SPOKANE, Wash. – When Santa can't do it all, sometimes parents need a little help.
Parents like Amanda Richey. She and her husband have three young kids, and have relied on Toys for Tots in years past, but this year Amanda became a nursing assistant. With a good job, she
NEW YORK (AP) - The first section of the spire that will crown One World Trade Center has been hoisted atop the building. It was lifted onto the 104-story building on Wednesday. Nine of 18 giant steel pieces of the spire arrived at the site in New York City
By By JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUSAssociated Press
TULSA, Okla. (AP) - A former janitor at a Tulsa megachurch who admitted to sex crimes against three girls told his victims Wednesday that "no one's perfect" in an statement in which he pointed to Scripture just before a judge sentenced him to 55
By By RYAN J. FOLEYAssociated Press
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - The University of Iowa has become the nation's first public university to include optional questions about sexual orientation and gender identity on its application, a move hailed Wednesday by advocates hoping to improve the college
WASHINGTON (AP) - White people will no longer make up a majority of Americans by 2043. The new government projection is a year later than previous estimates, made before the impact of the recent economic downturn was known. The nation continues to grow and become
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A former New York state comptroller has been released from prison after serving 20 months for his leading role in an influence-peddling scandal at the state's massive pension fund.
State corrections officials say Alan Hevesi (HEH'-veh-see) left the prison in upstate New
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Justice Department says Pfizer Inc. will pay $55 million to resolve allegations that its subsidiary Wyeth LLC promoted the drug Protonix for uses that were not approved by the Food and Drug Administration.
In a written statement from its New York office, Pfizer, which acquired
By By The Associated Press
The following recall has been announced:
DETAILS: Baby Jogger City Versa strollers manufactured by Baby Jogger LLC of Richmond, Va.; sold at buybuy Baby and other juvenile product stores nationwide and online at buybuybaby.com, albeebaby.com, diapers.
By By TOM HAYSAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Police revealed Wednesday that they found a getaway car used in an execution-style daylight slaying of a Los Angeles man on a busy Manhattan street - a possible break in a case that has defied easy answers.
No motive or suspects have been
By By HOPE YENAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - White people will no longer make up a majority of Americans by 2043, according to new census projections. That's part of a historic shift that already is reshaping the nation's schools, workforce and electorate, and is redefining long-