By DAN ELLIOTT and NICHOLAS RICCARDIAssociated Press
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) - A bearded and bushy-haired James Holmes sat quietly as a packed courtroom waited Tuesday for a plea that could help shed light on a deadly shooting rampage he is accused of going on in a crowded Colorado movie theater
By MARK THIESSEN and RACHEL D'OROAssociated Press
NOME, Alaska (AP) - A 53-year-old former champion has won the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race to become the oldest winner of Alaska's grueling test of endurance.
Mitch Seavey and 10 dogs crossed the Nome finish line to cheering crowds at 10:39
LAFITTE, La. (AP) - A pipeline fire that was ignited when the pipe was hit by a tug boat pushing an oil barge burned into the early morning hours Wednesday in a bayou south of New Orleans.
There was still liquid petroleum gas in the 19-mile pipeline and authorities were waiting for it to burn out,
By JOSH LEDERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - House Republicans are sending mixed signals in agreeing to meet with President Barack Obama for talks over the budget impasse, while Obama is conceding that a political accommodation may be impossible.
On the one hand, many Republicans who long
By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINSAP Legal Affairs Writer
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Attorneys for two Ohio high school football players charged with raping a 16-year-old girl say the alleged victim and two other witnesses from West Virginia are now expected to testify because a judge reversed his earlier ruling.
MULLAN, Idaho - An on going effort by some people in Mullan to recall Mayor Mike Dunnigan and one of it's city councilmen Dan White came up short Tuesday night. There were 74 votes to recall Dunnigan however there were 193 to keep him in office. As for Dan White there were 78 votes for
By ANN SANNERAssociated Press
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - On the eve of their trial, the attorney for one of two Ohio high school football players charged with raping a girl after an alcohol-fueled party said Tuesday that moving forward with the case is "patently unfair and un-American" because important
CORONADO, Calif. – All three crew members aboard a Navy EA-6B Prowler jet assigned to Electronic Attack Squadron 129 (VAQ-129) at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Wash., were killed when the aircraft crashed Monday morning in an unpopulated area approximately 50 miles
By The Associated Press
The Boy Scouts of America are surveying their members on a potential change in their policy banning gay Scout leaders and members. Here are some of the questions distributed to 1.1 million adult Scouts:
- Tom started in the program as a Tiger Cub, and finished every
ODESSA, Wash – In the first moments after a Navy EA-6B Prowler crashed in rural Lincoln County Monday, Stan Dammel was one of the first people to see the wreckage from the air.
The General Aviation Pilot and manager of the Odessa Regional Airport recalled hearing about the crash on his