By GRANT SCHULTE and SEAN MURPHYAssociated Press
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Seven states trying to block part of the federal health care law that requires contraception coverage will continue with their lawsuit despite last month's U.S. Supreme Court ruling that upheld most of the law, according to
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Maine's former Democratic U.S. Rep. Peter Kyros has died at age 86.
Kyros represented Maine's 1st Congressional District from 1967 to 1975, a turbulent period that included the Vietnam War and the Watergate scandal. He initially was supportive of war policies but
By JOHN HEILPRINAssociated Press
CHAMONIX, France (AP) - They set out before dawn, hoping to conquer a mountaineering classic: Mont Blanc, Western Europe's highest peak. But below the prized summit, a climber is believed to have accidentally caused a slab of ice to snap off, triggering an
By MARY PEMBERTONAssociated Press
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Even by Alaska standards, the rock slide in Glacier Bay National Park was a huge event.
It was a monumental geophysical event that was almost overlooked until a pilot happened to fly over where the cliff collapsed and snapped some
By GENE JOHNSONAssociated Press
BURIEN, Wash. (AP) - Before he killed his wife and teen daughter and retreated to a remote bunker in Washington's Cascade Mountains, Peter Keller recorded a video explaining his mindset: He was bored.
"It's getting to the point where just trying to live and
AIRWAY HEIGHTS, Wash. - Three days after law enforcement raided eight Spokane spas and the homes of six spa owners in a coordinated effort dubbed "Operation Redlight", the lead police agency still has their hands full building their case.
On Thursday, Airway Heights Police - who led the nearly 14-
By MARY ESCHAssociated Press
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co. has become the first major insurance company to say it won't cover damage related to a gas drilling process that blasts chemical-laden water deep into the ground.
The Columbus, Ohio-based company's personal
By AMY TAXINAssociated Press
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - A lesbian couple filed a federal lawsuit in California on Thursday seeking to solve their immigration woes and put a stop to the deportation of same-sex spouses.
The suit - which seeks class-action status - was filed on behalf of Philippines
By ANDRES GONZALEZAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Parents urged Congress on Thursday to limit the ability of state school systems to have special education students physically restrained while in class.
The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions convened a hearing Thursday
By JOAN LOWYAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - An industry forecast that nearly half a million new airline pilots will be needed worldwide over the next 20 years as airlines expand their fleets has raised safety concerns that airlines will hire lower caliber pilots as they struggle to fill slots