MAILONLINE.COM - A 15-year-old Connecticut boy was shot dead by his father on Thursday, as he tried to break into his aunt's home, police said.
His face hidden beneath a black ski mask, Tyler Giuliano was spotted by his aunt, Alexis Scocozz, as he set about what officers believe was an
By JONATHAN FAHEY
NEW YORK (AP) - Oil ended the third quarter with a slight gain as investors weighed whether the world economy could pull out of the doldrums.
Benchmark oil rose 34 cents to $92.19 per barrel in morning trading in New York. In London, Brent crude, which reflects what most U.S.
DENVER (AP) - After weeks of secrecy surrounding the Colorado theater shooting case, most of the documents filed in court were released to the public. One thing that came to light: The defense has a psychiatry expert on its defense team and plans to use him as an expert. It gives
By DAVID A. LIEB and MARIA SUDEKUMAssociated Press
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Some of Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney's prominent supporters are reversing course and backing Missouri GOP Senate candidate Todd Akin's embattled campaign against Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill
By JOSHUA FREEDAP Business Writer
Stocks posted solid gains for the third quarter, although the ride got bumpy at the end.
Stocks fell five days of the last six, including on Friday, the last trading day of the quarter. But the big indexes are still up 4 percent or more for the three months.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown announced Friday that he has signed a bill authorizing construction of a Ronald Reagan statue inside the California Capitol in Sacramento.
Brown cited Reagan's leadership in signing the bill authorizing the statue. He said the Republican icon oversaw
By JEFF KAROUBAssociated Press
LANSING, Mich. (AP) - The leader of the Michigan Senate said he and fellow Republican colleagues are armed with a proposal to replace the state law that lets emergency managers take over local governments in the event voters strike it down in November.
By MARCY GORDONAP Business Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Bank of America says it has agreed to pay $2.43 billion to settle a class-action lawsuit related to its acquisition of Merrill Lynch at the height of the financial crisis.
In the lawsuit, shareholders alleged that Bank of America and some of
By NICOLE WINFIELDAssociated Press
VATICAN CITY (AP) - The Vatican has never seen anything like it.
Pope Benedict XVI's trusted butler, who dressed the pontiff each morning, attended his daily Mass and helped serve him his meals, stands accused of stealing the pope's private
By JOE McDONALDAP Business Writer
BEIJING (AP) - A group of state-owned Chinese shipping companies have placed a $4.5 billion order for 50 supertankers, throwing a financial lifeline to China's struggling shipbuilders, a newspaper reported Friday.
The order adds to a multibillion-dollar