By ELIZABETH A. KENNEDY and ZEINA KARAMAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - The U.N. singled out government forces Friday for blame in the latest massacre in Syria, a frenzy of killing that raises new questions about whether diplomacy has any chance to end the crisis more than 16 months into the
By MICHAEL TARMAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - A 29-year-old Chicago man accused of plotting a suicide bombing overseas and claiming he was inspired by a radical Muslim cleric has agreed to change his plea to guilty, bringing to an end one of the last terrorism trials pending in the city's
By RAQUEL MARIA DILLONAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - It's a tradition at the Los Angeles Police Department -when the child of a veteran officer joins the force, father and child pull a shift on patrol together. Usually it's a proud dad and his son.
On Wednesday, Officer Jamie
By DENISE LAVOIEAssociated Press
BOSTON (AP) - A Massachusetts man charged with plotting to fly remote-controlled model planes packed with explosives into the Pentagon and U.S. Capitol will plead guilty to two charges, his lawyers and prosecutors said in a plea agreement filed in federal court
NEW YORK (AP) - Coverage of the catastrophic Joplin, Mo., tornado and the investigation into secret intelligence operations set up by the New York City Police Department won awards for deadline and enterprise reporting from the Associated Press Media Editors association for journalism excellence by
By LOU KESTENAssociated Press
It's been five years since Spider-Man's previous appearance in movie theaters, but Marvel's webslinger has been plenty busy on video-game consoles. Since 2007, he's headlined four games and made guest appearances in at least four
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - A newborn found dead in an apartment freezer in northwest Ohio is being honored at a public burial service made possible by donations.
The Blade in Toledo (http://bit.ly/MRQhop ) reports a man offered a burial plot that his family had in a
By JULIE CARR SMYTHAssociated Press
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Loved ones aren't the only thing buried in the 122-year-old Lowellville Cemetery in eastern Ohio. Deep underground, locked in ancient shale formations, are lucrative quantities of natural gas.
NEW YORK (AP) - New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says he opposes comments made by Egypt's first Islamist and civilian president-elect about releasing a terrorism convict.
Mohammed Morsi told a crowd in Cairo's Tahrir Square he'd work for the
By MAGGIE MICHAELAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - In front of tens of thousands of cheering supporters, Egypt's first Islamist and civilian president-elect vowed Friday to fight for his authority and symbolically read an oath of office on Cairo's Tahrir Square on the eve of