By CURT ANDERSONAP Legal Affairs Writer
MIAMI (AP) - Administrators at a charter school repeatedly failed to take action after a 7-year-old student was bullied and sexually assaulted by an older classmate to the point that he attempted suicide, the boy's mother claims in a
By BROCK VERGAKISAssociated Press
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) - A rare dual-engine failure caused a Navy jet to crash into a Virginia Beach apartment complex in April shortly after taking off from a nearby base, according to an investigative report released Monday
By Robyn Ross,
Anderson Cooper has come out as gay.
"The fact is, I'm gay, always have been, always will be, and I couldn't be any more happy, comfortable with myself, and proud," he wrote in an email to The Daily Beast reporter Andrew Sullivan.
Out and proud: Check out stars who've
By JESSE J. HOLLANDAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - GlaxoSmithKline LLC will pay $3 billion and plead guilty to promoting two popular drugs for unapproved uses and to failing to disclose important safety information on a third in the largest health care fraud settlement in U.S
By BEN FELLERAP White House Correspondent
WASHINGTON (AP) - Presidents live in a world of wins and losses quickly forgotten. Rarely are they presented with the kind of defining moment that President Barack Obama experienced when the Supreme Court upheld his health care law
By VERENA DOBNIKAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - New York utility Consolidated Edison and the union representing its employees are scheduled to meet Thursday, potentially restarting stalled talks that have left workers off their jobs while managers are keeping the electrical
By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUSAssociated Press
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A federal judge on Sunday temporarily blocked enforcement of a Mississippi law that could shut down the only abortion clinic in the state.
U.S. District Judge Daniel P. Jordan in Jackson issued a
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) - A soldier who shot and killed his superior officer at Fort Bragg and then turned the gun on himself is also dead, military officials said Sunday.
The Army said in a news release that 27-year-old Spc. Ricky G. Elder of Hutchinson, Kan.,
By DAN JOLINGAssociated Press
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - In choppy water under blue sky off Bellingham, Wash., a Shell Oil crew on Monday lowered a "capping stack" 200 feet in the water and put it through maneuvers with underwater robots connected by cable to operators on the
By MEAD GRUVER and THOMAS PEIPERTAssociated Press
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Saturday, June 30, and Sunday, July 1:
Spending almost a week in an evacuation shelter as a single mother of three young children gets old.
On Sunday, 26-year-old