NEW YORK (AP) - The mother of one of three children who died inside the cabin of a capsized yacht said Friday she believed that was the safest place for her daughter.
Lisa Gaines, fighting back tears, appeared on NBC's "Today" show with her husband, Paul, and their lawyer.
The Fourth of July
By ERIC TUCKERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - If your job is protecting the first lady's motorcade, mouthing off about the boss can lead to more than a citation in a personnel file.
A District of Columbia police officer found that out this week when he came under investigation for
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A free-speech protest turned into a bottle-throwing clash with police that injured four officers and ended with 20 arrests, authorities said Friday.
The confrontation occurred Thursday night during Art Walk, a monthly event that encourages people to visit galleries, bars and
By ELLIOT SPAGAT and JACQUES BILLEAUDAssociated Press
TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) - Three sophisticated drug tunnels equipped with lighting and ventilation - including one with a railcar system - have been discovered along the U.S.-Mexico border in less than a week, the latest signs that cartels are
By BRIDGET MURPHYAssociated Press
She kept a Colt .38-caliber revolver close, while he preferred a .45-caliber pistol from the same maker.
But neither weapon was enough to save American outlaws and lovers Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow during a 1934 ambush by law enforcement officers.
By MARC LEVY and MICHAEL RUBINKAMAssociated Press
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - A blistering report that claims Joe Paterno and other top Penn State officials concealed what they knew about Jerry Sandusky's sexual abuse of children may prove to be an indelible stain on the beloved coach's 61-
By DAN ELLIOTTAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - A 28-year-old autistic man from Colorado was found emaciated but alive on Thursday after living off mainly frogs and roots while wandering for at least three weeks in the remote Escalante Desert of southern Utah, authorities said.
NEW YORK (AP) - Passengers in New York City have resumed their flight to Madrid hours after authorities determined that strange wiring found in the plane's bathroom was not an explosive device.
Delta Flight 126 had left the gate at Kennedy Airport around 8 p.m. Thursday, but returned about an
By HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTHAssociated Press
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The boyfriend of Kansas City woman whose 10-year-old daughter weighed just 32 pounds when she was rescued from a closet remained at large Thursday, one day after he was charged with child endangerment.
Neighbors had long suspected
By JOHN HEILPRINAssociated Press
CHAMONIX, France (AP) - They set out before dawn, hoping to conquer a mountaineering classic: Mont Blanc, Western Europe's highest peak. But below the prized summit, a climber is believed to have accidentally caused a slab of ice to snap off, triggering an