By JESSICA GRESKOAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Letitia Baldrige, the White House social secretary during the Kennedy administration who came to be regarded as an authority on etiquette, has died.
Baldrige, 86, died Monday in Bethesda, Md., friend Mary M. Mitchell confirmed Thursday.
NEW YORK (AP) - Police say the bodies of two missing New York City boys have been found. The discovery was confirmed Thursday by NYPD spokesman Paul Browne. Police say the boys were a 2-year-old and a 4-year-old. They disappeared Monday night when waves of water
By ALAN SCHER ZAGIERAssociated Press
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - Jewish students in the University of California system labeled terrorists for their support of Israel. Black high school students pelted by bananas on a Tennessee campus tour. A hostile student in Maryland challenging his professor to a
By ERIKA NIEDOWSKIAssociated Press
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Rhode Island's economic development agency on Thursday sued former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling and some of its former officials, saying they committed fraud and other acts that misled the state into approving a $75 million loan
By ALICIA A. CALDWELLAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - For the next week the federal government will pay all of the costs to help get public transportation and power restored to parts of New York and New Jersey hit hardest by Superstorm Sandy, the Federal Emergency Management Agency said
By MICHAEL BIESECKERAssociated Press
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The younger brother of a North Carolina terror suspect serving 45 years in prison for plotting to attack a Marine base pleaded guilty Thursday to plotting to behead government witnesses who testified against his sibling.
YAHOO.COM - Saturn's giant moon Titan glows in the dark like an enormous neon sign, a new study shows.
NASA's Cassini spacecraft has spotted a glow emanating from Titan — not just from the top of the moon's atmosphere, but also from deep within its nitrogen-rich haze.
By MICHAEL KUNZELMANAssociated Press
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The architects of a proposed class-action settlement of claims spawned by the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico are confident it won't be derailed by thousands of businesses and individuals opting out of the deal.
Thursday is the
HUFFINGTONPOST.COM - A South River, N.J., man claims TD Bank drained the last of the money donated into an account set up for his terminally ill daughter, then hounded him with creditors looking to collect on overdraft fees.
Andrew Cogswell's saga with TD Bank began in the spring of 2010 when
By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - A flurry of data issued Thursday sketched a brightening view of the U.S. economy in the final days before a presidential election that will pivot on the strength of the recovery.
Cheaper gas, rising home prices and lower