By JONATHAN J. COOPER and KRISTEN WYATTAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - A catchy pro-marijuana jingle for Colorado voters considering legalizing the drug goes like this: "Jobs for our people. Money for schools. Who could ask for more?"
It's a bit more complicated than that in the three states
By LINDA A. JOHNSONAP Business Writer
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Pharmaceutical industry heavyweights are teaming up to address a challenge that's long vexed drugmakers: how to improve the way experimental drugs are tested so they can get approved, and reach patients, faster.
Ten top U.S. and
By TOM RAUMAssociated Press
Being called "obviously inarticulate" by your running mate isn't something a presidential candidate ever wants to hear.
Yet Rep. Paul Ryan was trying to defend GOP candidate Mitt Romney - not belittle him.
Other Republicans also are having a hard time parsing
By BRETT ZONGKERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress unveiled a new search engine Wednesday to help politicos, lobbyists, researchers, students and any other interested citizens find legislation working its way through the House and Senate to become new laws.
The Library of Congress says
By ROBERT BURNSAP National Security Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - A series of "insider attacks" against U.S. and allied troops by Afghan forces are an attempt by the Taliban to drive a wedge between coalition and Afghan troops, a senior officer said Wednesday. But he said that while Western troops
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A chef won't take the stand in his own defense in a trial where he's accused of killing his wife and then cooking her body for four days in boiling water to get rid of the evidence, according to his attorney.
Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Rand S. Rubin reminded David
LEECHBURG, Pa. (AP) - Police say a Pennsylvania couple sold a neighbor's lost puppy for $50 rather than return it to its owner.
Police in Leechburg, about 25 miles northeast of Pittsburgh, say a golden retriever and a Rottweiler puppy wandered onto the property of Scott and Roxanne Duff on Sept
By JOSH LEDERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Midway through a routine Internet search, James Carter IV stumbled upon a video that just didn't seem right.
The grandson of former President Jimmy Carter and a self-fashioned Democratic opposition researcher, the younger Carter had watched
BOSTON (AP) - An Irish tourist accused of wielding a knife during the theft of two cannolis from an Italian bakery in Boston has avoided jail time.
Prosecutors say 25-year-old Robert McTernan admitted Monday in court there were sufficient facts for a jury to find him guilty of larceny for robbing
By RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTIAssociated Press
HOUSTON (AP) - Waving American flags and space shuttle toys, hundreds of people lined the streets and crowded the airport Wednesday as they watched space shuttle Endeavour touch down in Houston on its way to be permanently displayed in California.