By JOE MANDAKAssociated Press
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Two men who subdued a gunman in a crowded western Pennsylvania bar and a woman who swam through a flash flood to save an elderly woman in Pittsburgh are among 23 people being honored with Carnegie medals for heroism
By The Associated Press
Winners of Carnegie Hero medals awarded Wednesday:
- Bobby Joe O'Quinn III, 19, of Bude, Miss., died trying to rescue two girls, ages 9 and 7, from drowning in a lake in April 2011.
- Kirk D. Haldeman, 51, of
By HILLEL ITALIEAP National Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Among the injustices about the death of Nora Ephron is that she isn't around to tell us about it.
"She was so, so alive," says her friend Carrie Fisher. "It makes no sense to me that she isn't alive
By PAN PYLASAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - North American businesses led a global increase in corporate deals during the second quarter, offsetting another decline in crisis-afflicted Europe, a consultancy said Wednesday.
In its quarterly tracker of mergers and
By DAVID KLEPPERAssociated Press
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - If you've ever lied to a potential Internet date about your weight, texted your spouse that you were someplace you weren't or emailed mom to say how much you love that ugly new sweater, you were breaking the law if
By MATTHEW DALYAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - An internal investigation has concluded that the departing chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission engaged in bullying and intimidation, creating a tense working environment at the agency.
A report Tuesday
By HENRY C. JACKSONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Jose Hernandez worked in farm fields with his Mexican-immigrant parents before becoming an astronaut. Iraq War veteran Julius Melendez is the third generation of his Puerto Rican family to serve in the military. And Tony
By STEVE PEOPLESAssociated Press
SALEM, Va. (AP) - With an eye on the Supreme Court ruling this week, Mitt Romney on Tuesday said President Barack Obama's time in office would have been wasted if the high court strikes down the president's signature health care overhaul
By DONNA BRYSONAssociated Press
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - The century-old African National Congress, which led the victory over apartheid 18 years ago and has governed South Africa since, must root out corruption and return to the values of its past, President Jacob Zuma said Tuesday
By PAUL WISEMANAP Economics Writer
BRUSSELS (AP) - When they meet Thursday and Friday in Brussels, leaders of the 27 countries in the European Union will face a daunting task: Find a solution to a debt crisis that's spread misery across Europe, raised doubts about the euro