AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - Landmark oak trees at an Alabama university that barely survived being poisoned have been further damaged by flames.
Authorities are hoping a video trained on the trees at the edge of Auburn University's campus will show the source of the blaze Sunday morning that consumed
By BRIDGET MURPHYAssociated Press
BOSTON (AP) - Veronika Scott started a project in Detroit that hires shelter residents to sew coats for the homeless that convert into sleeping bags.
Stacey Abrams is the first woman to lead either party in Georgia's General Assembly, a Democrat who's
By IBRAHIM BARZAK and KARIN LAUBAssociated Press
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - Israel and Gaza's Hamas rulers traded fire and tough cease-fire proposals Monday, and threatened to escalate their border conflict if diplomacy fails. No deal appeared near.
An Israeli airstrike targeting a Gaza
By TAMARA LUSHAssociated Press
ALONG THE GULF COAST (AP) - Over the past several months, dolphins have washed ashore along the northern Gulf Coast with bullet wounds, missing jaws and hacked off fins, and federal officials said they are looking into the mysterious deaths.
The most recent case
By PETER SVENSSONAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Tablets are at the top of many wish lists this holiday season. But what to get? The choice used to be pretty limited, with the iPad dominating the latecomers. But this year, the field is more even, as tablets from Apple's competitors
By LINDSEY TANNERAP Medical Writer
CHICAGO (AP) - Unemployment hurts more than your wallet - it may damage your heart. That's according to a study linking joblessness with heart attacks in older workers.
The increased odds weren't huge, although multiple job losses posed as big a threat
By LAURAN NEERGAARDAP Medical Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - There's a new push to make testing for the AIDS virus as common as cholesterol checks.
Americans ages 15 to 64 should get an HIV test at least once - not just people considered at high risk for the virus, an independent panel that sets
By WAYNE PARRYAssociated Press
SPRING LAKE, N.J. (AP) - Towns along the Jersey shore that made use of federal money to build up beaches came through Superstorm Sandy with far less damage than those that didn't, findings that are sure to intensify a debate that has raged for years over the
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Hundreds of people turned out Monday for the funerals of a couple killed in an Indianapolis explosion - a teacher remembered for knitting gifts for her students and her electronics expert husband who was a gardener and nature lover.
There's no way to understand the deaths of
By JIM ABRAMSAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A group of 97 House Republicans sent a letter to President Barack Obama on Monday, saying that U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice misled the nation about the attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya, making her unfit to be a candidate to succeed Secretary of