KELSO, Wash. (AP) - A Cowlitz County sheriff's spokesman says cadaver dogs and searchers have found a skull and clothing that may belong to a Kelso, Wash., man missing since 2010. The Columbian reports that the sheriff's office says the skull found Saturday may be that of
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (AP) - Amateur video shows former astronaut Mark Kelly, the husband of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, yanking away a dog that clamped down on a baby sea lion at a California beach.
Laguna Beach police tell the Los Angeles Times that the attack happened near an exclusive resort
By JESSE J. HOLLANDAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that police cannot bring drug-sniffing police dogs onto a suspect's property to look for evidence without first getting a warrant for a search, a decision which may limit how investigators use dogs'
By MARCY GORDONAP Business Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Americans are less confident in the economy than they were last month as massive government spending cuts have stoked economic uncertainty.
It's just the latest swing in the way Americans feel about the economy. Their views have fluctuated
By MARCIA DUNNAP Aerospace Writer
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - The SpaceX Dragon capsule returned to Earth on Tuesday with a full science load from the International Space Station - and a bunch of well-used children's Legos.
The privately owned cargo ship splashed down in the Pacific right on
By GENE JOHNSONAssociated Press
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - John Connelly leaned forward on his barstool, set his lips against a clear glass pipe and inhaled a white cloud of marijuana vapor.
A handful of people milled around him. Three young women stood behind the bar, ready to assist with the
By P. SOLOMON BANDAAssociated Press
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Nearly a week after the chief of Colorado's prisons was fatally shot at his front door, investigators have matched the gun in his slaying to one used by the prime suspect in a shootout with Texas authorities.
The weapon match
By BRADLEY KLAPPERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - For months now, the United States has been training secular Syrian fighters in Jordan with the goal of bolstering the array of forces battling President Bashar Assad's regime while at the same time strengthening the hand of moderates among
By THOMAS BEAUMONT and CHET BROKAWAssociated Press
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - The anticipated retirement announcement from South Dakota Sen. Tim Johnson gives Republicans one of their best chances of picking up a seat in their quest to regain control, as the veteran moderate Democrat steps aside.
By MARK SHERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court is wading into the fight over same-sex marriage at a time when public opinion is shifting rapidly in favor of permitting gay and lesbian couples to wed, but 40 states don't allow it.
The court's first major examination of