By FENIT NIRAPPILAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - In most courtrooms, spontaneous applause could get you thrown out.
But in this San Francisco court, it's expected - and strongly encouraged for the defendants.
Bowls of hard candy rest in front of the judge's bench, as a reward for
By JOHN CHRISTOFFERSENAssociated Press
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - The love letters, school papers and dramatic works of college-age Joseph Goebbels reveal a romantic young man beginning to show signs of anti-Semitism and egotistical and controlling behavior, according to a Connecticut auction
By JOHN ROGERSAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - "Carmageddon II" - the sequel - is coming to one of the nation's most crowded freeways, and authorities are hoping its subtitle won't be "The Traffic Strikes Back."
Transportation officials say what they would like to see during the last
By LYNN ELBERAP Television Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The terrorism thriller "Homeland" and "Modern Family" were the top winners at Sunday's Emmy Awards in a ceremony that veered between daring and predictability in honors and Jimmy Kimmel's turn as host.
The four awards for "Modern
WASHINGTON (AP) - Bill Clinton says Hillary Rodham Clinton is qualified to be president, but he says she's tired after serving as secretary of state and he has no idea what she may do.
The former president tells CBS' "Face the Nation" that she wants to take some time off and may write a
By ALI AKBAR DAREINIAssociated Press
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - A senior commander in Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard warned that Iran will target U.S. bases in the region in the event of war with Israel, raising the prospect of a broader conflict that would force other countries to get
By KEVIN BEGOSAssociated Press
PITTSBURGH (AP) - It sounds like a free-market success story: a natural gas boom created by drilling company innovation, delivering a vast new source of cheap energy without the government subsidies that solar and wind power demand.
"The free market has worked its
By JENNIFER AGIESTA and NANCY BENACAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Loretta Mitchell is 100 percent sure she's going to vote in the presidential race come November. She doesn't have a clue who'll get that vote.
That makes her a rare and highly sought after commodity: an undecided
GARDNER, Mass. (AP) - A Massachusetts woman says her cat went to the veterinarian for a flea bath but was mistakenly put to death.
Colleen Conlon of Gardner is grieving the loss of 8-year-old Lady, which she attributes to negligence by the vet, Muhammad Malik. Malik's lawyer says people should
By DAVID RISING and MATT MOORE and RANDY HERSCHAFTAssociated Press
BERLIN (AP) - Germany has launched a war crimes investigation against an 87-year-old Philadelphia man it accuses of serving as an SS guard at the Auschwitz death camp, The Associated Press has learned, following years of failed