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
YAPHANK, N.Y. (AP) - A youth baseball coach from Long Island appeared in court Saturday, accused of stalking his rival's family and sending threatening text messages, police said.
Police said 45-year-old Robert Sanfilippo, who manages a team of 10- and 11-year-old boys, was arrested on charges
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A shooting gallery booth at the New Mexico State Fair has pulled targets depicting Osama bin Laden and other Arab-dressed figures after complaints that they were racist.
The "Live Combat" attraction at the fair that ends Sunday allows fairgoers to shoot paintballs at
By JUAN A. LOZANOAssociated Press
HOUSTON (AP) - Former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay - still waiting to learn his legal fate since being convicted nearly two years ago for his role in a scheme to influence Texas elections - is praying for vindication but also preparing for the
By TOM KRISHERAP Auto Writer
DETROIT (AP) - General Motors rolled out the Chevrolet Volt two years ago with lofty sales goals and the promise of a new technology that someday would help end America's dependence on oil.
So it seemed like a good thing in August when sales of the $40,000 car