INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Otis R. Bowen, a small-town family doctor who overhauled Indiana’s tax system as governor before helping promote safe sex practices in the early years of AIDS as the top federal health official under President Reagan,
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — The uncle of a Boston Marathon bombing suspect killed in a gun battle with police has arrived in Massachusetts to arrange for his burial.
Ruslan Tsarni (ROOS’-lahn SAHR’-nee), of Montgomery Village, Md., arrived at
VIENNA, Ill. (AP) — This is the Illinois that many people never see — the sparsely populated southern tip where flat farmland gives way to rolling hills, rocky outcrops, thick forests and cypress swamps.
Blacktopped county roads wend
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The White House says it is “horrified” by reports that more than 100 people were executed Thursday in a western Syrian town.
White House spokesman Josh Earnest says those responsible for serious human rights
BOSTON (AP) — The details of the Boston Marathon bombings were still fuzzy when fundraising ramped up to help its victims, just hours after the explosions.
The crowdfunding fundraising site GoFundMe, for instance, was hosting fundraising campaigns by
AMHERST, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire auction house will soon accept bids on space and aviation artifacts, including an electrocardiogram of Apollo 11 Commander Neil Armstrong’s heartbeat taken when he first set foot on the moon.
COLUMBUS JUNCTION, Iowa (AP) — The first Chin Burmese student arrived at Wilma Sime Roundy Elementary School three years ago, a smiling preschooler whose father often checked on his progress.
The school had long been accustomed to educating
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Archaeologists in Georgia say they have discovered the location of a small frontier fort that was the site of a violent Revolutionary War gunbattle between patriot militiamen and fellow colonists siding with the British
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Tom Leksan lost nearly everything when gambling became an addiction with easy access to casinos.
Once an Ohio lawyer, Leksan lost his job and marriage because of gambling, specifically blackjack. He had been gambling
NEW YORK (AP) — High taxes have emerged as the No. 1 weapon in the war on smoking. The more cigarettes cost, research has shown, the fewer people buy them. That is one of the reasons six states
Peter Nguyen was a promising medical student when his school learned that he had tested positive for the hepatitis B virus. He said he was blackballed by school administrators and forced to halt his studies.
“I knew the
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two lawmakers say Syria’s air defense system isn’t as strong as once thought and add that Israel’s recent strikes there show the regime is vulnerable.
Republican Sen. John McCain of Arizona and Democratic Sen. Patrick
WASHINGTON (AP) — Absent a magic potion or explosive economic growth, it was all but inevitable President Barack Obama would have to break some of his campaign promises to keep others. If there’s one thing that distinguished them
Israel has carried out airstrikes against Syria twice in the past three days, targeting what officials say are shipments of highly accurate, Iranian-made guided missiles known as Fateh-110s believed to be on their way to Lebanon’s Hezbollah militant
WASHINGTON (AP) — A stronger-than-expected April rebound in job creation and recent dramatic discoveries of vast U.S. oil and gas reserves are helping to lift the American economy out its long funk.
The economic good news is also