ATLANTA (AP) — Tea party activists in Georgia are taking what appears to be a rare stand on energy, challenging a power utility’s reluctance to increase solar energy and questioning the ballooning costs of building a nuclear power
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An official in eastern Afghanistan says Taliban insurgents attacked two checkpoints, killing four police officers in the latest test of Afghan forces’ abilities as their NATO mentors withdraw.
Mohammad Zahir Bahand, spokesman for Nuristan
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A legislative compromise has been struck on low-income health care, but now Iowa starts the complicated process of putting… More »
WASHINGTON (AP) — A senator guiding an immigration overhaul bill through Congress says he wants the Senate to pass the measure by July 4 and predicts as many as 70 votes in support.
Democratic Sen. Chuck Schumer said
BOSTON (AP) — Some key witnesses expected to testify at the racketeering trial of reputed gangster James “Whitey” Bulger, according to witness lists and statements made by prosecutors and Bulger’s attorneys. These are subject to change. Neither side
CHICAGO (AP) — New research raises fresh questions about which cancer patients benefit from Avastin (uh-VAS’-tihn), a drug that lost its approval for treating breast cancer nearly two years ago.
Two studies found that Avastin did not prolong
BOSTON (AP) — The long-awaited murder trial of reputed Boston mob boss James “Whitey” Bulger is set to begin this week.
The 83-year-old Bulger was once a feared man accused of running the violent Winter Hill Gang. Prosecutors
SAN MATEO, Calif. (AP) — Invisalign, a San Jose company, uses 3-D printing to make each mouthful of customized, transparent braces. Mackenzies Chocolates, a confectioner in Santa Cruz, uses a 3-D printer to pump out chocolate molds. And
ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. (AP) — It’s been two long weeks since the small city of Zephyrhills learned that a $590 million Powerball ticket was sold at a supermarket here.
No one expected the winner to come forward in the
BAGHDAD (AP) — Gunmen in Iraq killed three Syrian truck drivers Sunday morning on a main highway linking Baghdad to Syria and Jordan, police officials said.
They said the gunmen stopped the trucks near the remote western town