NEW YORK (AP) - After years of breathless anticipation - at least on the part of the tabloids - Jennifer Aniston is finally ready to wed again.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Americans are carrying more credit card debt than a year ago, yet the late-payment rate for card holders remains near an 18-year low, an analysis of consumer-credit data shows.
NEW YORK (AP) - It's about freakin' time. The term "F-bomb" surfaced in newspapers more than 20 years ago but will land Tuesday for the first time in the mainstream Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, along with sexting, flexitarian, obesogenic, energy drink and life coach. In all, the company picks about 100 additions for the 114-year-old dictionary's annual update, gathering evidence of usage over several years in everything from media to the labels of beer bottles and ...
SAN DIEGO (AP) - A coalition calling for an end to the war on drugs began its monthlong campaign Sunday in San Diego that will take it to more than 20 U.S. cities.
MALIBU (AP) - NBC's "The Voice" is adding a bit of thievery to its format. Executive producer Mark Burnett said Sunday that the singing contest will let coaches "steal" contestants from each other during the show's "battle rounds." The show also will introduce a new "knockout round" to slice the number of contestants on each coach's team, Burnett told a Malibu, Calif., news conference. He was joined by coaches Christina Aguilera, Cee Lo Green, Adam ...
WARNER SPRINGS (AP) - A 2,000-acre wildfire ignited by lightning in rural northern San Diego County has been contained.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Three people were killed and three were hurt after a vehicle went over the side of a Los Angeles freeway.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - A U.S. Navy guided missile destroyer was left with a gaping hole on one side after it collided with an oil tanker early Sunday just outside the strategic Strait of Hormuz.
NEW YORK (AP) - Lincoln Rocha had just taken some photographs of his wife while they visited crowded Times Square on a hot summer day when he saw a man nearby start to back away from police officers who were talking to him.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - "The Dark Knight Rises" has finally fallen out of first-place at the weekend box office.
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - After Mitt Romney decided on a running mate, Paul Ryan's carefully planned transition from congressman to vice presidential candidate began - in deep secret.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) - A spokesman for Billy Graham says the 93-year-old evangelist is being treated at a North Carolina hospital for bronchitis.
LONDON (AP) - With a little British pomp and a lot of British pop, London brought the curtain down on a glorious Olympic Games on Sunday in a spectacular, technicolor pageant of landmarks, lightshows and lots of fun.
OAK CREEK, Wis. (AP) - Hundreds of people gathered at a Sikh temple in suburban Milwaukee spoke of redemption, unity and strength during the first Sunday service there since a gunman killed six people before fatally shooting himself.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The caretaker of a chimpanzee that got out of its enclosure and ran off into a Las Vegas neighborhood for the second time in about four weeks says the she thinks someone let the animal out of its cage this weekend.
EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK, Fla. (AP) - Wildlife workers in boats struggled Wednesday to coax nearly four dozen pilot whales out of dangerous shallow waters in Florida's Everglades National Park, hoping to spare them the fate of 10 others that already have died.
YONKERS, N.Y. (AP) - An engineer whose speeding commuter train ran off the rails along a curve, killing four people, experienced a hypnotic-like daze and nodded at the controls before he suddenly realized something was wrong and hit the brakes, a lawyer said as a federal regulator called for the railroad to make immediate safety improvements.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Wags and barks speak volumes when it comes to understanding what a dog is saying, but there are also clues in a dog's eyes, ears, nose or the tilt of its head. Are humans getting the right messages?
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Recordings of several 911 calls made from inside Sandy Hook Elementary during last year's school shooting are being released under court order Wednesday after a legal fight by The Associated Press.
RICHMOND, Calif. (AP) - Two California cities have voted to ban electronic cigarettes while a motion will be introduced Wednesday in Los Angeles to limit the smokeless devices where cigarette smoking is already prohibited.
SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) - Authorities are investigating the discovery of two bodies outside a home in Ventura County.
NEW YORK (AP) - A union official says a commuter train engineer caught himself nodding at the controls before the train started to veer off its tracks and derailed in New York City, killing four people.
Production on "Fast & Furious 7" is on hold following the death of star Paul Walker.
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) - Entombed at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean in an upended tugboat for three days, Harrison Odjegba Okene begged God for a miracle.
WASHINGTON (AP) - To say that new academic standards have yielded strange bedfellows would be an understatement.
LONDON (AP) - Volkswagen turns off some employees' email 30 minutes after their shifts end. Goldman Sachs is urging junior staff to take weekends off. BMW is planning new rules that will keep workers from being contacted after hours.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Seeking to move past its website woes, the Obama administration is launching a two-pronged health care strategy this month aimed at avoiding enrollment snafus come January while also trying to refocus the public's attention on broader benefits of the sweeping law.
CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) - A man has been arrested on suspicion of stealing from Apple after police found him hiding in the bushes near the company's corporate campus in Northern California.
Palmdale was ordered to hold a new election for City Council members next year after a Superior Court judge concluded there was discrimination against black and Latino voters in November citywide races.
LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) - A woman who allegedly offered topless hairstyling services in northern Colorado faces criminal charges. But police say the problem isn't cutting hair without a top. It's cutting hair without a license.