MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — You might use Google Translate to read a hard-to-find Manga comic book or to decipher an obscure recipe for authentic Polish blintzes. Or, like Phillip and Niki Smith in rural Mississippi, you could
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown has designs on building some of the most expensive public works projects in the nation and wants to keep the state moving forward in its slow recovery from the recession.
WEST BERLIN, N.J. (AP) — A 1909 Honus Wagner baseball card has been sold for more than $2.1 million at auction.
The T206 card, originally released by the American Tobacco Co., went for $2,105,770.50 in an online sale,
WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea is widely recognized as being years away from perfecting the technology to back up its bold threats of a pre-emptive strike on America. But some nuclear experts say it might have the know-how
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama supports requiring girls younger than 17 to see a doctor before buying the morning-after pill. But fighting that battle in court comes with its own set of risks.
A federal judge in
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The role of female talk show hosts in late-night TV network history, all 50-plus years of it, can be summed up in two words: Joan Rivers. It takes just another two — Arsenio Hall
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — This month marks 20 years since the longest deadly prison riot in U.S. history. The 11-day siege at the prison in Lucasville, Ohio, ended with one officer and nine inmates dead.
Some warn of
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A phrase declaring that life begins “at fertilization” tucked into new abortion legislation in Kansas is creating concern among abortion rights advocates that the wording will inspire new attempts to prevent the procedure.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — More than 100,000 Mormons are gathering in Salt Lake City for the 183rd semi-annual general conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Millions more participate in the semi-annual meeting through
NEW YORK (AP) — New York is a safer, less fearful place than it was in 1990, when murders hit an all-time high, race relations were raw and the city felt under siege from drug dealers and gangs
In the cold, barren hills of Korea more than 60 years ago, two teary-eyed soldiers stood in a prisoner of war camp where their chaplain lay dying.
The Rev. Emil Kapaun was weak, his body wracked by pneumonia
CHICAGO (AP) — It’s Friday night in a dangerous Chicago neighborhood, and a steady stream of teenagers slip inside the gym at Kennicott Park.
Peorrie Celestine is among the first on the basketball court, and his father, Pierre,
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A person with knowledge of the investigation of a police officer who was killed by a murder suspect in an interrogation room says the shooting was recorded on video.
The person spoke to The
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Troy James Knapp was dodging authorities, again.
The fugitive with a fondness for whiskey and a dislike of living near people had been wanted for a string of break-ins for years at cabins
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry headed to the Middle East on Saturday, his third trip to the region in two weeks, in a fresh bid to unlock long-stalled Israeli-Palestinian peace talks.
Istanbul was the first
WASHINGTON (AP) — Confronting bipartisan criticism, President Barack Obama conceded Saturday his proposed budget is not his “ideal plan” but said it offers “tough reforms” to the nation’s benefit programs while closing loopholes for the wealthy, a mix
WASHINGTON (AP) — After a full year of fruitless job hunting, Natasha Baebler just gave up.
She’d already abandoned hope of getting work in her field, counseling the disabled. But she couldn’t land anything else, either — not
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York state assemblyman is vowing to fight charges that he accepted $20,000 in bribes.
Bronx Democrat Eric Stevenson tells the New York Daily News (http://nydn.us/Zee5WB ) in an interview published Saturday that