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Journalist held captive in Syria arrives in US

August 27, 2014

BOSTON (AP) — Journalist Peter Theo Curtis returned home to the United States on Tuesday, two days after being freed by a Syrian extremist group that held him hostage for 22 months, his family... more »»

AP source: American militant said killed in Syria

August 27, 2014

NEW HOPE, Minn. (AP) — An American man believed to have been killed in Syria was there to fight alongside an extremist militant group, most likely the Islamic State, a U.S. official said Tuesday. more »»

Authorities: 'Serial killer' is behind 4 killings

August 27, 2014

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man in custody is a serial killer who is suspected of randomly shooting seven people, leaving four dead, over five days in the Los Angeles area, authorities said Tuesday. more »»

Police: Plane stowaway arrested at Phoenix airport

August 27, 2014

PHOENIX (AP) — A woman accused of trying to sneak aboard multiple flights without a ticket and sentenced to jail for returning to a Los Angeles airport in violation of her probation was arrested... more »»

Quake is major test for hard-luck California city

August 27, 2014

VALLEJO, Calif. (AP) — Northern California's magnitude-6.0 earthquake also hit outside wine country, including the hard-luck city of Vallej. more »»

Judges chide state lawyers over gay marriage bans

August 27, 2014

CHICAGO (AP) — Federal appeals judges bristled on Tuesday at arguments defending gay marriage bans in Indiana and Wisconsin, with one Republican appointee comparing them to now-defunct laws that... more »»

Kentucky leader pleads guilty in kickbacks scheme

August 27, 2014

WEST LIBERTY, Ky. (AP) — Circular saws squealed and construction workers hammered away on buildings, part of this Appalachian area's painstaking recovery from a deadly 2012 tornad. more »»

Miley Cyrus' date wanted by Oregon police

August 27, 2014

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The young homeless man who accompanied Miley Cyrus to the MTV Video Music Awards has a warrant out for his arrest in Oregon. more »»

3 bodies of family members found in Oregon lake

August 26, 2014

GASTON, Ore. (AP) — Divers on Tuesday recovered the bodies of a mother and two of her children who authorities say drowned in a popular lake west of Portland. more »»

Former Virginia governor denies corruption charges

August 26, 2014

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Gov. more »»

Maine Governor LePage embraces candor in campaign

August 26, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine Gov. more »»

Kentucky leader pleads guilty in kickbacks scheme

August 26, 2014

WEST LIBERTY, Ky. (AP) — The top elected official in an eastern Kentucky county devastated by a deadly 2012 tornado has pleaded guilty to a fraud charge stemming from a kickback scheme. more »»

Doctor describes girl's injuries after abduction

August 26, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A 5-year-old girl abducted from her Philadelphia classroom suffered severe physical injuries from a sexual assault that required surgery, a doctor testified Tuesday. more »»

Officials: Girl accidentally kills gun instructor

August 26, 2014

DOLAN SPRINGS, Ariz. (AP) — A 9-year-old girl accidentally killed an Arizona shooting instructor as he was showing her how to use an automatic Uzi, authorities said Tuesday. more »»

UN panel: Global warming human-caused, dangerous

August 26, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Global warming is here, human-caused and probably already dangerous — and it's increasingly likely that the heating trend could be irreversible, a draft of a new international... more »»

Father of student: fatal flight was to see sights

August 26, 2014

CLEVELAND (AP) — A small rented airplane crashed and burned shortly after takeoff Monday, killing all four college students aboard who were taking a sightseeing flight around Cleveland after the... more »»

Miley Cyrus' date wanted by Oregon police

August 26, 2014

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The young homeless man who accompanied Miley Cyrus to the MTV Video Music Awards has a warrant out for his arrest in Oregon. more »»

Arab strikes in Libya show impatience with US

August 26, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Egypt and the United Arab Emirates secretly carried out airstrikes against Islamist militias inside Libya, the United States publicly acknowledged Tuesday, another sharp jolt to... more »»

Police: Drugs, alcohol not factors in Freeh crash

August 26, 2014

BARNARD, Vt. (AP) — Drugs and alcohol are not believed to be factors in the single-car crash in Vermont that seriously injured former FBI director Louis Freeh, state police said Tuesday. more »»

 
 

 

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