MALIBU, Calif. (AP) - A whale carcass rotting near celebrity homes in Malibu is causing a gigantic cleanup problem as authorities try to decide who's responsible for getting rid of it.
Los Angeles County lifeguards planned to try to pull the 40,000-pound carcass out to sea at high tide, said
By By BEN FELLERAP White House Correspondent
WASHINGTON (AP) - Here we slow again.
Washington's leaders are back to form, playing a petty, peevish and dangerous brand of politics. All that's at stake is the fate of the economy.
Everyone in this town knows how it goes in a time of a
By By JEANNIE NUSSAssociated Press
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - An Arkansas doctor sentenced to life in prison for a 2009 bombing that nearly killed the head of the state medical board should be resentenced on some convictions, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday.
A jury convicted Randeep Mann,
By By JENNIFER PELTZAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - The city will work on upgrading building codes and evacuation-zone maps, hardening power and transportation networks and making sure hospitals are better prepared for extreme weather after Superstorm Sandy, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said
BOSTON (AP) - A Massachusetts judge has granted a partial victory to a Roman Catholic college sued by an ex-student who said administrators didn't help her enough when she complained that her roommate was having too much sex.
Lindsay Blankmeyer says her roommate frequently had sex with
LONDON (AP) - Starbucks bowed to mounting pressure over its tax affairs in Britain and revealed Thursday that it would pay about 10 million pounds ($16 million) in each of the next two years.
Having been slammed by the country's lawmakers of "immorally" avoiding tax, Starbucks' U.K.
By By KARL RITTERAssociated Press
DOHA, Qatar (AP) - U.N. climate talks are heading into the final stretch with a host of issues unresolved, including a standoff over how much money financially stressed rich countries can spare to help the developing world tackle global warming.
That issue has
By By DANICA KIRKAAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - The Duchess of Cambridge left a London hospital Thursday after being treated for acute morning sickness related to her pregnancy.
Clutching a small bouquet of yellow roses, the former Kate Middleton smiled and posed briefly for a photograph
By By MANUEL VALDES and RACHEL LA CORTEAssociated Press
SEATTLE (AP) - Two by two, dozens of same-sex couples obtained their marriage licenses in Washington state early Thursday, just hours after Gov. Chris Gregoire signed a voter-approved law legalizing gay marriage.
King County, the state
By By BRADLEY KLAPPERAssociated Press
DUBLIN (AP) - Diplomatic efforts to end Syria's civil war moved forward Thursday with U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton joining Russia's foreign minister and the U.N. peace envoy to the Arab country for extraordinary three-way talks