By BEN FELLER and KASIE HUNTAssociated Press
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - It's still all about Ohio.
After a strong debate performance, Republican challenger Mitt Romney is intensifying his efforts in the state that's critical to his White House hopes, while President Barack Obama works to
By MELISSA NELSON-GABRIELAssociated Press
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - A nude University of South Alabama freshman had taken LSD and assaulted others before he chased the campus police officer who fatally shot him, authorities said Tuesday, though the student wasn't armed and didn't touch the
By BRUCE SCHREINERAssociated Press
DANVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Politicians aren't the only ones looking for a debate-related boost when Joe Biden and Paul Ryan go toe-to-toe in Kentucky.
In one way or another, the whole town of Danville is hoping to benefit from the vice presidential debate on
By DAN ELLIOTTAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - A Colorado family's years of waiting ended Tuesday when they finally buried a fallen Marine who had been missing since a helicopter crash during the rescue of an American ship crew seized by Cambodia's Khmer Rouge in 1975.
Pfc. James Jacques
By ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON and E. EDUARDO CASTILLOAssociated Press
MEXICO CITY (AP) - The death of the founder and leader of Mexico's brutal Zetas cartel in a firefight with marines outside a baseball game near the Texas border was perhaps the biggest coup of President Felipe Calderon's war
By DENNIS WASZAK Jr.AP Sports Writer
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - Thanks to Arian Foster, the Houston Texans are still undefeated - but they very nearly let this one slip away.
Foster ran for 152 yards and a touchdown, and the Texans are 5-0 for the first time and defeated the New York Jets for
By MICHAEL R. BLOODAssociated Press
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (AP) - Federal regulators disclosed Monday that the proposed restart of the long-shuttered San Onofre nuclear power plant in California could lead to an exhaustive review that might last months or even years.
The Nuclear Regulatory
By JONATHAN FAHEYAP Energy Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - BP has finally found a buyer for its Texas City refinery, one of the largest and most complex in the U.S.
The total value of the deal could reach $2.5 billion. The refinery was the scene in 2005 of a fatal fire and explosion.
By ANGELA K. BROWNAssociated Press
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - A man convicted Monday of killing a North Texas pastor in his church caused various problems while jailed after his arrest - including assaulting jailers - but his criminal record began when he was a young teenager, witnesses testified
By MELISSA NELSON-GABRIEL and PHILLIP RAWLSAssociated Press
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - Gil Collar was a guy everybody wanted to be around in high school, friends said: The girls liked his good looks, even his opponents on the wrestling mat became buddies, and adults knew him as courteous and kind.