By MARK SCOLFOROAssociated Press
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - Nearly three months after Penn State said it wanted to settle "privately, expeditiously and fairly" with the boys Jerry Sandusky sexually abused, lawyers for the victims from his criminal case and other potential claimants say the
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- It's been 11 years since terrorists destroyed the World Trade Center towers, and more than a year-and-a-half since President Barack Obama signed into law a bill meant to compensate responders and survivors sickened from exposure to the hazardous debris and toxins of
AURORA, Colo. (AP) - A former medical student at the University of Colorado - Denver, barged into a crowded Denver-area theater during a midnight showing of the latest Batman movie on Friday, hurled a gas canister and then opened fire, killing 12 people and injuring at least 50 others in one
By MATTHEW BROWNAssociated Press
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Grass and freshly planted trees are sprouting in a new town park that sits atop the site of a vermiculite plant that once spewed asbestos dust across the mountain community of Libby - a welcome dose of normalcy for a city that has become
By MARY ESCHAssociated Press
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co. has become the first major insurance company to say it won't cover damage related to a gas drilling process that blasts chemical-laden water deep into the ground.
The Columbus, Ohio-based company's personal
HAYDEN, Idaho - A health advisory was issued today for Fernan Lake by the Panhandle Health District and the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality. Water samples confirmed the presence of blue-green algae that can produce toxins harmful to humans and animals.
NEW YORK (AP) - Groupon's stock hit its lowest level Wednesday since the online deals company went public last November amid concerns about traffic to its website and its exposure to Europe's weak economy.
Internet trends tracker ComScore Inc. said traffic to Groupon declined 15 percent in
By DAVID RUNK and JOHN FLESHERAssociated Press
DETROIT (AP) - The Canadian operator of an oil pipeline that ruptured in southwestern Michigan two years ago, causing the most expensive onshore spill in U.S. history, failed to deal adequately with structural problems detected years ago and to
By The Associated Press
Some leaders of the failed IndyMac Bancorp have agreed to settle a shareholder class-action lawsuit for $6.5 million.
The lawsuit names former IndyMac CEO Michael W. Perry and Chief Financial Officer Scott Keys as defendants.
IndyMac collapsed in July 2008, and the Federal
By MENELAOS HADJICOSTIS
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) - Cyprus won't accept conditions it deems unfair in exchange for a European bailout, the country's left-wing president said on Friday, stressing that workers shouldn't have to bear the brunt of any austerity measures