COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A key Ohio lawmaker says projections showing the state could save money by expanding Medicaid are just one piece of… More »
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The father of a Chechen man who was fatally shot while being questioned by investigators about his ties to one of the Boston marathon bombing suspects is speaking about what he has learned about
TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — The “Ocean’s 16,” as a group of public employees on the Jersey shore has been dubbed after snagging one of three winning tickets in last week’s $448 million Powerball jackpot, are gathering Tuesday
BOSTON (AP) — Key events in the life of James ‘Whitey’ Bulger, who was convicted Monday by a jury that believed the mob boss took part in 11 slayings, finding him guilty of racketeering and other a slew
MARBLEMOUNT, Wash. (AP) — Maintenance crews that quickly built a temporary road have allowed 65 stranded hikers in northern Washington state to go home.
Marblemount Wilderness Information Center Supervisor Rosemary Seifried said Monday evening that crews were able
BOSTON (AP) — The guilty verdicts against James “Whitey” Bulger brought catharsis and closure to relatives of the 11 victims in whose killings he was convicted of playing a role, but for the families of the eight people
BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry will seek to allay the concerns of Brazil’s top leaders about U.S. surveillance in their country while highlighting the expanding relationship the U.S. is nurturing with the economic powerhouse
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says it has shot down a rocket launched toward the Red Sea resort town of Eilat, near the border with Egypt.
The army says the rocket was intercepted early Tuesday and that
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s president said he would either shut or relocate a factory alleged to have polluted drinking water amid intense criticism of his government’s handling of a protest against the facility in which
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A traveling hospital technician accused of infecting dozens of patients with hepatitis C through needles tainted with his own blood reached an agreement with prosecutors that would give him a sentence of as little
BEIJING (AP) — The family of a British businessman who was murdered by the wife of an influential Chinese politician is seeking compensation from his killer, a lawyer said Tuesday.
Beijing attorney Li Xiaolin said lawyers representing Neil
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge’s stinging rebuke of the police department’s stop-and-frisk policy as discriminatory could effectively gut the tactic, ushering in a return to the days of high violent crime rates and ending New York’s
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Regulators have imposed millions of dollars in civil penalties against energy companies that risk the dependability of the U.S. electrical grid since new rules following the 2003 Northeast blackout made such fines possible, including
A power blackout beginning the afternoon of Aug. 14, 2003, cascaded from northeast Ohio to seven other states and parts of Canada, reaching 50 million people. Some of the immediate and long-term effects:
THE DARK SIDE: Outages
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asiana Airlines Inc. has offered $10,000 to each of the 288 surviving passengers of the flight that crash landed in San Francisco last month.
Asiana spokeswoman Lee Hyomin said Tuesday the payout is
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladesh’s largest Islamic party is enforcing a 48-hour general strike across the country to denounce a court decision that its registration with the Election Commission is invalid.
On Aug. 1, a High Court panel
BANGKOK (AP) — The price of oil rose modestly Tuesday as traders waited for more economic news from the U.S.
Benchmark crude for September delivery was up 20 cents to $106.31 a barrel at midday Bangkok time in
BANGKOK (AP) — Japan’s Nikkei stock index posted solid gains Tuesday on hopes for more monetary stimulus and helped pull markets up elsewhere in Asia.
The Tokyo benchmark rose 2 percent to 13,794.59, rebounding from a moderate drop
BEIJING (AP) — Beijing authorities are planning to demolish a bizarre rooftop villa embedded in rocks, trees and bushes that allegedly was built illegally atop a 26-story apartment block in the capital.
Haidian district urban management official Dai
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Authorities say a landslide has swept away part of a village in northeastern Nepal, killing at least six people.
Police official Dipendra Jayswal said Tuesday that the landslide triggered by heavy rainfall struck Khimti