NEW YORK (AP) - Four seventh-grade students from upstate New York who were caught on video mercilessly taunting a 68-year-old bus monitor have received their punishment.
The school system in the Rochester suburb of Greece says it will suspend the middle school
By TERRY COLLINSAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee said Friday that he would find it "extremely difficult" to work again with Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi if the suspended lawman gets his job back.
Lee made his remarks while testifying
By GLENN ADAMSAssociated Press
WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) - A $30,000 reward for information leading to missing toddler Ayla Reynolds is about to expire, and police said Friday that it appears the money will go unclaimed, with no sign of the child and questions lingering over what
By RAPHAEL SATTERAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - WikiLeaks chief Julian Assange has defied a British police summons and won't be leaving the Ecuadorean Embassy in London until he hears about his asylum bid, a member of his defense fund said Friday.
By LAURA CRIMALDIAssociated Press
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - A Chinese national is facing charges that he smuggled more than $1 million worth of counterfeit Marlboro cigarettes into the United States, federal authorities in Rhode Island said Friday.
Lin Xiao Wei
By BHARATHA MALLAWARACHCHIAssociated Press
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) - Sri Lankan police arrested nine journalists and seized computers and documents from the office of an independent news website Friday, said a media rights group in one of the world's most dangerous countries
By PATRICK WALTERSAssociated Press
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Get ready for Occupy Fourth of July in the cradle of liberty.
Occupy groups from across the country are headed to Philadelphia for a national gathering on Independence Mall, seeking to unify their far-flung
By STEPHEN WILSONAP Sports Writer
LONDON (AP) - Sammy Lee remembers it vividly: food rationing, bombed-out buildings, rubble.
The year was 1948, and London was hosting the Olympics amid severe austerity in the aftermath of World War II. Lee, an American diver,
By AMIR SHAHAssociated Press
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Suicide bombers blew themselves up at the gate of a government compound in eastern Afghanistan before dawn Friday, opening the way for armed insurgents to storm the facility and touching off an hours-long gunbattle that left
NEW YORK (AP) - A flight attendant on a weather-delayed plane at LaGuardia Airport yelled at passengers and challenged them to leave the plane if they dared. The incident involving American Eagle flight attendant Jose Serrano was caught on video. Flight 4607 to Raleigh-Durham, N.C