VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Benedict has bestowed his final Sunday blessing of his pontificate from his studio window overlooking St. Peter's Square. A crowd estimated at a 100,000 people appeared to energize Benedict, and he spoke in a clear, strong voice. The pope
By MARK SHERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration and civil rights groups are defending a key section of the landmark voting rights law at the Supreme Court by pointing reformed state, county and local governments to an escape hatch from the law's strictest provision.
By KEN RITTERAssociated Press
LAS VEGAS (AP) - A 26-year-old man was being sought Sunday as the prime suspect in a pre-dawn shooting on the Las Vegas Strip last week which led to a fiery crash that left three people dead and several others injured.
Las Vegas police Capt. Chris Jones said Sunday
By PHILIP ELLIOTTAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House and Republicans kept up the unrelenting mudslinging Sunday over who's to blame for roundly condemned budget cuts set to take effect at week's end, with the administration detailing the potential fallout in each state and
By MATTHEW LEEAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - The U.S. is frantically trying to salvage a Syrian opposition conference that John Kerry plans to attend this week during his first official overseas trip as U.S. secretary of state.
A senior Obama administration official said Sunday that Kerry has sent
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - At least 11 NASCAR fans were injured Saturday when large chunks of debris, including a tire, sailed into the grandstands when a car flew into the fence on a frightening last-lap accident in the second-tier Nationwide Series race at Daytona International Speedway.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) - An Oregon hunter has been found not guilty of manslaughter in the shooting death of a Marine reservist he says he mistook for a bear. The Statesman Journal newspaper reports the Salem jury deliberated for about two hours Friday before acquitting Eugene Collier.
MILLWOOD, Wash. - Spokane Valley Deputies are looking for a woman who robbed a grocery store pharmacy Saturday morning. It happened at the Albertsons on Trent and Argonne just after 9:30am. Deputies say a woman wearing a big coat and a surgical mask walked into the store, told employees at the
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STEVENS COUNTY, Wash. - The Washington State Patrol says a 55-year-old Cheney man died in the two car collision near Clayton Friday afternoon.
Troopers say a caravan was traveling northbound on Highway 395 when the weather conditions caused the van to slide into the northbound lane. As it slid, the