By JOANN LOVIGLIOAssociated Press
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Caretakers for the SS United States, the legendary ocean liner moored on the Delaware River since 1996, are renewing and expanding their emergency distress call for the beleaguered piece of American maritime history.
In an eleventh-hour
LISBON, Portugal (AP) - Portuguese doctors are staging a 48-hour strike to protest austerity measures they say are weakening the country's publicly-funded health service.
The government has to reduce health spending as part of deep budget cuts promised in return for a €78 billion ($96 billion)
By COLLEEN LONGAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A puzzling DNA match that appeared to link the 2004 killing of a New York City drama student and evidence collected this year from a protest affiliated with Occupy Wall Street was instead the result of a lab worker who handled both cases, a law
By JOHN RABY and VICKI SMITHAssociated Press
LEROY, W.Va. (AP) - While her husband returned a rototiller to a West Virginia rental shop, a limping woman sneaked into another part of the building seeking help. Soon, court papers say, she was at a shelter with a horrifying tale: She had been held
By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUSAssociated Press
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A federal judge on Wednesday continued to block a state law that threatens to shut down Mississippi's only abortion clinic and make it nearly impossible for women to get the procedure in the state.
U.S. District Judge Daniel P.
By GARY FINEOUTAssociated Press
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The president of Florida A&M University abruptly resigned Wednesday, the latest in a series of blows to the college and its famed marching band following the hazing death of a drum major.
James Ammons' announcement appeared to take
By AMY TAXIN and DAVID R. MARTINAssociated Press
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) - In this sweltering Southern California city, officials tried to keep the budget in check by selling assets, cutting spending and asking public employees to take a hit as tax revenues dwindled.
But San Bernardino
By AUDREY McAVOYAssociated Press
HONOLULU (AP) - The Hawaii Air National Guard said Tuesday one of its pilots briefly experienced an oxygen deficit while flying an F-22 stealth fighter last week.
The pilot was heading back to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam from a routine training sortie when
By JENNIFER PELTZAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A DNA match has created a puzzling new turn in a prominent unsolved killing, linking crime-scene evidence from a drama student's 2004 death to a chain collected after a protest that claimed affiliation with Occupy Wall Street this spring, a
SPOKANE, Wash. - Anytime the weather heats up, a big concern is pets being left in cars while their owners run errands. Today, a demonstration by SCRAPS (Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service) showed us just how deadly that can be.
The demo car had the AC running full blast