By ERIC TUCKERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - To his friends, Neil E. Prescott was a "gentle giant" - a physically towering young man with a background in computers and electronics and a sarcastic, even biting, sense of humor that people close to him knew to shrug off as innocuous.
By AMANDA LEE MYERSAssociated Press
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) - A man who saved his girlfriend's life at the Colorado movie shooting was remembered for his selfless sacrifice Saturday, while an aspiring sportscaster was praised for her boundless energy and an Air Force reservist as a good
LONDON (AP) - Britain greeted the world Friday with an extravagant Summer Olympics Opening Ceremony that included Bond, a Beatle and a formal welcome from Queen Elizabeth.
London's seven-year countdown to the 2012 Olympic Games came to a crescendo with a stunning, imaginative, whimsical
By KATE BRUMBACKAssociated Press
JACKSON, Ga. (AP) - The Georgia Supreme Court stayed Monday's scheduled execution of a man convicted of killing a fellow prison inmate, saying it would consider a defense challenge to the state's recent adoption of a single-drug injection method.
AURORA, Colo. (AP) - On the morning of the latest mass shooting, in a place that has become synonymous with tragedy, Tom Mauser's phone rang at 5 a.m. When he turned on the news his first thought was "Oh God," followed by an immediate: "Not again." He's seen this too often
RENO, Nev. (AP) - President Barack Obama has honored four victims of the Colorado theater attack who had ties to the military.
Obama began his first campaign-focused trip since the Colorado shooting by remembering service members and veterans who were killed Friday when a gunman opened fire in a
By GILLIAN FLACCUS and KRISTEN WYATTAssociated Press
AURORA, Colo. (AP) - A U.S. Navy veteran who served three tours of duty in the Middle East. A 6-year-old girl excited about learning to swim. A Target employee who shielded his girlfriend and her brother with his own body. They and nine
WASHINGTON (AP) - First lady Michelle Obama says she's excited about leading the U.S. delegation to the London Olympics this week but remains "heartbroken" by the Colorado movie theater shooting.
In a conference call with reporters, she said Americans have "come together as one family" over the
By MATT SEDENSKYAssociated Press
MANALAPAN, Fla. (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden said Monday the country weeps for the victims of the Colorado movie theater shooting, but that the stories of heroism that have emerged from the rampage "remind us of the goodness" of the American people.