By THOMAS J. SHEERANAssociated Press
CLEVELAND (AP) - Jurors deciding whether a breakaway Amish group committed hate crimes in beard- and hair-cutting attacks on fellow Amish focused on the conspiracy charge Wednesday but ended their fourth day of deliberations without reaching a verdict.
By MATTHEW LEEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. sanctions against the Pakistan-based Haqqani (hah-KAH'-nee) network of militants have come into force following the Obama administration's decision to designate the group a "foreign terrorist organization."
Secretary of State Hillary
By SOPHIA TAREEN and TAMMY WEBBERAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - Mayor Rahm Emanuel secured an extension of Chicago's school day and empowered principals to hire the teachers they want. Teachers were able to soften a new evaluation process and win some job protections.
As students returned
WASHINGTON (AP) - A new Associated Press-GfK poll finds that Americans are feeling markedly better about the country's future and about Barack Obama's job performance. That said, the president's re-election race against Republican Mitt Romney remains a neck-and-neck proposition.
BOSTON (AP) - An Irish tourist accused of wielding a knife during the theft of two cannolis from an Italian bakery in Boston has avoided jail time.
Prosecutors say 25-year-old Robert McTernan admitted Monday in court there were sufficient facts for a jury to find him guilty of larceny for robbing
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