By JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHERAssociated Press
HONOLULU (AP) - Racial slurs preceded a deadly encounter at a Waikiki McDonald's, leaving a U.S. Department of State agent charged with murdering a Hawaii man, the agent's attorney claims in a request to move the case to federal
By MATTHEW PERRONEAP Health Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration has approved Arena Pharmaceutical's anti-obesity pill Belviq, the first new prescription drug for long-term weight loss to enter the U.S. market in over a decade.
By SAMANTHA GROSSAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Some 9/11 families upset over the delay in completing the Sept. 11 museum are accusing the governors of New York and New Jersey of betraying the terrorist attack victims.
More than 200 family members signed a
By BRENDAN FARRINGTON and TAMARA LUSHAssociated Press
SOPCHOPPY, Fla. (AP) - Debby destroyed homes and businesses, washed away roads and flooded neighborhoods in Florida before the once-large tropical storm drifted out to sea Wednesday, leaving behind a sopping mess
By ISHTIAQ MAHSUDAssociated Press
DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (AP) - The Taliban released a video Wednesday that they say shows the heads of 17 Pakistani soldiers captured in a cross-border raid from Afghanistan this week and beheaded.
In violence Wednesday, a
By BETSY BLANEYAssociated Press
AMARILLO, Texas (AP) - In the months before his arrest, authorities said, Khalid Ali-M Aldawsari collected bomb-making supplies and instructional videos and made a list of targets, from nuclear power plants to the home of a former president. His
By KEVIN FREKING and PAUL FOYAssociated Press
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Republican divisions resurfaced in congressional primaries, with five-term Rep. John Sullivan falling to a tea party backed opponent in Oklahoma while Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch easily defeated another candidate
By ELENA BECATOROSAssociated Press
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Assailants attacked Microsoft's office in Athens on Wednesday, driving a van through the front door and setting off an incendiary device that burned the building's entrance, police said.
By ELIZABETH A. KENNEDYAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - Gunmen attacked a pro-government TV station Wednesday near the Syrian capital, killing seven employees in the latest barrage of violence as world powers prepared for a high-level meeting that the U.S. hopes will be a turning
By The Associated Press
Winners of Carnegie Hero medals awarded Wednesday:
- Bobby Joe O'Quinn III, 19, of Bude, Miss., died trying to rescue two girls, ages 9 and 7, from drowning in a lake in April 2011.
- Kirk D. Haldeman, 51, of