RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A North Carolina state representative says she voted mistakenly to override the governor's veto of a bill to allow the shale gas exploration called "fracking" but was told she couldn't change it because this would have altered the outcome
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is asking the Supreme Court to settle the legal fight over a law that denies federal benefits to married gay couples.
The Justice Department on Tuesday asked the court to hear an appeal in its next term of lower court
By CHRIS KAHN and ERIC TUCKERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - In the aftermath of violent storms that knocked out power to millions from the Midwest to the Mid-Atlantic , sweltering residents and elected officials are demanding to know why it's taking so long to restring
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A man accused in an alleged scheme to buy and train racehorses to benefit the Zetas drug cartel was ordered detained Tuesday in Texas after a judge suggested he might flee to Mexico if released.
Jose Trevino Morales, the brother of two
By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYANAssociated Press
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Parts of a plan for designating thousands of miles of energy corridors in 11 Western states will be revamped under a settlement reached by federal land managers, more than a dozen environmental groups and one
AMARILLO, Texas (AP) - A federal judge in Texas found a JetBlue Airways pilot who left the cockpit during a flight and screamed about religion and terrorists not guilty by reason of insanity Tuesday.
U.S. District Judge Mary Lou Robinson in Amarillo issued the
MSN - If you're going to booze it up in Chicago and then cab it home, keep some extra money to pay your barf bill.
Illinois officials have passed a new law that allows taxi drivers to
charge a $50 cleanup fee to passengers who upchuck in their cars.
The vomit ordinance is just one of many weird
By ANN SANNERAssociated Press
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - An anti-abortion group fell short Tuesday in its attempt to gather enough signatures to ask voters this fall to change the state constitution to declare that life begins when a human egg is fertilized.
By CHRIS KAHNAP Energy Writer
In the aftermath of storms that knocked out power to millions, overheated residents and elected officials are demanding to know why it's taking so long to restring power lines and why they're not more resilient in the first place
By RONALD BLUMAP Sports Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Manchester United plans to go public. In the United States, to boot.
The record 19-time English champions filed a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday to hold an initial