WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney are preparing for tomorrow's debate in Denver while their running mates hit the road to campaign today. Vice President Joe Biden has two campaign events in North Carolina and Romney's running mate Paul
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Department of Homeland Security says a U.S. Border Patrol agent was killed and another wounded in a shooting near the U.S.-Mexico border in Arizona. The department says the agents were involved in a shooting on duty near Bisbee, Ariz., on Tuesday morning.
By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - A measure of U.S. home prices jumped 4.6 percent in August compared with a year ago, the largest year-over-year increase in more than six years.
CoreLogic, a private real estate data provider, also said Tuesday that prices rose 0.3
By JACQUES BILLEAUDAssociated Press
PHOENIX (AP) - A U.S. Border Patrol agent was killed and another wounded in a shooting early Tuesday in Arizona near the U.S.-Mexico line, according to the Border Patrol.
The agents were shot while patrolling on horseback in Naco, Ariz., at about 1:50 a.m.
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) - Perhaps it was a case of the munchies.
Police in northeastern Pennsylvania say an alleged pot dealer tried to destroy evidence by eating a marijuana plant.
The Times-Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/Sk4LmI ) that 33-year-old Jeremiah Carmody faces several drug-related charges
NEW YORK (AP) - A man whose murder conviction was overturned after he spent 11 years in prison has been awarded $2 million by New York State.
The award settles a wrongful conviction lawsuit filed by Michael Clancy.
Clancy, an elevator repairman, was arrested in March 1997 in the killing of John
ATLANTA (AP) - Atlanta's city council has approved a new ordinance aimed at cracking down on aggressive panhandling.
The council's unanimous vote Monday night comes after Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed vetoed an earlier measure.
CBS Atlanta reports (http://bit.ly/ShOazT) that the ordinance
By TIA GOLDENBERGAssociated Press
JERUSALEM (AP) - Officials say the Israeli prime minister is holding a series of meetings with his coalition partners to determine whether he needs to call early parliamentary elections.
If Benjamin Netanyahu is unable to convince members of his coalition to
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Alabama authorities say three people were killed - including an infant - when an SUV fleeing a robbery slammed into their vehicle in Birmingham.
Birmingham police Sgt. Matthew Nicosia says a man, woman and the child were killed in the Monday night collision.
Police tell AL.
By The Associated Press
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today (times in EDT):
1. SYRIA CIVIL WAR LOOMS OVER GENERAL ASSEMBLY
Over seven days of U.N. speeches, Syria was discussed by countries from Albania to Zambia.