WASHINGTON (AP) - Construction of new homes edged up slightly in July but applications for building permits tumbled to the lowest point in 14 months, a sign of continued stress in ..
A British kickboxer is on the run from the law in Thailand after he allegedly stabbed a U.S. Marine to death after a bar brawl last week.
NEW YORK - Cash only is the new trend at restaurants and bars working with small profit margins in tight economic times. Restaurant consultant Michael Whiteman said cash only is be..
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) - Domestic automakers are gaining ground in a customer satisfaction survey. For the first time ever, Ford's Lincoln-Mercury and General Motors' Buick have tak..
CHICAGO (AP) - Jurors in the corruption trial of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich have asked the judge how they should mark the verdict form if they can't reach a decision on a..
The United Nations is asking countries and donors around the world to send urgent aid to the victims of the flooding in Pakistan, one-fifth of which is now under water.
SEATTLE (AP) - The North American Aerospace Defense Command said military fighter jets were scambled to respond to an airspace violation near Air Force One in Seattle. Spokesman Jo..
PITTSBURGH (AP) - A Pennsylvania school district has agreed to pay $10,000 to the American Civil Liberties Union and a teacher who was suspended after someone posted a Facebook pho..
HANOVER, N.H. (AP) - A man who had a stolen relic that Roman Catholics believe contains a piece of the original crucifix has been arrested in New Hampshire.Police say 34-year-old E..
Aires Airlines Flight 8250 was seconds away from landing at San Andres airport on a small island off the coast of Colombia early Monday. The pilot had turned on the seat belt sign and told passengers to stay in their seats. Passengers could see rain and lightning outside their small cabin windows, but nothing was amiss. Everything seemed calm. Normal. Routine.
BROOKFIELD, Wis. (AP) - A driver who tried to change his sweaty clothes while driving through a Milwaukee suburb has been stopped by police but let off with a warning.Police say th..
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - The deaths of three U.S. service members today brings the toll for August to 15 in Afghanistan. NATO said two of the Americans were killed in a bombing in..
CAIRO (AP) - Russia's temporary ban on grain exports is stirring both political and economic anxiety in Egypt, the world's largest wheat importer where half of the 80 million resid..
WASHINGTON (AP) - General Motors is recalling nearly 250,000 crossover vehicles worldwide to inspect second-row seat belts that could be damaged and not latch.GM says the recall af..
A fourth newborn baby has died after a fire in the intensive care unit of a maternity hospital in Romania, a hospital official said Tuesday.
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) - A South Carolina mother who claimed her children drowned when her car careened into a river was charged with murder Tuesday after authorities said she confe..
McKINNEY, Texas (AP) - A community college about 30 miles north of Dallas has been put on lockdown after reports of gunfire. An e-mail alert, sent shortly after 9:30 a.m. Tuesday t..
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. and congressional officials say the Obama administration is considering easing travel restrictions to Cuba and could announce a decision before the end of ne..
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Pittsburgh police Chief Nate Harper says an officer will likely be moved to desk duty during an internal investigation of charges that he shoplifted more than $30..
MIAMI (AP) - A Florida Marine was killed in Afghanistan. The Department of Defense announced Monday that Staff Sgt. Michael A. Bock, 26, of Leesburg, Fla., died Friday while suppor..