By By FREDERIC J. FROMMERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The sons of a Cold War scientist who plunged to his death in 1953 several days after unwittingly taking LSD in a CIA mind-control experiment sued the government Wednesday. They claimed the CIA murdered their father, Frank Olson, by
By By ANDREW MIGAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg appealed to congressional leaders Wednesday for quick action on providing tens of billions of dollars in new federal aid to help his city and state and others recover from Superstorm Sandy but was told it
By By JERI CLAUSINGAssociated Press
PORTALES, N.M. (AP) - Farmers in a revered peanut-growing region along the New Mexico-Texas border should be celebrating one of the best harvests in recent memory.
Instead, millions of pounds of their prized sweet Valencia peanuts sit in barns at a peanut butter
NEW YORK (AP) - Amanda Knox's upcoming memoir has a title, a cover design and a new publication date. HarperCollins announced Wednesday that the book is titled "Waiting to be Heard." It will come out April 30, two months later than originally scheduled. The date was changed
By By JULIE PACEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Sen. John Kerry is angling to be the nation's top diplomat by being, well, diplomatic.
The longtime Democratic lawmaker from Massachusetts has largely stayed quiet while President Barack Obama considers him for the next secretary of state.
By By STEVE LeBLANCAssociated Press
BOSTON (AP) - Nearly 200 inmates have been released from prison and their cases put on hold as a result of a Massachusetts state drug testing lab scandal.
Public Safety Secretary Mary Beth Heffernan told lawmakers at a public hearing Wednesday that while
By By BETSY BLANEY and DANNY ROBBINSAssociated Press
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Two Army veterans and their wives on Wednesday sued the railroad company whose train hit a truck carrying veterans and their spouses during a parade in Texas.
Four veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan were killed and 16 more
By By NANCY BENACAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - "Bo-flakes" featuring the first dog and ornaments fashioned from zippers are among the new twists on traditional favorites at the White House this Christmas season.
First lady Michelle Obama unveiled this year's decorations before an
By By TAMARA LUSHAssociated Press
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Abraham Shakespeare could barely read, wrote his name in block letters and had given away most of his $17 million in lottery winnings when he became friends with Dorice "Dee Dee" Moore, a calculating woman who later became his financial
By By The Associated Press
The following recalls have been announced:
DETAILS: Window Fittings: Tilt-turn Stay Arms and Side-hung Sash Hinges distributed by G-U Hardware, Inc. of Newport News, Va. and manufactured by G-U Yapi of Turkey; sold by hardware wholesalers and at