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MIAMI (AP) — Authorities say 13 Cuban migrants in the Florida Keys are the first to land on U.S. soil since the death of Fidel Castro. Monroe County Sheriff's Office Deputy Becky Herrin said the group arrived by homemade boat early Tuesday on Big Pine Key. U.S. Customs and...
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — The killing of a guard at a federal prison in Pennsylvania was a calculated slaying during which the suspect inmate paused to chew a piece of gum he took from the dying guard's pocket, federal prosecutors said in court papers. The documents filed Monday...
ATLANTA (AP) — Lawyers seeking to block Tuesday's scheduled execution of a man convicted of killing his father-in-law after a custody fight over a young son have argued a juror lied about her own messy relationship history and swayed fellow jurors to vote for a death sentence...
MILLVILLE, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey state trooper and another man were killed in a head-on highway crash. It happened around 7 p.m. Monday on State Route 55 in Millville, in the southern part of the state. A man traveling southbound in his Toyota Corolla crossed the grass median...
WASHINGTON (AP) — American students have a math problem. The latest global snapshot of student performance shows declining math scores in the U.S. and stagnant performance in science and reading. Education Secretary John B. King Jr. says this country is losing ground and he...
BOSTON (AP) — A modest asphalt court that served as a nursery for a unique style of volleyball played by Chinese immigrants across the country now stands in the way of development, touching off a battle over preservation. The prime slice of Chinatown real estate is steps from...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the threat authorities say they have received that an attack is to be launched Tuesday at Los Angeles' Universal City commuter rail stop (all times local): 6:40 p.m. Authorities say they have stepped up security on Los Angeles County's commuter...
NEW YORK (AP) — In bid to fight art fraud, Sotheby's announced Monday that it had purchased a forensics firm whose founder once helped the auction house belatedly identify a $10 million painting as a fake. Sotheby's said that Orion Analytical, based in Williamstown,...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The FBI and local law enforcement agencies called a news conference Monday to discuss what the FBI calls a "non-corroborated" threat involving the Los Angeles area. The FBI did not elaborate on the nature of the threat except to say authorities haven't...
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Vionise Pierre-Louis scored 13 points on 6-of-9 shooting and grabbed 10 rebounds to help No...
ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the scheduled execution of an Alabama inmate (all times local): 9:15 p.m. The U...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chiefs linebacker Derrick Johnson left Thursday night's game against the Raiders after...
NORMAL, Ill. (AP) — Vehicles could start rolling off the line at the former Mitsubishi plant in Normal if a...
NEW YORK (AP) — Anders Lee's second goal of the game with just over seven minutes remaining lifted the New York...
NEW YORK (AP) — Anders Lee's second goal of the game with just over seven minutes remaining lifted the New York...