MEXICO CITY (AP) — Two high-school students are fighting drug-trafficking charges in Mexico, saying the cocaine found in their van had actually been there and unnoticed when it was sold to their family at a U.S. government auction.
ST. CHARLES, Mo. (AP) — Beth Gratta has heard the whispers, read the venomous online comments and watched with dismay as some of her friends and neighbors publicly condemned a plan to bus 475 students from a distressed
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court has sided with Marvel in a dispute about who owns the rights to popular comic heroes including Spider-Man, Iron Man and The Incredible Hulk.
The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Coastal waters off California are getting more acidic. Fall-run chinook salmon populations to the Sacramento River are on the decline. Conifer forests on the lower slopes of the Sierra Nevada have moved to higher
MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Energy says Minnesota is near the top of the list of states in generating wind power.… More »
PHOENIX (AP) — Margaret Pellegrini, one of the original Munchkins from the 1939 classic movie “The Wizard of Oz,” has died. She was 89.
Pellegrini suffered a stroke Monday at her Glendale home and died Wednesday at a
NEW YORK (AP) — No, it wasn’t just an excuse to avoid getting hitched: Some heterosexual couples who postponed their weddings until gay couples had the right to marry are now making plans to say “I do.”
LONDON (AP) — The London Film Festival is getting a double dose of Tom Hanks.
Organizers announced Thursday that the festival will close on Oct. 20 with “Saving Mr. Banks,” which stars Hanks as movie mogul Walt Disney.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is urging an authority overseeing the new Vikings stadium to take extra precautions as it… More »
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A Romanian museum official says some of the paint pigments recovered from an oven of a woman whose son is charged with stealing seven multimillion-dollar paintings in the Netherlands contain chemicals from colors used