By MICHAEL HILLAssociated Press
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York state's congressional elections are testing the staying power of Republicans who rode a tea party wave to a House majority two years ago - as well as the resilience of Democrats striving to regain control.
Democrats are targeting
By ALAN SCHER ZAGIERAssociated Press
Helicopter parents, impatient trustees, overworked professors, entitled athletics boosters and deeply partisan lawmakers with little cash to spare. It's enough to make people wonder why anyone would want the job of college president
By RAPHAEL SATTERAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - Britain's police watchdog said Thursday that it was investigating two senior police officers whose force failed to act on information that could have blown open the phone hacking scandal well before it erupted last year
By DON BABWINAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - The embattled medical examiner in Chicago, whose office allowed bodies to pile up and get haphazardly tossed into boxes, is retiring and several of her employees have been fired or disciplined, officials said Tuesday
By MIKE HOUSEHOLDERAssociated Press
ADRIAN, Mich. (AP) - A Michigan man who killed at age 11 and has been in confinement for half his life avoided more time inside Tuesday when a judge ordered him to serve probation in an attack on a prison guard.