OKUMA, Japan (AP) — Damaged vehicles, twisted metal and other debris remain strewn about Japan’s crippled nuclear power plant. Scores of black and gray pipes and hoses cover the ground, part of the makeshift system to pump water
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A Muslim man whose attack on a Buddhist woman set off sectarian rioting in Myanmar’s northeast has been sentenced to 26 years in prison, a local politician said.
The court sentenced 48-year-old Ne Win
Public receptions to welcome new executive director Sister Janet Gardner will be held in Youngstown and Warren in the coming weeks.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The battle of Texas swagger against New York attitude is on.
First, Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry scoffed at New York’s CEO-baiting slogan of a “new New York,” saying it looks like the same
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A Texas man who confessed to killing five people during a six-month crime spree in 1998 has been executed.
Elroy Chester received lethal injection Wednesday evening in Huntsville for the fatal shooting of Port
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — After years of showering U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin with stellar ratings and campaign endorsements, the National Rifle Association targeted the West Virginia Democrat with a TV ad launched Wednesday over his continuing push for
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Some Wisconsin clinics will resume offering nonsurgical abortions after a judge halted a state law requiring three doctor visits for women seeking them.
Under the law, a woman seeking a nonsurgical abortion must meet
EASTON, Pa. (AP) — A Northampton County judge has ruled that statements allegedly made by an eastern Pennsylvania man following his arrest in the… More »
STARKE, Fla. (AP) — A man who orchestrated a prison van ambush in 1987 in an attempt to free a prisoner has been executed.
William Van Poyck died at 7:24 p.m. Wednesday by injection at the Florida State
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — The government has rested its case in the trial of a man accused of plotting to blow up a Cleveland-area… More »
WASHINGTON (AP) — A week after President Barack Obama called for 99 percent of American students to be connected to high-speed Internet within five years, an independent panel that spent the past year reviewing the lack of technology
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A federal judge has moved a South Dakota beef processing company’s lawsuit against ABC News back to state court.
Beef Products Inc. sued ABC News Inc. for defamation over its coverage of a
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina police point to a faulty pool water heater as the source of carbon monoxide that killed an 11-year-old boy last weekend and a couple who slept in the same motel room about
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Civil rights leader Medgar Evers helped create a more inclusive and open Mississippi by increasing black voter registration, Gov. Phil Bryant said Wednesday during a service marking the 50th anniversary of Evers’ assassination.
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A lawsuit has been filed in the 2011 death of a handcuffed burglary suspect who authorities say jumped from an… More »
PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities say a United Airlines flight from Houston to Los Angeles has been diverted to Phoenix after a strange odor was reported on board.
Officials with the Federal Aviation Administration and Phoenix Sky Harbor International
HOUSTON (AP) — Prosecutors say a Houston woman was at a bar with her boyfriend when another man offered her a drink, causing an argument that escalated into her fatally beating her boyfriend with a stiletto high-heel shoe.
RIVERTON, Wyo. (AP) — Authorities in central Wyoming say they received a 911 call reporting that a woman involved in an exorcism had stopped breathing and had gone into cardiac arrest.
But when Fremont County sheriff’s deputies arrived,
PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Legislature is on track to pull an all-nighter and work into Thursday to finish a state budget and approve Medicaid expansion despite outrage from conservative Republicans who have been cut out of the
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin says she plans to step down next month after four years as “America’s doctor.”
In an email to staff Wednesday, Benjamin said she will remain involved in public health. As