WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A driver in the next lane is moving his lips. Is he on a hands-free cell phone or just talking to himself? If lawmakers follow the advice of a federal ..
SEATTLE (AP) - Doctors were unable to reattach a Washington state security guard's ear after a shoplifter attacked him with a hatchet, his brother said Thursday. ..
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The West is recovering faster than the nation as a whole, but employment across the region remained far below pre-recession levels and the housing market showed fe..
The jury that cleared American student of Amanda Knox of murder did so for lack of evidence proving she was guilty, the judge in the case said in legal paperwork published Thursday.
The company that owns Victoria's Secret vowed a full investigation Thursday after a report said cotton used in some of its products is grown using child labor.
More than one and a half years have passed since a boyish-looking 22-year-old Army private was arrested, suspected to be behind the biggest intelligence leak in U.S. history.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - The names of the two finalists to lead Alaska's largest school district have been announced. The Anchorage School Board on Thursday said ..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The government says it will accept strict new limits on using chimpanzees in medical research, after a prestigious scientific group said that experiments with hum..
A man who killed five people and himself in a gun and grenade attack in Belgium feared going back to prison and losing the life he had built, his lawyer said Thursday.
Authorities raided liquor vendors in eastern India Thursday, after at least 102 people died and more than 170 others were sickened from drinking moonshine, police said.
PHOENIX (AP) - Authorities say one person is dead and another seriously injured after a small plane crashed in the front yard of a northeast Phoenix home. Both pe..
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - A Green Bay woman says she's still upset after a hospital mix-up that resulted in her nursing the wrong newborn this summer. Nurses at St. ..
GENEVA (AP) - The U.N.'s top human rights official urged countries Thursday to abolish legal discrimination against gays, including the death penalty for consensual sex, days after..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Squeezed by rising living costs, a record number of Americans - nearly 1 in 2 - have fallen into poverty or are scraping by on earnings that classify them as low ..
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A Chinese drywall manufacture has agreed to pay hundreds of millions of dollars to settle court claims by thousands of Gulf Coast property owners who blame the p..
WASHINGTON (AP) - First Amendment advocates are preparing to hand out $110,000 in scholarships to students who tweet about their right to free expression. The "Fr..
LOS ANGELES (AP) - At birth, Melinda Star Guido was so tiny she could fit into the palm of her doctor's hand. Weighing just 9 1/2 ounces - less than a can of soda - she is among th..
Was the Iraq war worth it? iReporters who served in Iraq weigh in as the U.S. military officially leaves the country on Thursday.
A stand-off between thousands of villagers and authorities in southern China continued Thursday, amid protests over illegal land seizures.
BAGHDAD (AP) - After nearly nine years, 4,500 American dead, 32,000 wounded and more than $800 billion, U.S. officials formally shut down the war in Iraq - a conflict that U.S. Def..