By Sadie Gennis,
A 20-year-old Missouri man has been arrested and charged after his plot to shoot up a theater during a screening of the latest Twilight film was foiled by his mother, The Associated Press reports.See celebrities we've lost this yearBlaec Lammers is now facing charges of first-
By JIM KUHNHENNAssociated Press
ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (AP) - The White House on Saturday defended Israel's right to defend itself against attack and decide how to respond to rocket fire from the Gaza Strip, blaming the ruling Islamic militant Hamas group for starting the conflict.
By ALLEN G. BREEDAP National Writer
OXFORD, N.C. (AP) - It's fast-growing and drought-tolerant, producing tons of biomass per acre. It thrives even in poor soil and is a self-propagating perennial, so it requires little investment once established.
To people in the renewable fuels industry
By IAN DEITCH and IBRAHIM BARZAKAssociated Press
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - Israel destroyed the headquarters of Hamas' prime minister and blasted a sprawling network of smuggling tunnels in the southern Gaza Strip on Saturday, broadening a blistering four-day-old offensive against the
By MARCY GORDONAP Business Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The federal agency that insures pensions for more than 40 million Americans last year ran the widest deficit in its 38-year history.
The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp. said Friday that its deficit grew to $34 billion for the budget year that
By RUSSELL CONTRERASAssociated Press
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - The terms of the competition are simple: Hunters in New Mexico have two days this weekend to shoot and kill as many coyotes as they can, and the winners get their choice of a free shotgun or a pair of semi-automatic rifles.
VENICE, La. (AP) - An oil rig explosion off the coast of Louisiana sent four people to hospital Friday and two others were believed to be missing, Coast Guard officials said.
Coast Guard spokesman Drake Foret said the fire was out in the meantime. Four people were taken to West Jefferson Medical
NEW YORK (AP) - Hostess Brands Inc. said it likely won't make an announcement until Friday morning on whether it will move to liquidate its business, after the company had set a Thursday deadline for striking employees to return to work.
The maker of Twinkies, Ding Dongs and Wonder Bread had
By PATRICK WALTERSAssociated Press
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A former police lieutenant caught on video punching a woman in the face while responding to a disturbance at a Puerto Rican Day parade festival was charged Thursday with simple assault, prosecutors said.
Jonathan Josey, a veteran supervisor
By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Defense spending could be slashed by $68 billion over 10 years if the military stopped spending millions on running grocery stores, operating its own schools and even developing a roll-up version of beef jerky, insists one of the Senate's