By FENIT NIRAPPILAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - In most courtrooms, spontaneous applause could get you thrown out.
But in this San Francisco court, it's expected - and strongly encouraged for the defendants.
Bowls of hard candy rest in front of the judge's bench, as a reward for
By ALI AKBAR DAREINIAssociated Press
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - A senior commander in Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard warned that Iran will target U.S. bases in the region in the event of war with Israel, raising the prospect of a broader conflict that would force other countries to get
By JENNIFER AGIESTA and NANCY BENACAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Loretta Mitchell is 100 percent sure she's going to vote in the presidential race come November. She doesn't have a clue who'll get that vote.
That makes her a rare and highly sought after commodity: an undecided
By DAVID RISING and MATT MOORE and RANDY HERSCHAFTAssociated Press
BERLIN (AP) - Germany has launched a war crimes investigation against an 87-year-old Philadelphia man it accuses of serving as an SS guard at the Auschwitz death camp, The Associated Press has learned, following years of failed
By GILLIAN WONGAssociated Press
CHENGDU, China (AP) - China has nearly mopped up a murder scandal that has roiled the country for months, but the last step - dealing with a fallen political star who was once among the Communist Party's most popular figures - will be the most delicate of all
By DERRIK J. LANGAP Entertainment Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Emmy Awards were still a day away, but the Nokia Theatre was already abuzz Saturday as celebrities popped in to run through their lines for Sunday's ceremony.
TV stars such as Aziz Ansari, Matthew Perry, Ginnifer Goodwin and
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Floodwaters receded Saturday from much of the tourist town of Talkeetna, giving residents a chance to begin cleaning the muddy mess left behind - but officials warned that the danger hadn't passed and advised that people boil their water.
About 200 miles south, in
By JOE KAYAP Sports Writer
CINCINNATI (AP) - General manager Walt Jocketty hit the "send" button on his cellphone right at the final out, informing his manager that the Reds' championship celebration was on.
And with a familiar swing getting them there.
Jay Bruce was Cincinnati's Mr.
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) - Authorities in Florida say a man found his wife and two young children dead in their home.
Pinellas County Sheriff's officials said in a statement Saturday that the investigation is still ongoing, but it appears that 34-year-old Dawn Brown killed her children and then
LAUREL, Md. (AP) - School officials are investigating after an 11-year-old autistic boy was handcuffed by police officers on a Maryland school bus.
The Baltimore Sun (http://bsun.md/RJ1WLw ) reports the boy allegedly bit several people Wednesday afternoon. He was being driven home from Baltimore