By JOCELYN NOVECKAP National Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Seventh-grader Samantha Bertolino was especially proud of her Halloween costume this year. She was going to be a vampire, and she really had it together this time: The black dress, the spider-web earrings, fake blood, white face paint, and
By RYAN NAKASHIMAAP Business Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Naysayers would have you believe Disney's purchase of Lucasfilm can only mean one thing: Bambi and Mickey Mouse are sure to appear in future "Star Wars" movies taking up lightsabers against the dark side of the Force.
Not so, say
By TERESA WASSONAssociated Press
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A federal investigation into how guards at a Tennessee nuclear weapons plant got copies of questions in advance of a written security skills test has called on the Department of Energy to improve its oversight of private contractors.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A federal investigation into how security guards at a Tennessee nuclear weapons plant got advance copies of test questions faults the Department of Energy's oversight of private contractors.
DOE inspector general Gregory H. Friedman said in a report Wednesday the
By CANDICE CHOI and MAE ANDERSONAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Two days after Superstorm Sandy brought business in New York City to a standstill, stores that lost power are again serving customers, albeit by flashlight. Companies with closed offices are setting up shop in coffeehouses. And
SPOKANE, Wash. – Garrett Prettyman says he's been targeted by thieves three times in the last few months alone and a total of four or five times since he moved to Spokane's Shadle neighborhood two years ago.
Fed up, KHQ first met him last week, when he tracked suspects by dropping
By DAN ELLIOTTAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - The Air Force Academy said 27 cadets were injured in a brawl during an unofficial ritual marking the first snowfall of the season.
Six cadets were taken to an off-campus hospital after the Oct. 25 ruckus and have been released, the academy said
By WILL WEISSERTAssociated Press
GEORGETOWN, Texas (AP) - Planned Parenthood will continue to receive funds from a joint Texas and federal program providing health care to low-income women, despite the state's promise to exclude its clinics by Nov. 1 because they are affiliated with
By CONNIE CASS and JENNIFER AGIESTAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Just about everybody agrees Washington is a gridlocked mess. But who's the man to fix it? After two years of brawling and brinkmanship between President Barack Obama and congressional Republicans, more voters trust Mitt
BOSTON (AP) - In a story and in a separate list Oct. 31 about a nationwide fungal meningitis outbreak, The Associated Press, relying on information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, erroneously reported that 29 people have died. The correct death toll is 28.
A corrected version