TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) - A New Jersey woman who says her 9-year-old daughter was bullied took matters into her own hands and confronted one of the students she says harassed the girl. Now, the mother is facing assault charges, even though she denied touching or hitting anyone.
Rebecca Sardoni and
By DINESH RAMDEAssociated Press
BROOKFIELD, Wis. (AP) - A medical examiner says the wife of the suspected gunman was among three women killed in a shooting rampage at a suburban Milwaukee spa.
The Waukesha County medical examiner's office said Monday that 42-year-old Zina Haughton, of Brown
By KRISTI EATON and WALTER R. MEARSAssociated Press
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - George McGovern never slowed down, never stopped working - not even after losing the 1972 presidential race in a historic landslide that would have politically felled many others.
Instead, he met defeat with humor,
By DAVID SHARPAssociated Press
SKOWHEGAN, Maine (AP) - The youngest person to be charged with homicide in Maine in at least 30 years - and possibly ever - twiddled her fingers, bit her nails and looked down on Monday during her first court appearance. Afterward, her attorney said the
By AMANDA LEE MYERSAssociated Press
LEBANON, Ohio (AP) - A teenager convicted of selling up to $20,000 worth of high-grade marijuana a month to high school students in southwestern Ohio was sentenced Monday to serve six months to three years in a juvenile prison by a judge who called him "a
By KATHY MATHESONAssociated Press
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The Penn Museum is unwrapping the mystery of mummy conservation, giving the public an unusual close-up of researchers' efforts to preserve relics from ancient Egypt.
Human and animal mummies, as well as an intricately inscribed coffin,
By ULA ILNYTZKYAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - National Geographic Society has chronicled scientific expeditions, explorations, archaeology, wildlife and world cultures for more than 100 years, amassing a collection of 11.5 million photos and original illustrations.
A small selection of that
By BASSEM MROUEAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - Lebanese soldiers in armored vehicles fanned out across the country on Monday to break down civilian roadblocks and chase gunmen off the streets as tempers flared over the killing of a top intelligence official who was a powerful opponent of Syrian
By CHRISTINA REXRODEAP Business Writer
Greg Smith wrote the essay that echoed across Wall Street like a thunderclap.
Smith was a vice president at Goldman Sachs until March. He announced his departure from the investment bank with a blistering essay in The New York Times, accusing Goldman of
By JOE KAYAP Sports Writer
CINCINNATI (AP) - The top two running backs were gone. So were two offensive linemen. Safety Troy Polamalu was sitting on the bench along with all those other injured Steelers.
So, what exactly did Pittsburgh have left? A determined defense. Some reserve running backs