By JENNA FRYERAP Auto Racing Writer
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - There was no fire or rain. Still, another frantic finish at Daytona International Speedway.
Tony Stewart emerged the winner, charging past Daytona 500 winner Matt Kenseth on the last lap and holding
By RON TODTAssociated Press
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Highways buckled in Illinois and Wisconsin, water use was cut back in Indiana and those who had power in the mid-Atlantic were urged to conserve it, but the heat gripping much of the country was only expected to worsen Saturday
By JENNIFER PELTZAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - What the $?&(! is going on with our politicians?
The mayors of New York and Philadelphia and the governor of New Jersey let loose with a few choice vulgarities over the past two weeks in otherwise G-rated
By DAVID PORTERAssociated Press
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - A New York rabbi broke down and sobbed Tuesday as a federal judge sentenced him to nearly four years in prison for laundering close to a million dollars in what he thought were illicit funds through a religious charity
By ALEX DOMINGUEZAssociated Press
TOWSON, Md. (AP) - At Ayd Hardware in Towson, a chalk sidewalk sign said in big letters "YES/DRY ICE." That was enough to draw in Sheila Williams of the Lockhearn area of Baltimore County, who happened to be driving by.
By COREY WILLIAMSAssociated Press
BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - With her grandson's terrified screams filling a suburban Detroit courtroom, 74-year-old Sandra Layne sat in a jail jumpsuit with tears in her eyes Monday as she listened to the teen telling a 911 operator he
By P. SOLOMON BANDA and THOMAS PEIPERTAssociated Press
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Firefighters searching for bodies in the roughly 350 homes burned by the most destructive wildfire in Colorado history found a second body Friday at a residence where earlier another person was
By FRANCES D'EMILIO and TOBY STERLINGAssociated Press
BRUSSELS (AP) - The European Union faces potential disaster if its leaders don't cooperate and find a way to keep interest rates on Italy's national debt down, Italian Premier Mario Monti warned Wednesday
By BROCK VERGAKISAssociated Press
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - The commanding officer of the USS Bataan walked into the wardroom of his amphibious-assault ship where about 200 mostly young sailors were crammed into chairs, along walls and behind the salad bar and wasted no time getting
By NATALIYA VASILYEVAAssociated Press
MOSCOW (AP) - Hackers broke into a prominent Russian opposition leader's Twitter and email accounts, sending his followers abusive messages.
Alexei Navalny's spokeswoman, Anna Veduta, warned his quarter of a million