By JUAN A. LOZANOAssociated Press
HOUSTON (AP) - Retired Texas firefighter Raul Rodriguez, armed with a handgun and video camera, had claimed he was standing his ground and had no choice but to use deadly force when he fatally shot his unarmed neighbor after confronting him
By MICHAEL RUBINKAMAssociated Press
Nearly two decades before Matt Sandusky's blockbuster allegation that he was sexually abused by his adoptive father, his biological mother raised questions about their relationship.
Debra Long fought the court system over her son's placement in the home
By BARBARA ORTUTAYAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Mark Pincus - the other Mark of Silicon Valley - helped usher in the Facebook era with catchy games that got people clicking on virtual cows and building virtual cities while staying on Facebook for hours on end
By TOM RAUMAssociated Press
The new spotlight on immigration policy gives President Barack Obama a welcome opportunity - to talk about something other than the listless economy.
Obama seized a fresh chance to energize Latino voters by the Supreme Court's
By MENELAOS HADJICOSTISAssociated Press
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) - Cyprus has yet to figure out how much European Union bailout money it will ask for to prop up its Greece-exposed banking sector and ailing economy, the eurozone country's finance minister said Tuesday
By KYLE HIGHTOWERAssociated Press
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Murder defendant George Zimmerman could have defused the deadly confrontation with Trayvon Martin if he would have identified himself as a member of neighborhood watch and he passed two lie detector tests when questioned by
By HENRY C. JACKSONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Jose Hernandez worked in farm fields with his Mexican-immigrant parents before becoming an astronaut. Iraq War veteran Julius Melendez is the third generation of his Puerto Rican family to serve in the military. And Tony
By DAVE GRAMAssociated Press
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Cabot Creamery Cooperative is losing a little "Vermont" on its labels, and that has government officials worried that Vermont is losing a little publicity.
The farmer-owned cooperative, which makes cheese,
By MARYCLAIRE DALE
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A judge indicated Tuesday she might release a convicted Roman Catholic monsignor to await sentencing if the Vatican will agree not to harbor him in the event he flees to Rome.
Monsignor William Lynn, the first U.S. church