By JESSICA GRESKOAssociated Press
FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) - A defense attorney for an Army private charged in the biggest leak of classified information in U.S. history is renewing a request to have two of the 22 charges against his client dropped.
The attorney for Pfc. Bradley Manning made his
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first drug shown to reduce the risk of HIV infection, a milestone in the 30-year battle against the virus that causes AIDS. The agency approved Gilead Sciences' pill Truvada as a preventive measure for people
By JENNIFER PELTZAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A former police officer who admitted grabbing a schoolteacher off the street and raping her was sentenced Monday to at least a decade in prison as he fights a far longer sentence from a related conviction.
Monday's sentencing resolved, for now
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Officials at the Mountain Home Air Force Base are preparing for the return of more than 200 airmen from a duty overseas. The members of the 726th Air Control Squadron are expected to return around noon on Monday after serving half a year in Southwest Asia. The
By CAIN BURDEAUAssociated Press
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - More than 3,000 lots flooded by Hurricane Katrina and bought with federal money in an emergency bailout sit idle across this city - a major drain on federal, state and city coffers that lends itself to no easy solution.
An Associated Press
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Stephen R. Covey, author of "The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People," has died in Idaho three months after a serious bicycle accident in Utah. Ryan Cameron of Covey's consulting firm, Franklin Covey, said the author died 2:15 a.m. Monday at a
HUFFINGTONPOST.COM - Authorities say crews have found the body of one of four people missing in a massive landslide in southeastern British Columbia. The B.C. Coroners Service also announced it will take over the recovery operation, as "there was no longer any hope that anyone who had been
By BRIAN SKOLOFF and MICHELLE RINDELSAssociated Press
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Considered a pioneer in the self-help genre aimed at helping readers become more productive in their lives, author Stephen R. Covey had an enormous impact on both the corporate world and the personal lives of millions.
By JIM SUHR and STEVE KARNOWSKIAssociated Press
WALTONVILLE, Ill. (AP) - The nation's widest drought in decades is spreading, with more than half of the continental United States now in some stage of drought and most of the rest enduring abnormally dry conditions.
Only in the 1930s and the
By FRANK ELTMANAssociated Press
GARDEN CITY, N.Y. (AP) - No criminal charges will be filed in a friendly-fire shootout that left an ATF agent dead after he tried to intervene in a New Year's Eve pharmacy shooting, a prosecutor announced Monday.
Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice