By PETER LEONARDAssociated Press
AKTAU, Kazakhstan (AP) - The trial of an opposition politician accused of whipping up fatal clashes between oil workers and police late last year is offering up a rare window into whether Kazakhstan is shaking off its reputation as an authoritarian backwater and
By LOU KESTENAssociated Press
The Wii created a bona fide frenzy when it was launched six years ago. Now, most Wiis are gathering dust on back shelves, if they haven't been unplugged and thrown away. As Nintendo gears up for the holiday release of the Wii's successor, the Wii U, new
SALEM, Mass. (AP) - A Massachusetts man says police overreacted when they arrested him for disorderly conduct after he flew a motorized paraglider on the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
Salem police say they received several calls Tuesday from people concerned after seeing the
DETROIT (AP) - Italian sports car maker Lamborghini is recalling some Gallardo models because power steering fluid can leak and catch fire.
The recall affects about 1,500 Gallardo Coupe and Spyder autos, from model years 2004 to 2006. The cars start at about $200,000.
Lamborghini says in documents
BUCHANAN, N.Y. (AP) - A security lieutenant at New York's Indian Point nuclear power complex has filed a lawsuit claiming the plant is unsecure, and that staffers regularly watch DVDs, play video games and sleep on the job.
The $1.5 billion lawsuit was filed Tuesday in state Supreme Court by
By PAT EATON-ROBBAssociated Press
STORRS, Conn. (AP) - As Jim Calhoun stood in his office at Gampel Pavilion, waiting for his final news conference as Connecticut's basketball coach, Pat Calhoun turned to her husband and gave him one final piece of advice.
"Don't change your mind," she
By NICHOLAS RICCARDIAssociated Press
PHOENIX (AP) - Arizona lawman Joe Arpaio is gearing up for what he expects will be the toughest of his five re-election campaigns.
He is facing a determined effort from immigration rights activists to push him out. A ruling may come any day in a lawsuit that
By ANDREW TAYLORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The House voted Thursday to put the government on autopilot for six months, precluding a shutdown through the election and postponing a potential showdown on GOP vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan's agency budget cuts until next spring
By ROBERT BURNSAP National Security Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. military strikes on Iran would shake the regime's political control and damage its ability to launch counterstrikes, but the Iranians probably would manage to retaliate, directly and through surrogates, in ways that risked
By The Associated Press
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:
1. NEW QUESTIONS ABOUT ATTACK IN LIBYA
U.S. officials investigating whether it may have been a terrorist assault planned to coincide with the 9/11 anniversary.