By STEVE PEOPLESAssociated Press
WOLFEBORO, N.H. (AP) - Mitt Romney's wife has confirmed a tidbit about the vice presidential search process her husband largely has been keeping secret: He's considering choosing a woman.
"We've been looking at that
By GILLIAN FLACCUSAssociated Press
CORONA, Calif. (AP) - The room rings out with the cruel nicknames that have haunted the teenagers for years: Crusty crab. Burnt toast. Snake skin. Freddy Krueger's daughter. Mutant. Scarface.
For the first time, it's the burn victims themselves who are
By MICHAEL WEISSENSTEINAssociated Press
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexico's next president has boldly promised to halve the number of kidnappings and murders during his six-year term by moving law enforcement away from showy drug busts and focusing on protecting ordinary citizens
By The Associated Press
Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States and abroad:
Los Angeles Times on Syria and the Russia connection:
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is putting a
By JULIE PACEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama marked the Fourth of July by welcoming two dozen U.S. service members as newly-sworn American citizens, saying the contributions they have already made dramatize the need for Washington to achieve
By CRISTINA SILVAAssociated Press
MOAPA, Nev. (AP) - Beyond the ancestral hunting fields and the rows of small, sparse homes, the cemetery at the Moapa River Indian Reservation sprawls across a barren hill with the tombstones of tribal members who died young.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A man accused in an alleged scheme to buy and train racehorses to benefit the Zetas drug cartel was ordered detained Tuesday in Texas after a judge suggested he might flee to Mexico if released.
Jose Trevino Morales, the brother of two
By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYANAssociated Press
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Parts of a plan for designating thousands of miles of energy corridors in 11 Western states will be revamped under a settlement reached by federal land managers, more than a dozen environmental groups and one
By BEN NUCKOLSAssociated Press
LEESBURG, Va. (AP) - A fleet of 20 electrical utility trucks, with cranes capable of hoisting a line worker 55 feet above the ground, commandeered the parking lot behind a Hampton Inn in the northern Virginia exurbs of Washington early Tuesday
By BRIAN SKOLOFF and NICHOLAS K. GERANIOSAssociated Press
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - Campfires, fireworks and even lit cigarettes can spark wildfires. In the tinder-dry West, there is growing concern about the threat from guns.
This year, officials believe target