By CHRISTOPHER SHERMANAssociated Press
MOORE, Okla. (AP) - Having lived most of her life in this Oklahoma City suburb, Barbara Bryen never feared twisters. They were just part of life in a particularly deadly stretch of Tornado Alley.
She always thought the closet just inside her front door was
By ERICA WERNERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Republican leaders of the House of Representatives are pledging to act to fix the nation's immigration system but making clear that they will not simply accept legislation passed by the Senate.
Republican House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio
By ERIK SCHELZIGAssociated Press
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Rep. Scott DesJarlais, a licensed physician, has been reprimanded and fined by the Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners for having sex with patients before he was elected to Congress.
The Republican from Tennessee won re-election last year
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By MALCOLM RITTERAP Science Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - For decades, people have been getting rid of cockroaches by setting out bait mixed with poison. But in the late 1980s, in an apartment test kitchen in Florida, something went very wrong.
A killer product stopped working. Cockroach populations there
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
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