By BRETT BARROUQUEREAssociated Press
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A judge sentenced two Kentucky teenagers on Friday to community service and sex offender treatment for sexually assaulting a 17-year-old girl who later identified her attackers on Twitter.
Savannah Dietrich posted the boys' names
KHQ.COM - Spokane Valley firefighters and DNR crews have contained a 12 acre brush fire in the area of Harvard & Trent. They have a trail around it.
Fire crews tell us that two buildings did burn, a vacant farm house and an outbuilding. The corner of a mobile home was also scorched, but
NEW YORK (AP) - Egan-Jones, an independent credit-research firm, downgraded its rating on U.S. government debt to AA- from AA on Friday, citing the Federal Reserve's plans to try to stimulate the economy.
The credit rating agency said the Fed's plans to buy mortgage bonds will likely hurt
By BRADLEY KLAPPERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Has the Arab Winter arrived?
It's a question analysts in Washington are asking as angry demonstrations spread across North Africa and the Middle East to protest a video ridiculing the Islamic prophet Muhammad.
Those skeptical of promoting
DENVER (AP) - The widow of a man who piloted one of the planes hijacked on 9/11 died accidentally, a Colorado coroner said Friday.
Sandy Dahl, 52, died on May 25 in Lakewood of acute heart failure due to the combined effects of alcohol and multiple prescription drugs, Jefferson County chief deputy
ANDREWS AIR FORCE BASE, Md. (AP) - In solemn ceremony, bodies of 4 Americans killed in Libya return to Andrews Air Force Base.
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WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are attending the return of the remains of U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans killed in an attack of the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, this week. Obama and Biden were to go to Joint
By JOSH LEDERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Environmental Protection Agency added 12 hazardous waste sites to the list of the most-contaminated places in the United States on Friday, clearing the way for major cleanups to rid the sites of dangerous toxins.
Arsenic, lead and mercury
By MICHAEL KUNZELMANAssociated Press
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - BP PLC is asking a federal judge to dismiss claims by its fuel dealers that the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico diminished the value of the BP brand and cost them business.
U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier didn't immediately rule
By JANET McCONNAUGHEYAssociated Press
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Bare breasts, drunken revelry and almost anything else is tolerated along Bourbon Street, but after dark, the city is saying street preachers are forbidden.
Two weeks ago, a small group of street preachers were arrested during a gay pride