A New Jersey second-grade teacher will appeal his firing for insubordination and inappropriate behavior, including urinating in class, his lawyer says.
The first draft was as mind-numbing as a tax form. Tuesday the Obama administration unveiled simplified application forms for health insurance benefits coming next year under the federal health care overhaul.
Firefighters have controlled a fire that burned three or four cars in the parking garage at Sea-Tac Airport.
Bradford Cox wrote what would become the final track of Deerhunter's forthcoming album, a song called "Punk," at a friend's house in New York during what he describes as a very difficult time. He'd gone north to get away from personal turmoil in his hometown of Atlanta, taking few items other than a borrowed leather jacket.
The Cyndi Lauper-scored "Kinky Boots" has earned a leading 13 Tony Award nominations, with the British import "Matilda: The Musical" close behind with 12. Tom Hanks, making his Broadway debut, earned a nod as leading man in a play.
An ancient stone with mysterious Hebrew writing and featuring the archangel Gabriel is going on display in Jerusalem as scholars debate the inscription's meaning.
The daughter of Cuba President Raul Castro will travel to Philadelphia to accept an award for her gay rights advocacy.
Merina was so tired. It had been three days since the garment factory where she worked had collapsed around her, three days since she'd moved more than a few inches. In that time she'd had nothing to eat and just a few sips of water. The cries for help had long since subsided. The moans of the injured had gone silent.
CNN's new morning show will be called "New Day" and it will start on June 10.
Franklin County officials say the Juniper Dunes Recreation Area north of Pasco could be a tourist attraction if there were a public road to reach it.
Expectations are mounting that European Central Bank will cut interest rates this week after figures Tuesday showed inflation in the euro area at a three-year low and unemployment at another record high.
Outrage over an Air Force officer's decision to overturn a jury's guilty verdict in a sexual assault case has Republicans and Democrats joining forces on ambitious legislation to change the military justice system.
Netflix's groundbreaking "House of Cards" may be the first digital series nominated for a best drama Emmy. But it will start with a Webby.
The Spokane County sheriff's office says a 15-year-old bike rider was at fault in a collision with an SUV in Spokane Valley that left him with a broken leg.
Poker devotees will soon be able to skip the smoky casino and legally gamble their dollars away on the couch - at least in the state of Nevada.
Six men pleaded guilty in Britain on Tuesday to planning a terrorist attack on a demonstration by the far-right English Defense League which failed because the plotters arrived after the rally ended.
Workers for the New York City medical examiner's office will begin sifting soil for possible human remains at a site near the World Trade Center where a part believed to be from a plane hijacked by terrorists on 9/11 was found.
U.S. stock futures slipped Tuesday after the Standard & Poor's 500 index closed at an all-time high. Another glimpse into the mind of the all-important American consumer is due early in the day.
Japan Airlines' annual profit slipped 8 percent as the carrier struggled to minimize business damage from the grounding of Boeing 787 jets.
Americans' wages increased at a faster rate from January through March than the previous quarter, a trend that helped boost economic growth. But their benefits barely grew.