By HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTHAssociated Press
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - An early spring snowstorm forced the cancellation of more than 100 flights at Denver International Airport and closed several roads Saturday as it moved eastward, dumping more than a foot of snow in some places.
The snow started
By PAMELA ENGELAssociated Press
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Saplings from the chestnut tree that stood as a symbol of hope for Anne Frank as she hid from the Nazis for two years in Amsterdam are being distributed to 11 locations in the United States as part of a project that aims to preserve her legacy and
By BILL DRAPERAssociated Press
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Despite decades of initiatives to stem violent crime, Kansas City residents continue killing each other at a rate five times higher than the national average, prompting officials in this Midwest city best known for barbecue and jazz to turn to
By DAN ELLIOTTAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - Colorado investigators on Saturday said for the first time that a former prison inmate who was killed in a gunfight with Texas authorities is a suspect in the death of Colorado's state prison system chief.
The evidence gathered in Texas after the
By PETE YOSTAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Attorney General Eric Holder says he has averted daily furloughs of 3,570 federal prison staffers around the country, moving $150 million from other Justice Department accounts to stave off a serious threat to the lives and safety of correctional staff
By ALAN FRAMAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - An exhausted Senate gave pre-dawn approval Saturday to a Democratic $3.7 trillion budget for next year that embraces nearly $1 trillion in tax increases over the coming decade but shelters domestic programs targeted for cuts by House Republicans.
By MICHAEL R. BLOODAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - As part of an effort to convince federal regulators that a nuclear reactor is safe to restart, the operator of the shuttered San Onofre nuclear power plant in California has disclosed it might push for a rewrite of the facility's operating
By RUSS BYNUMAssociated Press
BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) - The mother of a baby shot dead in his stroller took one look at a teenage suspect's jailhouse mugshot Saturday and said he was definitely the killer. Yet an aunt of the teen said he was eating breakfast with her when the slaying took place.
By DESMOND BUTLER and DON MELVINAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama used Washington's grandest stage - the State of the Union speech - to announce negotiations with Europe aimed at creating the world's largest free trade agreement. Just weeks later, there are signs
By LARA JAKESAP National Security Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Foes of Syrian President Bashar Assad are distracted by fragmentation within their ranks, foreign meddling and new finger-pointing over chemical weapons as the regime more firmly entrenches itself, giving no sign of stepping down any time