By By STEPHEN BRAUN and RICHARD LARDNERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Watergate Judge John J. Sirica aided the prosecution in pursuing the White House connection to the Democratic headquarters break-in by providing the special prosecutor information from a probation report in which one of
By By BRADLEY KLAPPERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration sought Friday to direct Israel and the Palestinians back toward direct peace talks, even as the two sides and much of the world seemed to be ignoring the U.S. attempts at leadership on a Mideast peace strategy.
CASA GRANDE, Ariz. (AP) - Authorities are investigating a small explosion that happened at the back entrance of a Social Security Administration office in a small town about 50 miles south of Phoenix.
The explosion was reported just before 8:30 a.m. Friday and no one was injured, Casa Grande Fire
CASA GRANDE, Ariz. (AP) - Authorities say they're investigating a small explosion that happened at the back entrance of a Social Security Administration office in a small town about 50 miles south of Phoenix. Casa Grande Fire Marshal Barbara Rice says the explosion was
By By KELLI KENNEDY and SUZETTE LABOYAssociated Press
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) - State wildlife officials have given their agents a rare order to shoot to kill in the hunt for a young and potentially dangerous Nile crocodile loose near Miami.
The Nile crocodile, which hails from Africa, can jump
By By MARK STEVENSONAssociated Press
MEXICO CITY (AP) - The political party that ruled Mexico for seven straight decades is back, assuring Mexicans there's no chance of a return to what some called "the perfect dictatorship" that was marked by a mixture of populist handouts, rigged votes
NBCNEWS.COM - A six-year-old girl from Dearborn, Mo., may get the pony she has dreamed of having, thanks to the record Powerball jackpot that her family just won.
The Hill family of Dearborn, Mo., who won half of the record Powerball jackpot worth $587.5 million, appeared at a press
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - The fifth day of a woman's trial in the slaying of a Florida lottery winner was delayed Friday morning, then a detective testified that the woman propositioned him during questioning.
Dorice "Dee Dee" Moore, 40, is charged with first-degree murder in the 2009 shooting death
By By JIM ABRAMSAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Testing the waters of what is expected to be a turbulent battle over immigration policy next year, the House voted Friday to make green cards accessible to foreign students graduating with advanced science and math degrees from U.S.
By By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate endorsed stringent new sanctions on Iran's energy and shipping sectors in a fresh attempt to hobble the Islamic Republic's economy and hamper its nuclear ambitions.
Ignoring White House opposition spelled out just hours