PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - A Rhode Island man is accused of trying to settle an argument about noise by shooting his neighbor with a flare gun, setting his jacket on fire.
The Providence Journal reports (http://bit.ly/W2udOE ) that Mark Hitchner was arrested after he shot 59-year-old Joseph Motta in
ROCKPORT, Texas (AP) - A Texas judge seen viciously beating his then-teenage daughter in a video she posted online last year returned to the bench Wednesday after a yearlong suspension.
William Adams, the top judge in coastal Texas' Aransas County, worked through a normal docket of juvenile
By MARTIN CRUTSINGERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Wholesale prices fell in October as a big drop in gasoline and other energy prices offset a rise in the cost of food.
Wholesale prices dipped 0.2 percent last month, the Labor Department said Wednesday. It was the first decline since May
By MAGGIE FICKAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - The European Union will release about half of a 1.2 billion euro package of grants and loans to Egypt, officials said Wednesday, a badly needed boost for the battered Egyptian economy.
The EU said the other half of the program depends on agreement
NEW YORK (AP) - A Manhattan nanny has been indicted on murder charges in the stabbing deaths of two children three weeks ago.
The New York Times (http://nyti.ms/ZEMXmC ) says the charges are in court records released Tuesday.
Six-year-old Lucia Krim and her 2-year-old brother, Leo, were killed Oct
WELLESLEY, Mass. (AP) - A one-time doctor of the year at a hospital near Boston has pleaded not guilty to driving drunk and under the influence of prescription drugs, which led to a scary crash.
Surveillance video released by police shows the car driven by Dr. Kristin Lynes Howard speeding from a
By DON MELVINAssociated Press
BRUSSELS (AP) - Europe's companies should be required to have more women in the boardrooms - not just because it is fair but as it also makes good business sense, the European Union's executive branch said Wednesday.
Commissioner Vice President Viviane
By DEREK GATOPOULOSAssociated Press
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greece needs more lenient targets to reduce its budget deficit, not a debt write-off by official creditors, which wouldn't be politically feasible, the head of a global banking lobby said Wednesday.
Charles Dallara, managing director
MIAMI (AP) - Police are investigating after a neighbor found a 29-year-old woman and her two young daughters dead inside their home near Miami.
Miami-Dade detective Roy Rutland told The Miami Herald (http://hrld.us/XEqx6h) the neighbor smelled an odor Tuesday and went inside the house to find its
By ROBERT BARRAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - Britain's weak economy may shrink in the last three months of the year and growth will remain sluggish into 2013, the governor of the Bank of England warned Wednesday.
The U.K. central bank's warning came after the country's gross