By By JACQUES BILLEAUDAssociated Press
PHOENIX (AP) - Immigrant rights advocates filed a lawsuit Thursday that seeks to overturn Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's order denying driver's licenses for young immigrants who have gotten work permits and avoided deportation under a new Obama
By By DAVE COLLINS and JOHN CHRISTOFFERSENAssociated Press
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) - A settlement agreement calls for a woman disfigured in a chimpanzee attack to receive about $4 million from the estate of the animal's now-dead owner, according to documents obtained Thursday by The Associated
By By MICHAEL GRACZYKAssociated Press
HOUSTON (AP) - Former President George H.W. Bush was in a Houston hospital Thursday for continuing treatment of a lingering cough.
Bush, 88, has been in and out of the hospital recently for complications resulting from bronchitis, Methodist Hospital said in
By By SHAYA TAYEFE MOHAJER and ROBERT JABLONAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Negotiators for employers and union workers at the Los Angeles and Long Beach harbors will resume talks following a third day of a strike that has shut down most of the terminals at the nation's busiest port
By By STEVEN K. PAULSONAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - Dylan Redwine went to visit his dad for Thanksgiving - not because he wanted to but because a court ordered it as part of his parents' divorce. Then the 13-year-old boy vanished.
More than a week later, police are searching Colorado
By By WAYNE PARRYAssociated Press
TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) - Superstorm Sandy may have one more nasty surprise still to come: higher taxes.
The math is simple and cruel. The storm left fewer properties standing, often wrecking waterfront communities that paid the highest taxes because of the
By By MICHAEL VIRTANENAssociated Press
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York's top court on Thursday rejected damages claims against state inspectors who continually recertified a tour boat for 48-passenger capacity before it overturned on an Adirondack lake in 2005, drowning 20 people on a fall
By By DEEPTI HAJELAAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A tourist's snapshot of a New York City police officer giving new boots to a barefoot homeless man in Times Square has created an online sensation.
Jennifer Foster, of Florence, Ariz., was visiting New York with her boyfriend on Nov. 14,
By By ANNE D'INNOCENZIOAP Retail Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Black Friday was no match for Superstorm Sandy.
Major retailers from Target to Macy's reported weak November sales as the strong start to the holiday shopping season - including a good showing on the day after Thanksgiving - wasn
NBCNEWS.COM - Anyone thinking Republicans might be ready to accept extending the Bush tax cuts for those making less than $250,000 now, think again.
House Speaker John Boehner (R), the man at the center of negotiations with President Obama, rejected Oklahoma Rep. Tom Cole's suggestion to pass