By By PAUL DAVENPORT and MARK SCOLFOROAssociated Press
PHOENIX (AP) - The second winner of the $587.5 million Powerball jackpot is a 37-year-old electronics industry professional who grew up in a modest home in Pennsylvania and moved to an affluent Phoenix suburb last year before striking it
WASHINGTON (AP) - A Pentagon official says a Navy SEAL was killed during the rescue mission in Afghanistan that freed an American doctor abducted by the Taliban. Killed in the weekend raid was a member of SEAL Team Six, the same unit that killed Osama bin Laden last year. The
By By E.J. TAMARA and NATALIA CANOAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jenni Rivera launched her career hawking cassette recordings of her songs at flea markets, but a powerful voice, soulful singing style and frank discussion of personal troubles powered her to the heights of a male-dominated
By By The Associated Press
The following recall has been announced:
MAGNET DESK TOYS
DETAILS: High-powered magnet desk toys imported by Reiss Innovations LLC of Manchester, Conn., and manufactured by Global Goler Co. Limited of Guangdong, China; sold exclusively at Amazon.com and Dynocube.
By By MICHAEL TARMAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - The nephew of former Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley pleaded not guilty Monday to involuntary manslaughter in the 2004 death of a suburban man whose family suspects a police cover-up in the initial investigation into the fatal fight.
The case hit
By By LINDA DEUTSCHAP Special Correspondent
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A former Los Angeles official who once blamed a spinal tumor for his obsession with child pornography was sentenced to seven years in federal prison Monday to be followed by a lifetime of supervision.
By By JOAN LOWYAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Deaths of bicyclists and occupants of large trucks rose sharply last year even as total traffic fatalities dropped to their lowest level since 1949, federal safety officials said Monday.
Bicyclist deaths jumped 8.7 percent and deaths of
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court says some discrimination complaints from federal workers can go to federal district court, instead of being forced into the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
The justices on Monday ruled unanimously that some appeals from the Merit Systems Protection
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - A top-secret mini-space shuttle has blasted off from Cape Canaveral. The Air Force launched the unmanned spacecraft Tuesday aboard an Atlas V rocket. It's the second flight for this original X-37B spaceplane. It circled the planet
FROM THE CITY OF SPOKANE: City crews are out deicing and sanding, concentrating on hills and intersections on arterials. Night crews stayed late to improve the morning commute today.
Street conditions are slick, and City officials are asking people to slow down and drive for conditions this