By DARLENE SUPERVILLEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says Congress must give more homeowners the chance to refinance their mortgages to save money.
Obama says more than 2 million people are saving about $3,000 a year after restructuring their loans under his administration
PETROLIA, Calif. (AP) - SWAT teams from three counties and a team from the California Department of Corrections, as well as federal law enforcement officials and local police have joined the hunt for a Northern California man wanted in the killing of his wife and two young daughters.
The extra help
By LARRY O'DELL and BOB LEWISAssociated Press
DOSWELL, Va. (AP) - The Virginia woman whose actions led to Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev being buried about 30 miles north of her Richmond home said the angry backlash from local officials, some cemetery neighbors and online
By SEBASTIAN ABBOT and REBECCA SANTANAAssociated Press
ISLAMABAD (AP) - Former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif declared victory following a historic election marred by violence Saturday, a remarkable comeback for a leader once toppled in a military coup and sent into exile.
By BOB LEWIS and DENISE LAVOIEAssociated Press
DOSWELL, Va. (AP) - Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev has been buried in a cemetery in central Virginia, infuriating some members of the area's Islamic community who say they weren't consulted and flooring at least one neighbor
WASHINGTON (AP) - A fundraising push by Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is drawing criticism from a key Senate Republican who questions whether she has a conflict of interest.
HHS spokesman Jason Young confirms that Sebelius in recent weeks has asked various charitable
By MICHAEL BIESECKERAssociated Press
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A North Carolina man was sentenced Friday to four life terms for plotting to behead federal witnesses whose testimony helped convict him for his role in an earlier plot to slaughter U.S. servicemen and their families.
Hysen Sherifi, 29, was
By MEGHAN BARR and MIKE HOUSEHOLDERAssociated Press
CLEVELAND (AP) - The mannequin was life-sized, with a mop-like wig and creepy, slanted eyes. Ariel Castro kept it propped against a wall of his house and liked to use it to scare people. Sometimes he drove around town with it in the back seat of
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A California woman who slapped a deputy to get arrested got her wish to go to jail in hopes she can quit smoking there. Etta Mae Lopez pleaded no contest Thursday to smacking Sacramento County sheriff's Deputy Matt Campoy earlier this week after he
By Andrew Housser
Every year, identity thieves misuse the personal information of more than 11 million Americans. This makes identity theft one of the fastest-growing crimes in the country. Identity theft occurs when someone uses your personal information to open a new credit card or other