By FREDERIC J. FROMMERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is appealing a federal appeals court ruling that overturned its regulation clamping down on power plant pollution that contributes to unhealthy air in neighboring states.
A divided three-judge panel of the U.S.
By JUAN CARLOS LLORCAAssociated Press
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A federal judge sentenced the former superintendent of El Paso Independent School District to more than three years in prison Friday for his participation in a conspiracy to improve the district's high-stakes tests scores by
SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - A brush fire has destroyed an RV and a shed in Spokane Valley in the area of E. Valleyway Ave. and N. Pines. Rd. The fire broke out shortly before noon on Friday. Investigators remain on scene as they try to figure out how this fire was started.
No injuries have been
By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUSAssociated Press
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Hundreds of people gathered in the tiny Mississippi Delta town of Ruleville to dedicate a statue of civil rights icon Fannie Lou Hamer.
Hamer died in 1977. She was known for saying she was "sick and tired of being sick and tired."
HUFFINGTONPOST.COM - In April 2012, Tamon Robinson was struck and killed by an NYPD police car after Robinson was allegedly caught stealing cobblestones from a public housing complex.
Six months later, Robinson's mother says the city is ordering the family to pay $710 to pay for the damages
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court is agreeing to decide whether a government's refusal to issue a development permit can amount to "taking" private property for which the owner must be paid.
The justices say they will review a Florida Supreme Court decision that sided with a local water
By MICHAEL RUBINKAMAssociated Press
Drilling companies beginning to explore the Utica Shale got a piece of good news Friday when the U.S. Geological Survey estimated the rock formation in Ohio, Pennsylvania and other states holds enormous reserves of natural gas and oil.
Releasing its first
By JENNIFER PELTZAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A former manager at the Sept. 11 memorial was fired for raising health and security concerns at one of the most security-conscious places in the world, he said in a lawsuit Friday.
Thomas Cancelliere maintained he was fired from his job as
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court decided Friday it would hear arguments over whether states can keep out-of-staters from using their Freedom of Information Act laws to get government documents.
The high court on Friday agreed to hear an appeal from Mark J. McBurney of Rhode Island and Roger W.
By MARYCLAIRE DALEAssociated Press
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A college student handcuffed at Philadelphia International Airport for several hours over Arabic language flashcards asked a U.S. appeals court Friday to let him pursue his lawsuit against five federal agents.
Nicholas George was "perp