By SYLVIA HUIAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - Fourteen-year-old Pakistani activist Malala Yousufzai, who was airlifted to a British hospital for medical care and protection after she was shot in the head by the Taliban, is the latest of many foreign children in need that Britain has welcomed in
AOL.COM - Things got heated on a school bus in Wisconsin when politics entered the fray. An elderly bus driver got into a shouting match with a 7th grader who said he supported Mitt Romney. When the student stated that President Obama supported abortion, the 81-year-old driver told the
By KEN THOMASAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama won't be posing for any photos in the voting booth on Election Day - he's casting his ballot early.
Obama and first lady Michelle Obama said Monday they are both voting early, a nod to the campaign's efforts to
By FREDERIC J. FROMMERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Tobacco companies are urging a federal judge to reject the government's proposed industry-financed corrective statements, calling them "forced public confessions."
The Justice Department countered that the statements need to be strong
By DENISE LAVOIEAssociated Press
BOSTON (AP) - One at a time, the prison inmates sat down at a wooden table, linked by videoconference to a Boston courtroom, where their attorneys and prosecutors explained the role a disgraced chemist played in their criminal cases.
One by one, the judge agreed
By MIKE SCHNEIDERAssociated Press
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Attorneys for former neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman said in a motion Monday that prosecutors are dragging their feet on turning over evidence.
Zimmerman's attorneys said prosecutors aren't turning information over in
By RUSS BYNUMAssociated Press
HINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) - A former Army medic has pleaded guilty to destroying evidence in a double slaying to protect what prosecutors say was a militia group operating within the military at Fort Stewart in southeast Georgia.
Former Pfc. Christopher Jenderseck was
By TAMARA LUSHAssociated Press
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Former pro wrestler Hulk Hogan sued a disc jockey, the DJ's ex-wife and a gossip website Monday after a sex tape involving Hogan and the woman was posted online.
Hogan said in two lawsuits that he had consensual sex with his best friend'
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) - The Yakima County coroner plans to place unclaimed remains in a mass grave. Coroner Jack Hawkins would prefer that relatives claim the cremated remains of 85 people now held in boxes in his office. But some are a century old and most have gone unclaimed for
By MATTHEW PENNINGTON
WASHINGTON (AP) - Asia's top powers have doubled defense spending in the past decade, spurred by the explosion in military expenditure by China, new research shows.
While troop numbers have remained constant, overall annual spending has grown to $224 billion in 2011,