By ALICIA A. CALDWELLAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A senior Secret Service agent who was being investigated by the government for failing to disclose a long-standing relationship with a foreign citizen killed himself last week in Washington, people familiar with the matter told The
By LEANNE ITALIE and MEGHAN BARRAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Frustration - and in some cases fear - mounted in New York City on Thursday, three days after Superstorm Sandy. Traffic backed up for miles at bridges, large crowds waited impatiently for buses into Manhattan, and tempers flared
By CHRISTOPHER SHERMANAssociated Press
LA JOYA, Texas (AP) - The Texas trooper who fired on a fleeing pickup truck from a helicopter near the U.S.-Mexico border, killing two illegal immigrants hiding in the bed, has returned to work but in a different role, the state Department of Public Safety
By PAUL ELIASAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Death penalty opponents in California are trying a new argument this year: Abolish capital punishment because the perpetually cash-strapped state just can't afford it.
Voters in the state with the nation's largest death row will decide
By OSKAR GARCIA and RICHARD PYLEAssociated Press
HONOLULU (AP) - One night in 1969, as a salvo of Viet Cong rockets exploded in the streets of Saigon, Edwin Q. White paused after typing a dateline on his typewriter to light his pipe and reflect on his belief that as an American journalist, he
NEW YORK (AP) - Police say the bodies of two missing New York City boys have been found. The discovery was confirmed Thursday by NYPD spokesman Paul Browne. Police say the boys were a 2-year-old and a 4-year-old. They disappeared Monday night when waves of water
By ARON HELLERAssociated Press
JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel acknowledged Thursday it killed Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat's deputy in a 1988 raid in Tunisia, lifting a nearly 25-year veil of secrecy and allowing a rare glimpse into the shadowy world of its secret operations.
One of the
By HAROLD HECKLEAssociated Press
MADRID (AP) - A stampede in an arena where thousands of people were attending a Halloween dance party killed three women and critically injured two others early Thursday, officials said.
It happened just after 4 a.m. in a passageway within the venue leading to
By GEOFF MULVIHILL and MARYCLAIRE DALEAssociated Press
LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) - In its tear of destruction, the megastorm Sandy left parts of New Jersey's beloved shore in tatters, sweeping away beaches, homes, boardwalks and amusement parks.
The devastation left the state a blank
By ADAM GELLER and MEGHAN BARRAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Subways started running again in much of New York City on Thursday for the first time since Superstorm Sandy, but traffic at bridges backed up for miles, long lines formed at gas stations, and big crowds waited impatiently for buses