By JOCELYN NOVECKAP National Writer
Ah, Thanksgiving. A little turkey, some cranberry mold, maybe apple pie with ice cream, some football on TV. Getting together with the cousins. Catching up beside the fire. Togetherness.
On second thought: Scratch that. What were we thinking? This was an
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Prosecutors will seek the death penalty for a man charged in the fatal shooting of an Austin police officer.
Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg said Tuesday that she would pursue the death penalty against Brandon Montgomery Daniel. Daniel is charged with capital
By JAMES MacPHERSONAssociated Press
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - Twelve-year-old Christian Schuster survived a deadly shooting in North Dakota by feigning death as he lay under his slain brother's body, and an 8-year-old sister was spared because she was down the street sledding on a snowy hill,
BOSTON (AP) - A federal judge in Massachusetts on Tuesday rejected a request for additional hair-removal treatments for a transgender inmate who won a court order for taxpayer-funded sex-change surgery.
Judge Mark Wolf also ruled that the gender-reassignment surgery he ordered for Michelle Kosilek
DECLO, Idaho (AP) - A southern Idaho teacher whose students used a permanent marker on the faces of classmates who fell short of reading goals is the subject of a formal complaint.
Cassia County School District officials said Monday that they filed the complaint against Declo Elementary School
By JOANN LOVIGLIOAssociated Press
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A document signed by President Abraham Lincoln ordering Union blockades of Confederate ports, marking the official start of the Civil War, is for sale.
The Raab Collection in Philadelphia said Tuesday it is selling the document, which it
Photos you see in this story, aside from the suspect, have not been identified. KHQ.COM - The Spokane County Sheriff's Office and Spokane Police Departments Major Crimes Detectives are combining their resources into three cold homicide cases. These homicides occurred in February,
By MICHAEL VIRTANENAssociated Press
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Chevron Corp. asked New York's ethics commission Tuesday to investigate state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, claiming he improperly pushed the energy giant to settle an $18 billion Ecuadorean court claim for environmental damage in the
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - A U.N. spokesman says United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon "strongly cautions against Israel launching a ground operation, which would clearly result in further tragedy." U.N. spokesman Martin Nesirky relayed the comment to reporters in New York by
By PETER JAMES SPIELMANNAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - U.N. ambassadors announced the Security Council will hold an open debate on the Gaza crisis Wednesday afternoon if a cease-fire is not called before then.
The open debate would break a week of silence in the council.
After hours of