By JOE MANDAKAssociated Press
PITTSBURGH (AP) - An armed suicidal man who held a businessman hostage inside a downtown Pittsburgh office building for more than five hours Friday, posting Facebook updates during the standoff, surrendered to authorities without incident, police said.
By ARON HELLERAssociated Press
JERUSALEM (AP) - A shootout along the Israel-Egypt border on Friday, in which three Islamic militants and an Israeli soldier were killed, highlighted the growing threat posed by al-Qaida-inspired groups that have taken hold in the vast desert of the Sinai
DALLAS, Ga. (AP) - Police plan to search the Georgia home of a couple accused of child cruelty in the case of an emaciated teenage boy found at a Los Angeles bus station.
Authorities say Mitch Comer weighed 87 pounds and told them he had suffered years of abuse after being taken out of school in
By The Associated Press
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today (times in EDT):
1. IPHONE HYSTERIA GOES GLOBAL
Some Apple fans have been camping out for days to get their hands on the iPhone 5.
2. ANTI-ISLAM FILM PROTEST TURNS
By LINDA DEUTSCHAP Special Correspondent
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A former gang member's long-awaited exoneration was delayed Friday only hours before a scheduled hearing because of a judge's illness, leaving him to wait in prison another weekend before he is formally cleared of a murder
MIAMI (AP) - U.S. forecasters say Tropical Storm Nadine is slowly churning away from the Azores out in the Atlantic.
The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said at 8 a.m. EDT Friday that Nadine was centered about 215 miles (350 kms) south of the Azores and moving to the south at 7 mph (11 kph
By WEATHER UNDERGROUNDFor The Associated Press
More showers are expected Friday across the Midwest and Great Lakes as a low pressure system continues spinning just north of the Great Lakes. The system is moving northward through eastern Canada, allowing for cold air to continue pouring into the
By KARIN LAUBAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - Iraq prevented a North Korean plane from entering its airspace on suspicion it was carrying weapons for Syria, prompting praise from the U.S. on Friday but also demands for a ban of Iranian aircraft with similar suspect cargo.
By GREG RISLINGAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A 14-minute film trailer blamed for protest violence in the Middle East will remain on YouTube, after an actress lost her legal challenge to take it down.
Cindy Lee Garcia, who appeared in "Innocence of Muslims," asked a judge to order the
By JAY REEVESAssociated Press
GADSDEN, Ala. (AP) - A defense attorney said Friday a plea deal may be in the works for the stepmother of a 9-year-old Alabama girl who prosecutors say was run to death as punishment for lying.
Richard Rhea indicated during a court hearing that talks between