By JERI CLAUSINGAssociated Press
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) - Skydiver Felix Baumgartner's attempt at the highest, fastest free fall in history Tuesday is more than just a stunt.
His planned 23-mile dive from the stratosphere should provide scientists with valuable information for next-generation
By BEN FELLER and STEVE PEOPLESAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Rumbling into its final four weeks, the presidential campaign is playing out on both coasts and multiple fronts, with Republican Mitt Romney seeking stature on foreign affairs and President Barack Obama raising political cash by
By The Associated Press
"The tragedy of this crime is that it's a story of betrayal. The most obvious aspect is your betrayal of 10 children." - Judge John Cleland after a hearing in which three of the men former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky was convicted of molesting
By RICK CALLAHANAssociated Press
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Devastating spring freezes and a historic drought have stripped some charm from rustic fall destinations, leaving some corn too short to create mazes, orchards virtually devoid of apples and fall colors muted.
Extreme weather has forced
By GILLIAN FLACCUSAssociated Press
COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) - Army veteran Don Matyja was getting by alright on the streets of this city tucked in Southern California suburbia until he got ticketed for smoking in the park. Matyja, who has been homeless since he was evicted nearly two years ago,
LUXEMBOURG (AP) - EU finance ministers are in Luxembourg to take stock of the debt crisis before a summit of EU leaders later this month.
The 17 eurozone ministers will look Monday at Greece's budget proposals. They will hear from the troika - the European Commission, the European Central Bank
By KARL RITTER and MALCOLM RITTERAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Two scientists from different generations won the Nobel Prize in medicine Monday for the groundbreaking discovery that cells in the body can be reprogrammed into completely different kinds, work that reflects the mechanism behind
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Mervyn Dymally, the former California assemblyman, senator and lieutenant governor who also served in Congress for more than a decade, has died.
A former press secretary for the Democratic lawmaker said Dymally died Sunday in Los Angeles. He was 86.
Jasmine Cannick said Dymally
By KASIE HUNTAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is proposing the U.S. take a more assertive role in Syria, put conditions on aid to Egypt and tighten sanctions on Iran as he looks to use a planned foreign policy address to paint President Barack Obama
By MARCIA DUNNAP Aerospace Writer
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - A commercial cargo ship rocketed into orbit Sunday in pursuit of the International Space Station, the first of a dozen supply runs under a mega-contract with NASA.
It was the second launch of a Dragon capsule to the orbiting lab by