WASHINGTON (AP) - An operative of a Lebanese-based militant group and an Islamic militant group responsible for an attack on an Algerian gas facility that killed nearly 40 people, including three Americans, are being added to the State Department's list of terrorists.
The designations announced
By LYNNE TUOHYAssociated Press
NEWPORT, N.H. (AP) - At the age of 12, Jill Perriello hid large kitchen knives in a toy box, fearing her father would use them to hurt her mother.
On Wednesday, now 14, she stood in a courtroom and read a letter to her father, James Perriello, before he was sentenced
By JULIE PACE and KIMBERLY DOZIERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A presidential advisory panel has recommended sweeping changes to government surveillance programs, including limiting the bulk collection of Americans' phone records by stripping the National Security Agency of its ability to
By DAVID McFADDENAssociated Press
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) - U.S. health authorities have issued a travel advisory for the French Caribbean dependency of St. Martin because of a mosquito-borne viral disease that is apparently being spread locally at the start of the winter tourist season.
By MICHAEL KUNZELMANAssociated Press
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A former BP drilling engineer was convicted Wednesday of deleting text messages from his cellphone to obstruct a federal investigation of the company's massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Kurt Mix was found guilty on one charge
By FREDERIC J. FROMMERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Justice Department said Wednesday it plans to retry an alleged Somali pirate for hostage-taking, after a jury deadlocked on those charges last week.
The government announced its decision at a hearing Wednesday in the case of Ali Mohamed
***Winter Weather Advisory for W. MT & Cent ID Mountains Until Thursday Morning: Mountain Passes 3-6", Above 2000ft 1-3" & Below 2000ft up to 1" ***Wednesday: Cold front moves through today, that will cause numerous changes. First off...light flurries & rain/snow mix could just clip
By LINDSEY TANNERAP Medical Writer
CHICAGO (AP) - Many older adults with high blood pressure can be treated less aggressively, which could mean taking fewer pills to get it under control, according to new treatment guidelines from an expert panel. But not all experts are on board with the advice -
By JOHNNY CLARKAssociated Press
ATLANTA (AP) - Two lucky winning tickets were sold in Tuesday's near-record $636 million Mega Millions drawing: one at a tiny newsstand in Atlanta, and the other more than 2,000 miles away in California.
The lucky Georgia ticket was sold at a Gateway Newsstand in
By KILEY ARMSTRONG and COLLEEN LONGAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - The guide dog that leaped onto subway tracks after his blind owner lost consciousness and fell off a station platform is assured a loving home after his retirement.
Cecil Williams, who has been recovering at a hospital with Orlando
His stat line isn't overwhelming, but the imposing presence of 7-foot-6 Mamadou Ndiaye and his team's defense certainly is.
For the second time this season, UC Irvine held Eastern Washington University to 33 percent shooting or less and went on to hand EWU its first home loss in four tries
By DENISE LAVOIEAssociated Press
BOSTON (AP) - A Harvard student accused of making a bomb threat to get out of a final exam was under a great deal of pressure and seems remorseful, his lawyer said Wednesday after his client was freed on bail.
Eldo Kim, 20, was released on $100,000 bond into the
Daniel Lazcano and his brother Frank were arrested for the murder of Marcus Schur two years ago in Whitman County. Frank Lazcano has already been convicted in the case, and on Wednesday afternoon, after two previous mistrials, Daniel was found guilty by a jury in Spokane County.