By RYAN J. FOLEYAssociated Press
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - Republican Gov. Terry Branstad has made Iowa one of the most difficult states in the nation for felons to vote, with an executive order he issued last year already having disenfranchised thousands of people, a review by The
By MEG KINNARDAssociated Press
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Six months into the search for her missing grandson, Jocelyn Jennings Nelson hasn't lost hope for the future: She always makes sure to keep his favorite food, avocado, on hand for his eventual return.
By RALPH D. RUSSOAP College Football Writer
Just days before Jerry Sandusky was convicted on multiple counts of child sex abuse, an email was sent to thousands of Penn State alumni with a simple message:
"We are ONE TEAM. Join us."
By GOSIA WOZNIACKAAssociated Press
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - Stockton, the California city with the nation's second-highest foreclosure rate, was negotiating Monday with its creditors in an effort to keep it from becoming the largest U.S. city to file for bankruptcy
By ELLIOT SPAGATAssociated Press
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Raul Villarreal was long a public face of the Border Patrol, frequently appearing on television news as an agency spokesman and acting as a dangerous human smuggler in a public service announcement intended to warn Mexicans about the dangers of
WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress doesn't have any evidence so far of a White House cover-up involving a botched gun-tracking operation, a top Republican said Sunday, countering the House speaker's assertion that President Barack Obama or his aides deliberately misled lawmakers
By LUCAS L. JOHNSON IIAssociated Press
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Spurred by a classroom demonstration involving a sex toy, Tennessee recently enacted a pro-abstinence sex education law that is among the strictest in the nation.
The most debated section of the
By HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTHAssociated Press
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Two little girls in a Kansas City apartment complex had perfectly braided hair, neighbors said Sunday, and were clean, happy and, if anything, "spoiled."
But the girls, ages 2 and 8, had a secret
BRUSSELS, Belgium (AP) - Spokeswoman: NATO governing body to meet Tuesday to discuss Syrian downing of Turkish plane.
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LAS VEGAS (AP) - Las Vegas is about to mark the opening of a $2.4 billion airport terminal that officials are hoping will help lift the southern Nevada economy from the depths of the Great Recession.
McCarran International Airport chief Randall Walker calls