By CHRIS JENKINSAP Sports Writer
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - With the Green Bay Packers still seething, fans pondering the possibility of turning off their televisions on NFL Sundays and even the President weighing in, it's official: Overnight, the NFL's replacement referees went from minor
By MITCH WEISSAssociated Press
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Joyce Robbins wanted to know why her aunt wasn't coming to a big family barbeque.
Mamie Brown and her husband, Joseph Green Brown, who was on Florida's death row for 13 years before his convictions on rape and murder were overturned
By DEEPTI HAJELAAssociated Press
"The Casual Vacancy" (Little, Brown and Company), by J.K. Rowling.
So look, here's the thing: This. Is. Not. A. Children's. Book. If you're looking for what made Harry Potter magical - Wizards! Spells! Flying Broomsticks! - you're not going to
By JENNIFER AGIESTA and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVARAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - It still divides us, but most Americans think President Barack Obama's health care law is here to stay.
More than 7 in 10 say the law will fully go into effect with some changes, ranging from minor to major
By KARIN LAUBAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - Syrian rebels struck deep in the fortress-like inner sanctum of President Bashar Assad's rule Wednesday in Damascus, detonating two car bombs that engulfed the army headquarters in flames.
The suicide bombings and subsequent gun battles in the
By MICHAEL GORMLEYAssociated Press
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A Republican state senator who voted to legalize gay marriage in New York and shot back at conservative critics that they could "take this job and shove it" has apparently lost his primary.
With all absentee votes counted from the Sept. 13
By JANET McCONNAUGHEYAssociated Press
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Conservationists are offering a $1,500 reward for information leading to the conviction of whoever shot and killed a bottlenose dolphin in Louisiana.
The dolphin's body was found Saturday at Elmer's Island Wildlife Refuge just
By AYA BATRAWY and ESAM MOHAMEDAssociated Press
MISRATA, Libya (AP) - One of the young Libyan rebels credited with capturing Moammar Gadhafi in a drainage ditch nearly a year ago died Tuesday of injuries after being kidnapped, beaten and slashed by the late dictator's supporters - the
By MICHAEL GRACZYKAssociated Press
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - A former Army recruiter failed to win a fourth reprieve from the U.S. Supreme Court and was executed Tuesday evening in Texas for participating in the shooting death of a woman he and a buddy met 10 years ago at a bar.
Cleve Foster was
By JAY REEVESAssociated Press
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) - A former college professor who killed three people and wounded three others during a faculty meeting wanted to go to death row and had to be convinced by her parents to accept a plea deal that spared her life, her lawyer said Tuesday.