By COLLEEN LONG and TOM HAYSAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A heavily tattooed homeless man with a history of violence was arrested Thursday on charges he retaliated against a 73-year-old birdwatcher who took a compromising photo of him by brutally raping her in broad daylight in a normally
By MATTHEW PENNINGTONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Two major Chinese technology companies on Thursday denied allegations that some of their equipment is designed to facilitate spying, but struggled to convince U.S. lawmakers that they are independent from the dictates of Beijing's
By KATHY MATHESONAssociated Press
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Boxing great Muhammad Ali was honored Thursday with the Liberty Medal for his longtime role outside the ring as a fighter for humanitarian causes, civil rights and religious freedom.
Hundreds of people gathered on the lawn of the National
By JIM KUHNHENNAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - With anti-U.S. protests spreading in the Arab world, President Barack Obama says the U.S. would not consider Egypt an ally, "but we don't consider them an enemy."
Obama said in an interview with the Spanish-language network Telemundo that
By DAVID B. CARUSO and JENNIFER PELTZAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - New York City's Board of Health opened up a new, experimental front in the war on obesity Thursday, passing a rule banning sales of big sodas and other sugary drinks at restaurants, concession stands and other eateries.
By JOHN SEEWERAssociated Press
CLEVELAND (AP) - Jurors have ended their first day of deliberations without a verdict in the trial of 16 people accused of hate crimes in hair- and beard-cutting attacks against fellow Amish in Ohio.
The jury began considering charges Thursday morning in U.S.
KHQ.COM - Areas of smoke will continue to be an issue across the East Slopes of the Cascades...for areas in Wenatchee, Moses Lake and Lake Chelan. Also...freezing temps expected once again across the NE Mountains of Washington and into North Idaho. Otherwise, high pressure will continue
AURORA, Colo. (AP) - Family members of some of the people killed in the Colorado theater shootings are still concerned that money collected by a fundraising campaign is not getting to the victims.
Representatives say after three meetings of a financial oversight committee, they believe the money is
LOS ANGELES (AP) - It was a money monsoon when a pair of suspected bank robbers with the cops hot on their trail wove through the streets of South Los Angeles in a stolen SUV, raining money out the windows to the delight of passers-by.
Wednesday's cash shower quickly ended when another vehicle
By ROBERT BURNSAP National Security Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. military strikes on Iran would shake the regime's political control and damage its ability to launch counterstrikes, but the Iranians probably would manage to retaliate, directly and through surrogates, in ways that risked