By By ELLIOT SPAGATAssociated Press
SAN DIEGO (AP) - More than two dozen people were charged in what authorities said Friday was a window into an emerging Mexican drug cartel's efforts to smuggle massive amounts of methamphetamine into California.
The charges were part of a 21-month
WASHINGTON (AP) - A tearful President Barack Obama says the country's leaders must "take meaningful action" regardless of politics in response to the mass shooting at a Connecticut elementary school.
The president teared up, at times using an index finger to wipe at the corner of his eyes
WASHINGTON (AP) - AP source: Suspect in Connecticut school shootings is 24-year-old; younger brother being held.
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By By FREDERIC J. FROMMERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - An appeals court has upheld a lower judge's decision not to release a former high-ranking Taliban government official from Guantanamo Bay.
Friday's decision was the latest blow to efforts to win release for Khairullah Khairkhwa
By By The Associated Press
A gunman at a Connecticut elementary school killed more than two dozen people, including children, on Friday. Here is a look at some other recent school shootings:
- April 2, 2012: A gunman killed seven people in a rampage at a California Christian university. Jongjin
By By ANNE D'NNOCENZIO and MAE ANDERSONAP Retail Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - If shoppers don't show up in stores soon, more "70 percent off" sale signs will.
After a promising start to the holiday shopping season over the four-day Thanksgiving weekend, sales have slowed, according to an
By By KELLI KENNEDYAssociated Press
A highly touted new technology system designed to stop fraudulent Medicare payments before they are paid has saved about $115 million and spurred more than 500 investigations since it was launched in the summer of 2011, according to a report released Friday.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Saying his state still has painful memories from the April 2007 massacre at Virginia Tech, Gov. Bob McDonnell on Friday extended his sympathies to Connecticut as it deals with 20 children and six adults being shot to death at an elementary school.
The death toll is surpassed in
SPOKANE, Wash. - After the tragic Connecticut shooting that left 27 dead at an elementary school, including 20 children, school districts across the Inland Northwest are sharing their safety protocols with parents.
Several districts have emailed parents to review the steps that are taken on a
By By KAREN MATTHEWSAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - New York City Comptroller John Liu moved Friday to reject the city's contract for a new taxi fleet because the so-called "taxi of tomorrow" is not wheelchair-accessible.
"In our view, this contract ignores the civil rights of New Yorkers