ATLANTA (AP) - Doctors have known for some time that a sexually spread virus can cause some types of oral cancer. But actor Michael Douglas' comments on his own throat cancer in a newspaper story Monday threw a spotlight on a subject not often discussed.
CINCINNATI (AP) - A Catholic school teacher who was fired after she became pregnant through artificial insemination was awarded more than $170,000 Monday after winning her anti-discrimination lawsuit against an Ohio archdiocese.
TORNILLO, Texas (AP) - Jesse Grado walks cautiously past a welder whose work throws off a spray of brilliant sparks as construction crews lay slabs of concrete for a bridge over the Rio Grande. The leader of the project points to an empty void - the point where the six-lane span abruptly ends 30 feet above the river.
HONOLULU (AP) - Part of what makes living in Hawaii so pleasant is the gentle breeze. Arriving from the northeast, it's light enough that it is barely noticeable but strong enough to chase away the humidity.
FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) - The Army psychiatrist charged in the deadly 2009 Fort Hood rampage hinted Monday that he would try to justify the attack, revealing for the first time his defense strategy after a military judge said he could represent himself - and question the soldiers he is accused of shooting - during his upcoming trial.
MIAMI (AP) - Like most people who signed up for Florida's official Burmese python hunt last winter, Mark Rubinstein slogged a couple times through the Everglades without ever seeing one of the elusive snakes.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House stepped in Monday with a veto threat against a House GOP plan to advance a round of 2014 spending bills that would ease sequester-imposed cuts on the Pentagon while forcing even deeper cuts on non-defense programs.
LAW CHANGE KILLS GERMANY'S LONGEST WORD: BERLIN (AP) - A tweak to state laws in the German state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania to conform with current EU regulations has caused an unexpected casualty: the longest word in the German language.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Scott Weiland has countersued his former band mates in Stone Temple Pilots claiming they had no right to expel him and shouldn't be allowed to perform with a new lead singer.
FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) - Pfc. Bradley Manning went on trial Monday for leaking hundreds of thousands of classified documents to the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks, including sensitive information prosecutors said fell into enemy hands.
BOSTON (AP) - Boston's fire chief announced his resignation Monday, saying public criticism from his deputies for the way he responded to the marathon bombings has made it impossible for him to do his job.
CAN MAN PROTEST OUTSIDE MILITARY BASE? WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court will decide whether to reinstate a man's conviction for protesting outside a military base in California.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - The California state parks system, beset by financial problems and scandal, is launching a study commission that leaders hope will reshape the system and restore public confidence and financial stability.
TRAIN DERAILS, DAMAGES TRACK ON POPULAR VALLEY ROUTE: DENAIR (AP) - Rail authorities are working to repair damage on Amtrak's popular San Joaquin route after a freight train derailed in the Central California town of Denair.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Online game maker Zynga Inc. said Monday that it is cutting 520 jobs, about 18 percent of its workforce, in a cost-saving move designed to help it adapt to consumers shifting game play from computers to mobile devices.
Curtis William Dyer, age 94, passed away peacefully at his home in Manteca, California, on Tuesday, November 17, 2015, surrounded by his family. He was ...
Donald Trump won more votes in the Iowa caucuses than any Republican candidate in history.
For me, the big question isn't which team wins in that football thing this weekend. The real big question is whether local anarchists and ...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A 2005 spate of quakes in California's Central Valley almost certainly was triggered by oilfield injection underground, a study published Thursday ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Luck may have run out for the winner of a California Lottery jackpot: The person has apparently let $63 million slip away.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Rickie Fowler overcame some bad shots for a share of the lead Thursday in the Waste Management Phoenix Open. Phil Mickelson compounded ...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Tony Stewart will miss the start of his final NASCAR season after fracturing his back in an accident on an all-terrain ...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell will implement a "Rooney Rule" requiring that women be interviewed for executive positions with teams around the league ...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Roger Goodell might as well mail this one in.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - An uninvited guest at the NFL's annual pre-Super Bowl news conference about health and safety, Chris Nowinski stood nearby and listened ...
SANTA CLARA (AP) - It's hard to know who took the bigger risk.
SAN JOSE (AP) - "Keep pounding."
Just when I was starting to imagine our lakes being full and our launch ramps being within walking - not hiking - distance from the parking lot ...
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Vasa Pusica made all eight shots from the field, was 3 for 3 on free throws and scored 19 points to lead ...
ST. LOUIS (AP) - San Jose Sharks goalie Martin Jones set the tone early Thursday night.