By JOSH LEDERMANAssociated Press
HONOLULU (AP) - President Barack Obama has begun his annual winter vacation in Hawaii.
The president, first lady Michelle Obama and daughters Sasha and Malia landed in Honolulu shortly before midnight local time. Their two dogs, Sunny and Bo, joined them aboard Air
By TAMMY WEBBERAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - Freezing rain. Snow. Thunderstorms. Even tornadoes. Much of the nation braced for foul weather on one of the busiest travel weekends of the year, as a wet winter storm created travel worries from Chicago and Detroit to Boston and New York.
By MATTHEW PENNINGTONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The nomination of veteran Sen. Max Baucus as U.S. ambassador to China reflects the importance to Washington of advancing the economic relationship with the Asian power despite recent strains on security issues.
The Montana Democrat lacks
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Army Sgt. 1st Class Joseph E. Gantt went off to war 63 years ago, leaving behind a wife who never gave up on his return.
On Friday, 94-year-old Clara Gantt stood up from her wheelchair and wept in the cold before the flag-draped casket.
Sgt. Gantt was finally home.
"He told me if
By TERRY COLLINSAssociated Press
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - A 13-year-old California girl declared brain dead after complications from a tonsillectomy should be kept on life support for the time being, a judge has ruled.
The family of Jahi McMath says doctors at Children's Hospital Oakland wanted
Officers are detaining a driver and two passengers for attempting to flee in a stolen car Friday night.
The driver tried running over the officer that stopped the car, but ended up ramming into the police car instead.
The driver tried to quickly escape but ran into a garage at 2400 W. Sharp. No
By BRADY McCOMBS and PAUL FOYAssociated Press
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Elisa Noel rushed to the county clerk's office with her partner immediately after learning that a federal judge overturned Utah's ban on gay marriage. They waited in line for a wedding license and were married in an
By Associated Press
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - A former Fortune 500 executive was charged Friday with second-degree murder in a crash that killed a young Vermont couple expecting their first child in January.
Attorney General Joseph Foster and state police announced upgraded charges against
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It's December, so of course it is snowing! However, with the winter wonderland comes slick roads. The Washington State Patrol says that between 10:30am and 8:00pm on Friday they responded to a total of 90 collisions in
By MARTIN GRIFFITH and SCOTT SONNERAssociated Press
RENO, Nev. (AP) - Authorities on Friday were trying to determine whether a Northern California man's anger over complications he suffered from a 2010 surgery prompted him to go on a shooting rampage at a Nevada urologist's office, killing
NEW YORK (AP) - The chipmaker Avago Technologies Ltd. is buying LSI Corp. for $6.6 billion to help strengthen its position in the enterprise storage market and broaden its offerings.
Shares of both companies surged in Monday premarket trading.
LSI shareholders will receive $11.15 per share, a 40
By MATTHEW PERRONEAP Health Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - After more than 40 years of study, the federal government said Monday it has no evidence that the anti-bacterial chemicals used in countless common soaps and washes help prevent the spread of germs, and it is reviewing research suggesting they
By ED WHITEAssociated Press
DETROIT (AP) - A crucial decision that keeps Detroit in bankruptcy court and puts pensions at risk can immediately be appealed to a higher court, a judge said Monday.
But Judge Steven Rhodes said he still needs a day or two to think about whether he'll recommend that