LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Sick inmates who need HIV treatment, lab tests, dental care, obstetrics services and other medical care are putting a squeeze… More »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana’s health chief is looking for ways to trim the 10,000-person waiting list for a program that provides in-home… More »
FLORENCE, Italy (AP) — Researchers trying to identify the Renaissance model for Leonardo da Vinci’s “Mona Lisa” have excavated bones in a tomb in a Florence basilica in hopes they are the remains of her descendants.
NEW YORK (AP) — A 22-year-old Bangladeshi man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison after pleading guilty to terrorism charges for trying to blow up the Federal Reserve Bank in New York.
Quazi Nafis (nah-FEES’) was
The man was spotted floating on a noodle near the Douglas Street bridge by a Wichita police officer.
Southern California firefighters are facing another day of battle as they try to corral a wildfire that has destroyed 26 homes.
OLD LYME, Conn. (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Scott Brown’s brother has been charged with impersonating a police officer after authorities say he stopped boaters off the Connecticut coast and had a bulletproof vest with a Transportation Security
LONDON (AP) — In an Aug. 8 story about a plane which made an emergency landing in Egypt, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the plane involved was an Airbus A380. It was an Airbus A300.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The University of Rhode Island’s Tick Encounter Resource Center says it’s a record-breaking year for deer ticks in the state.… More »
MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Mexican court has ordered the release of infamous drug lord Rafael Caro Quintero after 28 years in prison.
The court has overturned Caro Quintero’s 40-year sentence for the 1985 kidnapping and killing of
NEW YORK (AP) — Eliot Spitzer and Democratic rival Scott Stringer are trading broadsides in their first debate in their campaign for New York City comptroller.
The scandal-scarred former New York governor and the current Manhattan borough president
CHICAGO (AP) — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is defending new achievement standards for students around the nation while calling for an expansion of school-choice initiatives in states.
Bush spoke Friday at a conference of conservative lawmakers and
ALIQUIPPA, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a western Pennsylvania man beat his wife with a package of frozen ground beef, then ran away when police were called.
Police were called to the Aliquippa home of 51-year-old William Neugebauer
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — Officials in South Sudan say cattle rustlers killed nine people in the country’s most violent state.
Dau Akoi Jurkuch, a county commissioner in Jonglei state, said Friday that armed raiders in military uniform
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story Aug. 8 about President Barack Obama telephoning former President George W. Bush after Bush’s heart procedure, The Associated Press reported erroneously that they last met in person in April at the opening