By NATALIYA VASILYEVAAssociated Press
MOSCOW (AP) - One jailed member of the punk band Pussy Riot unexpectedly walked free from a Moscow courtroom, but the other two now head toward a harsh punishment for their irreverent protest against President Vladimir Putin: a penal colony.
By KARL RITTER and MALCOLM RITTERAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A Frenchman and an American shared the Nobel Prize in physics Tuesday for inventing methods to peer into the bizarre quantum world of ultra-tiny particles, work that could help in creating a new generation of super-fast computers
By ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON and E. EDUARDO CASTILLOAssociated Press
MEXICO CITY (AP) - The death of the founder and leader of Mexico's brutal Zetas cartel in a firefight with marines outside a baseball game near the Texas border was perhaps the biggest coup of President Felipe Calderon's war
By BOB LEWISAssociated Press
ROCKY MOUNT, Va. (AP) - Virgil Goode knows his obscure presidential run on the Constitution Party ticket vexes his former Republican comrades, a thought that produces a sly smile he can't suppress. He doesn't really try.
To Virginia Republicans, however, the
By MELISSA NELSON-GABRIEL and PHILLIP RAWLSAssociated Press
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - Gil Collar was a guy everybody wanted to be around in high school, friends said: The girls liked his good looks, even his opponents on the wrestling mat became buddies, and adults knew him as courteous and kind.
By ALAN SCHER ZAGIERAssociated Press
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) - The crime was brutal: a 7-year-old girl choked, raped and forced to smoke drugs before she was left for dead in a fire set by her attacker. Somehow, she survived. Firefighters founder her at dawn, stumbling through the street and
By ALLEN G. BREEDAP National Writer
Lisa Freeman was cradling her 6-day-old grandson in her left arm and watching the news on her iPad while her daughter and son-in-law caught some much-needed sleep. The retired teacher was taking notes with her free hand when she heard the news: The nation had
By CALVIN WOODWARDAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Suddenly it's all about honesty. Seriously?
President Barack Obama, who's been peddling a nonexistent peace dividend for a year, and Mitt Romney, who's misrepresented "Obamacare" at every turn, are after each other for not being
By STEVE KARNOWSKIAssociated Press
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - After being told he was losing his job at a Minneapolis sign company, Andrew Engeldinger responded by saying "oh really," taking out a gun and opening fire on his two managers. Then he fired again as the company owner tried to help his
By The Associated Press
THE INVESTIGATION: The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating complaints that sunroofs on the Hyundai Veloster can shatter and shower people in the car with glass.
THE MODEL: The probe covers about 18,000 of the funky hatchbacks from the 2012