By LISA RATHKE and MICHAEL HILLAssociated Press
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Don Trachte's cowlick has been tamed. Mary Hall is no longer a towhead. Butch Corbett is still thin, but not the beanpole he once was. And Tom Paquin's carrot top is thinner and grayer.
Twenty or so people who were
By JULIET WILLIAMS and MICHAEL R. BLOODAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Arnold Schwarzenegger says his wife, Maria Shriver, was told to "snap out of it" by her mother for her attempts to persuade him against running for California governor in 2003, a conversation that ultimately opened the
By JOHN CHRISTOFFERSENAssociated Press
NEW FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) - A small Connecticut town was sent reeling in grief and confusion Friday after a popular fifth-grade teacher shot and killed a knife-wielding prowler in a black ski mask, only to discover it was his 15-year-old son.
By AMY TAXINAssociated Press
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - A third former Fullerton police officer has been charged in the beating death of a mentally ill homeless man after a violent confrontation with police last year, prosecutors said Thursday.
Former officer Joseph Wolfe was arraigned in Orange
By The Associated Press
The following recalls have been announced:
WOOD CLEANER AND BRIGHTENER
DETAILS: Wood Cleaner and Wood Brightener with spray pumps manufactured by Cabot Stains, a division of Valspar Corp., of Newburyport, Mass.; sold at Ace Hardware, Do It Best, Farm & Fleet,
By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republicans lashed out at President Barack Obama and senior administration officials over their evolving description of the deadly Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. Consulate in Libya, a late campaign-season broadside challenging the veracity and
By JOSH LEDERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Get in line, Medicare and Social Security. Seniors, like just about everyone else, have money on their minds.
Who wins the trust of seniors, a group that votes at a higher rate than any other, will be a deciding factor in the presidential
By MICHAEL GORMLEYAssociated Press
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - When Cally Houck lost her two daughters in the wreck of what turned out to be a defective rental car, she thought there must be a rule keeping those vehicles off the road.
"There had to be some sort of law that prohibits this practice," the
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - U.S. Sens. Charles Schumer of New York and Barbara Boxer of California say five major rental car companies have agreed to stop leasing and selling vehicles under safety recalls.
The senators say the agreement involving Enterprise, Hertz, Avis, Dollar Thrifty and National will
By The Associated Press
The following recall has been announced:
DETAILS: Wilson & Fisher Garden Swings imported by Big Lots of Columbus, Ohio and manufactured by Anji Jiayi Garden Supplies Company of Xiaofeng Town, China; sold exclusively at Big Lots stores nationwide from