NEW YORK (AP) - A Los Angeles Times reporter on Tuesday won a Loeb award, business journalism's top honor, for a series of stories exposing the dubious business practices of "Buy Here Pay Here" used car lots.
Ken Bensinger's three-part "Wheels of Fortune
By SUE MANNINGAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The chimpanzee habitat at the Los Angeles Zoo was open for visitors Wednesday, a day after a baby chimp was killed by an adult male in front of dozens of visitors.
The baby's mother, Gracie, was allowed to
By SHAWN POGATCHNIKAssociated Press
ENNISKILLEN, Northern Ireland (AP) - Queen Elizabeth II prayed together Tuesday with Catholic and Protestant leaders from across Northern Ireland as this long-divided land demonstrated its rising faith in a shared future - and braced for a
By BETSY BLANEYAssociated Press
AMARILLO, Texas (AP) - The Saudi man accused of attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction said he would get "maximum satisfaction" and be "smiling" after carrying out a terror attack against Americans, according to a recording played in court
By JUAN A. LOZANOAssociated Press
HOUSTON (AP) - The wife of a man who claimed Texas' version of a stand-your-ground law allowed him to fatally shoot a neighbor told jurors Tuesday her husband is very remorseful about the deadly incident.
Raul Rodriguez, 46
By SLOBODAN LEKIC and SUZAN FRASER
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Turkey warned Tuesday that any Syrian military unit approaching its border will be treated as a direct threat, a serious escalation in tensions days after Syria shot a Turkish military plane out of the sky.
Turkey's NATO allies expressed
By Kate Stanhope,
A former Royal Caribbean cruise room attendant has filed a federal lawsuit against John Travolta, claiming that the actor stripped off his robe and pushed him, People reports.
Fabian Zanzi claims that Travolta, 58, said, "Take me, I will take care of you, please," when Zanzi
By KARL RITTERAssociated Press
STOCKHOLM (AP) - A Norwegian man has received terrorist training from al-Qaida's offshoot in Yemen and is awaiting orders to carry out an attack on the West, officials from three European security agencies told The Associated Press on Monday.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) - A convicted felon with a history of violence was sentenced to death Monday for murdering a Riverside policeman with his own gun as the man pleaded for his life.
Earl Ellis Green, 46, said nothing as he was sentenced for the 2010 attack