SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - A woman living in a house in the 100 block of N. Tshirley in Spokane Valley received burns to her face and some of her clothing when she went to light up a cigarette on Monday morning.
Spokane Valley Fire crews responded to a reported structure fire at that
By JOHN CHRISTOFFERSENAssociated Press
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - A popular teacher who fatally shot a knife-wielding prowler in a ski mask and then learned it was his 15-year-old son is devastated and filled with questions about what the boy was doing, his attorney said Monday.
By THOMAS PEIPERTAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - A man wounded in the mass shooting at a Colorado movie theater is appearing in a nationwide television spot aimed at drawing attention to gun violence as part of the upcoming presidential debates.
Stephen Barton, 22, of Southbury, Conn., was among
By MARC LEVYAssociated Press
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - A court-imposed Tuesday deadline is looming for a judge to decide whether Pennsylvania's tough new law requiring voters to show photo identification can remain intact, a ruling that could swing election momentum to Republican candidates
MOUNTAIN CITY, Nev. (AP) - A Canadian man whose remains were found 18 months after he and his wife got stranded in their van in Nevada's wilderness had hiked within six miles of town when the battery likely failed on the GPS that steered them the wrong way in the first place, and he veered off
By KEN MILLERAssociated Press
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - It could take months for officials to determine what caused an explosion at an Oklahoma refinery that killed one worker and critically injured another, a spokeswoman with the U.S. Department of Labor said Monday.
The plant, Wynnewood Refining
By JASON DEARENAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - California investigators searched Monday for thieves who made off with an estimated $2 million in precious gems and gold from a mining museum in the Sierra Nevada foothills during a brazen daytime robbery.
But they didn't get away with
By JESSE J. HOLLANDAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Is it a house or a boat? Does a coffee mug float? The Supreme Court struggled with all types of questions Monday as it tried to figure out what kind of floating structures fall under maritime law, a question that could have a profound impact
By BRADLEY KLAPPERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration on Monday rejected a demand from a senior Republican lawmaker that the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations to resign.
Rep. Peter King of New York said last week Susan Rice's explanation of the Sept. 11 attack on
NEW YORK (AP) - American Airlines says a Boston-to-Miami flight had to make an emergency landing at New York's JFK airport over the weekend due to a row of seats that became loose.
Flight 685 landed safety at Kennedy Airport on Saturday.
The Fort Worth, Texas-based airline says in a statement