By CRISTINA SILVAAssociated Press
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - A campaign promising free shotguns for people to protect themselves in Tucson's most troubled neighborhoods has divided some residents in a community still reeling from a shooting rampage in 2011that killed six people, left a congresswoman
HUDSON, Wis. (AP) - A father changed his pleas Thursday to guilty but insane in the killings of his three young daughters last summer in Wisconsin, which means the defense at his trial will have to prove he had a mental disease or defect so severe that he wasn't responsible for his actions.
By MIKE STOBBEAP Medical Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Government health officials launched the second round of a graphic ad campaign Thursday that is designed to get smokers off tobacco, saying they believe the last effort convinced tens of thousands to quit.
The ads feature sad, real-life stories: There
By CRISTINA SILVA and CHRISTOPHER SHERMANAssociated Press
PHOENIX (AP) - Marco Antonio Durazo had been awaiting deportation from an Arizona detention center for six months when an officer came to get him from his cell.
"Obama doesn't have any money," the officer said.
"We found it very funny,"
By TAMARA LUSHAssociated Press
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (AP) - Inside a Catholic convent deep in St. Augustine's historic district, stacks of centuries-old, sepia-toned papers offer clues to what life was like for early residents of the nation's oldest permanently occupied city.
By HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTHAssociated Press
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A wide-ranging storm is burying thoughts of springtime weather across a number of Midwestern states under a blanket of snow and slush, leaving in its wake dashed Palm Sunday plans, dozens of canceled flights and treacherous roadways
By MARYCLAIRE DALEAssociated Press
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A 2011 grand jury report on a busy West Philadelphia abortion clinic described patients being overmedicated, maimed and even killed during lax, long-unregulated procedures.
But prosecutors say Dr. Kermit Gosnell also abused his low-paid staff,
By CASSANDRA VINOGRADAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - There was no evidence to suggest anyone else was involved in the death of Boris Berezovsky, the self-exiled Russian tycoon who went from Kremlin kingmaker to fiery critic, British police said Sunday.
With an investigation under way, police are
By MATTHEW LEEAssociated Press
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) - U.S Secretary of State John Kerry met Israeli and Palestinian leaders on Saturday, following up on President Barack Obama's talks with each earlier in the week, but a return to negotiations did not appear to the main agenda item.
By AYA BATRAWYAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Egypt's political groups blamed one another on Saturday for one of the year's worst bouts of violence between supporters and opponents of the president's Muslim Brotherhood group.
The powerful Brotherhood said it holds the opposition partly