By RAPHAEL SATTERAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - Jimmy Savile was one of the best-known faces on British television. So how was he able to become what police now say was one of the country's worst child sex predators without ever being caught?
Since the revelations began earlier this month,
By TED SHAFFREYAssociated Press
KENNEBUNK, Maine (AP) - Police on Friday released another round of names of men they believe paid for sex with a woman who's charged with using her Zumba dance studio as a front for prostitution in the seaside town.
The names bring to 39 the number of men
BEIJING (AP) - Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei is the latest to go "Gangnam Style" - but in a trademark act of irreverence, he's thrown in a pair of handcuffs and a poke at Chinese censors.
In a video posted on Google Inc.'s YouTube, Ai sports a neon-pink T-shirt, black jacket and dark
By BEN FELLERAP White House Correspondent
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Deep in the longest day of his campaign, President Barack Obama was in a Las Vegas casino, gambling that his re-election bid needed one more stop. It was 1:40 a.m. on his clock, and he was pleading with the hotel cooks and waiters
By MICHAEL ASTORAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says he is jealous of South Korean rapper PSY.
The U.N. chief joked during a meeting with the rapper that he felt overshadowed by the star, whose video has scored over half a billion views on YouTube.
By MICHAEL VIRTANENAssociated Press
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Lap dances are taxable because they don't promote culture in a community the way ballet or other artistic endeavors do, New York's highest court concluded Tuesday in a sharply divided ruling.
The court split 4-3, with the
By ALLEN G. BREEDAP National Writer
With the baseball playoffs and Monday Night Football to compete with, even free pizza and soda couldn't entice more than a handful of students to the Tulane University Political Science Department's viewing party for the final presidential debate. And
By VICKI SMITHAssociated Press
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) - Drive through the coalfields of Central Appalachia, and signs of the siege are everywhere.
Highway billboards announce entry to "Obama's No Job Zone," while decals on pickup truck windows show a spikey-haired boy peeing on the