By KEN RITTERAssociated Press
LAS VEGAS (AP) - A former prosecutor-turned-fugitive who once handled the high-profile Las Vegas drug cases of celebrities Paris Hilton and Bruno Mars was sentenced Wednesday to a reduced term of 12 to 30 months in state prison term following his return from Mexico
By ROMINA RUIZ-GOIRIENA and SONIA PEREZ-DIAZAssociated Press
SAN MARCOS, Guatemala (AP) - A 7.4-magnitude earthquake rocked Guatemala on Wednesday, killing at least 48 people in two states as it toppled thick adobe walls, shook huge landslides down onto highways, and sent terrified villagers
By DALE GAVLAK and DAVID STRINGERAssociated Press
ZAATARI, Jordan (AP) - Western efforts to oust Syrian President Bashar Assad shifted dramatically Wednesday, with Britain announcing it will deal directly with rebel military leaders.
A Turkish official also said his nation has held discussions
By BASSEM MROUEAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - Gunmen killed the brother of Syria's parliament speaker in a hail of bullets as he drove to work in Damascus on Tuesday, the state news agency said, as the international envoy for Syria warned the country could become another Somalia.
By PAUL FOYAssociated Press
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A federal appeals court ruled Monday that a polygamist sect on the Utah-Arizona border waited too long to challenge a court-ordered takeover, clearing the way for state authorities to break up a church trust and sell assets including homes,
WHITE PASS, Wash. (AP) - More teams are joining the search Monday for a hunter on horseback who has been missing since Saturday near White Pass. The Yakima County sheriff's office says the man's hunting partner reported him missing Sunday evening. The 49-year-old Cashmere
By BARBARA SURKAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - New chaos engulfed Syria's civil war as Palestinian supporters and opponents of the embattled regime were swept up Monday in intense fighting in Damascus, while rival rebel groups clashed over control of a Turkish border crossing.
By DAN SEWELL and JOHN SEEWER and JULIE CARR SMYTHAssociated Press
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio could well decide the next president; the state has chosen the winner in the last 12 presidential elections and it's pivotal to the strategies of both President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney.
By The Associated Press
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about on Monday:
WHITE HOUSE RACE COMES DOWN TO THE WIRE
Two days from judgment by the voters, Obama and Romney stress their differences on the economy, health care and more while
By CALVIN WOODWARDAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Mitt Romney has a ton of promises to keep if he becomes president, and that's on his first day alone, never mind the other 1,460 days. Barack Obama was similarly brimming with will-do's in his first presidential campaign, racking them