By BRIAN SKOLOFFAssociated Press
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Pilot and murder suspect Brian Hedglin knew how to fly planes. He just needed access to one.
Turns out, it was as easy as using a rug to scale a razor wire-topped security fence at a small Utah airport in the middle of night, slipping past
By Associated Press
PHOENIX (AP) - An Arizona sheriff facing a lawsuit by Latinos who claim they were racially profiled by his department is trying to revive the old controversy over President Barack Obama's birth certificate.
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio said at a news conference
By TERRY COLLINSAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Mayor Ed Lee said he wanted to spark a discussion about a spike in violent crime when he mentioned that he was considering a controversial stop-and-frisk policy used by police in New York, Philadelphia and some other big cities.
By DAVID PITTAssociated Press
EVANSDALE, Iowa (AP) - Family members of two young girls who went missing in northeastern Iowa are beginning to wonder whether the cousins were abducted, after days of investigations appeared to produce no significant leads.
Elizabeth Collins, 8, and Lyric Cook-
By DON BABWINAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - Each day at lunch Amy Le faces the same dilemma as she looks for a spot to park her bright green food truck in downtown Chicago. She needs a space close enough to hungry office workers but far enough away from the restaurants she knows will call police
By KIMBERLY DOZIERAP Intelligence Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Two generals turned spy chiefs are expected to sit down for their first official meeting in Washington later this month and try to mend the fractured U.S.-Pakistani relationship.
A long-sought U.S. apology to Pakistan over a deadly border
WASHINGTON (AP) - In a July 18 story about the presidential campaign's fundraising, The Associated Press erroneously reported that President Barack Obama could be the first incumbent president to be outraised by his opponent for the White House. Presidents Jimmy Carter in 1980 and Bill Clinton
By GEORGE JAHNAssociated Press
VIENNA (AP) - In Vienna's legendary coffee-house tradition, a free glass of tap water with your coffee has been a cherished part of everyday life.
Now many Viennese are up in arms over a movement by restaurateurs to start charging for tap.
It amounts to cultural
By STEVE PEOPLESAssociated Press
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) - A defiant Mitt Romney brushed aside more calls for the release of his tax returns on Wednesday and instead accused President Barack Obama of protecting his job at the expense of millions of unemployed Americans.
Intensifying his attacks
By MICHAEL RUBINKAM and RANDY PENNELLAssociated Press
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - As the NCAA considers whether Penn State should face penalties following the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal - including a possible shutdown of its celebrated football program - the university says it will