PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A Philadelphia couple serving probation for the 2009 death of their toddler after they turned to prayer instead of a doctor could face new charges now that another of their children has died. Herbert and Catherine Schaible belong to a fundamentalist Christian
By ELAINE GANLEYAssociated Press
Battered by a French-led military campaign in Mali, al-Qaida's North African arm is trying something new to stay relevant: Twitter. The PR campaign by the terror network seeks to tap into social grievances and champion mainstream causes such as unemployment, all
By GENE JOHNSONAssociated Press
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. (AP) - Robert Bales, the American soldier accused of killing 16 Afghan civilians during a 2012 rampage, faces another preliminary hearing Tuesday.
Defense lawyers for Robert Bales and military prosecutors were convening at Joint Base
By JERI CLAUSINGAssociated Press
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) - About five miles from this southeastern New Mexico town's famed UFO museum, tucked between dairy farms, is a nondescript metal building that could be home to any number of small agricultural businesses.
But Valley Meat Co. is no longer just
By LARA JAKES and EILEEN SULLIVANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev sought to embrace American lives after emigrating from Russia - joining a boxing club, winning a scholarship and even seeking U.S. citizenship. But their uncle last week angrily called them "losers"
By BRADLEY KLAPPER and DESMOND BUTLERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Boston Marathon bombings could provide an opportunity for the U.S. and Russia to find some common ground for cooperation as authorities investigate the two ethnic Chechens accused of carrying out the attack.
By DENISE LAVOIE and EILEEN SULLIVANAssociated Press
BOSTON (AP) - The 19-year-old charged with the Boston Marathon bombing, his throat injured by a gunshot wound, wrote down answers to the questions of investigators about his motives and connections to any terror networks.
By JENNIFER PELTZAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - After years of striving to set a national agenda for curbing smoking, New York City may set a new bar by becoming the most populous place in America to raise the minimum age for buying cigarettes to 21.
A new proposal would increase the threshold
By LINDA DEUTSCHAP Special Correspondent
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A jury of six men and six women was accepted by both sides on Monday for the trial of a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the mother of Michael Jackson against AEG concert promoters.
Lawyers immediately began questioning prospects to sit as
By DAVID CRARY and DENISE LAVOIEAssociated Press
BOSTON (AP) - The two brothers suspected of bombing the Boston Marathon appear to have been motivated by a radical brand of Islam but do not seem connected to any Muslim terrorist groups, U.S. officials said Monday after interrogating and charging