By BARBARA RODRIGUEZAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - Deandre Welch understands how a teachers strike might cause him to miss a few high school football practices and even a scheduled game. But the senior wide receiver certainly didn't think the walkout would threaten his plans to pay for
By EILEEN SULLIVAN and STEPHEN BRAUNAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal authorities identified a Southern California man who is on federal probation for financial crimes as the key figure behind an anti-Muslim film that has spawned mob violence against American embassies across the
By GILLIAN FLACCUSAssociated Press
HEMET, Calif. (AP) - The public face for the anti-Muslim film inflaming the Middle East is not the filmmaker, but an insurance agent and Vietnam War veteran whose unabashed and outspoken hatred of radical Muslims has drawn the attention of civil libertarians,
By KASIE HUNTAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney mitigates his lack of formal foreign policy experience with advice from people who do - a small, ideologically varied group of longtime foreign policy hands and a handful of longtime, loyal staffers.
By KASIE HUNTAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - When Republican Mitt Romney needs advice on international affairs, he turns to a small, ideologically varied group of longtime foreign policy hands and a handful of longtime loyal staffers.
And after hearing them out, Romney has typically taken a
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - Officials at North Carolina Central University say they have suspended the drum line of the school's marching band as they look into allegations of hazing.
A school statement said Thursday the accusations involve the drum section, but it did not elaborate.
ELK GROVE, Calif. (AP) - An 11-year-old boy was charged with assault with a deadly weapon and elder abuse after his disabled mother was beaten so severely with an extension cord that she was hospitalized, authorities said.
Prosecutors said the boy appeared to be the primary caregiver of his 51-year
DALLAS (AP) - A Texas man linked to the worldwide hacking group Anonymous has been detained by the FBI over accusations that he threatened a federal agent, his attorney said Thursday.
Barrett Brown, 31, of Dallas was arrested Wednesday night and booked into the Dallas County jail, according to jail
LAPLACE, La. (AP) - Authorities say a Louisiana man who got a loaded AR-15 assault rifle from his pickup truck after being turned down for disaster food stamps has been jailed.
Louisiana State Police say a claims processor in LaPlace told officers a man became irate after being denied aid Tuesday
DENVER (AP) - A federal judge has ruled that the artist Christo cannot begin construction of his Arkansas River project in Colorado until a lawsuit seeking to block it is decided.
The Pueblo Chieftain reports (http://tinyurl.com/8sdw9m9) U.S. District Judge John Kane on Wednesday also granted a