NEW YORK (AP) - The NFL and the referees' union have reached a tentative contract agreement, ending an impasse that began in June when the league locked out the officials and used replacements instead.
With Commissioner Roger Goodell at the table, the sides concluded two days of talks at
By NICOLE WINFIELDAssociated Press
VATICAN CITY (AP) - There was a time when a Vatican trial could end with a heretic being burned at the stake. Paolo Gabriele doesn't risk nearly as dire a fate, but he and the Holy See face a very public airing over the gravest security breach in the
By BRADLEY KLAPPERAssociated Press
Syria's conflict is the most violent to emerge from last year's Arab Spring. The protests started peacefully but prompted a brutal crackdown by President Bashar Assad's government. The fighting has escalated into a civil war that has
By BRETT ZONGKERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A little-known official translation of the U.S. national anthem in Spanish is now part of the Smithsonian Institution's collection.
After World War II, musician and composer Clotilde Arias, an immigrant from Peru living in New York City,
By ARON HELLERAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - In his most detailed plea to date for global action against Iran's nuclear program, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday the world has until next summer at the latest to stop Iran before it can build a nuclear bomb.
By KELLI KENNEDYAssociated Press
MIAMI (AP) - Medicare routinely refilled pain pills and other restricted medications that are barred by federal law from renewal without a fresh prescription, government inspectors said in a report Thursday.
The report based on 2009 data found three-quarters of
By BARRY WILNERAP Pro Football Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - So long, replacement refs. The NFL's regular crews will be back on the field starting Thursday night.
After two days of marathon negotiations - and mounting frustration among coaches, players and fans - the NFL and the referees'
BAY CITY, Mich. (AP) - A Michigan mother desperate to find a kidney donor for her 10-year-old daughter is taking to the streets, using signs to ask passing motorists.
Stacey Schwerin says she wasn't looking for cash when she held a sign asking drivers to get tested last week along a street in
PRIEST LAKE, Idaho – Fishermen and their far-fetched fables are about as common as the trout in Priest Lake. Over the years Calvin Nolan and Mark Blackstone have reeled in plenty of both. But their most famous fishing folk-tale isn't about their prize catch, rather what they most recent
By MICHAEL ASTORAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - South Africa's president said Wednesday the mining unrest in his country that captured international attention following the police killing of 34 striking miners will be resolved through negotiation and is not a symptom of the pressing