By SAMUEL PETREQUINAP Sports Writer
ROUEN, France (AP) - Lance Armstrong accused U.S Anti-Doping Agency chief executive Travis Tygart on Thursday of waging a "vendetta" against him following reports that several former teammates have received reduced suspensions after admitting
By MARK JEWELLAP Personal Finance Writer
BOSTON (AP) - It's easy to overlook what's important when it comes to saving money. Many people would sooner clip a toothpaste coupon than review their retirement accounts to assess whether they can minimize investment fees
By DEBORA REYAssociated Press
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) - Former Argentine dictator Jorge Rafael Videla was convicted and sentenced to 50 years Thursday for a systematic program to steal babies from prisoners who were kidnapped, tortured and killed during the military junta
By TERRY COLLINSAssociated Press
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - A man who beat up a priest who allegedly molested him as a child was acquitted Thursday of assault, a surprising verdict that allowed the defendant to escape a prison sentence.
Supporters of defendant
By JACK GILLUM and THOMAS BEAUMONTAssociated Press
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and the Republican National Committee combined to raise more than $100 million in June, two GOP officials said Thursday, a striking number for a challenger
By MATT VOLZ and MATTHEW BROWNAssociated Press
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - A Montana prosecutor has filed charges against a hitchhiker who authorities say shot himself in the arm on the side of a remote highway in northeastern Montana and then claimed to be the victim of a drive-by
HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The Florida lifeguard who was fired after leaving his post to help rescue a swimmer outside his zone will be offered his job back, but he says no thanks.
Jeff Ellis, head of a company that provides lifeguards at Hallandale Beach,
By P. SOLOMON BANDAAssociated Press
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - When firefighter Eric Morris shows up at wildfires across the West, locals battling the flames sometimes look at him and wonder who sent him.
The answer isn't a public agency. It's an
By MATTHEW PENNINGTONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States launched a trade complaint Thursday against China at the World Trade Organization, accusing Beijing of unfairly imposing duties on more than $3 billion in exports of American-produced automobiles
By DINESH RAMDEAssociated Press
MILWAUKEE (AP) - The temperatures in Casimir Brandon's basement bedroom grew so stifling that the exhausted Madison man began riding city buses in the morning, from one end of the line to the other, so he could grab a few hours of air-