By MATTHEW BARAKATAssociated Press
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) - The facts laid out by prosecutors are plain: In 2008, a U.S. government employee on assignment in Zimbabwe drove through the capital of Harare in his government-issued Toyota Land Cruiser and struck and killed a 34-year-old Zimbabwe man.
By NOMAAN MERCHANTAssociated Press
MOORE, Okla. (AP) - The parents and guardians stood in the muddy grass outside a suburban Oklahoma City church, listening as someone with a bullhorn called out the names of children who were being dropped off - survivors of a deadly tornado that barreled through
By SUE OGROCKIAssociated Press
MOORE, Okla. (AP) - I left the office in Oklahoma City as soon as I saw the tornado warnings on TV. I had photographed about a dozen twisters in the past decade, and knew that if I didn't get in my car before the funnel cloud hit, it would be too late.
By the time
By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER and ALAN FRAMAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The man who led the Internal Revenue Service when it was giving extra scrutiny to tea party and other conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status told Congress on Tuesday that he knew little about what was happening while he
By MARK SHERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - It was a rare moment in relations between the media and the government: In 2008, FBI Director Robert Mueller called the top editors at The New York Times and The Washington Post to apologize because the bureau had improperly obtained reporters'
By BRIAN SKOLOFFAssociated Press
PHOENIX (AP) - When Jodi Arias addresses the jury in her murder trial one more time, the big question will be whether she pleads for mercy or repeats what she told a TV reporter minutes after her conviction: She would rather be executed than spend the rest of her
By BETH J. HARPAZAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Thomas Sohmers, 17, of Hudson, Mass., has been working at a research lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology since he was 13, developing projects ranging from augmented reality eyewear to laser communications systems. This spring, his mom,
By DAN SEWELLAssociated Press
CINCINNATI (AP) - Tea party activists want to show their unhappiness over extra IRS scrutiny with protest rallies.
Members of the Cincinnati tea party will gather at noon Tuesday at the city's Fountain Square, then march to the nearby federal building to continue
By RODRIQUE NGOWIAssociated Press
QUINCY, Mass. (AP) - Two endangered sea turtles that are shells of their former selves after getting stranded on Cape Cod during a cold spell are getting some help easing back into the wild - from an acupuncturist.
Dexter and Fletcher Moon, juvenile Kemp's
By JOHN CHRISTOFFERSENAssociated Press
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) - Commuters facing long delays after a train collision disrupted their route along Connecticut's shoreline can look forward to easier traveling.
Normal commuter rail service from Connecticut to New York City, along with Amtrak