By VICKI SMITHAssociated Press
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) - Drive through the coalfields of Central Appalachia, and signs of the siege are everywhere.
Highway billboards announce entry to "Obama's No Job Zone," while decals on pickup truck windows show a spikey-haired boy peeing on the
NEW YORK (AP) - A worker at a 7-Eleven in Brooklyn has lost his job after a group of employees were recorded ripping the clothes off a suspected shoplifter.
The video was recorded by a bystander Wednesday, and then promptly posted online.
It begins with two clerks dragging the man back into the
By TAMARA LUSHAssociated Press
OCALA, Fla. (AP) - Vilinda York lies in her Florida hospital bed, facing a dry-erase board that lists in green marker her name, her four doctors and a smiley face.
Also on the board is this: "Anticipated date of discharge: NOT YET DETERMINED."
PARADISE, Pa. (AP) - Officials say a pavilion being used for shelter during severe weather collapsed at a central Pennsylvania park, and 10 to 12 people suffered minor injuries, including several children.
Authorities say several dozen people attending a baseball game Friday night sought shelter
By MAE ANDERSONAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Nike forgave Tiger Woods after he apologized for cheating on his wife. It welcomed back Michael Vick once he served time for illegal dog-fighting. But the company dropped Lance Armstrong faster than the cyclist could do a lap around the block.
By JULIE JACOBSONAssociated Press
WILLOW BEACH, Ariz. (AP) - The bus was on a routine tour of the Grand Canyon, taking tourists from the lights and glamour of Las Vegas to the beauty of the natural wonder. On such trips, passengers get a glimpse of the Hoover Dam and the northern Arizona
By JIM KUHNHENNAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Eager to take note of signs of recovery, President Obama is drawing attention to improvements in the housing industry while keeping up pressure on Republicans to back policies the White House says would help struggling homeowners refinance their
By NIGEL DUARAAssociated Press
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - A website with files showing the Boy Scouts of America's cover-up of decades of sexual abuse is generating interest from people wanting to know who the alleged abusers are and whether people who molested them as Scouts are in the files.
By DIAA HADIDAssociated Press
JERUSALEM (AP) - Israeli troops on Saturday commandeered a Gaza-bound ship that tried to break through Israel's blockade of the Hamas-ruled seaside strip, the military said. European lawmakers and other pro-Palestinian activists aboard did not resist, and the
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVARAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Medicare is coming under scrutiny in the meningitis outbreak that has rekindled doubts about the safety of the nation's drug supply.
The giant health insurance program for seniors long ago flagged compounded drugs produced for the