HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Connecticut State Police say an 83-year-old Maryland man fell 35 feet off an elevated highway and died while trying to help a driver whose SUV had rolled over.
Troopers say Richard Herron, of Elkton, Md., jumped over the center median of Interstate 84 in Hartford early Monday
By BEN FELLERAP White House Correspondent
ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (AP) - The White House is congratulating the Venezuelan people for peaceful elections and for high voter participation while noting that the U.S. has differences with re-elected President Hugo Chavez.
White House spokesman Jay
By TIM TALLEYAssociated Press
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - An Illinois man with a long history of mental illness has been charged with plotting to attack dozens of churches after a hotel maintenance worker in Oklahoma spotted the makings of Molotov cocktails in a trash bin and alerted police.
By MARILYNN MARCHIONEAP Chief Medical Writer
BOSTON (AP) - Combined results from two studies of an experimental Alzheimer's drug suggest it might modestly slow mental decline, especially in patients with mild disease.
Taken separately, the studies on the drug - Eli Lilly & Co.'s
By MIKE STOBBEAP Medical Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - As many as 13,000 people received steroid shots suspected in a national meningitis outbreak, health officials said Monday. But it's not clear how many are in danger.
Officials don't how many of the shots may have been contaminated with
By JEFF MARTINAssociated Press
ATLANTA (AP) - Less than a year after Occupy Atlanta members clashed with police in riot gear in a downtown park, they're now protesting alongside officers to help a retired detective avoid losing her home to foreclosure.
Activists joined current and retired
By MARK SHERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Nine years after the Supreme Court said colleges and universities can use race in their quest for diverse student bodies, the justices have put this divisive social issue back on their agenda in the middle of a presidential election campaign.
WESTMINSTER, Colo. (AP) - In a story Oct. 8 about a missing schoolgirl, The Associated Press misidentified the girl's great-grandmother. She is Donna Moss, not Dana Moss.
A corrected version of the story is below:
Police, community search for missing Colorado girl
Police search for 10-year-old
By BOB LEWISAssociated Press
ROCKY MOUNT, Va. (AP) - Virgil Goode knows his obscure presidential run on the Constitution Party ticket vexes his former Republican comrades, a thought that produces a sly smile he can't suppress. He doesn't really try.
To Virginia Republicans, however, the
SEATTLE (AP) - Alaska Airlines says flights are running close to normal after a fiber-optic outage temporarily shut down its ticketing system, causing the airline and its regional carrier to cancel 78 flights, affecting nearly 7,000 customers. More than 130 other flights departed