ATWOOD, Mich. (AP) — For northern Michigan fruit grower Pat McGuire, the most potent symbol of the immigration debate isn’t grainy television footage showing people slipping furtively across the U.S.-Mexican border. Instead, it’s plump red cherries and crisp
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Defense attorneys and prosecutors plan an unusual combined plea for the life of a death row inmate who fatally stabbed a neighbor 17 times.
Both sides were scheduled to address the Ohio Parole Board
WASHINGTON (AP) — While the Washington Monument is closed for earthquake damage repairs over the next year, 488 lamps will restore the marble tower’s glow each night on the National Mall.
Beginning Monday, the National Park Service will
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — All 10 people aboard an air taxi died as the aircraft crashed and was engulfed in flames at a small Alaska airport, authorities said.
Before firefighters could get to it, the de Havilland DHC3
Weather Underground Forecast for Monday, July 08, 2013.
Hot, humid, and wet conditions will continue in the East on Monday as an area of high pressure in the western Atlantic Ocean maintains southerly flow from the Gulf of
PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) — Nineteen firefighters killed in a wildfire a week ago went home for the last time, their bodies traveling in individual white hearses in a somber caravan for 125 miles through Arizona cities and towns.
WASHINGTON (AP) — In five years since moving to its new home overlooking the U.S. Capitol, the Newseum has become a major attraction with 4 million people visiting its exhibits about journalism and the First Amendment. Yet it’s
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Officials investigating a jetliner crash in San Francisco have determined that Asiana Airlines Flight 214 was traveling “significantly below” its target speed as it approached the airport and that the crew tried to abort
WASHINGTON (AP) — The top U.S. special operations commander, Adm. William McRaven, ordered military files about the Navy SEAL raid on Osama bin Laden’s hideout to be purged from Defense Department computers and sent to the CIA, where
PATNA, India (AP) — Investigators have detained one man and prepared sketches of two others as they investigate a series of blasts at some of Buddhism’s holiest sites in eastern India.
Two people were wounded in the eight
SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — Jurors in the George Zimmerman murder trial now will hear the defense’s presentation after listening for two weeks as prosecutors made their case.
Zimmerman’s attorneys will continue calling witnesses Monday. That could include some
FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — An Army private who admittedly sent troves of classified information to WikiLeaks is preparing to refute the government’s charge that he aided the enemy.
The court-martial of Pfc. Bradley Manning enters its sixth
There are many low-cost things that can be done to help seniors live independently their homes for longer periods of time.
Some tips, from the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing and AARP:
—Wear nonslip shoes, not slippers,
DETROIT (AP) — Kid Rock is inviting fans to set sail with him on his fifth annual Chillin’ the Most Cruise next year.
In a Web posting, the Detroit-area musician promises “a mind-blowing lineup” and “rockin’ activities” on
BALTIMORE (AP) — Alberta Hough struggles to feed herself a snack, her arms shaking badly from Parkinson’s disease. Days earlier, the 84-year-old fell while eating, sliding off her kitchen chair.
The rest of Hough’s day isn’t much easier
LAMPEDUSA, Sicily (AP) — Pope Francis traveled Monday to the tiny Sicilian island of Lampedusa to pray for migrants lost at sea, going to the farthest reaches of Italy to throw a wreath of flowers into the sea
NEW YORK (AP) — Minimum and maximum temperatures in Fahrenheit, precipitation in inches and weather conditions as recorded for the previous day and forecast for the current and following day in each city as of 0800 GMT:
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek municipal workers went on strike Monday to protest government plans to reduce the number of civil servants, a measure demanded by Greece’s international creditors before they approve their next bailout installment for the
A Steubenville grand jury is ready to renew its investigation into whether other laws were broken in the rape of a 16-year-old girl.
PAMPLONA, Spain (AP) — Thousands of daredevils raced through the streets of the northern Spanish city of Pamplona in a hair-raising but relatively clean second bull run of the famed annual San Fermin festival.
Navarra Hospital chief Javier