By MARK SCOLFOROAssociated Press
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Jerry Sandusky will walk into state prison with little more than a watch and wedding band. He'll be able to work a 30-hour week to make a few dollars. He'll be able to watch Penn State football but not violent movies.
If the former
By STACEY PLAISANCEAssociated Press
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - For Orlando Sequera, voting in Venezuela's presidential election Sunday meant more than simply deciding whether Hugo Chavez serves another six years in office. It could mean the difference between staying in the U.S. and returning to
By DAVID KLEPPERAssociated Press
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Retired social worker Jim Gillis was told his $36,000 Rhode Island state pension would increase by $1,100 next year to keep up with inflation. But lawmakers suspended annual increases, leaving Gillis wondering how he'll pay medical
MADRID (AP) - Several thousand people marched in downtown Madrid on Saturday to protest austerity measures they say will lead to cuts in cherished national health care and the privatization of public services.
Marching under banners reading "Neither cuts nor privatizations," many protesters were
By GOSIA WOZNIACKAAssociated Press
KEENE, Calif. (AP) - Maria Ybarra's trailer is one of two left on the property that for over two decades was home to Latino labor leader Cesar Chavez and farmworkers like Ybarra who made up his movement.
Today, the foothills of the Tehachapi mountains
By LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) - The continued exchange of artillery fire between Syria and Turkey raises additional concerns that the conflict may escalate and spread to neighboring countries, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Saturday.
Panetta said the U.S. is
By The Associated Press
A selection of issues at stake in the presidential election and their impact on Americans, in brief:
Abortion and birth control are divisive issues in politics, and they've flared up at times in this campaign despite the candidates' reluctance to dwell
By JUSTIN POPEAP Education Writer
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Walking across the South Mall, or scanning the football stadium's 100,000 seats on game day, University of Texas admissions director Kedra Ishop sees how much has changed since the 1990s, when she was a black student at what was an
By STACY A. ANDERSONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The United Negro College Fund has recruited a crop of celebrities to drive home the message that getting into college is one thing, but getting through it is another.
The 5th annual UNCF Empower Me Tour kicks off Saturday at George
SPOKANE, Wash. - Staff at the Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery say the majority of parents that come through the doors have good intentions, but are perhaps struggling financially or might just be emotionally overwhelmed.
One local mom Melissa Golden tells KHQ that everyday is a challenge with a full