By DAVID CRARYAP National Writer
Millions of Americans with disabilities have gained innumerable rights and opportunities since Congress passed landmark legislation on their behalf in 1990. And yet advocates say barriers and bias still abound when it comes to one basic human right: To be a parent
By FARID HOSSAIN and JULHAS ALAMAssociated Press
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) - Bangladesh held a day of mourning Tuesday for the 112 people killed in a weekend fire at a garment factory, and labor groups planned more protests to demand better worker safety in an industry notorious for operating in
By AMY FORLITIAssociated Press
LITTLE FALLS, Minn. (AP) - A Minnesota homeowner who shot two unarmed teenagers in the midst of an apparent Thanksgiving Day break-in told authorities he feared they had a weapon, but acknowledged firing "more shots than I needed to" and appeared to take pride in
BEIJING (AP) - Pop icon Elton John publicly dedicated his only concert in Beijing to Chinese artist and political critic Ai Weiwei, sending a murmur of shock through an audience accustomed to tight censorship of entertainment.
Minutes into a more than two-hour show Sunday night, John told the
By KEVIN BEGOSAssociated Press
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Add seven swans, six geese and five golden rings to the list of Christmas gifts that cost more than they did a year ago.
And if you get all 364 items repeated throughout "The Twelve Days of Christmas" carol, you'll pay 6.1 percent more this
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) - Elias Harris scored 24 points, Kevin Pangos added 23 and No. 17 Gonzaga beat Davidson 81-67 Sunday night in the Old Spice Classic championship game.
Kelly Olynyk added 14 points for Gonzaga (6-0), which also won the 2008 Old Spice Classic. The Bulldogs are undefeated
SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - One woman was taken to the hospital Sunday afternoon following a head-on crash near the intersection of Sprague and Adams.
Witnesses say the driver of a passenger car was traveling eastbound on Sprague when for unknown reasons she swerved into the westbound lanes and
MIAMI (AP) - Seattle Seahawks linebacker Bobby Wagner stood in the end zone taunting the crowd, while coach Pete Carroll pumped his fist and slapped players on the back in jubilation. Neither saw the flag that had been thrown. The penalty negated a potentially pivotal interception by
By MAE ANDERSONAP Retail Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Americans clicked away on their computers and smartphones for deals on Cyber Monday, which is expected to be the biggest online shopping day in history.
Shoppers are expected to spend $1.5 billion on Cyber Monday, up 20 percent from last year,
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The Florida sheriff's office that investigated Caylee Anthony's death says it overlooked a computer search for suffocation made from the little girl's home on the day she was last seen alive.
Orange County sheriff's Capt. Angelo Nieves said Sunday that the