SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco may soon give new meaning to the word "downsizing."
Supervisors are set to vote on Tuesday on a proposed change to the city's building code that would allow construction of among the tiniest apartments in the country.
Under the plan, new apartments could be as
By HENRY C. JACKSONAssociated Press
MAYVILLE, N.D. (AP) - Off a dirt road a mile-and-a-half from the nearest town, Democratic Senate candidate Heidi Heitkamp is standing in the loft of a barn, giving a campaign pitch heavy on personal appeal: She talks about her independent voice and a work
By TOM RAUMAssociated Press
It could all boil down to Ohio and Florida.
The two states are the sparkling jewels in the swing-state crown. One or the other - or both - could easily end up deciding the Electoral College winner.
Until recently, both states had been leaning Republican, although
By TOM MURPHYAP Business Writer
A federal government investigation into Questcor Pharmaceuticals Inc. could deal another blow to sales for its only product and main revenue source, H.P. Acthar gel, according to analysts who cover the company.
The Anaheim, Calif., drugmaker said Monday the U.S.
DENVER (AP) - Jurors in Denver have convicted a former U.S. Marine embassy guard of sexually assaulting a woman at a Denver International Airport concourse in April.
The Denver Post reports (http://bit.ly/QdQ16z ) jurors on Monday found 27-year-old Noel Bertrand, of Portland, Ore., guilty of felony
By DYLAN LOVANAssociated Press
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - The man known to a generation of Americans as "The Science Guy" is condemning efforts by some Christian groups to cast doubts on evolution and lawmakers who want to bring the Bible into science classrooms.
Bill Nye, a mechanical engineer and
By DENNIS WASZAK Jr.AP Sports Writer
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) - The NFL's top shutdown cornerback will likely be shut down for the season.
Darrelle Revis has a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee that will require surgery, a huge blow for the New York Jets that leaves coach Rex
NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks are lower at midday on Wall Street.
The Dow Jones industrial average is off 33 points at 13,545. The Standard & Poor's 500 index is down five at 1,455. And the Nasdaq composite index is down 23 at 3,157.
Apple stock is off more than $10, about 1.5 percent, after sales
By KRISTI EATONAssociated Press
CUSTER, S.D. (AP) - Two-year-old Jameson Maxwell sat mesmerized Monday as nearly 1,000 bison rumbled across the prairie in western South Dakota, the massive creatures racing at speeds of up to 50 mph in the annual Buffalo Roundup at Custer State Park.o
By JUSTIN POPEAP Education Writer
Average national scores on two of the three sections of the SAT college entrance exam edged down for the high school class of 2012, which was the first in which more students took the rival ACT exam than the SAT.
The ACT narrowly surpassed the SAT, by fewer