By EDMUND KAGIRE and MELANIE GOUBYAssociated Press
GOMA, Congo (AP) - Congolese soldiers and rebel fighters battled for hours over the eastern town of Sake on Thursday, forcing thousands of people to flee as the militants seeking to overthrow the government vowed to push forward despite
LIVINGSTON, Mont. (AP) - A Montana judge walked out of a court hearing after being heckled by a rowdy crowd, leaving the conservative former state legislator who instigated it all to declare he was in charge of the courtroom and proclaim the case against him dismissed.
Former Republican Rep. Joel
By JASON KEYSERAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - Millions of Americans piled their families into cars, hopped on buses and waited out delays at airports Wednesday as they set off on Thanksgiving treks that many said required financial sacrifice, help from relatives to come up with airfare and
By The Associated Press
"If there is a possibility of achieving a long-term solution to this problem by diplomatic means, we prefer that. But if not, then I am sure you will understand that Israel will have to take whatever actions are necessary to defend its people." - Israeli Prime Minister
By HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTHAssociated Press
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A southwest Missouri man accused of plotting attacks at a movie theater and Walmart store legally bought the guns he allegedly planned to use, despite being forced to undergo a psychiatric exam three years ago after stalking a
By THOMAS J. SHEERANAssociated Press
CLEVELAND (AP) - A man who pleaded guilty in the failed plot to bomb a highway bridge won a delay in his sentencing Wednesday so he can press for a more lenient treatment than his co-defendants.
The attorney for Anthony Hayne, 35, of Cleveland, filed a
TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) - Residents and staff members at a senior high-rise in California had complained in the past about erratic behavior by an elderly man now suspected of killing two women and himself at the facility, authorities and employees said.
Some people at the Golden West Tower apartments
By LARRY NEUMEISTERAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - The arrest of a former hedge fund portfolio manager in what prosecutors are calling one of the most lucrative insider trading schemes ever indicates that prosecutors may be setting their sights higher - toward a wealthy business leader the
By KATIE ZEZIMAAssociated Press
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Newark Mayor Cory Booker said he and a Twitter follower will try living on food stamps for at least a week.
The idea stemmed from a back-and-forth conversation between Booker and a woman who goes by the name TwitWit and uses the handle (at)
SILVER CITY, N.M. (AP) - An employee at a New Mexico gun shop who was unloading a handgun accidentally shot and wounded a customer in the back, authorities said Wednesday.
The 65-year-old customer, who has not been identified, was airlifted from Silver City to an El Paso, Texas, hospital after the