CHANTILLY, Va. (AP) — Thomas Britton, a tall, dark-haired 25-year-old with a thick mustache, has fragile X syndrome and doesn’t speak very much. But… More »
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — A middle school auditorium in northeastern Pennsylvania now boasts seats from a notable New York City movie theater.
West Scranton Intermediate School principal Paul Dougherty got the 114 upholstered chairs from Tribeca Cinemas. The
NEW YORK (AP) — Two police officers opened fired on an emotionally disturbed man who was dodging cars on a busy Manhattan street Saturday… More »
HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii woman’s last name is a real mouthful, containing 36 characters and 19 syllables in all. And it’s so long… More »
CAIRO (AP) — The military trial of an Egyptian journalist accused of spreading false information about the army’s counterinsurgency operations in the volatile Sinai Peninsula briefly opened behind closed doors on Sunday, only to be postponed for a
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Florida A&M University says an unarmed man who was shot and killed by a police officer in North Carolina was… More »
OWINGS, Md. (AP) — Along a busy road in Calvert County, Md., a crop is being harvested that may surprise some: tobacco.
“This stuff… More »
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In the coastal redwood forests of central California, scientists trying to unravel the mystery surrounding the reproductive problems of dozens of endangered condors think they have uncovered the culprit: the long-banned pesticide DDT.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Butte, a mining town almost a century removed from its heyday, is the unlikely landing spot this week for some of the business world’s biggest names.
Google’s Eric Schmidt and Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg will
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The finale of the Miss America pageant returns to Atlantic City on Sunday night, with plenty of drama to augment the glamour.
Will the next Miss America be the tattooed Army sergeant, Miss
JERUSALEM (AP) — Kerry warns Syria: ‘Threat of force remains’ if chemical weapons deal not followed.
GIGLIO ISLAND, Italy (AP) — Authorities have given the final go-ahead for a daring attempt Monday to pull upright the crippled Costa Concordia cruise liner from the waters off Tuscany, a make-or-break engineering feat that has never before
WASHINGTON (AP) — Mary Beth Tinker was just 13 when she spoke out against the Vietnam War by wearing a black armband to her Iowa school in 1965. When the school suspended her, she took her free speech
BEIRUT (AP) — A high-ranking Syrian official on Sunday welcomed the U.S.-Russian agreement to secure and destroy Syria’s chemical weapons arsenal, calling it a “victory” for Damascus.
The comments from Minister of National Reconciliation Ali Haidar to a
WASHINGTON (AP) — On the fifth anniversary of the Lehman Brothers collapse, President Barack Obama says the Republican focus on budget tightening could widen income disparities in the nation even as the economy climbs out of a debilitating