By ROXANA HEGEMANAssociated Press
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Kansas State University student Greg Peterson and some friends were unwinding at a drive-in restaurant when LMFAO's song "Sexy and I Know It" came on the radio. He groaned.
But as the chorus droned on,
By LARRY NEUMEISTERAssociated Press
OYSTER BAY, N.Y. (AP) - A sunken yacht on which three children died during an Independence Day fireworks outing was tethered on Friday to prevent it from drifting away but must be raised from the water before investigators can determine what
By MICHAEL CASEYAssociated Press
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - With the number of foreigners dwarfing that of locals in her hometown of Abu Dhabi, Asma al-Muhairi has become increasingly anxious at the prospect of her younger nieces abandoning their full-length black
By DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIPAssociated Press
SEATTLE (AP) - The U.S. Department of Education is announcing that two more states have won their bid to be relieved of some requirements of the federal "No Child Left Behind" Law.
Washington and Wisconsin are joining
By MARK JEWELLAP Personal Finance Writer
BOSTON (AP) - It's easy to overlook what's important when it comes to saving money. Many people would sooner clip a toothpaste coupon than review their retirement accounts to assess whether they can minimize investment fees
By The Associated Press
NEW DISCLOSURES: It should get easier to assess how much 401(k) participants are paying to invest. By Aug. 30, most investors can expect to get new 401(k) fee disclosures from their employers as a result of new federal regulations.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The death certificate for Andy Griffith says the actor's death earlier this week was caused by a heart attack.
The certificate says the 86-year-old had suffered the attack 24 hours before he died at 7 a.m. Tuesday. It also says he had
By FRANCES D'EMILIOAssociated Press
ROME (AP) - Two Italian art historians claim to have discovered as many as 100 works, most of them drawings, by a very young Caravaggio in a collection long attributed to a master Milanese artist he studied under while a boy in the late
By MATTHEW PENNINGTONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States launched a trade complaint Thursday against China at the World Trade Organization, accusing Beijing of unfairly imposing duties on more than $3 billion in exports of American-produced automobiles
CLEARWATERPATCH.COM/CLEARWATER, FL -- A local man got a painful surprise as he watched a Fourth of July fireworks display Wednesday — a bullet through his face.
Richard John Smeraldo, 74, was struck and injured by a falling bullet while he watched the fireworks in Clearwater with his wife