By RYAN J. FOLEYAssociated Press
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - In the weeks before Election Day, University of Iowa students will have a dozen places on campus to vote for President Barack Obama or challenger Mitt Romney.
Residents in the heavily Latino city of Denison will be able to cast ballots at
By MAE ANDERSONAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Barnes & Noble is rolling out two new versions of its Nook tablet with sleek new hardware and a sharper high-definition screen. The bookseller's move heightens the already intense tablet wars heading into the holiday season.
LAKESIDE, Calif. (AP) - Two sheriff's deputies and a suspected child molester were injured Tuesday during a 15-minute shootout in suburban San Diego, authorities said.
Daniel Robert Witczak, 30, opened fire as a team of deputies arrived to investigate allegations of child abuse, the sheriff
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) - A nurses' assistant at a state nursing home for veterans in Virginia has been sentenced to five years in prison for selling rings that were stripped from the fingers of patients under her care.
Twenty-four-year-old Ashley Michelle Sweeney of Franklin County was sentenced in
By CHARLES BABINGTON and KASIE HUNTAssociated Press
VANDALIA, Ohio (AP) - Ohio has emerged as the presidential race's undisputed focus. Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are making multiple stops this week alone in a state that's trending toward the president, endangering Romney's White
By KAREN MATTHEWS and LINDSEY TANNERAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - It's a campaign believed to be unprecedented in its size and aggressiveness: New York City is dispensing the morning-after pill to girls as young as 14 at more than 50 public high schools, sometimes even before they have
By JESSE J. HOLLANDAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Well-heeled clients pay tens of thousands of dollars to hit the legal jackpot - Supreme Court review of their appeals. But on Tuesday, the court decided to hear cases filed by two people who couldn't afford or didn't bother to hire
By SAMANTHA CRITCHELLAP Fashion Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - When you are a hot young starlet in Hollywood, you often get what you want. For Nikki Reed, that meant goose-bump calfskin, and for Chloe Grace Moretz, it was a menswear-inspired design. They are two of the celebrities to work with footwear
By EMERY P. DALESIOAP Business Writer
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A nuclear power partnership of General Electric Co. and Tokyo-based Hitachi Ltd. received federal approval Tuesday to build the first plant to enrich uranium for use in commercial reactors using a classified laser technology.
By IVAN MORENOAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - A gay couple from New Jersey is suing a group that used their engagement photo in an attack mailer against a Republican Colorado state lawmaker who supported civil unions this year.
The Southern Poverty Law Center said it will file a federal lawsuit