By MATTHEW PENNINGTONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. announced Tuesday visa-free travel for Taiwanese visiting America.
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano described it as a "logical development in close security, economic and people-to-people" ties between the U.S. and
Chula Vista, Arizona - The family of 32-year old Valeria "Monique" Alvarado, also known as Valeria Tachiquin, is infuriated by the loss of their family member due to a shooting by a Border Patrol Agent whose name is being withheld during the incident investigation by Border Patrol Officials,
USATODAY.COM - A white female poodle that was hit by a Toyota sedan on a Massachusetts highway went on a wild 11-mile ride inside the car's grill until a passing motorist pointed out the "passenger" to the unwitting driver, the Taunton Daily Gazette reports.
The East Providence Animal
By JEANNIE NUSSAssociated Press
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The president of an organization leading the fight against cramped cages for pregnant pigs said Tuesday he's seeking a spot on Tyson Food Inc.'s board of directors to put more pressure on the nation's second-largest pork
10:39AM EST October 2. 2012 - THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) -- Smoked salmon tainted with salmonella bacteria has sickened hundreds of people in the Netherlands and the U.S., sparking a major recall, health authorities said Tuesday.
The National Institute for Public Health and the
NBCNEWS.COM - The best that can be said about the 2012 holiday shopping season is that it will be about average, according to the latest forecast from the National Retail Federation (NRF), a retail trade group.
The NRF predicts that holiday sales this year will increase 4.1 percent to $586.
GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) - Jurors who convicted a deer poacher of first-degree murder in the shooting death of a central Pennsylvania game warden must now decide whether to sentence him to execution or life in prison without possibility of parole.
The Adams County panel deliberated for less than an
By LARRY MARGASAKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Despite two explosions and dozens of other security threats, U.S. officials in Washington turned down repeated pleas from American diplomats in Libya to increase security at the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi where the U.S. ambassador was killed,
By MIKE SCHMIDTFor The Associated Press
Since when did the signatures of today's celebrity athletes become worse than your local physician's scrawl on a prescription slip?
Yes, I know, some now put their uniform number under their scribble. Have the constant paparazzi-like, autograph-
By JUSTIN POPEAP Education Writer
Nearly 500 public colleges that account for three-quarters of all four-year college students pledged Tuesday to produce a combined 3.8 million additional graduates by 2025, an ambitious target that would help bring the United States closer to its goal of