By GREG RISLINGAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The family of a California soldier killed in Afghanistan sued a military contractor for rehiring an Afghan national as a security guard after he allegedly threatened to attack U.S. troops and eventually killed two service members and wounded four
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Boise authorities have charged a 35-year-old man with driving drunk while he had five children in his car. Cory Ashbaker faces charges of excessive DUI and injury to child following his arrest Saturday night. Boise police say Ashbaker
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - Federal prosecutors are tiring of delays that have kept convicted Spokane police Officer Karl F. Thompson Jr. out of prison. Eight months have passed since a jury convicted Thompson of using excessive force and lying to investigators in the 2006 fatal
By HOLBROOK MOHRAssociated Press
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The State Department should add housekeepers to a list of prohibited jobs for foreign college students who spend their summers in the United States as part of cultural exchange program that has left participants vulnerable to exploitation, an
By NEKESA MUMBI MOODYAP Music Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Spike Lee worked with Michael Jackson and considered him a friend, but the director says even he learned a lot combing through footage of the icon for a planned documentary about the singer's "Bad" album.
Lee calls it a "treasure chest of
By JENNY BARCHFIELDAssociated Press
SANTA RITA DO SAPUCAI, Brazil (AP) - Brazilian inmate Ronaldo da Silva was making an escape of a sort as he hopped on a bicycle and pedaled furiously, clocking up several miles (kilometers) before jumping off.
Silva didn't get very far, in fact not an inch
By CLAUDIA TORRENSAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - She was born in Mexico and lives in the United States, but Laura Rocio Ordonez does not officially exist in any country.
She can't open a bank account or get married. She is invisible for both governments. Ordonez, 40, not only lives
NBCPHILADELPHIA.COM - A wannabe cop was allegedly fleeing police Sunday when he struck a cop car, killing a Millville police officer and injuring his partner.
Millville Police Officer Chris Reeves, 40, died in the wreck at the corner of 3rd and Broad Streets around 2:15 a.m. Sunday.
By LAURAN NEERGAARDAP Medical Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Getting older doesn't just mean a risk for physical ailments like heart disease and bum knees: A new report finds as many as 1 in 5 seniors has a mental health or substance abuse problem.
And as the population rapidly ages over the next
By KELLI KENNEDYAssociated Press
MIAMI (AP) - Firms that are paid tens of millions of dollars to root out Medicare fraud are bidding on contracts to investigate companies they are doing business with - sometimes their own parent companies, according to a government report released Tuesday.