DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The signs would seem bad for President Bashar Assad. Blasts echo all day long over the Syrian capital as troops battle rebels entrenched on its eastern doorstep. The government admits the economy is devastated.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Police say a Des Moines man was shot several times while walking in the Mondamin Presidential neighborhood.
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LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Marked for border protection?
Hollywood actor turned reserve sheriff’s deputy, Steven Seagal, dropped by the New Mexico Sheriffs’ Association Conference this week to talk about border security.
KVIA-TV reports (http://bit.ly/19wkq7Q) that the action
NEW YORK (AP) — They took responsibility for keeping New York City safe in the aftermath of Sept. 11. And for years, their approach was seen as nearly beyond question, as the threat of terror attacks was kept
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder says the spirit of the 1963 March on Washington now demands equal rights for gays, Latinos, women and people with disabilities.
Speaking before tens of thousands of people on the National
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — To serve and protect is a common police motto. In western Michigan, it extends even to pigs.
Grand Rapids police say they rescued a 6-month-old pig named Ramone on Thursday. The pet got
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Will it snow?
That’s a main question for next year’s Super Bowl at the Meadowlands, the first to be held in a cold-weather locale.
Behind the scenes, the focus is on much more, including
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California is racing other states to woo new private companies planning to take people on trips to space.
State legislators are debating a bill that will shield spaceship manufacturers and parts suppliers from lawsuits
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Sitting in an F-35 cockpit simulator, Gov. Paul LePage joked during a photo op this month that he wanted to bomb a Portland newspaper for its reporting on his administration. It turns out it’s
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A comprehensive encyclopedia of one of the world’s major religions is set to be unveiled next week in South Carolina. The 11-volume work covers Hindu spiritual beliefs, practices and philosophy, and is the culmination