By KATE BRUMBACKAssociated Press
JACKSON, Ga. (AP) - The Georgia Supreme Court stayed Monday's scheduled execution of a man convicted of killing a fellow prison inmate, saying it would consider a defense challenge to the state's recent adoption of a single-drug injection method.
DALLAS (AP) - Eddie Barker, who aired the first report of President John F. Kennedy's death from an assassin's bullet, died Monday at a Dallas nursing home. He was 84.
The longtime newsman and broadcaster died after a long period of declining health, said his daughter Leslie Barker Garcia.
AURORA, Colo. (AP) - On the morning of the latest mass shooting, in a place that has become synonymous with tragedy, Tom Mauser's phone rang at 5 a.m. When he turned on the news his first thought was "Oh God," followed by an immediate: "Not again." He's seen this too often
MSNBC.COM - The first American woman to go into space, Sally Ride, died Monday after a 17-month battle against pancreatic cancer, her company said.
Ride made history in 1983 as a crew member on the space shuttle Challenger, breaking the gender barrier for U.S. spaceflight.
By ALICIA CHANG and SETH BORENSTEINAP Science Writers
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Space used to be a man's world. Then came Sally Ride, who blazed a cosmic trail into orbit for U.S. women. With a pitch perfect name out of a pop song refrain, she joined the select club of American space heroes the
By LYNN ELBERAP Television Writer
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - Mariah Carey will join "American Idol" as a judge next season, Fox announced Monday, bringing her star power to the show that remains a ratings leader but has seen its viewership and pop culture status diminish.
"I am so excited to
By GILLIAN FLACCUS and KRISTEN WYATTAssociated Press
AURORA, Colo. (AP) - A U.S. Navy veteran who served three tours of duty in the Middle East. A 6-year-old girl excited about learning to swim. A Target employee who shielded his girlfriend and her brother with his own body. They and nine
SANDPOINT, Idaho (AP) - A northern Idaho woman charged as an accessory in the death of a 19-year-old man has pleaded guilty to stealing 33 firearms from a pawn shop in a separate case. The Bonner County Daily Bee reports (http://bit.ly/PAU3ox) 23-year-old Jennifer Thrasher faces a
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Washington tuition rates are rising at such a rapid clip that the cost of attending a top university is projected to surpass $20,000 per year for in-state students before the end of this decade. Those numbers, produced as part of an actuarial analysis for the
MSNBC.COM - U.S. safety regulators have opened defect investigations into Chrysler Group LLC's 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee and 2009-2010 Dodge Ram 1500.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said it is investigating potential power steering hose failures that could lead to under-