When you are looking for a job, you would expect your prospective employer to do a background check, but how prepared are you for a social media background check? The parties, that..
BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts lawmakers are considering bans on aversive therapy that would end electric shock treatment at the Canton-based Judge Rotenberg Center.  ..
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Alaska authorities say there are no plans to hunt down a grizzly that mauled four teenagers hiking in the wilderness over the weekend. St..
NEW YORK (AP) - A federal review says scientific evidence thus far doesn't support adding cancer to a list of diseases linked to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks in New York City.&nb..
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A federal grand jury in Sacramento has indicted 14 people on charges of arranging sham marriages to immigrants from Russia, Ukraine and Eastern European n..
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.9 struck Tuesday in the Gulf of California, off the coast of the Baja California Peninsula in northwestern Mexico, officials said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Home prices rose for the second straight month in most major U.S. cities and are stabilizing after years of declines. But analysts say the trend in prices hardly ..
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) - A suburban Philadelphia woman who lied about having cancer and solicited donations for her care has been sentenced to prison. A Montgomery ..
OSLO, Norway (AP) - Police in Norway are starting to identify publicly the victims of Friday's deadly bombing and shooting attacks. And the father of one of the first victims to be..
The Norwegian massacre suspect Anders Behring Breivik was \"a little bit surprised\" that he was able to pull off a bombing and shooting rampage in which he is accused of killing 76 people in total, his lawyer said Tuesday. GRIEF OVERWHELMS NORWAY | LATEST DEVELOPMENTS |
GLENDALE, Calif. (AP) - Police say a Southern California man stuck a butter knife into his belly in a failed bid at self-surgery to remove a painful hernia. Glend..
LONDON (AP) - With most of the venues already completed, tickets nearly sold out and a massive security operation in the works, London is preparing to mark the one-year countdown t..
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. special coordinator for the Middle East peace process says a "profound and persistent deadlock" between Israelis and Palestinians is slowing efforts ..
Twenty people were killed Tuesday when a Moroccan C-130 military plane crashed in the southern part of the country, state-run Agence Maghreb Arabe Presse reported.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A mystery man believed to be his 70s has been locked up in a Utah jail for more than three weeks and has baffled investigators because he refuses to reveal hi..
AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) - The U.S. Air Force Academy says about 240 cadets have been sickened by the stomach flu. The school said Tuesday that some cadets h..
NEW YORK (AP) - McDonald's Corp. is adding apples to all its Happy Meals and launching a nutrition-focused mobile phone app as part of a broader health push. The ..
Gaza\'s ruling Hamas government said Tuesday it executed two Palestinian men for collaborating with Israel.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Just last fall, Americans were feeling better about their personal finances. Now they're starting to worry again about how they'll pay off their debts. A new Asso..
WASHINGTON (AP) - In Traverse City, Mich., work on replacing a 30-year-old air traffic control tower at Cherry Capital Airport has been halted. The job was about 40 percent complet..