By MARYCLAIRE DALEAssociated Press
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The state's high court on Wednesday halted Pennsylvania's first scheduled execution in more than a decade, at least temporarily sparing the life of a man who says the two men he killed had molested him.
With hours remaining until
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) - Republican Rob McKenna and Democrat Jay Inslee sparred over taxes, immigration and health insurance Tuesday in the third debate of their tight race for governor. Recent polls show Inslee has opened a slight lead in this Democratic-leaning state.
By TOM HAYSAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - An American success story of an immigrant from Kazakhstan who made millions off his Texas export firm took a Cold War-era turn on Wednesday when U.S. authorities accused him of being a secret agent who's been stealing military technology for the
NBCNEWS.COM - An attorney representing five Simi Valley sex offenders who sued the city over limits to their Halloween activities said the lawsuit will be the first of several she expects to file over such restrictions.
Lawyer Janice Bellucci heads the 18-month-old advocacy group
YAHOO.COM - A new report shows that some 2,400 millionaires received unemployment insurance benefits during the economic downturn, a number that has caught the attention of politicians who funded extensions of benefits for up to 99 weeks as the economy crumbled.
In 2009, 2,362
SHOSHONE, Idaho (AP) - Paper-eating insects are destroying historical documents in southern Idaho's Lincoln County. The county clerk, Suzanne McConnell, told The Times-News (http://bit.ly/Paknbn ) that volunteers discovered the damage while they were working to digitize the
OMAK, Wash. (AP) - Temperatures in the 30s overnight cooled down a wildfire burning near Shelton. Department of Natural Resources spokeswoman Sarah Foster says the fire remains at 150 acres Friday morning and 100 firefighters who worked through the night have it 30 percent
NBCNEWS.COM - A Wisconsin television anchor's bold retort to a viewer who suggested she was too fat to be on TV has spurred a heartwarming response -- and a new discussion about the boundaries of bullying.
Jennifer Livingston, 37, an anchor/reporter at WKBT-TV in La Crosse, Wis., received
By DAVID ESPO and JULIE PACEAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - In a showdown at close quarters, an aggressive Mitt Romney sparred with President Barack Obama in their first campaign debate Wednesday night over taxes, deficits and strong steps needed to create jobs in a sputtering national economy
SPOKANE, Wash – A Spokane woman was shot in the face Monday, allegedly by her boyfriend. While she is expected to survive, it's a story that hits too close to home for Sarah Muter of Euphrates, Washington.
Muter knows the shooting victim, and was shocked to hear she'd been