KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A proposed sales tax increase to support medical research in Jackson County is being touted as a way to… More »
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Ten years after the Texas Legislature capped damages in the state’s medical malpractice lawsuits, the number of suits and the… More »
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s interim president has appointed a 50-member committee, dominated by secular politicians and public figures, to review proposed amendments to the country’s Islamist-drafted constitution.
Presidential spokesman Ihab Badawi said Sunday the committee will meet Sept.
That’s the mantra of a seventh-grade language arts class at Perry-Lecompton Middle School, where teacher Saul Heide is using his school’s move to computer tablets as an opportunity to shed the use of pen and paper.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — For two months, an elected court clerk in the Philadelphia suburbs has been giving something to same-sex couples they have not been able to get anywhere else: a Pennsylvania marriage license.
Now a court
Gov. Sam Brownback’s critics have focused more on the process that led him to nominate his chief counsel to the Kansas Court of Appeals than on whether the nominee is qualified.
DIRGIN, Texas (AP) — Ida Finley smiles wistfully, recalling how she used to cook for an entire East Texas community — nearly all descendants of slaves. The children would grab cornbread, greens and cookies from her kitchen while
NEW YORK (AP) — Rudolph Giuliani, whose endorsement of Michael Bloomberg after the Sept. 11 attacks is viewed as a key factor in the political novice’s eventual upset victory in the New York City mayor’s race, has been
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — A top Syrian government official is dismissing the Obama administration as confused and hesitant, even as Secretary of State John Kerry says Washington has evidence of sarin (SA’-rihn) gas use by Syria and that
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A lawyer fired by the state Human Services Department says she was let go because of her criticism of… More »
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The leaders of three opposition parties in Congo say they will boycott upcoming talks this week that are aimed at national reconciliation.
The decision is a blow to unity efforts by Congolese President Joseph
HAVANA (AP) — U.S. endurance swimmer Diana Nyad’s team says she made it through her first night in the Straits of Florida with almost no sightings of poisonous jellyfish.
A post on Nyad’s blog says she’s doing well
WASHINGTON (AP) — As Congress wrestles with immigration legislation, a central question is whether the 11 million immigrants already in the United States illegally should get a path to citizenship.
The answer from a small but growing number
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (AP) — The president of a western Massachusetts health care agency is defending her decision supporting medical marijuana in Massachusetts.
The Greenfield… More »
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City dance music festival featuring high-profile acts including Avicii, David Guetta and Diplo has been canceled after the deaths of two attendees were apparently linked to drugs.
The city says it