By DEEPTI HAJELAAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Scientist and activist Barry Commoner, who raised early concerns about the effects of radioactive fallout and was one of the pioneers of the environmental movement, has died at age 95.
Commoner died Sunday afternoon at a Manhattan hospital, where
By CARLA K. JOHNSONAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - Mandolin player and composer Chris Thile learned the hard way that when you get a call from the 312 area code this time of year, you should probably answer the phone.
Thile is among 23 recipients of this year's MacArthur Foundation "genius
By CARLA K. JOHNSON and PATRICK CONDONAssociated Press
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Andrew Engeldinger's parents pushed him for two years to seek treatment for what they suspected was mental illness, but even though he became increasingly paranoid and experienced delusions, there was nothing more
By DAVID KOENIGAP Airlines Writer
DALLAS (AP) - The federal government is examining two separate incidents in which passenger seats came loose midflight on American Airlines planes in the last three days.
American said Monday that it would inspect those and six other Boeing 757 jets overnight.
By JOANN LOVIGLIOAssociated Press
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Police have launched an internal investigation after a video was posted online that shows an officer striking a woman twice in the face at a neighborhood party associated with Philadelphia's annual Puerto Rican Day parade.
By The Associated Press
A variety of tax cuts enacted during the tenures of Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama expire at the end of December. Expiring provisions include Bush-era cuts on wage and investment income and cuts for married couples and families with children. Also expiring is
NEW YORK (AP) - Shares of ServiceNow Inc. took a hit Monday after a UBS analyst downgraded the recently-public software company, saying its stock is too expensive.
THE SPARK: Analyst Brent Thill downgraded ServiceNow to "Sell" from "Neutral," but left his $28 target price unchanged. He said the
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A massive gun that was on the battleship Missouri when the Japanese surrendered at the end of World War II will soon be installed on a cliff at the entrance to San Francisco Bay.
The 68-foot-long, 236,000-pound gun will be painted and displayed at the Battery Townsley
By JULIE PACE and KEN THOMASAssociated Press
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) - President Barack Obama has one mission heading into his first debate with Republican Mitt Romney: Don't screw things up.
Five weeks from Election Day, Obama has political momentum and an edge in polls of the battleground
By KASIE HUNTAssociated Press
DENVER, Colo. (AP) - If Republican Mitt Romney stumbles during Wednesday's presidential debate, it won't be for a lack of preparation.
The Republican presidential nominee has spent at least eight days over the past month getting ready for the three debates