By PETE YOSTAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - On the third anniversary of the Fort Hood rampage, 148 victims and family members sued the government Monday for compensation for the attack allegedly carried out by an Army psychiatrist who is awaiting trial.
The shooting at the Army base in Texas
By ALAN FRAM and DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A barrage of negative ads, more than $2 billion in spending and endless campaign stops all come down to this: Americans likely will elect a Congress as divided as the one they've been ranting about for two years.
By JIM KUHNHENN and JULIE PACEAssociated Press
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - For President Barack Obama, it ended where it all began.
Obama closed his 2012 campaign with a nighttime rally Monday in Iowa, where his 2008 caucus victory jumpstarted his road to the White House. In an event steeped in
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - A Nevada state judge says he has authority to order an abortion for a pregnant 32-year-old mentally disabled woman, even against the will of her Catholic adoptive parents.
Washoe County District Court Judge Egan Walker didn't make a decision, but asked the Nevada
By DENNIS WASZAK JR.AP Sports Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - I was the first to cry.
Not my wife. Not our three kids.
I was standing in our pitch-black basement as water streamed through the broken windows like a waterfall. A bathtub drain gurgled, the slimy sewage quickly pooling in an ominous mess.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - A 42-year-old Las Vegas man has been sentenced to eight to 20 years in prison in the drunken-driving death of a 12-year-old trick-or-treater a little more than a year ago.
Justin Caramanica Kikikoi was sentenced Monday following his guilty plea in July to driving under the
By MARILYNN MARCHIONEAP Chief Medical Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Researchers are reporting a key advance in using stem cells to repair hearts damaged by heart attacks. In a study, stem cells donated by strangers proved as safe and effective as patients' own cells for helping restore heart
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) - Traffic is flowing again after the all-day shutdown of a major interstate linking Southern California and Las Vegas, and homes are no longer threatened after a wildfire erupted in a mountain pass.
The 350-acre fire in Cajon Pass was 5 percent surrounded by late Monday
By PAUL FOYAssociated Press
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A federal appeals court ruled Monday that a polygamist sect on the Utah-Arizona border waited too long to challenge a court-ordered takeover, clearing the way for state authorities to break up a church trust and sell assets including homes,
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - A large, double-walled tank of waste at the nation's most contaminated nuclear site is leaking into its outer shell, raising new concerns about the long-term storage of the radioactive brew and for the effects on the environment if the waste escapes.