By KEVIN McGILLAssociated Press
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - When The Times-Picayune decided to print three days a week, a nearby publication saw a chance to expand in the newspaper's backyard and fill a void that for some in the New Orleans area is as much a part of the morning routine as beignets
By NICHOLAS RICCARDI and P. SOLOMON BANDAAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - The suspect in the Aurora movie shooting case mailed "burnt currency," along with a notebook, to his psychiatrist before the attack. He threatened a professor and was banned from a university campus before withdrawing from
By TIM TALLEYAssociated Press
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Christian activists attempted Thursday to deliver a petition to Hobby Lobby criticizing its challenge to a portion of the new federal health care law, but guards at the company's headquarters turned them away.
"I thought they'd let me
By MARILYNN MARCHIONEAP Chief Medical Writer
New research powerfully strengthens the case against soda and other sugary drinks as culprits in the obesity epidemic.
A huge, decades-long study involving more than 33,000 Americans has yielded the first clear proof that drinking sugary beverages
By BRETT ZONGKERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Issued 150 years ago this week, President Abraham Lincoln's initial proclamation that he would free the South's slaves is enjoying a public showcase to match its increased profile among scholars.
Lincoln released his lesser-known
By JAY REEVESAssociated Press
GADSDEN, Ala. (AP) - A defense attorney said Friday a plea deal may be in the works for the stepmother of a 9-year-old Alabama girl who prosecutors say was run to death as punishment for lying.
Richard Rhea indicated during a court hearing that talks between
By GREGORY KATZ and THOMAS ADAMSONAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - Prince William and Kate Middleton's aggressive legal strategy over topless photos of Britain's likely future queen is the first salvo in what could be a decades-long tug-of-war over their family's privacy.
A French court
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Thousands of illegal immigrants have inundated the nation's second-largest school district with requests for copies of records that might qualify them for the Obama administration's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, the district said Monday.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The Historical Society of Pennsylvania is putting six original drafts and copies of the Constitution of the United States on display in honor of the document's 225th anniversary.
The historical society will put the copies and drafts on display for five hours on Tuesday. The
By CHRISTOPHER SULLIVANAssociated Press
SHARPSBURG, Md. (AP) - From as far away as Minnesota, Colorado and Ohio they came, more than 30 members of the Bloss and Mitchell families who converged on the hallowed Civil War fighting grounds of rural Maryland.
John McKnight Bloss, now 81, had just