The Italian navy finds about 30 bodies in a fishing boat carrying hundreds of migrants between Sicily and the North African coast.
SEATTLE (AP) -- The nation's second legal recreational marijuana market is opening in Washington state next week, but it might not be what voters expected when they legalized the sale of heavily taxed pot a year and a half ago. Here are five things to know about challenges facing the industry: FEW STORES : The state's Liquor Control Board plans to issue up to 20 marijuana retail licenses on ...
The nation's second legal recreational marijuana market is opening in Washington state next week, but it might not be what voters expected when they legalized the sale of heavily taxed pot a year and a half ago.
Oscar Pistorius did not have a mental disorder when he killed his girlfriend, says a psychological report at the resumption of his murder trial.
Many expected liquor sales privatization to benefit businesses, the state and the public by creating a modern market that would make spirits cheap and ubiquitous. Now liquor is ubiquitous but remains expensive, and some businesses still struggle for a place in the new environment.
Flooding has hit southwest China after prolonged heavy rain, sweeping away vehicles in its path.
When Kenneth Feinberg announces the terms of General Motors' plan to pay victims of crashes caused by bad ignition switches, he'll have an open wallet.
CHICAGO (AP) — An evacuation slide inflated inside a United Airlines plane as it flew from Chicago to California, filling part of the cabin and forcing the pilot to make an emergency landing in Kansas, the airline and passengers said.
A memorial will be held today for Carol Reiff, who was found in Gloucester Township, Camden County last year.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Monday it will consider a dispute over the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's duty to try and settle charges of job discrimination before filing lawsuits against employers.
The number of Border Patrol agents roughly doubled over the last decade to more than 21,000, but many of them work where illegal crossings are relatively low. The imbalance has become increasingly clear since Central Americans began pouring into Texas' Rio Grande Valley by the thousands. Here are some numbers from Customs and Border Protection's website and internal documents reviewed by The Associated Press:
The downcast faces on computer screens are 1,500 miles away at a Border Patrol station in McAllen, Texas: a 20-year old Honduran woman arrested rafting across the Rio Grande and a 23-year-old man caught under similar circumstances.
SEATTLE (AP) — A cruise ship that returned to Seattle after a fire in its boiler room left the port again on Sunday morning.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will consider how strict deadlines should be for people to sue the federal government for negligence.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has rejected a challenge to California's law that bars mental counseling aimed at turning gay minors straight.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Dozens of people were stranded more than 200 feet up on a revolving tower at SeaWorld San Diego for hours Sunday when a power failure stalled the ride, authorities said.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says lawsuits by victims' families and survivors of the Sept. 11 attacks can proceed, but without relatives of Osama bin Laden and businesses that allegedly supported al-Qaida before the terrorist attacks as defendants.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has declined to hear Google's appeal of a ruling that it pried into people's online lives through their Wi-Fi systems as part of its drive to collect information for its Street View mapping project.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has declined to intervene in the long-running dispute over a war memorial cross in San Diego before a federal appeals court has its say.