WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is condemning what he calls an "appalling attack" that killed a British soldier Wednesday.
Two men have been accused of butchering the soldier with knives and a meat cleaver on a London street while horrified bystanders watched.
Obama said in a written
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Former World War II Army squad leader and Medal of Honor recipient Vernon McGarity has died at age 91, a funeral home said Thursday.
McGarity died of cancer on Tuesday night in Memphis, said Taylor Loeffel, a spokeswoman for Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery. Funeral
LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) - A former agricultural education instructor at a northern Idaho high school has pleaded not guilty to 11 counts of possessing child pornography. The Lewiston Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/10TFRNd) that 27-year-old Tyler D. Mink of Lewiston made the plea
By ANDREW MIGAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's nominee for secretary of commerce is facing scrutiny in the Senate for her ties to a subprime mortgage lender that failed in 2001 and as a beneficiary of family offshore trusts in the Bahamas.
By SETH BORENSTEINAP Science Writer
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) - Get ready for another busy hurricane season, maybe unusually wild, federal forecasters say.
Their prediction Thursday calls for 13 to 20 named Atlantic storms, 7 to 11 that strengthen into hurricanes and 3 to 6 that become major
PHOENIX (AP) - The Phoenix jury in the Jodi Arias murder trial has returned to deliberate on her fate. The panel has so far been unable to reach a unanimous verdict on whether Arias should be sentenced to life in prison -- or to death -- for killing her one-time boyfriend, Travis Alexander.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Friends and family are attending funeral services for a 9-year-old girl killed by Monday's tornado in an Oklahoma City suburb. Thursday's funeral for Antonia Candelaria was the first since the storm that killed 24 people. Ten of the victims were
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Authorities on Thursday recovered the body of a boy missing since a rockslide killed a classmate and left two others injured a day earlier at a St. Paul park.
St. Paul Assistant Fire Chief Jim Smith said crews found the body late in the morning after they came up with a plan
CALDWELL, Idaho (AP) - A southwestern Idaho man charged with two counts of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon following a shooting that killed a man and injured a woman failed to show up at a plea hearing. The Idaho Press-Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/16Uhx2t) that 25-year-
By PAUL FOYAssociated Press
WEST POINT, Utah (AP) - A teenager was arrested Thursday in the deaths of his two younger brothers, ages 4 and 10, at the family home in a Utah subdivision of new homes and tidy lawns, police said.
Davis County Sheriff Todd Richardson said authorities believe the boys
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama will travel to tornado-ravaged Moore, Okla., on Sunday. That's according to a White House official, who wasn't authorized to publicly discuss the trip ahead of the official announcement and requested anonymity. A
BICKLETON, Wash. (AP) - A freak snow has given students a snow day in May in the Klickitat County town of Bickleton. School Superintendent Ric Palmer says 10-to-12 inches fell in places overnight and heavy snow brought some tree branches down on lines, knocking out power and
By TAMARA LUSH and BARBARA RODRIGUEZAssociated Press
ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. (AP) - It could be an anxious wait of up to two months for people in a small Florida city to find out who won the highest Powerball jackpot in history: an estimated $590.5 million.
The lucky ticket was bought sometime Saturday