By LINDA STEWART BALLAssociated Press
DALLAS (AP) - A retired 75-year-old dentist accused of fatally shooting his wife said Friday that he "screwed up" when he got home after drinking with his friends, saying he doesn't remember details of the night and misses his wife but
By JUAN A. LOZANOAssociated Press
HOUSTON (AP) - The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People says its newest battle is really an old one.
This year's NAACP national convention, which kicks off this weekend in Houston, is focusing on voter
By MICHELLE RINDELSAssociated Press
A 4-year-old boy is dead after a large tombstone toppled onto him while his family and some friends gathered to take pictures at a historic cemetery in a Utah ski resort town.
Carson Dean Cheney was at the Glenwood Cemetery
By JENNIFER PELTZAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - What the $?&(! is going on with our politicians?
The mayors of New York and Philadelphia and the governor of New Jersey let loose with a few choice vulgarities over the past two weeks in otherwise G-rated
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) - Authorities say an armed man was wounded during an exchange of gunfire with police near the University of Maryland campus in College Park.
Prince George's County police say they were called to the scene around 10 p.m. Thursday for a
By MAGGIE MICHAELAssociated Press
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) - Fears of militia violence and calls for a boycott threatened Friday to mar Libya's first nationwide parliamentary election, a milestone on the oil-rich North African nation's rocky path toward democracy after the
By ANGELA K. BROWNAssociated Press
FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) - Less than two months before the high-profile murder trial of the Army psychiatrist charged in the 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage, defense attorneys Friday continued questioning the jury screening process but received
By MATT VOLZ and MATTHEW BROWNAssociated Press
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - A Montana prosecutor has filed charges against a hitchhiker who authorities say shot himself in the arm on the side of a remote highway in northeastern Montana and then claimed to be the victim of a drive-by
By STEVEN DUBOISAssociated Press
DUNDEE, Ore. (AP) - An Oregon man shot and killed his estranged wife and their two children at his home on the Fourth of July before killing himself, police said Thursday. Court records show the woman had sought to keep her husband away from the
By CHRISTOPHER SHERMANAssociated Press
McALLEN, Texas (AP) - A father directed his 18-year-old son and another teen to grab guns and shoot into a vehicle parked near their South Texas home, wounding a federal agent who was conducting surveillance, prosecutors alleged Thursday