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  • Search for body of UNH student put on hold for day

    DOVER, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire prosecutor says the search for the body of a 19-year-old University of New Hampshire student has been suspended ahead of the arraignment for …


  • Longtime GOP Senate moderate Arlen Specter dies

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — For most of his 30 years as Pennsylvania’s longest-serving U.S. senator and prominent moderate in Congress, Arlen Specter was a Republican, though often at odds with …


  • For dollars’ worth of copper farmers out thousands

    DOS PALOS, Calif. (AP) — Cannon Michael is a folk hero across California’s agriculture heartland, where these days the price of scrap metal influences a farmer’s bottom line as much …


  • Skydiver begins daring bid to break sound barrier

    ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Lifted by a massive balloon, extreme athlete Felix Baumgartner ascended high above Earth on Sunday in his bid to complete a death-defying 23-mile free fall that …


  • AP Impact: Feds muff kid jewelry cadmium crackdown

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal regulators failed to pursue recalls after they found cadmium-tainted jewelry on store shelves, despite their vow to keep the toxic trinkets out of children’s hands, …


  • Skydiver gets ready for bid to break sound barrier

    ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Extreme athlete Felix Baumgartner started his daring ascent to 23 miles above Earth on Sunday, hoping to make a death-defying free fall that could make him …


  • Skydiver hopes to break sound barrier on Sunday

    ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Extreme athlete Felix Baumgartner started preparations early Sunday for his attempt to be the first skydiver in history to break the sound barrier. Before sunrise the …


  • Endeavour’s final miles turn into all-night affair

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — In thousands of Earth orbits, the space shuttle Endeavour traveled 123 million miles. But the last few miles of its final journey are proving hard to …


  • Suspect charged in death of missing UNH student

    DOVER, N.H. (AP) — An actor and martial arts instructor was charged in the death of a 19-year-old University of New Hampshire student who disappeared last week, and the girl’s …


  • Navy says submarine, Aegis cruiser collide

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Pentagon said late Saturday that it is investigating why a Navy submarine collided with an Aegis cruiser off the East Coast. The U.S. Fleet Forces …


  • Missing NH college student dead; suspect charged

    DOVER, N.H. (AP) — A martial arts instructor active in community theater was charged Saturday in the death of a 19-year-old University of New Hampshire student who disappeared days earlier. …


  • Shuttle inches toward retirement home at LA museum

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — At every turn of Endeavour’s stop-and-go commute through urban streets, a constellation of spectators trailed along as the space shuttle ploddingly nosed past stores, schools, churches …


  • Shot fired at Obama campaign office in Denver

    DENVER (AP) — Denver police are reviewing video footage from city surveillance cameras after a shot was fired through the window of President Barack Obama’s campaign office. Police spokeswoman Raquel …


  • A public law school faces trial over liberal bias

    IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Praised by colleagues as smart, friendly and passionate about the law, Teresa Wagner was a leading candidate when two jobs came open to teach writing …


  • Meteorologist: supersonic skydive ‘a go’ on Sunday

    ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — The weekend weather in New Mexico appears to be cooperating this time for a daredevil trying to become the first skydiver to break the sound barrier. …


  • 22 saved from sinking boat in San Francisco Bay

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Nearly two dozen people who were enjoying a bachelor party on what’s billed as San Francisco Bay’s only “floating wine tasting room” are OK after their …


  • Shuttle passes obstacle, heads toward LA museum

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Slowly surmounting a key obstacle, the shuttle Endeavour maintained a heading Saturday through the streets of Los Angeles toward its retirement home at a museum.


  • Authorities: Body is that of missing Colo. girl

    WESTMINSTER, Colo. (AP) — The weeklong search for a 10-year-old Colorado girl became a murder investigation after authorities identified a body found in a suburban Denver park as that of …


  • Shuttle passes obstacle, heads toward LA museum

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — After slowly surmounting a key obstacle, the shuttle Endeavour maintained a heading Saturday through the streets of Los Angeles toward its retirement home at a museum. …


  • AP PHOTOS: Endeavour makes terrestrial journey

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — It’s a surreal sight residents won’t soon forget: A hulking space shuttle strutting down city streets, pausing every so often to get its bearings as it …


  • 22 saved from sinking passenger boat in SF Bay

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A passenger boat carrying nearly two dozen people started sinking near Alcatraz island in San Francisco Bay, but the U.S. Coast Guard says everyone aboard was …


  • Anticipation builds in Maine prostitution case

    KENNEBUNK, Maine (AP) — The anticipation is building for residents of this seaside community waiting to find out the names of those accused of giving business to a Zumba instructor …


  • 22 saved from sinking wine tasting boat in SF Bay

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Officials say a wine tasting cruise boat carrying nearly two dozen people started sinking near Alcatraz island in San Francisco Bay, but everyone aboard was safely …


  • AP PHOTOS: Endeavour makes terrestrial journey

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — It’s a surreal sight residents won’t soon forget: A hulking space shuttle strutting down city streets, pausing every so often to get its bearings as it …


  • Shot fired at Obama campaign office in Denver

    DENVER (AP) — Denver police say someone has fired a shot through the window of President Barack Obama’s Denver campaign office. Police spokeswoman Raquel Lopez says people were inside the …


  • Body encased in concrete identified as Fla. man

    DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — Authorities on Friday identified the body of a man who was found entombed in concrete in the backyard of a northeast Georgia home. The man has …


  • Mexican mayor says boy shot by US agent 7 times

    PHOENIX (AP) — A teenage boy apparently killed this week by a U.S. Border Patrol agent was hit seven times by gunfire and died on a sidewalk just across the …


  • Authorities: Body is that of missing Colo. girl

    WESTMINSTER, Colo. (AP) — A body found in a suburban Denver park was identified Friday as that of a missing 10-year-old girl, as anxious parents kept close watch over their …


  • Industry sues over NYC crackdown on sugary drinks

    NEW YORK (AP) — Soda makers, restaurateurs and other businesses sued Friday to try to block the city’s unprecedented move to restrict sales of super-sized, sugary drinks, an effort the …


  • Shuttle Xing: Endeavour treks through LA streets

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — It’s a surreal sight residents won’t soon forget: A hulking space shuttle strutting down city streets, pausing every so often to get its bearings as it …

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