American teen beaten in Mideast back home in Fla.

Updated 7 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - The Palestinian-American teenager who relatives say was beaten by Israeli authorities has returned home to Florida and says he will never think of freedom in the..
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Kenny Chesney performing at Flora-Bama on Aug. 16

Updated 7 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (AP) - It didn't take long for fans to scoop up tickets for a free Kenny Chesney show on the beach at the Flora-Bama Lounge.    Tickets for the ev..
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Violence amid Mideast Cease-Fire

Updated 7 days ago   
By: Victoria Kasselman

JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel's military says three mortar shells were fired from Gaza after a humanitarian cease-fire went into effect. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld had earlier said..
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After 12 hours, an exit from stalled casino boat

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Chel Bell

TYBEE ISLAND, Ga. (AP) - After more than 12 hours, passengers stranded on a casino boat that ran aground off Georgia's coast were ferried to shore Wednesday aboard two Coast Guard ..
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Mother of 2 makes NFL cheerleading squad at age 40

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - It was a lofty goal for a 40-year-old mother of two, but she reached it. Kriste Lewis of Hattiesburg, Mississippi has been selected by the New Orleans Saints as ..
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Texas diver still missing in the Bahamas

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Coast Guard officials say they have found dive gear in the waters off the Bahamas where a Texas diver went missing.    U.S. and Bahamian authorities hav..
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Dems seek political edge in contraception ruling

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Democrats see a political winner in the stinging defeat they suffered when the Supreme Court ruled that businesses with religious objections may deny coverage for..
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Syrian President Bashar Assad has been sworn in for a third

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Victoria Kasselman

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) - Syrian President Bashar Assad has been sworn in for a third term, as the country's civil war continues. Assad took the oath of office from the presidential p..
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Pinned under truck, woman uses keys to free leg

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Chel Bell

WALLA WALLA, Wash. (AP) - Using her keys as a primitive scalpel to cut off her own leg was one of the options Noel Shannon considered the night she lay trapped under her 1996 Toyot..
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Agency toughens protections for pregnant workers

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Pregnant women have new protections against on-the-job discrimination.    The government has updated 30-year-old guidelines, citing "the persistenc..
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US preparing unilateral sanctions on Russia

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States is considering imposing unilateral sanctions on Russia over its threatening moves in Ukraine, a shift in strategy that reflects the Obama admini..
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Israel: Hamas to pay price for its 'no' to truce

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Chel Bell

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - Israel resumed its heavy bombardment of Gaza on Tuesday and warned that Hamas "would pay the price" after the Islamic militant group rejected an Egypti..
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Maggots in food among new prison food complaints

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Maggots in food, staffing shortages and reports of running out of main and side dishes are among new complaints against the vendor that won the contract to fe..
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Coast Guard searches for missing diver in Bahamas

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a man who went missing during a commercial shark diving venture in the Bahamas.    Coast Guard officials in Miami ..
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Rush-hour Moscow subway derails; 20 dead

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Chel Bell

MOSCOW (AP) - Investigators now say it wasn't a power surge that caused this morning's deadly subway train derailment in Moscow.    The derailment, deep below the ci..
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Immigration deportations continue amid protests

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Victoria Kasselman

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Residents of a small town near Tucson are planning a protest on Tuesday against the housing of immigrant children at an academy for troubled youth. Resident Ro..
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Netanyahu says Israel will intensify offensive strike

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Victoria Kasselman

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - A Hamas police spokesman says Israel has struck an apartment building in northern Gaza. The strike was apparently the first since Tuesday's mid-morning..
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Giant African snails seized at Los Angeles airport

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOS ANGELES (AP) - U.S. Customs and Border protection inspectors at Los Angeles International Airport seized 67 live giant African snails that are a popular delicacy across West Af..
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Answers on link between injection wells and quakes

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - States where hydraulic fracturing is taking place have seen a surge in earthquake activity, raising suspicions that the unconventional drilling method coul..
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Ex-President George W. Bush has 2nd knee surgery

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Chel Bell

DALLAS (AP) - Former President George W. Bush has had his left knee partially replaced - seven weeks after having the same procedure on his right knee.    Bush spoke..
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