By DAVID B. CARUSOAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A group of rabbis is clashing with New York City health officials over the safety of an ancient circumcision ritual.
Three rabbis and three Jewish groups asked a federal court Thursday to block enforcement of a new regulation requiring written
By JOHN CHRISTOFFERSENAssociated Press
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A former Peace Corps volunteer apologized for sexually abusing young girls while serving in South Africa and acknowledged the widespread fallout from his crimes before he was sentenced Wednesday to 15 years in prison.
Jesse Osmun and
By HENRY C. JACKSONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Short on time and tempers, House and Senate candidates in tight races are turning snarky and personal in their attacks on their opponents.
The stakes, and the unpleasantness, are highest in the race for control of the Senate, where
By HAMZA HENDAWIAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Graffiti has been among the most powerful art forms and tools of Egypt's revolution and the turbulent months since, but it also has proven to be its most vulnerable and ephemeral.
For nearly two years, the slogans, portraits and artwork that
By GOSIA WOZNIACKAAssociated Press
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - Yosemite National Park will offer testing to all employees at the site to determine if they have ever been infected with a deadly mouse-borne virus, officials said Thursday.
The testing to be done by state health officials will be
By EDITH M. LEDERERAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Software magnate and philanthropist Bill Gates, who is helping spearhead a global campaign to eradicate polio, said Thursday he hopes that by 2015 no child in the world will be paralyzed by the disease and by 2018 polio will be wiped out