KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) - Tropical Storm Isaac started pelting the Florida Keys with rain and strong winds on Sunday, and it could strengthen into a dangerous hurricane by the time it starts hitting the northern Gulf Coast in the coming days.
When Neil Armstrong walked on the moon all those years ago, he made his country believe that anything was possible with ingenuity and dedication - and in the process became of America's greatest heroes, his friends, colleagues and admirers said Saturday after news that the former astronaut had died.
WASHINGTON PARK, Ill. (AP) - A southwestern Illinois man was charged Saturday with aggravated criminal sexual abuse in connection with a St. Louis teenager who told police she was held captive in his home for three years and conceived a child with him before escaping.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Austin Chapman figured his short films must be pretty good because they've been sweeping major awards on the independent film festival circuit the past couple of years.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Lawmakers sent Gov. Jerry Brown a bill that would protect illegal immigrants who commit minor infractions from deportation.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) - Tropical Storm Isaac strengthened as it swirled toward an expected landfall on Haiti's southern peninsula Friday night, threatening the poor nation with punishing rains but unlikely to gain enough steam to strike as a hurricane.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said Friday that he would send U.S. troops to Syria if needed to prevent the spread of chemical weapons.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - It was the $1 billion question Saturday: What does Apple Inc.'s victory in an epic patent dispute over its fiercest rival mean for the U.S. smartphone industry?
NEW YORK (AP) - All nine people injured during a dramatic confrontation between police and a gunman outside the Empire State Building were wounded by gunfire from the two officers, police said Saturday, citing ballistics evidence.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - After a year of scorched-earth litigation, a jury decided Friday that Samsung ripped off the innovative technology used by Apple to create its revolutionary iPhone and iPad.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A former Long Beach city employee has pleaded guilty to embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars from the animal care services bureau.
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - A nurse accidentally disposed of a kidney from a living donor this month at an Ohio hospital, and doctors tried unsuccessfully for at least two hours to resuscitate the organ in what medical experts describe as a rare accident, health officials said.
ASPEN, Colo. (AP) - Lance Armstrong was feeling just fine even after being beaten by a lanky teenager in a grueling 36-mile mountain bike race.
PACOIMA (AP) - Authorities say a small plane has crash-landed in a business district in Pacoima, striking two cars and injuring the two people on board.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - The Republican Party will delay the bulk of its convention until Tuesday afternoon because of the severe weather forecast from Isaac.
WARSAW, Poland (AP) - The United States is preparing to boost its military presence in Europe at a cost of up to $1 billion, President Barack Obama said Tuesday, as tensions in the region simmer over Russia's aggressive actions in Ukraine.
SLOVYANSK, Ukraine (AP) - Ukrainian troops on Tuesday launched an offensive against pro-Russian insurgents in the eastern city of Slovyansk and advanced through the city's outskirts, the nation's interior minister said.
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) - A Pakistan air force fighter jet crashed into the country's largest city after a technical fault Tuesday, killing two pilots and a civilian on the ground, authorities said.
DETROIT (AP) - Brisk demand for SUVs and pickup trucks - and five sunny weekends - likely pushed U.S. auto sales to a seven-year high in May.
WARSAW, Poland (AP) - The United States is preparing to boost its military presence in Europe and at a cost of up to $1 billion, President Barack Obama said Tuesday, as tensions in the region simmer over Russia's aggressive actions in Ukraine.