By The Associated Press
DETROIT (AP) - A U.S. safety agency has cleared the 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee after an investigation into possible engine fires.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration began investigating 107,000 of the SUVs in July after getting complaints about power steering
By BOB CHRISTIE and BRIAN SKOLOFFAssociated Press
PHOENIX (AP) - Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband launched a political action committee aimed at curbing gun violence on Tuesday, the second anniversary of the Tucson shooting that killed six people and left her critically injured.
By GARANCE BURKE and PAUL ELIASAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Coast Guard investigators on Tuesday plan to interview the pilot of an empty tanker that struck a tower in the middle of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge while navigating beneath the hulking span.
The 752-foot Overseas Reymar
HENRIETTA, N.Y. (AP) - An upstate New York woman charged in connection with two guns used in a former neighbor's deadly Christmas Eve ambush of firefighters is due before a judge Tuesday.
Dawn Nguyen, 24, of the Rochester suburb of Greece will plead not guilty in Henrietta Town Court to a state
By DENIS D. GRAYAssociated Press
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - A man believed to be an Afghan soldier turned his weapon against foreign and Afghan troops in a southern province, killing one British soldier, in another apparent attack by a member of Afghanistan's military against its foreign allies
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) - A veteran New Mexico tree trimmer is hospitalized in critical condition after being shocked by a power line - six months after he was hospitalized because of a bee attack.
Authorities say 52-year-old Craig Benavidez of Las Cruces was trimming a pine tree Monday when he was
By The Associated Press
10 banks agree to pay $8.5 billion for foreclosure abuse
WASHINGTON (AP) - Ten major banks agreed Monday to pay $8.5 billion to settle federal complaints that they wrongfully foreclosed on homeowners who should have been allowed to stay in their homes.
The banks, which
By ED WHITEAssociated Press
DETROIT (AP) - Michigan Supreme Court Justice Diane Hathaway is quitting in two weeks, her lawyers said Monday, moments after a judicial watchdog sought her suspension for "blatant and brazen" violations of professional conduct while she tried to get rid of a suburban
By GARANCE BURKEAssociated Press Writer
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - An empty oil tanker caused minor damage when it struck the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on Monday, and the busy span remained open to traffic, officials said.
The tanker "Overseas Reymar" from the Marshall Islands struck a tower of
By JOSEPH WHITEAP Sports Writer
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) - It doesn't sound good for Robert Griffin III.
An injury that sidelines RG3 well into next season is a very real possibility - or at least it seemed that way Monday after coach Mike Shanahan described the results of tests on the rookie's