By BRIDGET MURPHY and HOLLY RAMERAssociated Press
DOVER, N.H. (AP) - An actor and martial arts instructor accused of killing a female University of New Hampshire student last week was upbeat and described his life as "really good" three days after the woman's death, an acquaintance said
By IGNACIO MARTINEZAssociated Press
LOS CABOS, Mexico (AP) - Hurricane Paul has weakened to a Category 2 storm in the eastern Pacific but is still swirling near Mexico's western coast.
The National Hurricane Center in Miami said late Monday that Paul's maximum sustained winds had
By The Associated Press
In the 10 Things to Know for Monday that ran on Oct. 14, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the space shuttle Endeavour's trip though Los Angeles was 17 hours long. The shuttle was 17 hours late in its arrival to the California Science Museum. The 12-mile
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The FBI says authorities have arrested a man in connection with the kidnapping of a Wyoming girl.
The agency says in a statement Sunday evening that the man was arrested in Belgrade, Mont. The man's identity and details of the arrest were not released.
Police say a man
By MARCIA DUNNAP Aerospace Writer
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - The advice from master to student over the past three years has been simple: Be prepared. Know what to do and how to do it.
"Fearless Felix" Baumgartner heeded Joe Kittinger's advice and followed it.
In the desert surrounding
BUTLER, N.J. (AP) - Authorities say a northern New Jersey woman was seriously burned when she accidentally ignited her hair while trying to light a cigarette.
The 64-year-old Butler resident was in her apartment Saturday afternoon when her hair caught fire. She has severe burns on her forehead,
By VICTOR L. SIMPSONAssociated Press
ROME (AP) - A woman who dares to cooperate with police in the fight against a dreaded Italian mob network is murdered, her body dumped in a barrel of acid in the countryside near Milan. Her 17-year-old daughter steps forward and testifies, helping to send
By MAX SEDDONAssociated Press
MOSCOW (AP) - It's a far cry from Stalin's gulag, but the guiding principle of the Russian penal colony -- the destination of two members of punk band Pussy Riot -- remains the same: isolate inmates and wear them down through "corrective labor."
TULSA, Okla. (AP) - Two youth ministers at a Tulsa megachurch say misdemeanor charges of failing to report child abuse against them should be dismissed because no one in the case has been, nor can be, charged with child abuse.
Victory Christian Center ministers John Daugherty, his wife, Charica,
By ADRIAN SAINZAssociated Press
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - A pile of stuffed animals marks the spot where 15-year-old Justin Thompson fell, fatally shot by an off-duty Memphis police officer on a school night in a working-class neighborhood.
The Sept. 24 shooting is still under investigation, but