By LARRY NEUMEISTERAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - United Airlines cannot be held responsible for the hijacking of an American Airlines flight and the collapse of a third World Trade Center building after the twin towers fell in the Sept. 11 attacks, a federal judge ruled Wednesday.
By CHARLES WILSONAssociated Press
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indiana Supreme Court justices weighing the legality of the nation's largest school voucher program made clear during a packed hearing Wednesday that the program's fate may rest on whether it primarily benefits students' parents
By JIM SUHRAP Business Writer
ST. LOUIS (AP) - The worst U.S. drought in decades has deepened again after more than a month of encouraging reports of slowly improving conditions, a drought-tracking consortium said Wednesday, as scientists struggled for an explanation other than a simple lack of
SEATTLE (AP) - Gov. Chris Gregoire appointed her daughter, Courtney Gregoire, to the board of trustees for Seattle Community Colleges. Gregoire made the appointment Oct. 29, although it was not announced by the college district until Tuesday. Governor's
By J.M. HIRSCHAP Food Editor
Art Ginsburg, the delightfully dorky television chef known as Mr. Food, died at his home in Weston, Fla., Wednesday following a struggle with pancreatic cancer. He was 81.
Ginsburg - who enticed viewers for decades with a can-do focus on easy weeknight cooking and the
By ALEXANDRA OLSON and PETER JAMES SPIELMANNAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The Rwandan military is commanding and supporting the rebel force that overtook a major city in eastern Congo this week, a United Nations report released Wednesday said.
Uganda is also providing more subtle but
By Sara BurnettAssociated Press
NAPERVILLE, Illinois (AP) - The attorney for a suburban Chicago woman accused of stabbing to death her young son and a girl she was babysitting asked the public not to rush to judgment after the woman's arraignment hearing on Wednesday.
By MAE ANDERSONAP Retail Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - This holiday season, Burger King won't be the only place where you can have it your way.
It used to be enough for stores to promise discounts up to 70 percent to lure shoppers during the busy holiday period. But the ease of ordering online and
SANDPOINT, Idaho (AP) - A northern Idaho woman who helped her husband conceal the body of a murder victim has been sentenced to two years in prison. The Bonner County Daily Bee reports (http://bit.ly/TY0DFD) that 23-year-old Jennifer Dunnagan Thrasher was sentenced Monday in 1st
By SUZETTE LABOYAssociated Press
MIAMI (AP) - Family members of a 13-year-old Florida girl fatally shot while riding a school bus with her younger sister say they forgive the boy who allegedly did it, but the victim's mother insisted Wednesday that he also "has to pay for what he did."