By JULIE PACEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A senior administration official says President Barack Obama will meet privately with Myanmar democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi at the White House Wednesday.
Suu Kyi is on a 17-day trip to the U.S. The Nobel Peace laureate spent 15 years under
NEW YORK (AP) - Police say Lindsay Lohan has been arrested in New York City on charges that she clipped a pedestrian with her car and did not stop. Police say the 26-year-old actress was arrested at 2:25 a.m. Wednesday as she left a nightclub at the Dream Hotel on 16th Street in
WALLA WALLA, Wash. (AP) - The Walla Walla coroner's office is working to reunite families with more than 300 cremated remains that went unclaimed. Coroner Richard Greenwood says he's already identified 10 of the remains as soldiers, and an honor guard conducted a burial
NBCNEWS.COM/CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — For the last time in history, a space shuttle soared into the skies over Florida on Wednesday. Rather than riding on rockets and heading into orbit, however, Endeavour was mounted atop a jumbo jet and is destined for display at a
WENATCHEE, Wash. (AP) - A firefighter who died after falling ill while helping battle a wildfire north of Wenatchee, Wash., has been identified as a Darby, Mont., man. Crews are struggling to contain dozens of wildfires throughout the state of Washington. Fire
CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is calling the tentative agreement that led to the end of the city's teacher's strike "an honest compromise." Emanuel told a Tuesday evening news conference that union delegate's decision to suspend the seven-day strike after
By NICOLE WINFIELDAssociated Press
ROME (AP) - Is a scrap of papyrus suggesting that Jesus had a wife authentic?
Scholars on Wednesday questioned the much-publicized discovery by a Harvard scholar that a 4th century fragment of papyrus provided the first evidence that some early Christians
By RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTIAssociated Press
HOUSTON (AP) - Waving American flags and space shuttle toys, hundreds of people lined the streets and crowded the airport Wednesday as they watched space shuttle Endeavour touch down in Houston on its way to be permanently displayed in California.
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) - North Korea's rubber-stamp parliament is convening a new session that is drawing attention because it is the second in less than six months.
The 687-member Supreme People's Assembly gathers Tuesday in the North Korean capital.
Under late leader Kim Jong Il,
By MARY CLARE JALONICKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration may consider new standards for the levels of arsenic in rice as consumer groups are calling for federal guidance on how much of the carcinogen can be present in food.
So far, FDA officials say they have