SULPHUR SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — A capital murder suspect and a convicted drug offender who were the subject of a two-day multiple agency manhunt after escaping a Texas jail are back in the lockup after being cornered in
WASHINGTON (AP) — The government has been using 30-year-old data on aircraft collisions to justify the cost of operating control towers at small airports even though accident rates have improved significantly over that time.
Had the Federal Aviation
DENVER (AP) — One of two members of a white supremacist gang linked to the killing of Colorado’s prisons chief has been arrested just miles from where the state official was shot to death answering the door to
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — New questions are confronting the university that Colorado theater shooting suspect James Holmes attended amid disclosures that a psychiatrist warned campus police a month before the deadly assault that Holmes was dangerous and had
WORTHAM, Texas (AP) — A slain prosecutor and his wife are to be laid to rest in the small Central Texas town where he grew up.
The funeral for Kaufman County District Attorney Mike McLelland and his wife,
ATLANTA (AP) — He sparred with reporters. He defended his record. He brushed off criticism as part of the job.
NCAA President Mark Emmert was downright defiant with anyone who questioned whether he’s leading the organization in the
WASHINGTON (AP) — A group of Republicans and Democrats in the House is finalizing a sweeping immigration bill that offers work permits and the eventual prospect of citizenship to millions of people living illegally in the United States,
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — It seemed a perfect fit when Tim Pernetti was hired as athletic director at Rutgers in April 2009.
A New Jersey native who played tight end for the Scarlet Knights, the 42-year-old Pernetti had
Roger Ebert reviewed thousands of films over the years, influencing moviegoers across the country with his uncomplicated, yet intelligent reviews that were breezy and often quotable. Along with fellow film critic Gene Siskel, Ebert, who died on Thursday
The death of film critic Roger Ebert elicits wide reaction from directors, actors, fellow critics and others:
“I am devastated by the loss of my love, Roger — my husband, my friend, my confidante and oh-so-brilliant partner of
WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea’s latest outburst of nuclear and military threats has given the U.S. a rare opportunity to build bridges with China — a potential silver lining to the simmering crisis that could revitalize the Obama
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It turns out “The Last Show” wasn’t the last, after all.
Just around the corner from the intersection of Mary Tyler Moore Avenue and Newhart Street at CBS Studio Center, actress Mary Tyler Moore
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Roger Ebert could be tough on filmmakers, but unlike many critics, he earned their respect.
So much so that they claimed him as one of their own when the Directors Guild of America made
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gun enthusiasts fearful of new weapon controls and alarmed by rumors of government hoarding are buying bullets practically by the bushel, making it hard for stores nationwide to keep shelves stocked and even putting
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook Home, the new application that takes over the front screen of a smartphone, is a bit of a corporate home invasion. Facebook is essentially moving into Google’s turf, taking advantage of software the
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy has enjoyed a four-month stretch of robust job gains, and on Friday the government will report whether that trend endured into March.
Economists generally think it did. They predict that employers added
“I don’t want to call them doomsdayers, but people get on these blogs on the Internet and they drive people’s fears. They do not want to wait around and see.” — Hans Farnung, a gun retailer in Rochester,
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An official says a bomb attached to a donkey has exploded, killing a policeman and wounded three civilians.
Local government spokesman Sarhadi Zwak says the donkey blew up in front a police security post
NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors have turned down an inmate’s bid to be cleared in the 1998 killing of a retired police officer, an exoneration effort championed by actor Martin Sheen.
After an 18-month review of information including
JERUSALEM (AP) — A newspaper op-ed piece by an Israeli writer has revived an emotional debate surrounding Israel’s 45-year rule over the West Bank and east Jerusalem: Do Palestinians who throw rocks at Israelis exercise a “birthright” of
MUMBAI, India (AP) — A residential building being constructed illegally on forest land in a suburb of India’s financial capital collapsed into a mound of steel and concrete, killing at least 47 people and injuring 70 others, authorities
ALMATY, Kazakhstan (AP) — Iran and six world powers failed to reach agreement Saturday on a common approach to reducing fears that Tehran might misuse its nuclear technology to make weapons, with the EU’s foreign policy chief declaring
Many questions have been raised about the community’s safety following several recent prison escapes. Lawmakers grilled the director of state prisons Thursday about what’s being done.