By HILLEL ITALIEAP National Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Exit, Philip Roth? Having conceived everything from turning into a breast to a polio epidemic in his native New Jersey, Roth has apparently given his imagination a rest.
The 79-year-old novelist recently told a French publication, Les inRocks,
By KEN RITTERAssociated Press
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Government leaders in the United States and Mexico are close to signing a pact to add areas south of the border to Colorado River water sharing agreements involving seven Western U.S. states, officials said Friday.
U.S. Bureau of Reclamation
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama will hold a news conference on Wednesday, his first since being re-elected to a second term.
White House press secretary Jay Carney says Obama will take questions from reporters on a variety of topics in the White House East Room. The news conference will
By JESSE J. HOLLANDAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court announced Friday that it will decide whether it's legal for police to collect DNA samples from people under arrest, a case that could have nationwide implications on the question of privacy versus public safety.
By DYLAN LOVANAssociated Press
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Plea agreements say two supervisors at an eastern Kentucky mine where a coal miner was killed last year knowingly violated federal safety laws.
The documents filed this week say Jefferson Davis and Joseph Miniard are planning to plead guilty
By KRISTEN WYATTAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - Should marijuana be treated like alcohol? Or should it remain in the same legal category as heroin and the most dangerous drugs? Votes this week by Colorado and Washington to allow adult marijuana possession have prompted what could be a turning
By MARK SHERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court said Friday it will consider eliminating the government's most potent weapon against racial discrimination at polling places since the 1960s. The court acted three days after a diverse coalition of voters propelled
UPDATE: Obama accepts Petraeus resignation, says the general has 'made our country safer and stronger.
WASHINGTON (AP) - David Petraeus has resigned as director of the CIA after admitting he had an extramarital affair.
According to his letter of resignation, Petraeus asked
By ADAM GOLDMAN and CONNIE CASSAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - David Petraeus, the retired four-star general renowned for taking charge of the military campaigns in Iraq and then Afghanistan, abruptly resigned Friday as director of the CIA, admitting to an extramarital affair.
The affair was