By JOHN RABYAssociated Press
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - The notion of putting beans in chili has been a sensitive topic as long as competitive cook-offs have been around.
So this year the International Chili Society is saying: Let's do both.
For the first time, the ICS will have traditional
UPDATE: Sunday Press Release From The Kootenai County Sheriff's Department:
UPDATE: The suspect in the shooting has been identified as Christian Nicholas Buquet also known as Christian Nicholas Mallon, 19 of Hayden, ID. Buquet, AKA Mallon, has one previous adult
By DEB RIECHMANN
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Afghan Army Sgt. Habibullah Hayar didn't know it, but he had been sleeping with his enemy for weeks.
Twenty days ago, one of his roommates was arrested for allegedly plotting an insider attack against their unit, which is partnered with NATO forces
By The Associated Press
Reaction to the death of former New York Times publisher Arthur Ochs Sulzberger, who died Saturday:
"Punch, the old Marine captain who never backed down from a fight, was an absolutely fierce defender of the freedom of the press. His inspired leadership in landmark
By The Associated Press
Arthur Ochs Sulzberger's three-decade tenure at The New York Times spanned multiple milestones in 20th-century journalism, as the newspaper navigated sensitive reporting of the Vietnam War, won key legal victories for freedom of the press and struggled to turn a
SEATTLE (AP) - The state Board of Education is making another attempt at encouraging Washington schools to replace their Native American mascots. In the past decade, about 10 schools have given up their Indian mascots. But another 50, including tribal schools, are holding fast
By LOU FERRARAAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Neil Young, the Black Keys, Foo Fighters and others wowed thousands who turned out Saturday night for a free concert in Central Park to call attention to poverty worldwide.
Dubbed the Global Citizen Festival, the concert also featured K'naan,
By DIAA HADIDAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The head of a leading Islamic organization Saturday called for a global ban on offending the character of the Prophet Muhammad, saying that it should be equated with hate speech.
Such a ban would demonstrate how an interconnected world
ATLANTA (AP) - The federal government has no standards to protect the integrity of the achievement tests it requires in tens of thousands of public schools, and test security among the states is so inconsistent that Americans can't be sure those all-important test scores are legitimate, The
ATLANTA (AP) - The federal government has no standards to protect the integrity of the achievement tests it requires in tens of thousands of public schools, and test security among the states is so inconsistent that Americans can't be sure those all-important test scores are legitimate.