By By BRADLEY KLAPPERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton says U.N. recognition of an independent Palestine won't help Palestinians or Israelis reach a lasting two-state peace agreement.
Speaking a day ahead of the expected vote at the United Nations
By By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate on Wednesday gave the green light to the Pentagon's investment in green energy.
By a vote of 62-37 on Wednesday, the Senate backed an amendment that would delete a provision in the defense bill prohibiting the military from
EASTON, Pa. (AP) - A prosecutor says two Pennsylvania brothers who were rushed to a hospital in September inadvertently took liquid LSD from a bottle of breath mint drops they found on the ground near their home.
Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli said Wednesday that investigators
By By MIKE SCHNEIDERAssociated Press
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - George Zimmerman plans to step up fundraising to pay for his expenses while he awaits trial for fatally shooting 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.
The former neighborhood watch leader's attorney said Wednesday that Zimmerman plans to
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