By ERIC TUCKERAssociated Press
ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) - A once-prominent swimming coach who trained thousands of children was sentenced to seven years in prison Thursday for sexually abusing one of the girls he instructed.
Richard J. Curl, who last year was banned for life from the sport by USA
By CHRISTINE ARMARIOAssociated Press
MIAMI (AP) - When Cuban hunger striker Guillermo Farinas arrived in Miami, he said he was prepared to face rejection from radical members of the Cuban-American community who do not believe in pacific opposition.
The reaction has been far different. When he went
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) - House members writing a bipartisan immigration bill said Thursday they had patched over a dispute that threatened their efforts, even as they and the rest of Congress prepared to return home for a weeklong recess where many could confront voters
By ERIK SCHELZIGAssociated Press
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Rep. Scott DesJarlais, a licensed physician, was reprimanded and fined by the Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners for having sex with patients before he was elected to Congress, according to documents released Thursday.
The Republican won re
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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
MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) - The Washington State Patrol says the Interstate 5 bridge over the Skagit River at Mount Vernon has collapsed, dumping vehicles and people into the water.
Trooper Mark Francis said the four-lane bridge collapsed about 7 p.m.
Francis says he has no idea how many people are
By STEPHEN SINGERAP Business Writer
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - An 11-year study of the incidence of brain cancer at jet engine manufacturer Pratt & Whitney in the state ended Thursday with university researchers saying they found no statistically significant elevations in the rate of cancer among
KHQ.COM - There is a heavy police presence near Pittsburg and Riverside in east Spokane. Officers are responding to a report of two people shooting at each other. The call came in just before 7:00pm Thursday evening. Officers are now staging behind their vehicles with weapons drawn.