By BRETT ZONGKERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The widow of slain civil rights activist Medgar Evers will deliver the invocation at President Barack Obama's second inauguration on Jan. 21.
The Presidential Inaugural Committee announced Tuesday that Myrlie Evers-Williams would deliver the
By JUAN CARLOS LLORCA
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A British businessman who pleaded guilty to trying to buy missile parts and resell them to Iran is expected to learn his punishment.
Christopher Tappin is scheduled to appear before U.S. District Judge David Briones in El Paso, Texas, on Wednesday.
By DAVID A. LIEBAssociated Press
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday overturned a man's murder conviction and life sentence in the 1990 slaying of a rural neighbor, but his prospects for being freed were quickly tempered when the attorney general's office
By Stephen OhlemacherAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Internal Revenue Service says late changes to federal tax laws should mean only a short delay for most taxpayers to file their 2012 returns.
The agency said Tuesday that more than 120 million taxpayers - about 80 percent of all filers -
KIRKSVILLE, Mo. (AP) - A northeast Missouri man accused of killing a man, dismembering the body and setting fires to conceal the crime, hurled the victim's arms at witnesses shortly before he was arrested, police said.
Paul R. Potter, 49, of Kirksville, was charged Monday in Adair County with
By TAMMY WEBBERAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - Illinois' attorney general on Tuesday asked the entire 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to review a lawsuit challenging the state's ban on concealed carry in an effort to salvage the only law in the nation that makes the practice entirely
By MICHAEL GORMLEYAssociated Press
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Floodgates for tunnels, subways and airports as well as a network of safe havens like old Civil Defense shelters should be among quick, simple preventive measures that New York installs ahead of future storms, according to the full report by an
By ADAM GOLDMAN and MATT APUZZOAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Two years after a hostage video and photographs of retired FBI agent Robert Levinson raised the possibility that the missing American was being held by terrorists, U.S. officials now see the government of Iran behind the images,
PRESS RELEASE FROM WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY: An independent review by the Pac-12 Conference found no evidence of player abuse in the Washington State University football program. The review, released Tuesday, reaffirms findings of an internal review by the university's athletics
BOSTON (AP) - Officials at Boston's Logan International Airport say crews have contained a fuel leak from an outbound Japan Airlines flight to Tokyo, marking the second time in two days that JAL planes at Logan reported problems.
Massachusetts Port Authority spokesman Richard Walsh said the