NEW YORK (AP) — A window washer who was left dangling from a tilting World Trade Center scaffold said Friday that he would go back tomorrow if asked, but his co-worker said he would prefer a more earthbound assignment.
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — The parents of two of the 20 first-graders killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School say confusion and poor communication have left families of victims without services they need and unaware of resources they could tap nearly two years after the massacre.
A woman kidnapped near a Philadelphia bus stop in Germantown was bound and stuffed into the cold trunk of her captor's car during some of her three-day ordeal, prosecutors said in a detention memo Friday.
By Steve Ginsburg (Reuters) - The Massachusetts Institute of Technology's reputation of academic superiority is well chronicled. But the private research university is now excelling in a sector of society once deemed unthinkable for a bastion of brainpower: football. MIT is undefeated going into its last regular season game on Saturday against the U.S. Coast Guard Academy and headed to the Division III playoffs. ...
By Scott Malone FERGUSON Mo. (Reuters) - A suburban St. Louis school district told parents that it expects to receive at least three hours' notice from prosecutors when a grand jury decides whether to charge a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri. Officials and residents around Ferguson, which was torn by weeks of sometimes violent protests following the Aug. ...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government will launch a program in December to grant refugee status to some people under the age of 21 who live in Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador and whose parents legally reside in the United States.
DUNCANVILLE, Texas (AP) — A Dallas-area school board fired a teacher Friday who posted racially charged tweets about the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri.
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A convicted school shooter and two other Ohio inmates managed to get inside a prison's maintenance area and spent several months building a makeshift ladder that they used to escape in September, according to a report released by the state on Friday.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A spokeswoman for Mick Jagger says the Rolling Stones have settled a legal battle that brought insurance underwriters to Utah looking for evidence about the mental health of his girlfriend before she took her life in March in New York City.