By JASON DEARENAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - While California found ways to keep open most of the state parks earmarked for closure due to budget cuts, the long-term future of its 279-park system remains murky as most of the solutions are short-term fixes
By JOSH LEDERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Borrowers hoping to consolidate their student loans through a special program created by President Barack Obama last year have just until Saturday to apply.
To much fanfare, Obama used executive authority in
By RICHARD LARDNERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Hackers broke into computers at hotel giant Wyndham Worldwide Corp. three times in two years and stole credit card information belonging to hundreds of thousands of customers. Wyndham didn't report the break-in in
By JEFF BAENENAssociated Press
KASOTA, Minn. (AP) - For anyone who ever has been stuck in traffic, it's a tempting fantasy: If only you were driving a tank and could roll over everything in your path.
Some drivers are now flocking to an out-of-the-way spot
By JONATHAN FAHEYAP Energy Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - The U.S. and Europe want to deprive Iran of the oil income it needs to run its government and, most importantly, fund what they believe is an effort to build a nuclear weapon. Their efforts are entering a new phase this week
By MEG KINNARDAssociated Press
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley has appeared before a state House panel and attacked the man accusing her of ethics violations as a "racist, sexist bigot."
The House Ethics Committee is investigating a
WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) - A Maui man must undergo anger management for splitting a teen's head open with a mallet during a polo match.
Wesley DeCoite, 58, pleaded no contest to a reduced charge of third-degree assault. He also was sentenced to one-year probation
By BRIAN MAHONEYAP Basketball Writer
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Best in the country and No. 1 and 2 in the NBA draft. The celebration goes on for Kentucky's kids.
The Wildcats became the first school to have the top two picks and tied a record with six players
By OSKAR GARCIAAssociated Press
HONOLULU (AP) - Oracle Corp. CEO Larry Ellison has closed on his deal to buy most of the Hawaiian island of Lanai, the island's seller said Thursday.
Billionaire David Murdock's Castle & Cooke Inc. said the deal has
By MIKE SCHNEIDERAssociated Press
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The neighborhood watch leader charged with killing Trayvon Martin will have a lot of explaining to do when he asks a judge to release him on bond Friday.
The last time George Zimmerman asked for bond, he