By By ADAM GELLERAP National Writer
SOUTHBURY, Conn. (AP) - At Newtown High School, Adam Lanza had trouble relating to fellow students and teachers, but that was only part of his problem. He seemed not to feel physical or psychological pain in the same way as classmates.
Richard Novia, the
By By NANCY BENACAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - It's been just a month on the calendar but seemingly a lifetime in politics since House Speaker John Boehner got a pricey bottle of red wine from President Barack Obama as a birthday present, a feel-good image that the speaker's aides
By By ADAM SCHRECKAssociated Press
BAGHDAD (AP) - The first new Boeing Co. jetliner sold to Iraq in 30 years touched down in Baghdad on Saturday, signaling the country's determination to rebuild its economy after decades of war and sanctions.
Iraq is eager to improve its creaky aviation
By By JIM KUHNHENNAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Addressing a stunned nation, President Barack Obama on Saturday grieved for the children and teachers massacred in Newtown, Conn., declaring that "every parent in America has a heart heavy with hurt."
Obama, addressing the tragedy for the
By By MARY CLARE JALONICKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Rural lawmakers worry that $9 billion in annual federal crop insurance subsidies are an easy target for spending cuts in a "fiscal cliff" deal so they're shopping around for a late compromise on a farm bill to protect them.
By By JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN and MATT APUZZOAssociated Press
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) - The gunman behind the Connecticut elementary school massacre stormed into the building and shot 20 children at least twice with a high-powered rifle, executing some at close range and killing adults who tried to
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco's city attorney is urging a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit seeking to overturn the city's recently approved nudity ban.
The San Francisco Chronicle reports (http://bit.ly/U1yQHg ) Dennis Herrera responded Thursday to the complaint filed by nudity
BAY MINETTE, Ala. (AP) - The family of a 59-year-old diabetic woman who was mistakenly given a lethal dose of insulin at an Alabama hospital has been awarded a $140 million judgment.
AL.com (http://bit.ly/Y3h1tT) reports that a Baldwin County Circuit Court judge ordered Thomas Hospital and three
By By CHRISTOPHER SULLIVANAssociated Press
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) - At the crossroads that marks the center of this three-century-old New England postcard town stands a flagpole that's a kind of barometer. Every day, says Susan Osborne White, who has lived here all her life, "it tells me which
By By COREY WILLIAMSAssociated Press
DETROIT (AP) - A preliminary review of Detroit's finances has determined that the city is not on target to fulfill promises to the state that allowed the city to avoid having an emergency manager appointed to oversee it, the state Treasury Department