By BRETT ZONGKERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Jill Biden and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta joined an effort Wednesday to build an education center at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial to tell the stories of generations of veterans killed in combat, including the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
By By CURT ANDERSONAP Legal Affairs Writer
MIAMI (AP) - Convicted terrorism plotter Jose Padilla's resentencing was postponed by a federal judge Wednesday, after his defense attorney argued Padilla is deteriorating psychologically after years of isolation and needs more time for family
HONOLULU (AP) - A State Department special agent charged with murder in the shooting of a man at a fast-food restaurant in Waikiki last year spent the night bar-hopping and drinking before going to the restaurant, prosecutors said.
Suspect Christopher Deedy appeared intoxicated before firing three
By By JAMIE STENGLEAssociated Press
DALLAS (AP) - Motivational speaker Zig Ziglar, who wrote more than 30 books and focused on positivity and leading a balanced life, died Wednesday in Texas. He was 86.
Ziglar, who had been suffering from pneumonia, died at a hospital in the Dallas suburb of
By By M. SPENCER GREEN and JIM COLEAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - Powerball officials say tickets sold in Arizona and Missouri matched all six numbers to win the record the record $579.9 million jackpot. Now the hunt for the winners begins.
Early Thursday morning officials confirmed that two
KHQ.COM - Seattle recently published that their most popular dog name is "Lucy." We wanted to find out what the most popular dog name in Spokane was, so we asked our Facebook friends to post the name of their dog.
Thanks to all of you, so far we have gotten almost 1,200 comments! We have
By By JOAN LOWYAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The government should require fire suppression systems in all cargo containers or compartments of planes to prevent the kind of ferocious in-flight blazes that have killed four cargo pilots over the past six years, federal accident investigators
KHQ.COM - Over two thirds of raw pork products sold in US supermarkets contain a dangerous bacteria that can lead to illness, a study has claimed.
The report found that a large proportion of pork products harbour bacteria - but the prevalence of yersinia enterocolitica is the most striking
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) - A transit bus hit a pedestrian and then slammed into a suburban New York City house, killing a 6-year-old boy who was inside the home. Eleven people on the bus suffered minor injuries. Police say the Nassau Inter County Express bus plowed into the multi-