MEXICO CITY (AP) — Thousands of striking teachers briefly seized control of the historic heart of Mexico City on Friday, blockading the Zocalo plaza armed with metal pipes and wooden clubs. Minutes after a late-afternoon government deadline, riot
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter is so deeply ingrained in the cultural conversation that its initial public offering is likely to be a hot topic on its trend-setting service for the next few months. Its stock market debut
GRAHAM, Texas (AP) — An automaker has presented a West Texas drive-in theater with a digital projector, preserving its access to Hollywood fare despite an end to 35mm film distribution.
A Friday statement by Honda says its Project
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — An attorney representing Rhode Island’s economic development agency in its lawsuit over the collapse of Curt Schilling’s 38 Studios said Friday he hopes depositions in the case begin soon.
Economic Development Corp. lawyer Max
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A judge issued an order Friday barring law enforcement officers from releasing any more information about the case of a 107-year-old Arkansas man who died in a police standoff last weekend.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Investigators were trying to determine why a man walked into a downtown Las Vegas jail with an aluminum baseball bat and began attacking corrections officers.
Michael Marcel Law, 25, is accused of hitting one
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case involving the custody dispute over a 3-year-old Cherokee girl.
Dusten Brown of Oklahoma has for years been fighting a South Carolina couple, Matt and
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A financial review shows Minnesota Vikings owners Zygi and Mark Wilf are able to pay their share of the $1 billion cost for the team’s new downtown Minneapolis stadium, officials with the public authority that’s
WASHINGTON (AP) — AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka says he hopes the White House will act within a week to address the growing concerns that labor unions have over the new health care law.
Trumka’s comments came after a
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — For nearly a year, as many as 15 girls ganged up on 12-year-old Rebecca Ann Sedwick and picked on her, authorities say, bombarding her with online messages such as “You should die” and “Why
WASHINGTON (AP) — Social Security made $1.3 billion in potentially improper disability payments to people who had jobs when they were supposed to be unable to work, congressional investigators said in a report Friday.
The Government Accountability Office
MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Manuel has prompted the government of Mexico to issue warnings for the Pacific coast of the country from Acapulco to Punta San Telmo.
Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center in Miami, Fla., say
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico’s health secretary has resigned after officials revealed that a recent bacteria outbreak forced the temporary closure of a hospital’s intensive care unit.
The secretary, Dr. Francisco Joglar, said in his
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina is trying again to criminally prosecute people who publish independent inflation data, just as Congress opens debate on a 2014 budget that assumes economic good times next year.
The government is predicting
CLEVELAND (AP) — A northeast Ohio man accused of badly beating an elderly couple during a home invasion has pleaded guilty to nine charges… More »
LIVINGSTON, Mont. (AP) — Police trying to figure out who egged and toilet-papered a house in a south-central Montana town cracked the case after finding a grocery bag and a receipt in the backyard.
Livingston Police Chief Darren
CHARDON, Ohio (AP) — A legal fight has been resolved over a fund created to help victims of a deadly school shooting in Ohio.… More »
Investigators on Friday said the Ellsworth couple charged Thursday with abusing their brother and brother-in-law who suffers from mental health illnesses shot the 24-year-old with BB guns so close it embedded in his skin.
Local businesses teamed up to help a Youngstown youth organization in need of a new roof. Crews worked through the cold and rain Friday to get the job done.
GRANTVILLE, Pa. (AP) — A man is facing child endangerment charges after police say he left his 4-year-old granddaughter to wander in a Pennsylvania… More »