SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - South Dakota is set to execute its first prisoner on death row in five years and only the second in more than six decades.
Fifty-year-old Eric Robert is to die by lethal injection at 10 p.m. Monday. Groups opposed to the death penalty plan a vigil outside the State
MAILONLINE.COM - A 12-year-old boy has been praised for his bravery after suffering horrendous burns saving his grandmother's life.
Seth Cutright has been left with heavy burns across his face, body and arms after a propane heater exploded in their home in Vernonia, Oregon, on Friday
By DAN SEWELLAssociated Press
CINCINNATI (AP) - O-HI-O. So easy to say, so complicated to win.
Diverse in geography and economy, Ohio is a Midwestern state with sections that act politically more like states in the East and the South. It has voter pools that include gritty, blue-collar
By BEN McCONVILLEAssociated Press
EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) - Scotland moved a step closer Monday to a vote on independence after Scottish and British leaders signed a deal laying the groundwork for a popular referendum that could radically alter the shape of the United Kingdom.
By KEVIN FREKINGAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Some of the nation's leading manufacturing companies announced a new program Monday to help veterans gain the skills necessary to fill some of the estimated 600,000 high-tech, manufacturing jobs that remain open because employers can't
SLATE.COM - With the second presidential debate only one day away, campaign surrogates used the Sunday talk shows to set expectations for the highly anticipated face-off between President Obama and Mitt Romney. Democrats insisted Obama was well aware that he needed to improve following his
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - An Elk Grove resident was expected to survive after he was stabbed during an argument between two groups of football fans near Candlestick Park just as Sunday's 49ers home game was getting under way, police said.
Two suspects were arrested within minutes a short distance
MIAMI (AP) - State experts say a giant eyeball that washed up on a Florida beach last week likely came from a swordfish.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said Monday they based their conclusion on the eyeball's color, size and structure, along with the presence of bone
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - NASCAR and Fox announced an eight-year, $2.4 billion extension Monday that runs through 2022 and keeps the prestigious Daytona 500 and first third of the Sprint Cup Series on the network. The deal begins in 2015. The $300 million average annual fee is a 33
BELLEVUE, Wash. (AP) - The AAA auto club reports the average price of a gallon of gasoline in Washington is $4.10. That's the same as a week ago and 4 cents higher than a month ago. It's 31 cents higher than the national average. Some metro prices from