By The Associated Press
The following recall has been announced:
DETAILS: Wilson & Fisher Garden Swings imported by Big Lots of Columbus, Ohio and manufactured by Anji Jiayi Garden Supplies Company of Xiaofeng Town, China; sold exclusively at Big Lots stores nationwide from
By SAMANTHA HENRYAssociated Press
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - A former employee of a New Jersey-based defense contractor was found guilty Wednesday of taking U.S. military technology trade secrets from his employer and exporting them to his native China.
Sixing Liu, also known as Steve Liu, worked for
By HOLBROOK MOHRAssociated Press
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A Mississippi man has taken his wife's last name after the ACLU complained he was told by state officials that he would need a court order to do so because it was not traditional.
Robert Everhart, 28, of Pascagoula, born Robert McCarthy
By TIM REYNOLDSAP Sports Writer
With Commissioner Roger Goodell at the table, the NFL and referees' union pressed toward a settlement Wednesday to end a three-month lockout that triggered a wave of frustration and anger over replacement officials and threatened to disrupt the rest of the
By TOM RAUMAssociated Press
President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney are crisscrossing Ohio's prime swing-state turf with opposing views on almost everything under the sun. But they seem to agree on throwing a penalty flag on a shared gripe: those unpredictable replacement NFL
By JOHN LEICESTERAP Sports Columnist
PARIS (AP) - With its array of courses and short-sleeves climate, Spain made a natural home for professional golf. In 2011, the land of Seve Ballesteros hosted seven European Tour tournaments, more than any other country.
Next year, that could plummet to
SEATTLE (AP) - The sister of slain Ambassador Chris Stevens said grieving by U.S. officials and others worldwide has been some support for the family.
"It helps to have the world mourning with you. It helps to know he was appreciated," said Dr. Anne Stevens, a Seattle pediatrician.
Stevens told The
By JEANNIE NUSS and TIM TALLEYAssociated Press
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) - A gunshot rang out at an Oklahoma junior high school before classes began Wednesday, terrifying teenagers who feared a gunman was on the loose.
Soon, though, students learned no one else was in danger. One of their eighth-
NEW YORK (AP) - An independent group that supports Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney has a new ad out that suggests President Barack Obama's economic policies are hurting children.
The group Restore Our Future announced Wednesday that it is spending $2.2 million to air the ad in
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - A disgraced former California police officer involved in the sensational "Dirty DUIs" scandal in which he acknowledged stealing drugs from law enforcement and setting up men for drunken driving arrests was sentenced to eight years in federal prison.
Christopher Butler was