By NICHOLAS K. GERANIOSAssociated Press
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - A police officer was sentenced Thursday to more than four years in prison for using excessive force against a mentally disabled janitor who died after being erroneously suspected of stealing money from an ATM.
Officer Karl F.
PULLMAN, Wash. - Energy drinks were "part of the picture" in the alcohol poisoning death of a Washington State University student on Oct. 27, and it's time that sales of the popular caffeinated beverages were regulated by the federal government just as soft drinks are, said Dr. Bruce
By JOSH LEDERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - An anonymous email sent in May set off an elaborate chain of events that led to the downfall of former CIA Director David Petraeus, ensnared the top Afghan war chief and saw the Pentagon order a review of ethics training for senior officers.
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 MATTHEW PERRONEAP Health Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The chairman of the Senate's health committee pledged Thursday to move ahead with legislation to tighten oversight of compounding pharmacies, amid a deadly outbreak caused by tainted specialty medications.
But a top lobbyist for the
By LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A U.S. official says the Army has suspended the security clearance of the woman who had an affair with CIA Director David Petraeus, triggering his resignation.
Paula Broadwell, a West Point graduate, is a former Army intelligence officer and
By The Associated Press
Obama presses GOP on taxing rich to avert 'cliff'
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama challenged congressional Republicans Wednesday to let taxes rise on the wealthiest Americans on both economic and political grounds, noting he campaigned successfully
By CHRIS TOMLINSONAssociated Press
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The U.S. Air Force announced Wednesday that it is changing how it selects officers and instructors who train new recruits after a sex scandal at its training headquarters in which dozens of female recruits said they were improperly
By ANN M. JOBFor The Associated Press
Honda's 2013 Accord sedan is handsomely restyled and re-engineered to be more fuel efficient and refined than its predecessor, and it offers more technology, including a standard rearview camera that's an option on major competing sedans.
By The Associated Press
What's on the National Transportation Safety Board's annual list of its 10 most-wanted safety improvements released Wednesday? Recommendations include requiring collision-prevention technologies as standard equipment on all cars and trucks, eliminating the use of