By ALICIA CHANGAP Science Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - At every turn of Endeavour's stop-and-go commute through urban streets, a constellation of spectators trailed along as the space shuttle ploddingly nosed past stores, schools, churches and front yards.
Having escaped out of Earth's
By JOE McDONALDAP Business Writer
BEIJING (AP) - China's import growth recovered slightly in September but was weak, suggesting that a recovery for the world's second-largest economy from a painful slump has yet to take hold.
Imports rose 2.4 percent, an improvement over August's
By HOWARD FENDRICHAP Sports Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Carlos Beltran and the never-give-up St. Louis Cardinals began their latest comeback celebration quietly, plucking cans of beer from a blue bin that was hurriedly wheeled from the home to the visiting clubhouse in the middle of the ninth
By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINSAP Legal Affairs Writer
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Fifteen states and several military organizations announced their support for Ohio's elections chief on Friday in a dispute over early voting in the presidential battleground, which is being appealed to the U.S. Supreme
By AMY FORLITIAssociated Press
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Kamal Said Hassan didn't know what al-Shabab was when he agreed to join a jihad in Somalia in autumn 2007. Months later, the young man who had never picked up a gun was a foot soldier for the terror group in his homeland, practicing with
By DAVID KOENIGAP Airlines Writer
DALLAS (AP) - American Airlines says it will modify seats on 49 more planes to prevent rows of seats from coming loose during flight.
It's addressing the same problem that caused the airline to ground 48 planes last week - the seat rows aren't locking
DAVIS, Calif. (AP) - A dog that lost its snout while saving two girls in the Philippines has been brought to the University of California, Davis, where veterinarians will try to fix its injuries.
Surgeons at UC Davis' veterinary medical teaching hospital looked over the mixed breed dog named
NEW YORK (AP) - President Barack Obama will appear on "The Daily Show" on Thursday.
Comedy Central announced the booking Friday. It will be Obama's sixth guest visit to Jon Stewart's program, and his second since taking office as president. He also appeared on "The Daily Show" days before
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - A newly detected computer virus aims to steal Venezuelans' online credentials using a link that purports to reveal information about the country's recent presidential election, the digital security company Kaspersky Lab said on Friday.
The malicious software was
MODESTO, Calif. (AP) - A federal police officer is facing a murder charge in the shooting death of a colleague as the two fought with a group of people outside a Modesto bar.
The Modesto Bee reports (http://bit.ly/RdA2T7 ) that a Stanislaus County judge set bail for Robert Anthony Moreno at $2.9