By MATTHEW LEEAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton appealed Monday to Muslims to show "dignity" and not resort to violence as they protest an anti-Islam film produced in the United States.
Speaking at her husband's Clinton Global Initiative before
By DIAA HADIDAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The number of Syrians needing food aid has shot upward five times in recent months as civil war rages across the country, the director of the United Nation's food program on said Monday.
From 250,000 people in April, those facing hunger
By KRISTI EATONAssociated Press
CUSTER, S.D. (AP) - Two-year-old Jameson Maxwell sat mesmerized Monday as nearly 1,000 bison rumbled across the prairie in western South Dakota, the massive creatures racing at speeds of up to 50 mph in the annual Buffalo Roundup at Custer State Park.o
By JUSTIN POPEAP Education Writer
Average national scores on two of the three sections of the SAT college entrance exam edged down for the high school class of 2012, which was the first in which more students took the rival ACT exam than the SAT.
The ACT narrowly surpassed the SAT, by fewer
WASHINGTON (AP) - In a Sept. 24 story about the death of a panda cub, The Associated Press, relying on information from the National Zoo in Washington, reported erroneously that the oldest panda to have given birth in captivity was 19. The oldest panda to have given birth in captivity was 20.
By JOHN DANISZEWSKIAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Monday dismissed threats of military action against Iran's nuclear program, arguing that his country's project to enrich uranium is only for peaceful purposes and saying that Iran has no worries
By ED WHITEAssociated Press
DETROIT (AP) - Large amounts of cash that Kwame Kilpatrick deposited into bank accounts may have been gifts or money that he had saved for years and stored at home, the former Detroit mayor's lawyer suggested Monday.
Prosecutors went right to the money in the
CROWLEY, Colo. (AP) - A female kitchen employee was killed and another was seriously injured Monday in an assault involving an inmate while breakfast was being prepared at a state prison in southeast Colorado, a spokeswoman said.
The inmate was subdued, and the Arkansas Valley Correctional Facility
By MICHAEL TARMAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - A federal appeals court in Chicago heard arguments Monday on the constitutionality of Wisconsin's law restricting collective bargaining by public employees - one of several related appeals working their way through the courts.
By PETER SVENSSONAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Apple Inc. said Monday that it sold more than 5 million iPhone 5s in the three days since its launch, fewer than analysts had expected.
Apple shares fell $9.30, or 1.3 percent, to close at $690.79 on Monday. The shares hit an all-time high