By LEANNE ITALIE and MEGHAN BARRAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - The people gathered around the side of a building on Third Avenue looked like refugees huddled around a campfire. But instead of crackling flames, their warmth came from more advanced technology: a power strip that had been
By KRISTI EATONAssociated Press
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - Lawyers for ABC News asked a judge Wednesday to toss out a $1 billion defamation lawsuit filed by a South Dakota-based meat processor over a meat product that critics dub "pink slime," saying the news organization did not knowingly
By PAUL DAVENPORTAssociated Press
PHOENIX (AP) - A Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Phoenix home that had been slated for demolition will apparently survive under a new owner.
The current owners have reached an agreement to sell the early 1950s home to a buyer who wants to preserve and restore it,
**Press release from Spokane Police Dept.**
SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police began receiving reports of LCD TVs being stolen from K-Mart, Wal-Mart and Rite Aid stores within the past few weeks. Details in the reports were fragmented with each report containing a different piece of evidence,
By MICHAEL GRACZYKAssociated Press
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - Donnie Lee Roberts, convicted in his girlfriend's 2003 slaying in Texas, was executed Wednesday for fatally shooting the woman and taking items from her home to sell or trade to support his drug habit.
Roberts, 41, became the 12th
By CHRISTOPHER SULLIVANAssociated Press
Death blew in on the superstorm's wild winds and sea water torrents, claiming 90-year-olds and children with capriciously toppling trees, taking tall-ship adventurers in mountainous Atlantic waves and average folks just trying to deal with a freakish
STAFFORD, Va. (AP) - A man accused of indecent exposure over the summer is wanted on charges of detonating pipe bombs at the homes of two investigators in the case and his ex-girlfriend this week, authorities said Wednesday.
The Stafford County Sheriff's Office said at a news conference that
By MARK SHERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration told the Supreme Court on Wednesday that it does not object to reopening a Christian college's challenge to President Barack Obama's healthcare overhaul.
In court papers, the Justice Department said it does not
By JOSH LEDERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is temporarily waiving some Clean Air Act requirements in 16 states and the District of Columbia to reduce fuel disruptions from Superstorm Sandy.
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson says in a