By By JIM KUHNHENNAssociated Press
HATFIELD, Pa. (AP) - President Barack Obama argued Friday that allowing taxes to rise for the middle class would amount to a "lump of coal" for Christmas, while Republican House Speaker John Boehner declared that negotiations to surmount a looming fiscal cliff
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) - Authorities are accusing a man of robbing an Oregon bank less than an hour after he was released from jail in a budget move.
The Register-Guard reports (http://is.gd/D1FAuK ) that Eugene police arrested 33-year-old Christopher Franklin Weaver shortly after a Thursday robbery at
By By TOM LoBIANCOAssociated Press
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - A former chief executive of National Lampoon and two co-conspirators faced possible life sentences Friday after being convicted of swindling investors out of about $200 million.
U.S. District Judge Jane Magnus-Stinson was set to sentence
By By DAVID DISHNEAU and BEN NUCKOLSAssociated Press
FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) - As a military prosecutor held up a knotted bedsheet in court, Pfc. Bradley Manning acknowledged on Friday that he fashioned a noose and contemplated suicide shortly after his arrest on charges of engineering the biggest
By By MAGGIE MICHAEL and LEE KEATHAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Protesters flooded Cairo's Tahrir Square on Friday in the second giant rally this week, angrily vowing to bring down a draft constitution approved by allies of President Mohammed Morsi, as Egypt appeared headed toward a
By By CLARKE CANFIELDAssociated Press
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - For the first time, scientists have figured out how to determine the age of a lobster - by counting its rings, like a tree.
Nobody knows how old lobsters can live to be; some people estimate they live to more than 100.
But knowing -
By By JENNIFER PELTZAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Attorneys for Dominique Strauss-Kahn on Friday denied that the former International Monetary Fund chief has reached a settlement with a New York City hotel maid who accused him of trying to rape her.
William Taylor III and Amit Mehta said in
By By JAY LINDSAY and LYNNE TUOHYAssociated Press
PLAISTOW, N.H. (AP) - A fugitive couple arrested at a Florida theme park waived extradition and will voluntarily return to New Hampshire to face charges in the beating and burning of the woman's 3-year-old son.
A judge in Orlando, Fla.,
By By VERENA DOBNIKAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A wealthy Missouri man posing as "Secret Santa" stunned New Yorkers, handing $100 bills to many in Staten Island who had lost everything to Superstorm Sandy.
The Kansas City businessman is giving away $100,000 this holiday season, and spent
KHQ.COM - Today doesn't look to be too bad in terms of the amount of rain falling. Expect one cell of rain to move through NE Washington and N Panhandle of Idaho this morning. A second cell looks to track into the central Panhandle later today and may make its way all the way up to CDA,