By DAVID ESPO and KASIE HUNTAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - In a split-screen race for the presidency, Republican Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama were on their best campaign behavior in public Tuesday, all the while slashing away at each other in paid television ads.
By JUAN A. LOZANO and PAUL J. WEBERAssociated Press
HOUSTON (AP) - A caretaker at a group home for the mentally ill called police in the middle of the night because a one-armed, one-legged man in a wheelchair was angry and wouldn't calm down.
What happened next is the subject of an
By HOLBROOK MOHRAssociated Press
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A Georgia woman had little chance of surviving an illegal cosmetic procedure in Mississippi because the silicone-like substance that was injected in her buttocks caused the blood clots in her lungs that killed her, an investigator testified
SEATTLE (AP) - A 77-year-old man who was shot to death by Seattle police suffered from dementia, his family said Monday.
Henry Lee Sr. had the disorder and other diseases, his son, Henry Lee Jr. told The Seattle Times.
The man's grandson, Gabriel Lee, said he was a retired construction worker
By MICHAEL BIESECKERAssociated Press
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina authorities used a helicopter and bloodhounds Monday to search for a convicted killer who walked away from a state prison farm more than five hours before the public was notified.
James J. Ladd was first noticed missing
By BILL KACZORAssociated Press
APALACHICOLA, Fla. (AP) - A German woman showed no emotion Monday as a judge sentenced her to more than 21 years in prison after she pleaded no contest to drowning her 5-year-old grandson in the bathtub of a rented beach house.
The judge accepted a plea deal for
By PAUL SCHEMMAssociated Press
TEL RIFAAT, Syria (AP) - The days are still warm across the fertile plains of northern Syria around Aleppo, but night brings a chill - an ominous harbinger of winter's approach and the deepening of the already severe humanitarian crisis gripping a country
By KASIE HUNTAssociated Press
PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney says U.S. foreign policy should not be conducted "at the mercy of events" overseas. He also says the death of a U.S. ambassador in Libya and unrest in the Middle East are more than just bumps in the
By BRIAN MURPHYAssociated Press
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - In U.S.-funded ads running on Pakistani TV, subtitled clips show President Barack Obama extolling America's traditions of religious freedom. For many watching, though, the message misses the mark in efforts to calm the
By ANGELA K. BROWNAssociated Press
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - The Army psychiatrist charged in the deadly 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage has been hospitalized for undisclosed reasons, military officials said Monday.
Maj. Nidal Hasan was listed in good condition after being admitted to the Texas