By PETER LEONARDAssociated Press
AKTAU, Kazakhstan (AP) - The trial of an opposition politician accused of whipping up fatal clashes between oil workers and police late last year is offering up a rare window into whether Kazakhstan is shaking off its reputation as an authoritarian backwater and
By JAY LINDSAYAssociated Press
BOSTON (AP) - The U.S. Commerce Department on Thursday declared a national fishery disaster in New England, opening the door for tens of millions of dollars in relief funds for struggling fishermen and their ports.
Acting Commerce Secretary Rebecca Blank said the
By MICHELLE RINDELSAssociated Press
LAS VEGAS (AP) - A Las Vegas man faces four counts of driving under the influence resulting in death after his car rolled over Thursday and plowed into a Las Vegas bus stop, killing four pedestrians and injuring several other people.
The Thursday morning
By SOPHIA TAREENAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - Educators in Los Angeles just signed a new deal with the city's school district. So, too, did teachers in Boston. Both require performance evaluations based in part on how well students succeed, a system that's making its debut in
PRIEST RIVER, Idaho - A woman was killed Wednesday when she crashed her car in northeast Priest River, Idaho. 58-year-old Laurie Lamphere was driving her car on East Side Road when she unsuccessfully tried to make a turn on the road..
Police tell us that despite wearing her seat belt Lamphere was
By BRADLEY KLAPPERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is sharpening her criticism of an anti-Islam video that provoked protests in the Arab world.
Clinton says the film is "disgusting and reprehensible." She calls it a cynical attempt to offend people
NEW YORK (AP) - The planned guilty plea to conspiracy charges by a former controller for imprisoned financier Bernard Madoff has been postponed after he was admitted to a hospital for kidney treatment.
The lawyer for Irwin Lipkin requested the adjournment of the hearing Thursday in New York until
By JASON KEYSER and SOPHIA TAREENAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - The city's public schools will stay closed for at least one more day, but leaders of the Chicago Teachers Union and the school district kept talking Thursday, with both sides saying they were drawing closer to a deal to end
WASHINGTON (AP) - Clinton: Video that sparked protests is 'disgusting, reprehensible' but no excuse for violence.
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By MATTHEW LEEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The three diplomats injured in the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya are being treated at an American military hospital in Germany and one of the two most seriously wounded is expected to leave the intensive care unit on Thursday.