By ULA ILNYTZKYAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - It was an ad campaign conceived as eye candy to bring attention to other advertisements in New York's transit system. But the "Meet Miss Subways" beauty contest posters of pretty young New York women and their aspirations quickly evolved into
By THOMAS J. SHEERANAssociated Press
AKRON, Ohio (AP) - Hoping to land a farm job and move close to his family, Scott Davis met his new boss and walked with him through the autumn-color woodlands of southeast Ohio last year.
Then he heard the click of a gun at the back of his head.
By FIRDIA LISNAWATIAssociated Press
BALI, Indonesia (AP) - A decade after twin bombs killed scores of tourists partying at two nightclubs on Indonesia's resort island of Bali, survivors and victims' families on Friday braved a fresh terrorism threat to remember those lost to the tragedy
By DON MELVIN and JULIA GRONNEVET and KARL RITTERAssociated Press
BRUSSELS (AP) - The European Commission president had no reason to expect anything but another bad day. Then, out of the blue, after three years of back-biting and seemingly daily financial crisis, the European Union won the
By MICHAEL R. BLOODAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - An increasingly bitter California congressional race between two House Democrats turned physical Thursday when one aggressively seized the shoulder of his opponent during a debate, yanked him toward his chest and shouted, "You want to get
By HOWIE RUMBERGAP Sports Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - These Birds don't rattle easily.
A day after a demoralizing defeat, the Baltimore Orioles won a test of wills and Game 4 of the AL division series, bouncing back to outlast the New York Yankees 2-1 in 13 innings Thursday night on J.J. Hardy
SEATTLE (AP) - Washington's candidates for governor took different approaches to funding education without taxes.
Republican Rob McKenna and Democrat Jay Inslee outlined their proposals in a high-profile debate Thursday night. Both oppose tax increases but have different tactics for
MIAMI (AP) - American Airlines says a bird got caught in the engine of a Chicago-to-Miami flight but that the passenger jet landed safely.
Airline spokesman Matt Miller said late Thursday that the American flight "took a bird strike just prior to landing" at Miami International Airport.
He said an
CHICAGO (AP) - In a story Oct. 11 about the Chicago Public Schools chief stepping down, The Associated Press should have attributed statements by Mayor Rahm Emanuel to the Chicago Sun-Times, which first reported the resignation. The newspaper quoted Emanuel saying that Jean-Claude Brizard's
By JANIE McCAULEYAP Baseball Writer
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Once he finally made his way to the victorious visiting clubhouse, Justin Verlander's teammates greeted him with chants of "Cy Young!" and sprayed him in the face with bubbly.
Already among baseball's best starters, Verlander