By LINDA DEUTSCHAP Special Correspondent
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A reputed gang member pleaded not guilty Monday to four counts of attempted murder for allegedly opening fire outside a Halloween party on the University of Southern California campus.
Brandon Spencer of Inglewood made a brief court
By JENNIFER PELTZ and MEGHAN BARRAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Government leaders are turning their attention to the next crisis unfolding in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy: finding housing for potentially tens of thousands of people left homeless.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - A bankruptcy court judge will allow Eastman Kodak Co. to end retiree health benefits at the end of the year as part of its restructuring.
In his ruling Monday, U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Allan Gropper called the move fair and reasonable.
The Rochester-based photography
ATLANTA (AP) - Salman Rushdie says he's pleased that readers of his novel, "The Satanic Verses," are beginning to consider it "in the world of books" and not just "the world of scandal and politics."
Rushdie spoke with the Atlanta Press Club on Monday about how young readers have the chance to
By JULIET WILLIAMSAssociated Press
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - An Arizona nonprofit disclosed Monday that two conservative groups were behind its $11 million campaign contribution to a California organization fighting Gov. Jerry Brown's tax initiative, but the revelation shed little light on
By MICHAEL RUBINKAMAssociated Press
ORWIGSBURG, Pa. (AP) - One of the last U.S. apparel manufacturers of its kind is losing its shirt.
FesslerUSA had survived war and depression, free trade and foreign imports, producing millions of knitted garments from its base in eastern Pennsylvania. Five
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