By ED WHITEAssociated Press
DEARBORN HEIGHTS, Mich. (AP) - A Detroit-area man who fatally shot a drunk, unarmed woman on his porch will stand trial for second-degree murder, a judge said Thursday, rejecting a self-defense argument for the killer's "bad choice."
There is no dispute that Theodore
By RUSSELL CONTRERASAssociated Press
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - In Atlanta, children of many races share their Christmas wish lists with a black Santa Claus.
In Houston, Santa dons a red zoot suit and dances to jazz as he hands out gifts in Mexican-American neighborhoods.
In Indian Country, Native
By KATHY MATHESONAssociated Press
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) - United Methodist church officials defrocked a pastor from central Pennsylvania on Thursday who officiated his son's gay wedding in Massachusetts, a move seen as contradictory to the denomination's beliefs.
The Rev. Frank Schaefer of
By MAE ANDERSONAP Retail Writer
ATLANTA (AP) - Finding a knockoff version of the fur you want under the Christmas tree would ordinarily be a disappointment.
Not this year.
Faux is the new black this season for holiday gifts. But this isn't the "pleather" of the 1980s - that cheap, plastic-
By HILLEL ITALIEAP National Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Al Goldstein, the bearded, bird-flipping publisher of Screw magazine who smashed down legal barriers against pornography and raged against politicians, organized religion and anything that even suggested good taste, died Thursday, according to a
Mobile users, to see slideshow photos, click this link: http://tinyurl.com/l65df7hSPOKANE, Wash- Thursday morning fire crews responded to an RV fire which was fully engulfed in flames. The fire damaged a garage nearby. The RV was parked in the driveway of a home on 30th & Ray. The fire was also
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Target says about 40 million credit and debit card accounts may have been affected by a data breach. The chain said Thursday that the accounts may have been impacted between Nov. 27 and Dec. 15. The Minneapolis company said it immediately told
By TOM MURPHYAP Business Writer
Problems with the government's main health care overhaul website carry a bigger risk than frequent crashes: Higher prices could follow for many Americans if technical troubles scare off young people.
The government has touted recent improvements to HeathCare.gov
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Officials say firefighters are making progress against a large industrial fire at a federal Superfund site in central Tennessee.
Hickman County Mayor Steve Gregory said Thursday morning that firefighters are trying to smother the blaze by covering it with dirt. He says the
NEW YORK (AP) - Enough donations have been raised to allow a blind man to keep the aging guide dog that went onto the subway tracks with him when the man lost consciousness and fell from a station platform, officials say.
"The spirit of giving, Christmas ... exists in New York," a tearful Cecil
McLEAN, Va. (AP) - The U.S. Justice Department on Monday attached conditions to media company Gannett's $1.5 billion purchase of Belo Corp. and its 20 TV stations, saying it has to sever ties with KMOV-TV, a CBS affiliate in St. Louis.
Gannett Co. Inc. owns KSDK-TV in St. Louis. To comply with
By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The growing gap between the richest Americans and everyone else isn't bad just for individuals.
It's hurting the U.S. economy.
So says a majority of more than three dozen economists surveyed last week by The Associated Press.
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx wants states to require first-time drunken drivers to use alcohol breath monitors before they get behind the wheel.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released guidelines on Tuesday for states to use "ignition interlock