HOUSTON (AP) - U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is scheduled to speak at the NAACP convention in Houston. That's as the group launches a battle against voter ID laws that they contend will reverse gains made during the tumultuous civil rights era.
Holder was originally scheduled to speak
By JASON STRAZIUSO and TOM ODULAAssociated Press
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - Kenya on Wednesday cancelled a deal to import Iranian oil hours after the U.S. warned the country that it risked being penalized if it sees through the deal which would breach U.S. and European union
By TAMARA LUSHAssociated Press
LONGBOAT KEY, Fla. (AP) - At a time when overcooked spaghetti and Chef Boyardee defined Italian food for most Americans, Marcella Hazan dared them to try a bite of something new.
That was roughly 40 years ago. Since then, her many
BANGOR, Maine (AP) - A Scandinavian Airlines Airbus 330 has been diverted to Bangor International Airport because its cockpit filled with smoke. It landed safely.
The airplane, which had 230 passengers and 12 crew members on board, was enroute from Newark, N.J,
By MEERA SELVAAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - A British company said Tuesday it had cancelled insurance for a Russian-operated ship it said was carrying munitions to Syria - a shipment the British government says included refurbished military helicopters.
By PETER SVENSSONAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - For decades, the tablet computer was like a mirage in the technology industry: a great idea, seemingly reachable on the horizon, that disappointed as hopeful companies got closer. Microsoft has experienced this cycle of hope
By CHARMAINE NORONHA and ROB GILLIESAssociated Press
TORONTO (AP) - Investigators combed through the wreckage of a Toronto stage Sunday to determine what caused the structure to come crashing down ahead of a Radiohead concert, killing the band's drum technician and injuring
By BERTHA RAMOSAssociated Press
ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) - Hurricane Carlotta slammed into Mexico's resort-studded Pacific coast late Friday, toppling trees and lashing hotels while authorities evacuated people from low-lying areas.
The rapidly changing
By DEREK GATOPOULOSAssociated Press
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Alexis Tsipras has rarely been on good terms with Greece's establishment.
During high school, he was a leader in a student protest against education reform that shook the conservative government of
By Kate Stanhope,
A&E is putting down Dog the Bounty Hunter after eight seasons, TMZ reports.
The reality series got the axe after the cable network and the representatives for star Duane "Dog" Chapman couldn't come to an agreement for Season 9, according to the site. The show, which