By The Associated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - DARYL GATES
Gates had been Los Angeles' chief of police for 14 years when the rioting erupted and was pressured to retire shortly afterward. Until then, he had been nationally respected for pioneering such
By THOMAS PEIPERTAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - Additional crews were joining the fight Saturday against a wildfire in northern Colorado that has scorched about 85 square miles and destroyed at least 181 homes, the most in state history.
The High Park Fire
By ALICIA CHANGAP Science Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - An unmanned Air Force space plane steered itself to a landing early Saturday at a California military base, capping a 15-month clandestine mission.
The spacecraft, which was launched from Cape Canaveral Air
By ROBERT BURNSAP National Security Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House is partially lifting the lid of secrecy on its counterterrorism campaign against al-Qaida in Yemen and Somalia by formally acknowledging for the first time that it is conducting lethal attacks in those
By DINESH RAMDEAssociated Press
MILWAUKEE (AP) - A Republican Wisconsin state senator asked Friday for a recount in the election that could hand Democrats their only victory in this month's six recalls, and at least a temporary majority in the state Senate
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Those five words stop a lot of people from saving money on their health care spending through something called a flexible spending account, a tax break created by federal law that allows you to use pretax dollars deducted from your
By ANNE D'INNOCENZIOAP Retail Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Are you trying to make some cash selling off your surplus skinny jeans, but nervous about selling to strangers?
A new crop of websites and apps with names like Copious.com, Threadflip, HipSwap and
By BILL KACZORAssociated Press
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - All five airmen aboard an Air Force CV-22 Osprey were hospitalized after the tilt-rotor aircraft with a checkered safety record crashed in the Florida Panhandle, but none of the injuries were life-threatening, their
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A 66-year-old man was rescued early Wednesday after his sailboat was hit by a whale and began sinking off the coast of Mexico, the U.S. Coast Guard said.
Max Young of Sacramento, Calif., was sailing alone late Tuesday about 40 miles west of
By CHARLES BABINGTONAssociated Press
LORAIN, Ohio (AP) - The office of Chase Ritenauer, the Democratic mayor of this north-central Ohio city, overlooks peacefully moored sailboats on Lake Erie - and a sewage treatment plant. So it goes for Ohio Democrats this election year: Some