By AMANDA LEE MYERSAssociated Press
LUCASVILLE, Ohio (AP) - An Ohio death-row inmate used his last words Thursday to repeatedly apologize to the family members of his two victims and tell them that he hopes they can let their pain die with him.
Donald Palmer, 47, was executed by lethal
By AUDREY McAVOYAssociated Press
HONOLULU (AP) - The U.S. intends to ask China to a send a ship to join the world's largest maritime exercises for the first time in Hawaiian waters in two years.
The Navy will invite the Asian nation to send a ship to the 2014 Rim of the Pacific exercises, U
By LARRY MARGASAKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The son of a massacre victim at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin asked the Obama administration on Wednesday to begin collecting statistics on hate crimes against Sikhs.
Harpreet Singh Saini, 18, told a Senate hearing he wanted to give his late
By SETH BORENSTEINAP Science Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - On Mars, a partial eclipse of the sun isn't quite as rare as on Earth. So NASA's Mars Curiosity rover is snapping hundreds of pictures of the spectacle for the folks back home to ooh and aah over.
Two moons zip around the red planet
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Oracle Corp.'s latest quarterly results should give investors a better sense of whether corporate spending on computer software is holding up better than the slackening pace of business investments in hardware and other technology equipment.
WHAT TO WATCH FOR: The results,
By EDITH M. LEDERERAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. Security Council on Wednesday backed the naming and shaming of governments and armed groups that recruit, kill or sexually attack children in armed conflicts over protests from Russia, China, Pakistan and Azerbaijan.
By ULA ILNYTZKYAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Most New Yorkers can only dream of an apartment like this. Spectacular views of midtown Manhattan. An iconic work of art in the living room. Prime Columbus Circle location.
That 70-foot climb from the ground floor could be a problem, though. And
By MIKE SCHNEIDERAssociated Press
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Forensic tests made public Wednesday show that George Zimmerman's was the only DNA that could be identified on the grip of the gun used to fatally shoot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.
The results rule out Martin's DNA from being on the