FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) - After the 9/11 attacks, tens of thousands of young men and women joined the military, heading for the rugged mountains of Afghanistan and dusty deserts of Iraq.
SEATTLE (AP) - The Boy Scouts of America has revoked its charter agreement with a Seattle church that refused to remove a gay troop leader after the organization withdrew his membership.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A dozen states still have anti-sodomy laws on the books 10 years after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled they are unconstitutional.
HOUSTON (AP) - A Texas-based group involved in searches for missing persons around the nation filed a lawsuit on Monday asking a federal court to set aside an order that prohibits the nonprofit from employing drones in its work.
MILFORD, Ohio (AP) - An 89-year-old woman is preparing to move out of her home of the last 10 years because it has gone smoke-free and she won't give up cigarettes.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Defendant Siale Angilau was listening to a witness describe gang initiation rituals on Monday when authorities said he grabbed a pen, rushed toward the witness and lunged at him.
• LAWMAKER SHELVES BILL TO NAME BIBLE AS STATE BOOK: BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A Shreveport lawmaker is scrapping his proposal to name the Bible as Louisiana's official state book.
HONOLULU (AP) - A 16-year-old boy stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from California to Hawaii on Sunday, surviving the trip halfway across the Pacific Ocean unharmed despite frigid temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack of oxygen, FBI and airline officials said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term, a study shows, challenging the Obama administration's conclusions that they are a much cleaner oil alternative and will help combat climate change.
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) - What's happening in this Wyoming resort town might be better described as a land creep than a landslide, but the lack of speed has not hindered the sheer power of the moving earth.
GROTON, Conn. (AP) - With no sunlight to set day apart from night on a submarine, the U.S. Navy for decades has staggered sailors' working hours on schedules with little resemblance to life above the ocean's surface.
BROOKLINE, N.H. (AP) - In the portrait, the little boy's blue eyes twinkle as he looks straight ahead. His apple cheeks shine. There's a gap in his teeth, and his reddish-brown hair is just slightly tousled. He's an All-American boy.
MODESTO (AP) - Some California beekeepers say pesticides may be to blame for the death or damage of as many as 80,000 bee colonies after the insects pollinated almond trees in the San Joaquin Valley.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - Canadian police confirmed an arrest has been made in the Netherlands in the case of a Canadian teenager who was blackmailed into exposing herself in front of a webcam. The 15-year-old later committed suicide after detailing her harassment on a YouTube video watched by millions around the world.
DENVER (AP) - A college student eats more than the recommended dose of a marijuana-laced cookie and jumps to his death from a hotel balcony. A husband with no history of violence is accused of shooting his wife in the head, possibly after eating pot-infused candy.
NEW YORK (AP) - Is it a dime? Or is it a nail?
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - The nation's most polluted nuclear weapons production site is now its newest national park.
HAVANA (AP) - The United States and Cuba are close to a deal on restoring regularly scheduled commercial flights, Cuban and American officials said Wednesday on ...
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) - An assistant scoutmaster at a suburban New York Boy Scouts troop is facing criminal charges after allegedly sharing LSD, marijuana and ...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - A man who was cited by police for soliciting donations at an intersection filed a lawsuit Wednesday accusing city officials of ...
CHICAGO (AP) - A professor at a suburban Chicago Christian college who has been placed on administrative leave after donning a headscarf to demonstrate solidarity with ...
BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) - A man charged with killing his 92-year-old grandfather told police he visited an online forum after the stabbing and told others what ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - From finance companies and manufacturers to teachers and the working poor, there is a tax break for almost everyone in the massive package ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Donald Trump will be standing at center stage, but Ted Cruz will be in the spotlight at Tuesday night's Republican presidential debate.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was held captive by the Taliban for five years and freed in exchange for five detainees in Guantanamo ...
NEW YORK (AP) - The scene of neighbors hanging holiday decorations at their tidy Bronx apartment building was nothing remarkable, except to the people doing it.
ECONOMY, Pa. (AP) - A woman whose embalmed head was found in the western Pennsylvania woods more than a year ago may have died of a ...
ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) - A New Jersey woman pleaded not guilty Monday to making false threats against fellow blacks at the university she previously attended.
DALLAS (AP) - Gasoline is close to breaking below a key psychological barrier as drivers enjoy some of the cheapest pump prices since the recession.
RENO, Nev. (AP) - Organizers of the Burning Man counter-culture celebration are challenging the enforcement of a Nevada state tax that they say could cost them ...