MIAMI (AP) - The National Weather Service is considering changing how it issues hurricane watches and warnings.
Spokesman Chris Vaccaro said in an email Wednesday the weather service is considering a proposal to issue watches and warnings for storms that threaten life and property even if they are
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - In a story Dec. 5, The Associated Press reported that ongoing troubles with the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas began in May with a $20 million award that was insufficiently reviewed. The story should have made clear that although the state agency has
By By LARRY NEUMEISTERAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Four men have been charged with arranging shipments to China and Iran of weapons materials or a substance that can be used in uranium enrichment, officials announced Wednesday after indictments containing the charges were unsealed.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - The U.S. and Mexican governments have completed a two-month program to fly deportees deep into Mexico, and the U.S. is looking to the new administration of Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto on whether to continue the effort aimed at relieving overwhelmed Mexican border cities.
By By GENE JOHNSONAssociated Press
SEATTLE (AP) - Legal marijuana possession becomes a reality under Washington state law on Thursday, and some people planned to celebrate the new law by breaking it.
Voters in Washington and Colorado last month made those the first states to decriminalize and
By By JUAN A. LOZANOAssociated Press
HOUSTON (AP) - A student taken into custody for his own protection Wednesday at his Houston-area high school shot himself with a hidden gun while handcuffed inside a patrol car, authorities said.
The student, a senior whose name was not released, was
By By RYAN J. FOLEY and DAVID PITTAssociated Press
EVANSDALE, Iowa (AP) - Hunters discovered two bodies Wednesday believed to be the young Iowa cousins who vanished five months ago while riding their bikes, authorities said.
The families of 9-year-old Elizabeth Collins and 11-year-old Lyric
By By MATTHEW PENNINGTONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. and key Asian allies have agreed to seek U.N. Security Council action if North Korea launches a long-range rocket this month, the State Department said Wednesday.
Pyongyang plans the launch between Dec. 10 and 22 in defiance of
By BY WAYNE PARRYAssociated Press
MANASQUAN, N.J. (AP) - Since Superstorm Sandy smashed the Jersey shore, owners of flood-damaged homes up and down the coast feared something else might happen to their properties, sitting vacant and largely unwatched.
Those fears came true for a dozen
By By JENNIFER PELTZAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - An Occupy Wall Street protester plans to plead guilty in a disorderly conduct case that turned into a clash over law enforcement's access to postings on social media, his lawyer said Wednesday.
Malcolm Harris intends to enter the plea