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Ex-honor student gets 5 years in terrorism case

April 17, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An immigrant teen who had earned a scholarship to an elite U.S. college but helped solicit support for Jihadists he met online was sentenced Thursday to five years in prison. more »»

Judges question attorneys at gay marriage hearing

April 17, 2014

DENVER (AP) — A judge in Colorado who will play a pivotal role deciding whether gays should be allowed to wed in the United States sharply questioned whether Oklahoma can legally prevent the... more »»

NYC to change maligned Sandy rebuilding program

April 17, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Bill de Blasio unveiled a sweeping report Thursday that examined New York City's recovery progress from Superstorm Sandy and promised to reform a much-maligned program that... more »»

Astronomers spot most Earth-like planet yet

April 17, 2014

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Astronomers have discovered what they say is the most Earth-like planet yet detected — a distant, rocky world that's similar in size to our own and exists in the Goldilocks zon... more »»

Tom Berman named deputy for AP's Central Region

April 17, 2014

CHICAGO (AP) — Tom Berman, a veteran editor and leader at The Associated Press who has directed coverage of stories ranging from air disasters, terror attacks and the ongoing unrest in Ukraine,... more »»

Police: Mom drove into river trying to kill 3 kids

April 17, 2014

Three New Jersey teens frantically used their cellphones to call for help from a sinking van after their troubled mother drove them into a river, their father said Thursday. more »»

Salmonella decline seen in food poisoning report

April 17, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — The government's latest report card on food poisoning is out, and it has some good news: a drop in illnesses from salmonella. more »»

Water from Oregon reservoir tests clean

April 17, 2014

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — There's nothing wrong with the 38 million gallons of water being flushed away from a reservoir in an Oregon city. more »»

Dirty creek, old purse solve four-decade mystery

April 17, 2014

ELK POINT, S.D. (AP) — Cheryl Miller and Pamella Jackson had planned to celebrate the end of the 1971 school year by gathering with classmates at a quarry along a gravel road. more »»

Federal team on way to Tenn. plant explosion site

April 17, 2014

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A special investigative team of the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is on its way to Tennessee after an ammunition plant explosion. more »»

Gay marriage has second appellate court hearing

April 17, 2014

DENVER (AP) — Gay marriage has its second hearing at the federal appellate level Thursday as lawyers for two Oklahoma women and the county clerk who would not give them a marriage license square... more »»

Oklahoma gay marriage case before US appeals court

April 17, 2014

DENVER (AP) — An appeals court in Denver is hearing its second gay marriage case in two weeks.

A panel of the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear a case from Oklahoma on Thursday. more »»

Openings begin in US trial of Egyptian preacher

April 17, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — A defense lawyer has told a jury in New York that an Egyptian Islamic preacher on trial on charges that he supported terrorism around the world has never harmed Americans. more »»

AP Photos: A close-up look at fracking

April 17, 2014

MEAD, Colo. (AP) — Workers bustle at an oil and gas drilling site near Mead, Colo., a town of about 3,800 people north of Denver. more »»

Judge rejects imam's request to speak to jury

April 17, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge in New York has rejected an Egyptian Islamic preacher's request to give his own opening statement at his federal trial on charges he conspired to support al-Qaida. more »»

Obama praises Biden, but doesn't endorse for 2016

April 17, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is keeping to himself his favorite to succeed him in the White House. more »»

Blast on site of ammunition plant kills 1

April 17, 2014

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An explosion and fire at a Tennessee plant where ammunition is made killed one person and injured three others. more »»

 
 

 

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