By RYAN J. FOLEYAssociated Press
WEST LIBERTY, Iowa (AP) - Four years ago, Jose Zacarias let campaign workers for Barack Obama stay at his home for two weeks before the Iowa caucuses. An enthusiastic Obama supporter who couldn't vote, he could do little else.
Since then, Zacarias has become
SHANKSVILLE, Pa. (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden stopped by the local firehouse Tuesday and invited firefighters to visit him in Washington.
No joke, he said.
Except "joke" wasn't the word he used.
After attending a memorial service for Flight 93, which crashed nearby during the Sept. 11, 2001
By Natalie Abrams,
Bret Easton Ellis drew heat on Wednesday after declaring on Twitter that Matt Bomer cannot star in the upcoming film adaptation of the bestselling erotic novel Fifty Shades of Grey because he's openly gay.
By ALEX KATZAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Frank Della Valle isn't under any illusions.
The soft-spoken 62-year-old from the Bronx knows that running for Congress on both the Conservative and Republican party lines is no easy task in one of the country's most Democratic districts. He
By MATT SEDENSKYAssociated Press
MANALAPAN, Fla. (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden said Monday the country weeps for the victims of the Colorado movie theater shooting, but that the stories of heroism that have emerged from the rampage "remind us of the goodness" of the American people.
By ED WHITEAssociated Press
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) - Investigators found "copious amounts" of blood and other clues linking a man to the fatal shooting and dismemberment of a Detroit-area couple who had allowed him to move in a few weeks ago, police said Monday.
The details were disclosed
By DAVID SHARPAssociated Press
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Seeking to douse a fire he started by comparing the IRS to the Gestapo, Maine Gov. Paul LePage issued a formal apology on Friday for his "insensitivity to the word" after a face-to-face meeting with representatives of several Jewish groups
By EMOKE BEBIAK and KIM CHAKANETSAAssociated Press
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - A cargo train collided with a truck carrying farm workers at a crossing in South Africa Friday, killing at least 26 people and leaving bodies strewn across the scene of the accident, officials said.
Provincial spokesman Joseph
By COLLEEN SLEVINAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - Richard B. Scudder, co-founder and former chairman of MediaNews Group Inc., the nation's second-largest newspaper company, who also helped invent a process allowing newsprint to be recycled, died Wednesday at his home in New Jersey. He was 99.