COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - President Barack Obama has issued a disaster declaration for Colorado, releasing federal funds to help areas affected by two deadly and destructive wildfires.
Obama's declaration Thursday makes federal funds available for emergency protective measures for areas
By DON MELVIN and TOBY STERLINGAssociated Press
BRUSSELS (AP) - After 18 disappointing summits since the start of the debt crisis, Europe's leaders appeared Friday to have finally come up with quick fixes and long-term plans that show they are serious about restoring
By MEG KINNARDAssociated Press
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley has appeared before a state House panel and attacked the man accusing her of ethics violations as a "racist, sexist bigot."
The House Ethics Committee is investigating a
RIDGEWOOD, N.J. (AP) - The family of Rutgers University student Tyler Clementi said they have come to believe he killed himself in part because his roommate used a webcam to see him kissing another man.
"It was the humiliation that his roommates and his dorm-
GERMANTOWN, Pa. (AP) - Police in eastern Pennsylvania say a collision between a car and a tow truck hauling a box truck has killed five people and injured a sixth.
State police Cpl. Mark Rowlands says the collision happened Thursday afternoon on a rural road in
WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) - A Maui man must undergo anger management for splitting a teen's head open with a mallet during a polo match.
Wesley DeCoite, 58, pleaded no contest to a reduced charge of third-degree assault. He also was sentenced to one-year probation
By BRENT KALLESTADAssociated Press
LIVE OAK, Fla. (AP) - Florida officials said Thursday that Tropical Storm Debby was responsible for seven deaths in the state.
State emergency operations spokeswoman Jessica Sims said that two people died in Pinellas County,
By GOSIA WOZNIACKAAssociated Press
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - Stockton has filed for Chapter 9 protection, making it the largest American city ever to declare bankruptcy.
City Manager Bob Deis said officials sought the status Thursday in federal bankruptcy court in
NEW YORK (AP) - Prosecutors say a woman who held herself out as a prominent Nepalese figure's sister has admitted scamming thousands of dollars from Nepalese immigrants in New York.
The Manhattan district attorney's office says Hit Shrestha pleaded guilty
By BRIAN MAHONEYAP Basketball Writer
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Best in the country and No. 1 and 2 in the NBA draft. The celebration goes on for Kentucky's kids.
The Wildcats became the first school to have the top two picks and tied a record with six players