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  • Group seeks pardon for ex-Marine convicted in Iran

    Friday, Jul 25, 5:18 am
    FLINT, Mich. (AP) -- A Muslim rights organization is asking Iran's top leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei for a pardon or re-trial for a former U.S. Marine convicted of criminal charges who was accused of... Read more...
  • Ohio State band marches on after director's firing

    Friday, Jul 25, 4:10 am
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- The Ohio State marching band is moving forward without its director: A day after he was fired, the band is performing with the Columbus Symphony in what is often considered its... Read more...
  • 10 Things to Know for Today

    Friday, Jul 25, 4:08 am
    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. BLACK BOX FOUND AT SITE OF AIR ALGERIE CRASH"There are, alas, no survivors," French... Read more...
  • Va. Gov. McAuliffe to tour tornado damage

    Friday, Jul 25, 2:24 am
    CAPE CHARLES, Va. (AP) -- Flattened trees, flipped-over RVs, scattered tents, and awnings ripped from trailers -- a scene of devastation awaited the visit of Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe the day after... Read more...
  • Deadly fungus spreads in Everglades, killing trees

    Friday, Jul 25, 2:24 am
    MIAMI (AP) -- A fungus carried by an invasive beetle from southeast Asia is felling trees across the Everglades, and experts have not found a way to stop the blight from spreading.Then there's... Read more...
  • Historic Civil War battle sites have a mobile app

    Friday, Jul 25, 1:36 am
    ATLANTA (AP) -- This week marks the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Atlanta, one of the key conflicts of the Civil War, and researchers at Emory University's Center for Digital Scholarship have released... Read more...
  • What Obama said then and now on super PACs

    Friday, Jul 25, 1:18 am
    As President Barack Obama enthusiastically raises money for Democratic super PACs, he's embracing some of the same secretive elements of unlimited funding system that he long has railed against.What... Read more...
  • Transcript shows concerns during Arizona execution

    Friday, Jul 25, 1:06 am
    FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) -- U.S. District Judge Neil V. Wake was attending a ceremony for a judicial colleague when he received an urgent -- and unusual -- request: Lawyers for a condemned inmate wanted... Read more...
  • APNewsBreak: Gun law based on flawed estimate

    Friday, Jul 25, 12:24 am
    DENVER (AP) -- A law expanding background check requirements on Colorado gun sales has been in effect for about a year, and an Associated Press analysis of state data compiled during that span shows... Read more...
  • Anti-violence youth gunned down, but not silenced

    Thursday, Jul 24, 11:36 pm
    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) -- Dressed in jeans, a low-neck T-shirt and white sneakers, 19-year-old Ravon Jordan strode confidently to the podium to address the city council.He had just three minutes,... Read more...
  • Exoneration hearing set for convicted rapist

    Thursday, Jul 24, 11:18 pm
    DALLAS (AP) -- A North Dallas prosecutor is set to ask a judge to exonerate a Texas man who said he pleaded guilty to the 1990 rape of a 16-year-old girl because his attorney advised him to avoid trial.Dallas... Read more...
  • US weighs refugee status for youth from Honduras

    Thursday, Jul 24, 10:42 pm
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration is weighing giving refugee status to young people from Honduras as part of a plan to slow the influx of unaccompanied minors arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border,... Read more...
  • Fast food workers prepare to escalate wage demands

    Thursday, Jul 24, 10:30 pm
    CHICAGO (AP) -- Fast food workers say they're prepared to escalate their campaign for higher wages and union representation, starting with a national convention in suburban Chicago where more than 1,000... Read more...
  • Tornado slams Virginia campground; 2 dead

    Thursday, Jul 24, 9:42 pm
    CAPE CHARLES, Va. (AP) -- Albert Thorn awoke in his rental cottage Thursday to the sound of heavy rain and wind. Then, there was screaming. Within minutes, the sky turned dark, cellphones pinged with... Read more...
  • Today in History

    Thursday, Jul 24, 9:06 pm
    Today is Friday, July 25, the 206th day of 2014. There are 159 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History:On July 25, 1994, Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and Jordan's... Read more...
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