By MARTHA MENDOZAAssociated Press
Forget videos of cute kittens or good deals on iPads. For the past few months, Google has been quietly turning its search capabilities to something far more challenging: criminals.
Drug cartels, money launderers and human traffickers run their sophisticated
By HENRY C. JACKSON and SOPHIA TAREENAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - When Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. disappeared last month for a mysterious medical leave, it took weeks for anyone in Washington to even notice.
It was a measure of the disconnect between his famous name and his stature on Capitol Hill
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) - Authorities in eastern Idaho say a fire that destroyed 66 homes in Pocatello last month was likely human-caused and accidental.
Bannock County Sheriff Lorin Nielsen released those conclusions Monday as authorities wrapped up their investigation into the Charlotte Fire.
By CHRIS TALBOTTAP Entertainment Writer
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Without Kitty Wells, there might be no Taylor Swift. Or Miranda Lambert. Or Loretta Lynn.
She was THE pioneer, the first female singer with enough spunk and fire to get noticed in the male-dominated world of country music.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - The escape of two chimpanzees from their cage in a rural southern Nevada neighborhood illustrates the need for a state law regulating the keeping of wild and exotic animals as pets, a lawmaker says.
State Sen. Michael Roberson, a Las Vegas Republican, says he'll propose
HONOLULU (AP) - The Air Combat Command says an oxygen deficit involving an F-22 stealth fighter in Hawaii was a mechanical failure and not the malfunctions other pilots experienced last year.
The July 6 incident was the first time a Hawaii F-22 pilot experienced hypoxia, or oxygen deprivation. The
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - A West Texas plastic surgeon paid someone $9,000 - in the form of three silver bars - to kill another doctor who was dating his ex-girlfriend, police alleged Monday.
Dr. Thomas Michael Dixon and David Neal Shepard were arrested by police in Amarillo shortly after midnight,
By JUDY LINAssociated Press
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The nation's largest public pension fund collected a dismal 1 percent annual return on its investments, a figure far short of projections that will likely bring pressure on California's state and local governments to contribute more
By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A treaty governing the high seas is all but dead in the Senate as two Republican senators announced their opposition Monday, giving conservative foes the necessary votes to scuttle the pact.
Sens. Rob Portman of Ohio and Kelly Ayotte of New
By DAVID CRARYAP National Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - The company that persuaded hundreds of thousands of parents to buy Your Baby Can Read products is going out of business, citing the high cost of fighting complaints alleging its ads were false.
Your Baby Can LLC announced the decision on its