Mom of Canada suspect: I cry f...

Oct 23, 2014 by

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The mother of the man accused of killing a soldier at Ottawa's war memorial then storming Parliament before being shot dead says she is crying for the victims of the shooting, not her son.

read more

For teen with passport, Syria ...

Oct 23, 2014 by

PARIS (AP) — The teenage sisters told their father they were staying home sick from their suburban Denver school. Instead, they took $2,000 and their passports and headed off for Syria with a 16-year-old friend. They made it as far as Germany before border guards detained them for questioning.

read more

White House fence jumper charg...

Oct 23, 2014 by

WASHINGTON (AP) — The 23-year-old Maryland man who climbed over the White House fence Wednesday night has been charged with felonies for assaulting two police dogs and making threats, the Secret Service said Thursday.

read more

Corporate giants funding state...

Oct 23, 2014 by

WASHINGTON (AP) — Voters may not know it, but the millions of dollars paying for ads on ballot measures they will consider next month come from large companies and national advocacy groups.

read more

AP-GfK Poll: Many doubt hospit...

Oct 22, 2014 by

WASHINGTON (AP) — Most Americans have some confidence that the U.S. health care system will prevent Ebola from spreading in this country, but they're not so sure their local hospital can safely handle a patient, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll.

read more

Officials take patient approac...

Oct 22, 2014 by

Local officials are taking a patient approach to spending money being allocated for the 2010 BP oil spill.

read more

Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5...

Oct 21, 2014 by

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius was taken away in a police van with barred windows Tuesday to start serving a five-year prison sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

read more

Ebola: Why virus kills some, o...

Oct 21, 2014 by

WASHINGTON (AP) — People who shared an apartment with the country's first Ebola patient are emerging from quarantine healthy. And while Thomas Eric Duncan died and two U.S. nurses were infected caring for him, there are successes, too: A nurse infected in Spain has recovered, as have four American aid workers infected in West Africa. Even there, not everyone dies.

read more

CDC releases revised Ebola gea...

Oct 20, 2014 by

ATLANTA (AP) — Federal officials are going on the road with new guidelines to promote head-to-toe protection for health workers treating Ebola patients.

read more

Finding victims in Indiana cas...

Oct 20, 2014 by

GARY, Ind. (AP) — Investigators in two states are reviewing unsolved murders and missing person reports after the arrest of an Indiana man who police say confessed to killing seven women and hinted at more victims over a 20-year span.

read more

Democrats love seeing minimum ...

Oct 20, 2014 by

CHICAGO (AP) — As Democrats across the country make an election-year push to raise the minimum wage, they often point to fast food workers, baristas and others who are struggling to raise families, pay rent or get through school — some on as little as $7.25 per hour.

read more

Death penalty still possible i...

Oct 13, 2014 by

A man charged in the Nov. 4, 2012, stabbing deaths of a Lockport woman and her two daughters could still face the death penalty in Lafourche District Court if convicted.

read more

Pierson’s undoing was qu...

Oct 2, 2014 by

WASHINGTON (AP) — One lesson from Julia Pierson's short tenure as director of the agency that protects the first family: The Secret Service can't keep secrets from the president.

read more

In Texas Ebola patient’s...

Oct 2, 2014 by

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Thomas Eric Duncan rushed to help his 19-year-old neighbor when she began convulsing days after first complaining of stomach pain. Everyone assumed her health problems were related to her being 7 months pregnant. Still, no ambulance came as Ebola decimates Liberia's capital.

read more

Texas Ebola monitoring now bey...

Oct 2, 2014 by

DALLAS (AP) — About 80 people are now being monitored for symptoms of Ebola in Texas, a Dallas County Health and Human Services spokeswoman said Thursday.

read more