By ELAINE GANLEYAssociated Press
PARIS (AP) - Rachida Dati built her against-the-odds career by defying convention. So it was in character when - while serving as France's justice minister - she had a daughter and refused to say who the father was.
Now, what was once thought to be an
By CARLEY PETESCHAssociated Press
ROODEPOORT, South Africa (AP) - Julius Mthembu's mud-spattered face lit up as he held a tin pan and pointed to the glimmering flecks of hope lying among sand and water: gold. The find meant the 48-year-old would eat that week.
"It's difficult. I don
DENVER (AP) - Hit the slopes - and then a bong? Marijuana legalization votes this week in Colorado and Washington state don't just set up an epic state-federal showdown on drug law for residents. The measures also open the door for marijuana tourism. Both
By JOHN KEKISAssociated Press
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - Federal authorities have dropped their investigation into one of the sexual abuse claims that cost a Syracuse University assistant basketball coach his job, threw a top-ranked team into turmoil and threatened the career of Hall of Fame coach
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Toy construction trucks have been pouring into the funeral home handling arrangements for a 2-year-old boy who was fatally mauled when he fell into a wild dog exhibit at the Pittsburgh zoo.
The parents of Maddox Derkosh requested the toys instead of flowers because their son liked
DENVER (AP) - The U.S. Postal Service is defending a mail carrier who walked past a Denver man who collapsed and died near his front door.
Dale Porch was dropped off at home last week after working the night shift for the Regional Transportation District but never made it inside. Family members say
CHUBBUCK, Idaho (AP) - A fire truck responding to a house fire rolled on an Interstate 84 onramp in Chubbuck when the water in the tanks shifted. The Idaho State Police says the rollover crash happened shortly before 11 p.m. Thursday as members of the Chubbuck Fire Department were
NBCNEWS.COM - Chrysler Group LLC is recalling almost 745,000 Jeep sport utility vehicles in the United States to fix a part that could cause the airbags to inadvertently deploy.
Chrysler, controlled by Italy's Fiat SpA, is recalling 744,822 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Liberty SUVs from
WASHINGTON (AP) - D.C. police say at least one shot was fired during a car chase near the White House that followed a robbery.
The robbery occurred just after 6 a.m. on Friday when several suspects robbed a group of five men and then drove off.
Commander George Kucik says two of the victims got in