By The Associated Press
This Week in The Civil War, for week of Sunday, July 1: Battle of Malvern Hill.
This week opened 150 years ago in the Civil War with the roaring finish to the Seven Days' Battle - that bloody, pivotal week of
By JEFF BAENENAssociated Press
KASOTA, Minn. (AP) - For anyone who ever has been stuck in traffic, it's a tempting fantasy: If only you were driving a tank and could roll over everything in your path.
Some drivers are now flocking to an out-of-the-way spot
By ANDRES GONZALEZAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Hundreds of African-American veterans who helped to integrate the Marine Corps during World War II at a time segregation was an everyday reality are now proud recipients of the nation's highest civilian honor
By MICHAEL LIEDTKEAP Technology Writer
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Google helped create a world brimming with digital distractions for people spending more of their lives tethered to the Internet. It's a phenomenon that seems unlikely to change so Google is working on a way to
By BROCK VERGAKISAssociated Press
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - The commanding officer of the USS Bataan walked into the wardroom of his amphibious-assault ship where about 200 mostly young sailors were crammed into chairs, along walls and behind the salad bar and wasted no time getting
By BETH FOUHY and STEVE PEOPLESAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A representative for Donald Trump says that the reality television star will host a $50,000-a-head fundraiser with Mitt Romney this week. But the Romney campaign isn't so sure.
By RALPH D. RUSSOAP College Football Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Playoffs and tournaments long have determined champions of every college sport from baseball to bowling.
The exception was major college football.
That ended Tuesday. Come 2014, the
By GOSIA WOZNIACKAAssociated Press
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) - Officials in Stockton said Tuesday that mediation with creditors has failed, meaning the Central California city is set to become the largest American city ever to declare bankruptcy.
City Manager Bob
By CHRISTINE ARMARIOAP Education Writer
Former students in career-training programs at dozens of for-profit institutions have had so much trouble paying off their loans that the schools could lose access to federal student aid if they don't improve, new data from the U.S.
By JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHERAssociated Press
HONOLULU (AP) - The 3,200 people living on a rural Hawaiian island that will soon be purchased by billionaire Oracle Corp. CEO Larry Ellison have a laundry list of what they'd like to see him provide.