Angelina Jolie says she had double mastectomy
Angelina Jolie says that she has had a preventive double mastectomy after learning she carried a gene that made it extremely likely she would get breast
Sotomayor speaks at NYC literature festival
NEW YORK (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor is taking on the topic of freedom of expression.
Curacao politician fatally shot by gunmen at beach
WILLEMSTAD, Curacao (AP) — A Curacao official says a prominent politician in the Caribbean island's coalition government has been fatally shot.
Giffords receives Profile in Courage award
BOSTON (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords received the 2013 Profile in Courage award at the John F. Kennedy Library on Sunday in recognition of the political, personal,
NM church members start victims fund after attack
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Members of a Catholic church where three people were stabbed during Mass a week ago launched an effort on Sunday to raise money for victims hurt in the
Warren Buffett offers advice on investing and life
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett dispensed plenty of advice on investing and life during this weekend's Berkshire Hathaway shareholders meeting.
Police: US soccer referee punched by player dies
MURRAY, Utah (AP) — Ricardo Portillo's daughters had begged him to stop refereeing in a soccer league because of the growing risk of violence from angry players.
Frederic Franklin, British-born dancer, dies at 98
NEW YORK (AP) — Frederic Franklin, a British-born dancer who helped popularize modern ballet in the United States and performed until his mid-90s, has died. He was 98.
'Orajel' creator David Morris Kern dies at 103
PARADISE VALLEY, Ariz. (AP) — The creator of Orajel, a medicine aimed at fighting toothaches that was later also used for mouth sores, has died, family members said Sunday. David
Fever hits thousands in parched West farm region
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — California and federal public health officials say valley fever, a potentially lethal but often misdiagnosed disease infecting more and more people around
Man shoots self while cleaning gun in Colorado
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say a 24-year-old Colorado man accidentally shot himself while cleaning his handgun.
Obama to launch series of trips on economic plans
WASHINGTON (AP) — Immigration, guns and national security are dominating the discussion on Capitol Hill, but Americans by and large are still focused on their bottom line. So
Pittsburgh Marathon run amid tightened security
PITTSBURGH (AP) — James Kirwa of Kenya has won his second straight Pittsburgh Marathon on Sunday amid heightened security following the Boston Marathon bombings and with a
Gasoline prices at US pumps up a penny over past 2 weeks
CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average U.S. price of a gallon of gasoline has gone up one penny over the past two weeks. It is the first increase after eight straight weeks of
Casino bosses transform Sin City into Club City
LAS VEGAS (AP) — To step into club XS at the Wynn Las Vegas is to enter the dreamscape of a modern artist with fetishes for gold and bronze and bodies in motion.
Utah cabin had uninvited guests _ 60,000 bees
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — It was the biggest beehive that that Ogden beekeeper Vic Bachman has ever removed — a dozen feet long, packed inside the eaves of a cabin in Ogden Valley.