By MATTHEW PENNINGTONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Satellite imagery indicates North Korea has been testing rocket engines, a sign it continues to develop its long-range ballistic missiles, a U.S. academic institute said Monday.
The analysis provided to The Associated Press is based on
By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress returns Tuesday to a crowded agenda of unfinished business overshadowed by the urgent need for President Barack Obama and lawmakers to avert the economic double hit of tax increases and automatic spending cuts.
One week after the
By JASON DEARENAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - California's largest greenhouse gas emitters will begin buying permits in a landmark "cap-and-trade" system designed to control emissions of heat-trapping gases and to spur investment in clean technologies.
The program is the most wide-
POULTNEY, Vt. (AP) - An ox that lived on a Vermont college's farm and was put down amid an outcry over the school's decision to process it into meat will be not used for food.
Green Mountain College says that euthanizing the animal made the meat inedible. It also says because the ox was
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Planned Parenthood is suing the head of the Oklahoma Department of Health over the agency's decision to withdraw federal funding for three clinics in the Tulsa area that provide food and nutritional counseling to low-income mothers.
Planned Parenthood of the Heartland filed
By The Associated Press
SHORTAGES: A United Nations report said North Korea's soybean production fell 30 percent and there were limited vegetables available. It predicted that North Korea must import 507,000 metric tons of cereals to meet basic food needs next year.
NBCNEWS.COM - The American Red Cross, which bills itself as "the world's largest humanitarian network," is pushing back against critics of its response to superstorm Sandy, with the head of the organization saying its relief effort has been "near flawless" despite criticism from stranded
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Police in Connecticut say a man stole a car used to deliver Chinese food and continued dropping off orders so he could keep the customers' money.
Keith Hinds was charged on Friday with larceny, possession of less than half an ounce of marijuana, possession of drug
By NICOLE WINFIELDAssociated Press
ROME (AP) - North Korea increased its production of staple foods for the second year in a row, thanks in part to better use of fertilizers and plastic sheeting to protect crops, but its citizens are still suffering from a serious lack of key proteins and fats
By ALBERTO ARCEAssociated Press
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) - In a capital so dangerous that only the "walking dead" are said to venture out after dark, nothing could draw an obedient son from the safety of his parents' suburban home into the deserted night.
Nothing, that is, but a girl.