By MICHAEL GORMLEYAssociated Press
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo came as close as he ever has to approving fracking last month, laying out a limited drilling plan for as many as 40 gas wells before changing course to await the findings of a new study after discussions with
How To Make Cake Pops. Bake a red velvet cake. Let it cool, I put mine in the refrigerator overnight. Crumble it up in a bowl and add 1/2 of a can of cream cheese frosting. Ball with your hands. Freeze for an hour or refrigerate for 2. Dip in melted
By The Associated PressAssociated Press
The world's most famous sled dog race, the Iditarod, kicks off Saturday with an 11-mile-long trot through Anchorage, Alaska's largest city. The race consists of a grueling 1,000-mile trek through unpredictable wilderness to the old gold rush town of
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - A smiling, playful 3-month-old polar bear cub has made its public debut at the Buffalo Zoo in western New York.
The fluffy white cub was introduced Friday as the zoo announced the next phase of fundraising for a new $18 million polar bear exhibit. About $4 million is still
By MATTHEW LEE and AYA BATRAWYAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Egypt's bickering government and opposition need to overcome their differences to create "a sense of political and economic viability" if the country is to thrive as a democracy, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Saturday.
By JOSH LEDERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Severe spending cuts now the law of the land, President Barack Obama and congressional Republicans refused Saturday to concede any culpability for failing to stave off what both parties acknowledged was a foolhardy way to slash $85 billion in
By PAUL ELIASAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The two biggest - and bitterest - rivals in the smartphone market will have to endure another bruising trial after a federal judge ruled that jurors miscalculated nearly half the $1 billion in damages it found Samsung Electronics owed Apple Inc.
By MATT GOURASAssociated Press
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - Jurors deliberated for less than three hours before acquitting a former University of Montana quarterback in a rape trial that has played out amid NCAA and federal investigations into how the city and school respond to rape allegations on campus
By STEVE PEOPLES and KEN THOMASAssociated Press
BOSTON (AP) - Mitt Romney is back, if only briefly.
The former Republican presidential candidate is re-emerging after nearly four months in seclusion at his Southern California home.
Former aides describe his burst of activity this month - a national
By TAMARA LUSHAssociated Press
SEFFNER, Fla. (AP) - The effort to find the body of a Florida man who was swallowed by a sinkhole under his Florida home was called off Saturday and crews planned to begin demolishing the four-bedroom house.
The 20-foot-wide opening of the sinkhole is almost