By NOMAAN MERCHANTAssociated Press
DALLAS (AP) - A Texas woman and former actress pleaded guilty Tuesday to sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, under a deal that her attorney has said would cap prison time at 18 years.
Shannon Guess Richardson
By MARY CLARE JALONICKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Government dairy subsidies that affect the cost of a gallon of milk are set to expire at the end of the year as farm-state lawmakers said Tuesday that they do not expect to have a new farm bill - or an extension of current law - before Jan 1
By JENNIFER PELTZAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A teenage girl found carrying a dead fetus in a shopping bag at a Manhattan lingerie store is headed toward trial on shoplifting charges as authorities continue investigating the circumstances of the fetus' death.
A judge on Tuesday scheduled
MEDICAL LAKE, Wash. (AP) - Officials at Eastern State Hospital were warned about the dangers of mental patient access to cords years before one patient allegedly strangled another in November 2012. The Seattle Times reported Tuesday (http://is.gd/KL5zSK) that a wrongful-death
KENNEWICK, Wash. (AP) - Kennewick police believe a missing 14-year-old girl or the 19-year-old man suspected of abducting her have tried to contact friends since an Amber alert was issued last week. Sgt. Ken Lattin told the Tri-City Herald someone in the Tri-Cities knows something
By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYANAssociated Press
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A judge has awarded nearly $80 million to the family of a New Mexico woman who died in 2002 when a tractor-trailer struck her car and buried it in sand, suffocating the woman as teachers and students at a nearby school frantically
NBCNEWS.COM - Briefly laying aside differences hardened over decades, President Barack Obama on Tuesday shook the hand of the president of Cuba at the memorial service for Nelson Mandela.
The handshake appeared to be the first between American and Cuban presidents since 2000, when Bill
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Prosecutors say a Billings man assaulted his 3-month-old daughter, fracturing her skull and breaking her arms. The Billings Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/18zvfXS ) 23-year-old Nicholas Leigh Ulmer was charged Monday in Justice Court with three counts of
SOWETO, South Africa – Nelson Mandela was lauded as a "giant of history" and "one of the greatest leaders of our time" as tens of thousands cheered and almost 100 world leaders paid tribute to the anti-apartheid icon at a memorial service Tuesday.
President Barack Obama, U.N. Secretary
TWEET FROM ALEX ROZIER: They've turned it into a plea and sentencing at 8:30 next Tuesday morning, the 17th.
TWEET FROM ALEX ROZIER: "Let's not have a hearing today." - Judge Moreno
TWEET FROM ALEX ROZIER: It appears that some confusion with filed paperwork may push this court appearance
by WSU Athletics Media Relations
LEXINGTON, Ky. - Washington State’s Kyra Holt was named the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Pacific North Region Freshman of the Year.
Through a vote of the region’s coaches, Holt, a 6-1 outside hitter from Hercules, Calif., added yet another honor to
SPOKANE, Wash. (December 9, 2013 – http://gozags.com) – Gonzaga University's men's basketball team fell one spot to 20th in the Associated Press Top 25 and also dropped one spot into a tie for 16th with Iowa State University in the USA Today rankings released Monday.
By SETH BORENSTEINAP Science Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Comet ISON, once optimistically called the comet of the century, is dead, the victim of a way-too-close brush with the sun. It was barely a year old.
The comet, which excited astronomers and the media as it zipped within 730,000 miles of the sun