LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) - Authorities in Florida say a man confessed to trafficking methamphetamine - and then flushed the detective's recorder down the toilet.
The Ledger reported (http://bit.ly/ShaU1r) Saturday that Polk County deputies say they found 30-year-old Patrick Townsend driving with 32.
By The Associated Press
A group of about 50 Wisconsin demonstrators has been singing protest songs inside the Madison Capitol every day at noon for almost two years. Their target is Republican Gov. Scott Walker, who pushed a law stripping public employees of certain labor rights. The
By BRETT ZONGKERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Letters and diaries from those who lived through the Civil War offer a new glimpse at the arguments that split the nation 150 years ago and some of the festering debates that survive today.
The Library of Congress, which holds the largest
By CONNIE CASSAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Sorry, fellas, but President Barack Obama's re-election makes it official: Women can overrule men at the ballot box.
For the first time in research dating to 1952, a presidential candidate whom men chose decisively - Republican Mitt Romney -
By AYA BATRAWY and HAMZA HENDAWIAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Prominent Egyptian democracy advocate Mohammed ElBaradei warned Saturday of increasing turmoil that could potentially lead to the military stepping in unless the Islamist president rescinds his new, near absolute powers, as the
By KARL RITTERAssociated Press
DOHA, Qatar (AP) - During a year with a monster storm and scorching heat waves, Americans have experienced the kind of freakish weather that many scientists say will occur more often on a warming planet.
And as a re-elected president talks about global warming
FAIRHOPE, Ala. (AP) - The shootout that left one Alabama deputy sheriff dead and another in critical condition on Saturday began when they checked on a man at his mobile home and he opened fire on them, authorities said.
Baldwin County Sheriff Huey Mack told AL.com (http://bit.ly/TcX1yC ) that
By JEANNIE NUSSAssociated Press
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Jersey Bridgeman endured a lot in her young life, including abuse at the hands of her father and stepmother, but school officials say she was still a happy little girl.
Now, with the couple away in prison for chaining her to a dresser
By JESSE WASHINGTONAP National Writer
BEAVER FALLS, Pa. (AP) - Gravy was still warm. Dallas Cowboys were still in uniform. Thanks were still being given across the country as the pilgrimages to the stores began, heralding a new era of American consumerism.
Lured by earlier-than-ever Black
By The Associated Press
A line of craft kits that resemble a turkey were recalled because the magnets involved in the assembly pose a serious internal injury risk if they are ingested. Other recalls this week included pajamas that fail to meet flammability standards.
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