LONDON (AP) - Police protecting the Olympic Park on opening night said Saturday they arrested more than 130 activists on bicycles involved in an hours-long effort to breach the park's security cordon.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Mitt Romney jabbed. British Prime Minister David Cameron countered. Salt Lake City's mayor hit back.
AVONDALE, La. (AP) - The USS Somerset - the last of three Navy ships named for 9/11 attack sites - was christened Saturday in honor of the passengers and crew of the plane that crashed before terrorists could reach their intended target.
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) - A man who saved his girlfriend's life at the Colorado movie shooting was remembered for his selfless sacrifice Saturday, while an aspiring sportscaster was praised for her boundless energy and an Air Force reservist as a good friend.
NEW YORK (AP) - The choreographer of a somber segment in the London Olympics opening ceremony said Saturday he's disappointed that the NBC television network decided not to show it to an American audience.
FRESNO (AP) - Imagine being the only driver on a two-lane asphalt highway as the stark desolation of Death Valley National park passes on each side and the crystal blue sky stretches up from the horizon.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A 25-year-old woman was killed and a 20-year-old woman hospitalized after a fight on a party bus got out of hand, California Highway Patrol investigators said Saturday.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - As state mental health services have crumbled under budget cuts, tens of millions of dollars raised through a tax designed to help the mentally ill have gone to "wellness" programs like horseback riding for teens and yoga classes for city workers. And that's by design.
BEVERLY HILLS (AP) - Charlie Sheen says he's not insane anymore. Instead, these are good days for the "Anger Management" star, he declares, with his FX sitcom half-way through its initial 10-episode run and poised to get an order for 90 more. Sheen told reporters Saturday that the prospect of continuing is as "exciting as hell," and added cheerily, "I don't think 90's gonna be enough." With the expected pickup, FX plans to bring aboard ...
QUINCY, Pa. (AP) - A man in south-central Pennsylvania confronting his wife about custody arrangements for their daughter shot to death three people, then fled with the 4-year-old girl before the two were found about 250 miles away in Ohio, authorities said Saturday. Kevin Matthew Cleeves was trying to contact his wife Friday to make arrangements to pick up his daughter Leia, but his wife didn't answer the phone, so he went to ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Victims of a deadly train crash in Los Angeles four years ago have expressed disappointment in Congress' failure to increase a railroad liability cap that they believe inadequately compensates them for their pain and suffering. Victims and relatives of those killed on a Metrolink train met with an aide to Sen. Dianne Feinstein on Friday. They asked for Feinstein to press lawmakers to raise the limit on how much ...
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) - Mourners were packing churches in Ohio and Texas to remember two victims of the shooting spree at a Colorado movie theater. Pastors at 27-year-old Matt McQuinn's funeral in his western Ohio hometown of Springfield spoke Saturday of the senselessness of the July 20 massacre in Aurora, Colo., that killed 12 and wounded 58 others, and of McQuinn's sacrifice. McQuinn saved his girlfriend's life by diving in front of her ...
DETROIT (AP) - Hyundai Motor Co. is recalling some Santa Fe SUVs and Sonata sedans because of problems with their air bags. The Santa Fe recall involves nearly 200,000 vehicles in the 2007 to 2009 model years. Hyundai dealers will reprogram the front passenger air bag sensors so they will accurately detect when a small adult is seated. Hyundai said it received complaints from some adults under 130 pounds whose air bags didn't ...
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - Imagine being the only driver on a two-lane asphalt highway as the stark desolation of Death Valley National park passes on each side and the crystal blue sky stretches up from the horizon. Or picture a tight left turn on Yosemite's Glacier Point Road where in the east iconic Half Dome suddenly appears against a backdrop of the snow-capped High Sierra. The Google Street View service that has brought us ...
LONDON (AP) - Olympic boxing official Garip Erkuyumcu was found dead in his London hotel room, the International Boxing Association said Friday.
NEW YORK (AP) - It's the day of the online deal.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - On game days in Thermal, where date farms and desert surroundings evoke the Middle East and nearby communities have names like Mecca and Oasis, fans cheer a high school team known as the Arabs.
BOSTON (AP) - Doctors are reporting an epidemic - of twins. Nearly half of all babies born with advanced fertility help are multiple births, new federal numbers show.
NEW YORK (AP) - A New York City commuter train rounding a riverside curve derailed Sunday, killing four people and injuring more than 60 in a crash that threw some riders from toppling cars and swiftly raised questions about whether excessive speed, mechanical problems or human error could have played a role.
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WASHINGTON (AP) - The worst of the online glitches, crashes and delays may be over for the problem-plagued government health care website, the Department of Health and Human Services said Sunday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles Port Police officials say a man died while trying to save two people who were swept into sea.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The family of an elderly U.S. tourist detained for more than a month in North Korea said Saturday the Swedish ambassador has seen the man and found him to be in good health.
BANGKOK (AP) - Riot police fired tear gas at anti-government mobs trying to force their way into the prime minister's office complex and Bangkok's police headquarters on Sunday, deepening Thailand's political crisis and raising fears of prolonged instability in one of Southeast Asia's biggest economies.
Thanksgiving Day is no longer all about turkey: It's eating away at Black Friday shopping.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - A mother on board a plane that crashed in remote southwest Alaska made a frantic phone call for help resuscitating her 5-month-old baby, then left the fatally injured boy to lead searchers hampered by cold and fog to the crash site.
SAO PAULO (AP) - Even before a crane dramatically collapsed and killed two workers at the Sao Paulo stadium, it was clear World Cup organizers would have their hands full trying to deliver all 12 venues by FIFA's end-of-December deadline.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Trimming overgrown shrubs may have won Juvencio Adame praise from neighbors, but it also brought the San Diego man a felony charge from prosecutors.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is doing his part to support small businesses.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea state media claimed Saturday that an elderly U.S. tourist detained for more than a month has apologized for alleged crimes during the Korean War and for "hostile acts" against the state during a recent trip.