By JOSEF FEDERMANAssociated Press
JERUSALEM (AP) - With a few words in a largely conciliatory speech to the United Nations, Iran's new president took aim at an Israeli fear: that international pressure on the Iranian nuclear program could lead to scrutiny of Israel's own secretive nuclear
HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (AP) - Facebook has apologized after a dating ad featuring the photo of a Canada teen who died after months of bullying was posted on its site.
A spokesperson for the company issued a statement late Tuesday saying the ad was a "gross violation" of the company's policies and
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - A Texas man who pleaded guilty to killing a doctor in what prosecutors say was a murder-for-hire plot was sentenced Monday to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
David Neal Shepard, 52, was sentenced during a brief hearing in Lubbock, where the slaying happened.
By HAMZA HENDAWIAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Security forces backed by armored vehicles and helicopters on Monday stormed a town south of Cairo that had been held for over two months by militants loyal to the ousted Islamist president, swiftly taking control despite some resistance from gunmen.
By JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUSAssociated Press
OKEMAH, Okla. (AP) - When Woody Guthrie's dilapidated boyhood home was ordered torn down in the late 1970s, the demolition reflected the strained relationship between conservative Oklahoma and the native son famous for his folk singing and progressive
By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits plummeted last week 31,000 to a seasonally adjusted 292,000. But the drop was mostly because of technical issues in two states that delayed the processing of applications.
By ALEX VEIGAAP Real Estate Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Lenders initiated foreclosure action in August against the fewest U.S. homes for any month in nearly eight years, a trend that should help reduce the number of homes lost to foreclosure in the months ahead.
Some 55,775 homes entered the
By Robyn Ross,
Actress Zoe Saldana has wed Italian artist Marco Perego in an intimate ceremony, according to Us Weekly.
Saldana and Perego, both 34, recently started dating but have reportedly known each other for a long time.
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By NOMAAN MERCHANTAssociated Press
DALLAS (AP) - The south Dallas crime-watch volunteer accused of four rapes preyed on women as they walked late at night through the neighborhood he appeared to protect, sometimes assaulting them while he held a gun to their heads, according to police affidavits
By PAUL WISEMANAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The income gap between the richest 1 percent and the rest of America last year reached the widest point since the Roaring Twenties.
The top 1 percent of U.S. earners collected 19.3 percent of household income in 2012, their largest share since