Clinton praises Pussy Riot as 'strong and brave'

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Hillary Clinton is praising Russian punk band Pussy Riot as "strong and brave young women" who "refuse to let their voices be silenced."    The for..
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Feds say man spoke of radio-controlled plane bombs

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Chel Bell

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) - Federal officials say they've arrested a Moroccan national in Connecticut who expressed interest in using radio-controlled airplanes to bomb a school and a..
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US bacon prices rise after virus kills baby pigs

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Chel Bell

MILWAUKEE (AP) - A virus never before seen in the U.S. has killed millions of baby pigs in less than a year, and with little known about how it spreads or how to stop it, it's thre..
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Fort Hood shooting victim's body to return to Fla.

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - The body of one of the three soldiers killed in the rampage at Fort Hood will be returning to the Tampa Bay area.    The remains of Army Sgt. 1st ..
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60 people taken hostage in Ukraine's east

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Chel Bell

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) - Ukrainian officials say an unnamed "radical" group is keeping 60 people hostage inside a government office in the eastern city of Luhansk.    ..
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Jury convicts woman in Texas stiletto shoe killing

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Chel Bell

HOUSTON (AP) - A Houston woman was convicted of murder Tuesday for fatally stabbing her boyfriend with the 5½-inch stiletto heel of her shoe, hitting him at least 25 times i..
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Obama, Senate Democrats take aim at gender pay gap

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Brad Wilson

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama and his Democratic allies in Congress are making a concerted election-year push to draw attention to women's wages, linking Obama executive..
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USAID chief to face questions on 'Cuban Twitter'

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Brad Wilson

WASHINGTON (AP) - The administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development on Tuesday is beginning a series of appearances before lawmakers asking questions about his age..
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Some airlines drop limes from beverage service

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Airline passengers might notice something missing these days from their vodka tonics or their Diet Cokes.    There's no lime.    A rec..
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Study: US travelers to Cuba continues to rise

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - The number of U.S. visitors to Cuba continues to rise, even as the more than five-decade long embargo remains firmly in place, according to study released Monday. ..
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Chili's backs off autism event after backlash

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - Chili's is backing away from plans to donate funds to a group that says autism can be triggered by vaccinations, a position that has been widely discredited by the ..
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Emotional Pistorius testifies in his murder trial

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Brad Wilson

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - An emotional Oscar Pistorius began testifying in his murder trial on Monday, apologizing to the family of Reeva Steenkamp, the girlfriend he killed la..
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Possible signals from lost jet's black boxes heard

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Brad Wilson

PERTH, Australia (AP) - Underwater sounds detected by a ship searching the southern Indian Ocean for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet are consistent with the pings from aircraft b..
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Obama tests work policies on federal contractors

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Brad Wilson

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is using the federal government's vast array of contractors and subcontractors as a labor policy incubator, ready to sidestep Congress to i..
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Face of gay marriage in Utah an unlikely pair

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Brad Wilson

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Derek Kitchen was a teenager still coming to grips with his sexual orientation when yards signs began popping up throughout his suburban Salt Lake City neighb..
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Baby improving after ocean rescue by US Navy

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Brad Wilson

SAN DIEGO (AP) - With their 1-year-old daughter improving after a U.S. Navy ocean rescue, her parents defended their decision to sail with two young children on a trip around the w..
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Election-year GOP split over home-state projects

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Brad Wilson

ATLANTA (AP) - Republicans can't seem to reach an official party line this election year on the old Washington custom of using the federal budget to benefit the folks back home.&nb..
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Pfizer reports promising results for cancer drug

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Haley Hinds

WASHINGTON (AP) - An experimental drug has shown encouraging results in treating advanced breast cancer in an early clinical trial, pharmaceutical giant Pfizer reported Sunday.&nbs..
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Ships race to investigate signals in jet search

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Haley Hinds

PERTH, Australia (AP) - Searchers hunting for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet raced toward a patch of the southern Indian Ocean on Sunday to determine whether a few brief sounds ..
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Explosions, clashes kill 21 soldiers in Iraq

Updated 2 weeks ago   
By: Haley Hinds

BAGHDAD (AP) - An explosion at a booby-trapped house, ensuing clashes with militants and roadside bombings killed 21 soldiers Saturday in Iraq, authorities said.    ..
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