By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUSAssociated Press
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - James Meredith is a civil-rights icon who hates the term "civil rights."
It's as if civil rights were somehow set apart from - well, rights.
"When it comes to my rights as an American citizen, and yours, I am a triumphalist and
By DEREK GATOPOULOS and ELENA BECATOROS
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greece's brutal recession is set to extend into a sixth year in 2013, when the economy will contract by another 3.8 percent, according to forecasts in the draft budget submitted to Parliament on Monday.
This year's recession
WINTER SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) - Police say two people are dead and another injured after a shooting at a Florida Veterans of Foreign Wars post.
Winter Springs Police said a charity motorcycle ride was supposed to depart from the post when the shooting broke out Sunday morning while the riders were
By CALVIN WOODWARDAssociated Press
When you vote for Democrat Barack Obama or Republican Mitt Romney in November, you'll be voting for more than a president. You'll be casting a ballot for and against a checklist of policies that touch your life and shape the country you live in.
By JON GAMBRELLAssociated Press
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) - Gunmen detonated a bomb Sunday near an Islamic boarding school in northern Nigeria and later exchanged gunfire with security forces, causing unknown casualties in the region's latest round of violence, officials said.
SEATTLE (AP) - The state Board of Education is making another attempt at encouraging Washington schools to replace their Native American mascots. In the past decade, about 10 schools have given up their Indian mascots. But another 50, including tribal schools, are holding fast