By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINSAP Legal Affairs Writer
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The warden of the prison where Ohio puts inmates to death says the state's execution table can easily hold a condemned inmate who has argued he is so big it might collapse.
The table was tested by placing an equally heavy
ENCINITAS, Calif. (AP) - A group of parents is bent out of shape by free yoga classes at schools in this San Diego County beachside community, fearing they are indoctrinating youngsters in eastern religion.
"There's a deep concern that the Encinitas Union School District is using taxpayer
By BRIAN BAKST and JACK GILLUMAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The latest trend in an election year marked by gushers of money? Big spenders going solo to spread a message.
A billionaire investment broker is doling out millions to run a minute-long national ad telling Americans that he's
By HAROLD HECKLEAssociated Press
MADRID (AP) - Spain is considering a ban on photographing, filming or reproducing images of police and state security forces who are on duty, officials said Friday.
Interior Minister Jorge Fernandez Diaz said the government is considering prohibiting the capture
By PETER SVENSSONAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Flush with the promise of cash from a Japanese investor, Sprint Nextel Corp. on Thursday said that it wants to buy out the founder of Clearwire Corp. to gain majority control of the wireless network operator.
Sprint said in a regulatory
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Millions of Americans preparing to survive an earthquake ducked under tables and covered their heads Thursday as part of the annual "Great ShakeOut" drill.
Organizers said some 14 million people, including 9.3 million in California, signed up to participate. Schoolchildren,
By LOUISE WATTAssociated Press
BEIJING (AP) - The Chinese company suing President Barack Obama for blocking its planned wind farm projects in Oregon accused the U.S. leader and his government of discrimination Thursday and warned that the case would deter Chinese investment in the United States
By FRANK ELTMANAssociated Press
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) - Phillip Tricolla doesn't think either presidential candidate adequately answered his question about what can be done about rising gasoline prices, but he says he wasn't expecting much at the candidates' second debate.
By MICHAEL FELBERBAUMAP Business Writer
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Many of us know firsthand that losing weight and staying fit can be tough.
For me, I started a journey a little over a year ago to get in better shape before my 30th birthday. While diet and exercise were the ultimate keys to my
By MARILYNN MARCHIONEAP Chief Medical Writer
America's favorite dietary supplements, multivitamins, modestly lowered the risk for cancer in healthy male doctors who took them for more than a decade, the first large study to test these pills has found.
The result is a surprise because many