By ANDREW TAYLORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Across-the-board spending cuts all but certain, Republicans and Democrats in the Senate are staging a politically charged showdown designed to avoid public blame for any resulting inconvenience or disruption in government services.
The two parties
By TOM HAYS and LARRY NEUMEISTERAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - In the middle of one of his thousands of Internet conversations about cannibalism, Gilberto Valle paused and claimed he'd never really do it.
"I just like pushing the envelope," he wrote to another man.
The remark demonstrated the
By MICHELLE R. SMITHAssociated Press
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - A recently unsealed whistle-blower lawsuit claims a former civilian Navy employee from Virginia and a now-defunct Navy contractor engaged in a bribery and kickback scheme going back to at least 2004.
The lawsuit, first filed in a federal
WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) - Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf, the no-nonsense Desert Storm commander famously nicknamed "Stormin' Norman," will be buried at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.
A memorial service for Schwarzkopf will be held at the academy's chapel Thursday afternoon and his remains
By KATHY MATHESONAssociated Press
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The remains of a 19th-century Irish immigrant who researchers believe was murdered while building a Pennsylvania railroad will be reburied in his home country this weekend after being identified in part through a missing molar.
By GARANCE BURKEAssociated Press Writer
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Medicare paid billions in taxpayer dollars to nursing homes nationwide that were not meeting basic requirements to look after their residents, government investigators have found.
The report, released Thursday by the Department of Health
By BRETT ZONGKERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Four major universities are joining theater companies in Boston, Baltimore, Washington and Atlanta in a project to commission new plays, music and dance compositions about the Civil War and its lasting legacy.
The National Civil War Project
KHQ.COM - Happy March! And for today at least, it's going to FEEL like March! The ridge of high pressure we've been forecasting the last several days is finally starting to take shape. As that happens warmer air from the south is able to move in. That means we could see our
SPOKANE, Wash. - Traffic is back to normal on Francis after a woman and young girl were hit by a car as they tried to cross the street at Elgin.
It happened just after 6:00pm Wednesday night.
According to police the woman and young girl were struck by a car as they attempted to cross Francis.
***Press release from Spokane County Sheriff's Office*** SPOKANE COUNTY, February 27, 2013 – This afternoon, the Spokane County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to take over operation of the county's detention facilities (Spokane County Jail and Geiger Corrections