By MICHAEL GORMLEYAssociated Press
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A Republican New York senator who voted to legalize gay marriage last year has apparently lost a GOP primary.
With all votes counted and barring a total recount order, Republican Kathleen Marchione (mahr-SHEE'-ohn) has a 113-vote edge
By ARON HELLERAssociated Press
JERUSALEM (AP) - Throughout much of Israel's history, the Maariv daily was known as the "country's paper," the newspaper with the highest circulation and a cornerstone of Israeli media. Now it is on its last legs - the victim, some say, of a Jewish-
By JAY REEVESAssociated Press
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) - A former college professor who killed three people and wounded three others during a faculty meeting wanted to go to death row and had to be convinced by her parents to accept a plea deal that spared her life, her lawyer said Tuesday.
By The Associated Press
As of Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012, at least 1,995 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count.
The AP count is the same as the Defense Department's tally,
By TERRY WALLACEAssociated Press
DALLAS (AP) - A 4-year-old Dallas boy whose battle with cancer inspired his father's firefighting crew, then firefighters from across the country to post photos of support for him on his Facebook page has died.
Dameon Burcie, who is a lieutenant in the
By CHRIS BRUMMITTAssociated Press
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) - A Vietnamese court issued jail sentences ranging from four to 12 years on Monday to three bloggers who wrote about human rights abuses, corruption and foreign policy, intensifying a crackdown on citizens' use of the Internet to
CAMPO, Calif. (AP) - A fire that killed an elderly man who refused to evacuate and burned 20 homes in rural San Diego County was smoldering Tuesday, but gusty afternoon winds could push it back to life, authorities said.
Nearly 1,000 firefighters planned an all-out effort to surround the blaze,
By ALAN CLENDENNINGAssociated Press
MADRID (AP) - Spain's government was hit hard by the country's financial crisis on multiple fronts Tuesday as protestors enraged with austerity cutbacks and tax hikes clashed with police near Parliament, a separatist-minded region set elections seen
ELLENSBURG, Wash. -- Central Washington football is coming off a 41-17 stomping of Azusa Pacific, the newcomer to the GNAC. Running backs Demtrius Sumler and Johri Fogerson ran for more than 100 yards each and totaled four of the Wildcats' five touchdowns. It would have been Central's
RICHMOND, Calif. (AP) - A corroded pipe that failed and triggered a leak and massive fire at Chevron Corp.'s Richmond refinery had a low silicon content that went undetected during the company's tests and therefore was unaddressed, the manager in charge of the facility said Monday.