By MICHAEL GRACZYKAssociated Press
HUNSTVILLE, Texas (AP) - An ex-convict who confessed to killing five people at a Dallas-area car wash a week after he was fired from his job there 12 years ago was executed Thursday evening.
Robert Wayne Harris, 40, received lethal injection less than two
CHICAGO (AP) - Three checks for campaign services have been stolen from President Barack Obama's national campaign headquarters in Chicago.
Midwest Press Secretary Ben Finkenbinder says the checks were to be sent to vendors but "made it into the wrong hands." He says the campaign notified
DETROIT (AP) - Police say a Chrysler employee fatally stabbed a co-worker at a Detroit factory before killing himself at a city park.
Detroit police Sgt. Alan Quinn says the male victim was stabbed about 8 a.m. Thursday. Quinn says the suspect fled the factory and was found at the Belle Isle park,
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WASHINGTON (AP) - The State Department is warning Americans to avoid non-essential travel to Pakistan as protests over an anti-Islam video grow and turn violent.
The department issued an alert Thursday. It's stepping up existing advice for Americans to be aware of the
By MUNIR AHMED and REBECCA SANTANAAssociated Press
ISLAMABAD (AP) - U.S. Embassy advertisements condemning an anti-Islam video appeared on Pakistani television on Thursday in an attempt to undercut anger against the United States, where the film was produced. Hundreds of youths, however,
BURKE, Va. (AP) - Authorities say remains found on railroad tracks that delayed the ride home for Virginia commuters are not human.
Manassas Park Police said Thursday that the state medical examiner's office had confirmed the remains are not human.
Virginia Railway Express officials say the
By DEREK GATOPOULOS and NICHOLAS PAPHITISAssociated Press
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - A deal on making further cuts to Greece's budget will take a few more days at least, after the leaders behind the coalition government failed to agree details of an austerity package that is crucial to the
By P. SOLOMON BANDAAssociated Press
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) - For the first time with short hair that's brown instead of a wild shade of orangish-red, the suspect in Colorado's movie theater shooting appeared in court Thursday as prosecutors gave up their fight to see a notebook he sent
By AMANDA LEE MYERSAssociated Press
LUCASVILLE, Ohio (AP) - An Ohio death-row inmate used his last words Thursday to repeatedly apologize to the family members of his two victims and tell them that he hopes they can let their pain die with him.
Donald Palmer, 47, was executed by lethal
By SARAH EL DEEBAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Under cover of darkness, a few municipality workers quietly began to paint over an icon of Egypt's revolution: a giant, elaborate public mural on the street that saw some of the most violent clashes between protesters and police over the past