RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Authorities are taking a fresh look at unsolved rape, murder and missing persons cases after a man was charged in the abduction of a University of Virginia student who vanished about three weeks ago.
DALLAS (AP) — Worries over Ebola kept some Dallas schoolchildren home Thursday after school officials identified five students who may have come into contact with the first person in the U.S. to be diagnosed with the virus.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's Merval stock index plunged just over 7 percent Thursday in a sell-off sparked by the naming of a new central bank chief who many believe will favor interventionist policies.
The Associated Press-GfK poll on terrorism was conducted by GfK Public Affairs and Corporate Communications Sept. 25-29. It is based on online interviews of 1,845 adults who are members of GfK's nationally representative KnowledgePanel.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Hundreds of hot air balloons fill the sky just as the sun rises over the mountains bordering the city's eastern edge. In the opposite direction, the view is just as awesome, with the wave of colorful orbs and special shapes standing out against the backdrop of a cottonwood forest and the Rio Grande.
(Reuters) - The family of a California girl declared brain-dead after complications from a tonsillectomy has begun legal action to revoke her death certificate, re-igniting an emotional case that has drawn international attention and the support of pro-life groups. Jahi McMath, who was 13 last year when she suffered bleeding, brain swelling and cardiac arrest after surgery for sleep apnea at an Oakland hospital, has responded to her mother's voice, and her family will file a petition next week asking that the child be once again declared alive, their lawyer said Thursday. ...
Federal authorities on Thursday slapped new financial reporting rules on 2,000 businesses in the Fashion District of Los Angeles in an effort to curtail suspected Mexican and Colombian drug money laundering ...
DETROIT (AP) — Court battles with one of Detroit's most antagonistic creditors would have been costly and had the potential to delay the city's restructuring efforts, city emergency manager Kevyn Orr testified Thursday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The long-delayed effort to build a memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower near the National Mall has won a key approval, despite ongoing objections to architect Frank Gehry's design.