington’s newest power couple

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Welcome to the “Max and Dave Show,” a campaign-style swing around the country featuring two of the most powerful members of Congress rallying support for their effort to overhaul the nation’s tax laws…

Asiana flight attendants make news with bravery

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Before Asiana Flight 214 crash-landed in San Francisco, the last time the Korean airlines’ flight attendants made news it was over an effort by their union earlier this year to get the dress code…

3rd victim in SF crash: 15-year-old Chinese girl

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The third person to die from injuries suffered when an Asiana Airlines jetliner crash landed in San Francisco was identified as a 15-year-old Chinese girl who attended school with the other two victims. San…

Zimmerman cleared; attorney says safety a concern

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — After a year and a half of living as a hermit, George Zimmerman emerged from a Florida courthouse a free man, cleared of all charges in the shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. His brother…
FILE - In this May 25, 2012 file photo, Canadian actor Cory Monteith looks on while attending a charitable announcement at Project Limelight, a not-for-profit children's theatre program, in Vancouver, British Columbia. Vancouver police say Canadian born actor Montieth, star of the hit show "Glee" has been found dead in city hotel.  (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darryl Dyck, File)

Cory Monteith, star of hit show ‘Glee,’ found dead

Cory Monteith, the handsome young actor who shot to fame in the hit TV series "Glee" but was beset by addiction struggles so fierce that he once said he was lucky to be alive, was found dead in a hotel room, police said. He was 31.…

Texas Republicans pass new abortion limits

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republicans in the Texas Legislature passed an omnibus abortion bill that is one of the most restrictive in the U.S., but Democrats have vowed to fight in the courts and at the ballot box…

Zimmerman cleared in shooting of Trayvon Martin

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — Neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman was cleared of all charges Saturday in the shooting of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed black teenager whose killing unleashed furious debate across the U.S. over racial profiling, self-defense and…

Quotes, reaction, day after Zimmerman verdict

A jury of six women found neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman not guilty of all charges on Saturday in the shooting of Trayvon Martin. Here are some quotes from key figures involved in the case: “We’re ecstatic with…

Zimmerman, Martin families react on Twitter

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — The families of George Zimmerman and Trayvon Martin are reacting on Twitter after the former neighborhood watch volunteer was cleared of all charges in the fatal shooting of the unarmed black teen. Zimmerman’s brother,…

An injured Mariah Carey performs at MLB-Sandy show

NEW YORK (AP) — Mariah Carey has a new accessory: the stylish sling holding up her injured shoulder. The pop diva performed in a fashionable sling that matched her shimmering white dress on Central Park’s Great Lawn on…
George Zimmerman leaves the courtroom during a recess in his trial in Seminole circuit court in Sanford, Fla. Wednesday, July 10, 2013. (AP Photo/Orlando Sentinel, Gary W. Green, Pool)

Jurors: Zimmerman not guilty of 2nd-degree murder

Neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman was cleared of all charges Saturday in the shooting of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed black teenager whose killing unleashed furious debate across the U.S. over racial profiling, self-defense and equal justice.…

Report: Israel led air strike in Syria on July 5

WASHINGTON (AP) — A newspaper reports that U.S. officials say Israel targeted advanced anti-ship cruise missiles near Syria’s principal port city in an air attack carried out earlier this month. The New York Times reports that the U.S.…

D-Backs 1st big-league team to broadcast in Navajo

PHOENIX (AP) — Nearly 92 years after a major league game was first broadcast on radio, the Arizona Diamondbacks became the first big-league team to have its game broadcast in Navajo. Dan Arnold and George LaFrance had the…

Delta charter plane skids off runway in Fla.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Military officials say a chartered Delta Airlines jet has run off the runway at Jacksonville Naval Air Station in Florida during stormy weather. The 167 passengers aboard the flight were coming from Guantanamo Bay,…