SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A federal appeals court has barred further enforcement of the U.S. military's ban on openly gay service members. A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Co..
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) - A federal report says hungry insects are a leading threat to the nation's forests, a problem worsened by drought and a milder climate. In a report obtai..
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) - Lawrence R. Newman, who served two terms as president of the National Association of the Deaf, has died in California at age 86. Daughter Laureen Newman-Fe..
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Authorities say a woman accused of giving an elderly Utah man a peach smoothie spiked with antifreeze has been charged with attempted murder. Police in Vernal..
PHOENIX (AP) - Air traffic control recordings reveal the tense early minutes after the roof ripped open on a Southwest Airlines jet flying over western Arizona in April. Flight 812..
WASHINGTON (AP) - When an award-winning journalist recently revealed he's an illegal immigrant, two key players in his tale turned out to be educators. The secret of former Washing..
CAIRO (AP) - Egypt's security chief says hundreds of high-ranking police officers will be sacked for their role in a harsh crackdown on anti-government protests earlier this year. ..
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - A young Massachusetts woman has died after falling from a bus in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Virgin Islands Police spokeswoman Melody Rames says the 21-ye..
LONDON (AP) - Daniel Radcliffe will miss being an action hero. Emma Watson will miss being a role model. Robbie Coltrane will simply miss getting to play a good guy. The cast of th..
MADRID (AP) - Police say a Dutch tourist has been found alive 18 days after she fell in a hole while walking in mountains in southern Spain. A group of mountaineers found 48-year-o..
BERLIN (AP) - The software running Apple's iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch has "critical weaknesses" that could be used by criminals to gain access to confidential data on the de..
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The not guilty verdict that could free Casey Anthony by this weekend stunned spectators, legal pundits and the prosecutors who failed to prove she killed her t..
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - ESPN analyst and former NHL player Matthew Barnaby will have to complete 500 hours of community service to have charges dropped stemming from an argument he ha..
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) - Military officials say a military fighter drone has crashed near Roswell. Roswell fire officials say they were told one person was on board the jet. Holloman A..
NEW YORK (AP) - A federal appeals court has ruled that the United States cannot force partners in its international fight against AIDS to denounce prostitution as a condition for r..
NEW YORK (AP) - Quick on the heels of Google's launch of its latest social-networking venture, Facebook is rolling out video calls. It's powered by Internet phone company Skype. Fa..
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - A physician's group contends the University of Tennessee College of Medicine at Chattanooga is breaking the law by having students "torture and maim" pigs..
The International Olympic Committee chose Pyeongchang, South Korea, Wednesday to host the 2018 Olympic Winter Games.
FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) - The Army psychiatrist charged in the deadly Fort Hood rampage in Texas will be court-martialed and face the death penalty. Fort Hood's commanding general an..
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - A Northern California family has been ordered to pay $750,000 for starting a wildfire that destroyed papers written by Albert Einstein. The San Jose Mercury..