By JOSH LEDERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The head of the Federal Aviation Administration says an independent federal agency is investigating allegations that FAA managers in Seattle urged employees to vote Democratic in the upcoming election.
FAA acting Administrator Michael Huerta (
SPOKANE, Wash. - On Tuesday Spokane County Sheriff's Deputies responded to U-Haul located near the 8800 block of North Division Road on a theft report. A manager at the business reported that sometime between 7:00 p.m. Monday night and 6:00 a.m. Tuesday morning 11 of their trucks had
By ERIK SCHELZIGAssociated Press
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - An 82-year-old Roman Catholic nun accused of breaching security at the Y-12 nuclear weapons plant in Tennessee with two fellow peace activists elicited both praise and criticism Wednesday at a congressional hearing on the intrusion.
By BRIAN BAKSTAssociated Press
NORTH HUDSON, Wis. (AP) - Out of necessity and emboldened by recent GOP strides in Wisconsin, Republican challenger Mitt Romney has drawn President Barack Obama into a fight for a state the incumbent Democrat won handily four years ago and his party hasn't
By JIM SALTERAssociated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - The first person reportedly cured of HIV said Wednesday he is hopeful that medical advances will allow others suffering from the virus that causes AIDS to be cured, too.
Timothy Ray Brown of San Francisco is known as "The Berlin Patient" because of
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) - A California man accused of kidnapping his two children and taking them on a stolen yacht for three days said Tuesday that he knew he had "gone crazy" but never endangered them.
During a jailhouse interview, Christopher Maffei told the San Francisco Chronicle (http://bit
By SCOTT BAUERAssociated Press
ASHWAUBENON, Wis. (AP) - Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan said Wednesday that President Barack Obama's defense spending cuts "breed weakness" and that the United States can't afford that posture following the killings of four Americans in
RENO, Nevada (AP) - In a story Sept. 11 about the National Championship Air Races, The Associated Press erroneously reported the day for the events' opening ceremonies. Reno Mayor Bob Cashell and Sparks Mayor Geno Martini plan to help lead an opening ceremony on Thursday. Also, The Associated
By STEVEN DUBOISAssociated Press
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - The City Council approved a plan Wednesday to add fluoride to Portland's water, meaning Oregon's biggest city is no longer the largest holdout in the U.S.
The ordinance calls for city water to be fluoridated by March 2014.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Suspected bank robbers fleeing county sheriff's deputies hurled cash from a speeding SUV on Wednesday, drawing people into the streets until a pickup blocked their path and they had to surrender.
In a bizarre scene followed by TV helicopters, a large crowd pressed in as