By COLLEEN LONGAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Jennifer and Raymond Sheehan say their lives changed forever - for the better - the day their mother shot their retired police officer father to death.
Neither witnessed the shooting on Feb. 18, 2008. When they got the call, they expected to hear
PARIS (AP) - President Francois Hollande on Saturday denounced a plan by carmaker PSA Peugeot-Citroen to cut 8,000 jobs as unacceptable, and said it must be renegotiated.
The struggling French carmaker announced the cutbacks Thursday, along with its intention to close a major factory north of Paris
By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYANAssociated Press
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Nearly $25 million has already been spent to prepare for the immediate aftermath of this year's wildfires, putting the U.S. Forest Service on track for another possible record year of spending on burned-area recovery efforts.
By MATTHEW LEEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton says she is outraged by reports of a new massacre in Syria and is demanding that the U.N. Security Council take action to stop the violence. She also called for an immediate ceasefire in the area of the
By TOM KRISHERAP Auto Writer
DETROIT (AP) - The slowing economy dragged down Ford Motor Co.'s European sales during the first half of the year, with the company predicting that the region's overall sales would drop to the lowest level since 1994.
Ford sales fell 10 percent from January
By SCOTT BAUERAssociated Press
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - As much as President Barack Obama wants your vote, he's not actually offering to pay your monthly bills.
But thousands of Americans have been persuaded otherwise, falling victim to a fast-moving scam that claims to be part of an Obama
By JOHN FLESHERAP Environmental Writer
HAVANA, Ill. (AP) - As scientists aboard a research boat activate an electric current, the calm Illinois River transforms into a roiling, silvery mass. Asian carp by the dozen hurtle from the water as if shot from a gun, soaring in graceful arcs before
By JUAN A. LOZANO and KEN THOMASAssociated Press
HOUSTON (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden rallied support for President Barack Obama before the nation's largest civil rights organization on Thursday, declaring that Republican challenger Mitt Romney's election-year agenda would hurt - not
SPOKANE, Wash. - On Wednesday The City of Spokane Prosecutors Office moved forward with prosecution of an upsetting case of animal cruelty. The arraignment of Laneva M. Erskine on nine counts of misdemeanor animal cruelty proceeded today.
"We want our community to know that we will
LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) - A Longview man described by authorities as "borderline mentally retarded" will spend 90 days in jail or under house arrest for allowing his 5-year-old dog to starve to death in his back yard last year. The Daily News reports that (http://is.gd/4BLz6S ) 30-