WASHINGTON (AP) - Attorney General Eric Holder says four American citizens have been killed in drone strikes since 2009.
The attorney general said that in conducting U.S. counterterrorism operations against al-Qaida and its associated forces, the government has targeted and killed one American
By JOAN LOWYAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's nominee for transportation secretary is getting a friendly reception from senators of both parties laced with warnings that the nation needs to make a host of transportation improvements with no clear way to pay for them.
By LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - An Army soldier has been charged with secretly photographing and videotaping women at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, including in a bathroom.
The Army said Wednesday that Sgt. 1st Class Michael McClendon is facing charges of
By MARYCLAIRE DALEAssociated Press
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A Philadelphia couple who believe in faith healing over medicine and who were on probation in their son's pneumonia death were charged with murder Wednesday after a second young child died under what a prosecutor called "eerily similar"
By JUAN CARLOS LLORCA and BETSY BLANEYAssociated Press
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - The driver of a parade float involved in a train wreck that killed four war veterans in Texas told investigators that the oncoming train appeared to be stationary, and that he didn't notice anything was wrong until he
SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - The body of a 46-year-old female has been found at the Oxford Suites Hotel in Spokane Valley. Staff members found the body in a third floor room on Wednesday afternoon. The female has not been identified. At this hour we're awaiting the cause of the death from the
By DARLENE SUPERVILLEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is showing singer-songwriter Carole King that she has friends at the White House.
In the East Room on Wednesday night, Obama is presenting the 71-year-old singer-songwriter with the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. She
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
EXAMINER.COM - On May 20, following the devastating EF-5 tornado which ripped through Moore, Okla., one dog provided his deceased guardian with one final act of loyalty.
According to the Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office, as reported in the Huffington Post, the dog, whose photo was taken by a
By BLAKE NICHOLSON and DAVE KOLPACKAssociated Press
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - A dam that threatened to give way and flood a North Dakota town was holding back the water on Wednesday, though the 1,300 residents of Cavalier were still being told to stay away from their homes.
Steady rainfall between
By DAN SEWELLAssociated Press
CINCINNATI (AP) - Tea party activists waving flags and signs, singing patriotic songs and chanting anti-IRS slogans protested outside federal buildings across the country Tuesday to protest the agency's extra scrutiny of conservative groups.
A crowd packed the
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
SPOKANE, Wash. – The trial of Clay Starbuck, charged with killing his ex-wife Chanin and sexually violating her remains, entered its third week Monday at the Spokane County Courthouse.
Chanin Starbuck was found strangled to death in her Deer Park home in December of 2011, and Clay