DETROIT (AP) — A fire ripped through a Detroit apartment building early Wednesday morning, forcing some adults and children to leap to safety from second- and third-story windows as the flames intensified.
MIAMI (AP) — About three dozen passengers who sailed on the ill-fated Carnival Triumph cruise ship that drifted at sea for days are hoping to collect thousands of dollars apiece as a result of lingering medical and mental problems they say were caused by their nightmarish experience.
BOSTON (AP) — Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev say a remark he made to his sister during a prison visit was meant to be funny and wasn't incriminating, as prosecutors have suggested.
Lois Lerner, who refused to testify at the hearing that dissolved in shouting and confusion, has been threatened at least six times since May 2013, when the IRS scandal became known, said her attorney, William Taylor. At a news conference after the hearing, Taylor accused congressional Republicans of perpetuating a 10-month-old investigation of last year's controversy for political gain. Representative Darrell Issa, the Republican chairman of the committee investigating Lerner and the tax agency, denied Taylor's accusation. Not a smidgeon of it." Issa called Lerner to Capitol Hill for a public hearing to ask her questions.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A video released by lawyers for U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson on Wednesday shows his estranged wife shoving him in front of their house but doesn't reveal the congressman slamming his wife against a door as she claims.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — One human wins the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race each year, but it's the smaller, furry athletes that do the heroes' share of the work crossing nearly 1,000 miles of merciless terrain to reach the finish line on Alaska's wind-battered coast.