DETROIT (AP) - Volkswagen is recalling about 2,500 Beetles because the front passenger seat air bag could inflate and injure a small child. The recall includes 2012 and 2013 Beetles with leather sport seats. If the seat gets wet, the module that's supposed to detect a child
MIAMI (AP) - A child has been airlifted to a hospital after being shot on a school bus in South Florida.
Miami-Dade Police are investigating the Tuesday morning shooting in Homestead on a private bus for a Miami-area charter school. It's unclear whether the student was shot by someone on the
CAIRO (AP) - Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi says Israel's "aggression" against Gaza will end Tuesday. Speaking to reporters Tuesday in the Nile Delta city of Zagazig, Morsi did not provide any evidence to support his prediction that an end to Israel's weeklong offensive
HUFFINGTONPOST.COM - An Applebee's receipt posted to Reddit on Monday appears to show a rather rude barb directed toward the waitress -- in place of any tip whatsoever.
User yipskip claims that a friend, a waitress at an Applebee's in Edison, NJ, was slipped this receipt with the words
HOUSTON (AP) - Two former associates of R. Allen Stanford have been convicted of fraud for trying to help the imprisoned Texas financier conceal a $7 billion Ponzi scheme.
Prosecutors in Houston say 70-year-old Gilbert Lopez Jr. and 40-year-old Mark Kuhrt were both convicted Monday of conspiracy to
SEATTLE (AP) - Heavy snow in the Washington Cascades is allowing some ski resorts to open in time for the holiday weekend. Stevens Pass is opening Tuesday. Crystal Mountain and Mount Baker are opening Wednesday.(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This
ARLINGTON, Wash. (AP) - A fire official in Snohomish County, Wash., says two people have been rescued after getting stuck in the rising water of rain-swollen Pilchuck Creek. Battalion Chief Greg Osborne of the North County Regional Fire Authority tells the Daily Herald (http://is.
By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. builders started construction last month on the most homes and apartments since July 2008, more evidence that the housing recovery is gaining momentum.
The Commerce Department said Tuesday that builders broke ground on homes in
By BEN HUBBARDAssociated Press
BASE OF THE 46TH REGIMENT, Syria (AP) - Syrian rebels have taken over a large military base in the country's north, carting off tanks, armored vehicles and truck-loads of munitions their leaders say will give them a boost in their fight to topple President
By DAVID STRINGER and DON MELVIN
BRUSSELS (AP) - Goodbye Britain?
For the European Union, a once-unthinkable question is looking more like a real possibility with each new grinding week of economic crisis. The reason is that bad times are forcing the 17 EU nations that use the euro currency to