By LARRY MARGASAKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Embassy in Tripoli, Libya, requested - and received - a four-month extension of a 16-member security team, a February request that showed just how dangerous the situation in the country had become for American diplomats.
By RYAN J. FOLEYAssociated Press
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - Iowa Supreme Court Justice David Wiggins isn't well known outside the legal community of his state, and even inside that group, isn't particularly popular.
But the question of whether he should keep his job has become one of the
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Connecticut State Police say an 83-year-old Maryland man fell 35 feet off an elevated highway and died while trying to help a driver whose SUV had rolled over.
Troopers say Richard Herron, of Elkton, Md., jumped over the center median of Interstate 84 in Hartford early Monday
By TIM TALLEYAssociated Press
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - An Illinois man with a long history of mental illness has been charged with plotting to attack dozens of churches after a hotel maintenance worker in Oklahoma spotted the makings of Molotov cocktails in a trash bin and alerted police.
By HELEN O'NEILLAP Special Correspondent
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) - When the recession cost Jerry Krone his longtime accounting job several year ago, he turned to his hobby - making gourmet jam in his Fountainville kitchen. Now he's a fixture at Doylestown's weekly farmers market,
By MARILYNN MARCHIONEAP Chief Medical Writer
BOSTON (AP) - Combined results from two studies of an experimental Alzheimer's drug suggest it might modestly slow mental decline, especially in patients with mild disease.
Taken separately, the studies on the drug - Eli Lilly & Co.'s
By JEFF MARTINAssociated Press
ATLANTA (AP) - Less than a year after Occupy Atlanta members clashed with police in riot gear in a downtown park, they're now protesting alongside officers to help a retired detective avoid losing her home to foreclosure.
Activists joined current and retired
By MARK SHERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Nine years after the Supreme Court said colleges and universities can use race in their quest for diverse student bodies, the justices have put this divisive social issue back on their agenda in the middle of a presidential election campaign.
WESTMINSTER, Colo. (AP) - In a story Oct. 8 about a missing schoolgirl, The Associated Press misidentified the girl's great-grandmother. She is Donna Moss, not Dana Moss.
A corrected version of the story is below:
Police, community search for missing Colorado girl
Police search for 10-year-old
NEW YORK (AP) - PARTNERSHIP: Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and American Express Co. are rolling out a prepaid card that they say offers checking and debit services designed to help customers manage and control their everyday finances.
BEHIND THE NEWS: The move comes as American Express is looking for new