By ANN SANNER and JULIE CARR SMYTHAssociated Press
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The leader of the Ohio Senate put a stop Tuesday to a bill that would have imposed the most stringent restriction on abortions in the nation.
The chamber doesn't plan to vote on the so-called "heartbeat bill" before
By KARIN LAUB and MOHAMMED DARAGHMEHAssociated Press
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) - Eight years after Yasser Arafat's mysterious death, his political heirs opened his grave Tuesday and let forensics experts take samples from his remains, defying strong cultural taboos in search of evidence that
By MARCIA DUNNAP Aerospace Writer
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - A former space shuttle commander whose twin brother is married to former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords will attempt the longest spaceflight ever by an American.
NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko will spend
By RANDALL CHASEAssociated Press
DOVER, Del. (AP) - A judge has approved a $123 million settlement in a class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of young children who were sexually abused by former Delaware pediatrician Earl Bradley.
New Castle County Superior Court Judge Joseph Slights III issued
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - In a story Nov. 18 about Rhodes scholars, The Associated Press erroneously described the location of the KwaZulu-Natal region. It is in eastern South Africa, not western South Africa.
A corrected version of the story is below:
Rhodes Scholars announced for 2013
32 students from
By JUAN CARLOS LLORCAAssociated Press
MIDLAND, Texas (AP) - Cheered on by a flag-waving crowd, a parade float filled with wounded veterans and their spouses was inching across a railroad track when the crossing gates began to lower and a freight train that seemed to come out of nowhere was
PULLMAN, Wash. - Energy drinks were "part of the picture" in the alcohol poisoning death of a Washington State University student on Oct. 27, and it's time that sales of the popular caffeinated beverages were regulated by the federal government just as soft drinks are, said Dr. Bruce
WELLESLEY, Mass. (AP) - A one-time doctor of the year at a hospital near Boston has pleaded not guilty to driving drunk and under the influence of prescription drugs, which led to a scary crash.
Surveillance video released by police shows the car driven by Dr. Kristin Lynes Howard speeding from a
By The Associated Press
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about today:
1. WHAT OBAMA HAS TO SAY ABOUT THE PETRAEUS SCANDAL
The president will hold a news conference at 1:30 p.m., but it's not clear if he'll address whether national
By HOWARD FENDRICHAP Pro Football Writer
Next week's big, nationally televised "Monday Night Football" showcase could feature a quarterback matchup of journeyman Jason Campbell of the Bears vs. untested Colin Kaepernick of the 49ers. Not exactly the creme de la creme of the NFC.