By KEN RITTERAssociated Press
LAS VEGAS (AP) - A 68-year-old former paralegal who had been accused of plotting to kidnap and kill Las Vegas police officers to advance an anti-government sovereign citizen philosophy pleaded guilty Thursday to a greatly reduced misdemeanor charge, and a judge set her
By DARLENE SUPERVILLEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Michelle Obama has pushed Americans to eat healthier and to exercise more. Now she says we should "drink up" too. As in plain water. And as in more of it.
The first lady, an exercise fanatic who loves French fries and whose biceps are envied
By OSKAR GARCIAAssociated Press
HONOLULU (AP) - Flossie's Hawaiian adventure: Short, scattered and more powerful than many believed it would be at first.
National Weather Service officials say the tropical depression is expected to exit Hawaii on Tuesday as a weakened version of the storm that
By BEN NUCKOLS and JESSICA GRESKOAssociated Press
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) - Hundreds of thousands of people in suburban Washington are sweating through a punishing heat wave under orders to avoid long showers, turn off sprinklers and think twice about flushing the toilet.
Carwashes, day care centers
By GILLIAN FLACCUSAssociated Press
Jubilant gay and lesbian couples flocked to city halls and county courthouses across California to wed with pets, siblings and kids in tow as same-sex marriages resumed across the state following a five-year legal hiatus.
Monday was the first chance for all but a
SPOKANE, Wash. - All is right in the world again in the largest 3-on-3 basketball tournament on the planet. After mother nature rained on Hoopfest's parade on Saturday, clear skies and high temperatures returned to Spokane on Sunday.
"Yesterday was terrible," said Dez, as she watched her
By The Associated Press
Soaring temperatures are punishing most of the western U.S. for a third day. People flocked to pools, sought shade and misting fans, and cooled off with bottled water. Even zoo animals found relief under a refreshing spray of water.
Here are pictures of the heat wave:
By P. SOLOMON BANDAAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - Radar indicated a tornado briefly touched down Tuesday over the east runways of Denver International Airport, where thousands of people took shelter in bathrooms, stairwells and other safe spots until the dangerous weather passed, officials said.
By GONZALO SOLANOAssociated Press
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) - Ecuador's state oil company resumed pumping through the country's main pipeline on Tuesday, four days after it was damaged by a landslide. But crude spilled by the accident reached tributaries of the Amazon River and polluted drinking
By KASEY JONESAssociated Press
BALTIMORE (AP) - For the second time this year, a fire at sea has aborted a cruise ship's voyage. This time, aboard Royal Caribbean's Grandeur of the Seas and the ship's 2,200 passengers were expected back in Baltimore on Tuesday after being flown on