NEW YORK (AP) - The Wall Street Journal is set to launch a book review in the next few weeks, even as newspapers across the country cut back on book coverage. The new weekly sectio..
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) - A federal appeals court has largely upheld a ruling that Hazleton, Pa., may not enforce its crackdown on illegal immigrants. The decision Thursday by an appea..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - The American Bus Association (ABA) announced today that the Edison Festival of Light held in the Fort Myers River District in February, has been designated as on..
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Authorities say that a wildfire burning in the foothills near Boulder has destroyed at least 169 houses. Sheriff's Cmdr. Rick Brough said Thursday that the la..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The nation's health care tab will go up - not down - as a result of President Barack Obama's sweeping overhaul. That's the conclusion of a government forecast Thu..
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Health giant Johnson & Johnson is donating about $200 million in cash and medicine to a sweeping United Nations program created to improve the health and l..
NEW YORK (AP) - Apple Inc. gave software developers on Thursday the guidelines it uses to determine which programs can be sold in its App Store, yet it reserved for itself broad le..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Washington Humane Society is conducting a "paw poll" to let dogs cast their votes for D.C. mayor. The poll was conducted Thursday morning at a dog park in nor..
BOSTON (AP) - New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has attended a walk-through practice with the team just hours after he was involved in a two-car accident near his home. Th..
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Federal officials say they're stepping up plans to release sea turtles that were stranded and rescued during the Gulf oil spill and study how they've been affect..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - It's fitting that the first award in a field where distance doesn't matter has gone to a teacher who works for a school some 500 miles away. Teresa Dove, o..
China\'s capital will step up surveillance of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, in response to a superbug that first emerged in South Asia and is spreading globally, state media said.
Nearly 200 commercial pilots in China falsified their flying experience, Chinese aviation officials have discovered.
The imam behind plans for an Islamic center near ground zero told \"Larry King Live\" that moving it to another location would embolden Islamic radicals.
Three Pakistani men linked to Faisal Shahzad, the 30-year-old Pakistani-American who has pleaded guilty to the botched Times Square terror attack, were arrested and have confessed before a judge, authorities said Wednesday.
The 33 workers trapped in a Chilean mine got a rare treat Tuesday night: they got to watch their national soccer team compete against Ukraine in the European Cup live via a small projector wired down to their safety chamber on a fiber optic cable.
The mayor of El Naranjo, Mexico, in the central state of San Luis Potosi was gunned down and killed inside his office Wednesday, officials said.
Fidel Castro told a visiting American journalist that the \"Cuban model\" no longer works, an apparent admission of failings in the communist economic model introduced by his revolution more than 50 years ago.
CLEVELAND (AP) - President Barack Obama strongly defended his opposition to extending Bush-era tax breaks for the wealthiest Americans on Wednesday and delivered a searing attack o..
DETROIT (AP) - Detroit Mayor Dave Bing has praised the fire department for responding to what he termed "a natural disaster" after wind-whipped flames destroyed dozens of homes acr..