By BRADLEY KLAPPERAssociated Press
PARIS (AP) - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on Friday hailed an accelerating wave of defections in President Bashar Assad's inner circle as the United States and its international allies pleaded once again for global
By ANDREA RODRIGUEZAssociated Press
RAMON GORDO, Cuba (AP) - The sleepy country setting that farmer Juan Alonso calls home hasn't changed much since he was born 74 years ago, with the two rustic wooden houses nestled among palm trees against a backdrop of green hills and
By CRISTINA SILVAAssociated Press
MOAPA, Nev. (AP) - Beyond the ancestral hunting fields and the rows of small, sparse homes, the cemetery at the Moapa River Indian Reservation sprawls across a barren hill with the tombstones of tribal members who died young.
By COLLEEN LONGAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Joey Chestnut won his sixth straight Fourth of July hot dog-eating contest at Coney Island, downing 68 dogs and buns on Wednesday to tie his personal best in a sweaty, gag-inducing spectacle.
Last year, the 28-
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVARAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Really? The Supreme Court's big health care decision means 30 million or more uninsured Americans are soon going to have coverage? It's far from that simple.
The ruling does point a way
By TED ANTHONYAP National Writer
SMITHTOWN, N.Y. (AP) - In the market for new designer eyewear this Independence Day? Look no further than Wize Eyes on Long Island. "So Proudly We Hail," the chain advertised this week, "With Fashion Eyewear ... At Half The Price
By ERIC TUCKER and MATTHEW BARAKATAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Utility crews struggled to catch up with a backlog of millions of people without electricity for a fourth hot day Tuesday as frustration grew and authorities feared the toll of 24 storm deaths could rise
By STEVE LeBLANCAssociated Press
BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts has the nation's highest rate of residents with health insurance. Visits to emergency rooms are beginning to ease. More residents are getting cancer screenings and more women are making prenatal doctors' visits
By JESSICA GRESKO and MATTHEW BARAKATAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - From North Carolina to New Jersey, nearly 1.8 million people still without electricity were asking the same question Monday evening: Why will it take so long to get the lights back on?