Delaware Closes I-495 Bridge Because of Column Tilt
Delaware officials on Monday ordered the emergency closure of the Interstate 495 bridge over the Christina River in Wilmington after discovering that four support columns are tilting.
EPA Seeks to Cut Power Plant Carbon by 30%
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a sweeping initiative to curb pollutants blamed for global warming, the Obama administration unveiled a plan Monday that cuts carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by nearly a third over the next 15 years, but pushes the deadline for some states to comply until long a…
Hagel: Captive’s Life Was in Danger
BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Sunday the military operation to free Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl from the Taliban in exchange for the release of five Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, detainees was not relayed to Congress because officials believed the soldier's l…
NBA Owners to Vote on Clippers Sale, Sterling Sues
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Donald Sterling won't get to fight for his Los Angeles Clippers in front of NBA owners next week. His only chance now is in court.
Christie: Discord at Home Hurts US Abroad
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie told Tennessee Republicans on Friday that political discord at home has made the United States vulnerable abroad.
Shinseki Resigns Amid Veterans’ Health Care Uproar
Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki resigned Friday in a personal meeting with President Barack Obama, shortly after publicly apologizing for deep problems plaguing the agency's health care system that Obama called "totally unacceptable."
GOP House Backs State Medical Marijuana Laws
The GOP-controlled House voted early Friday in favor of blocking the federal government from interfering with states that permit the use of medical marijuana.
Obama Hosts Youth Sports Concussions Seminar
President Barack Obama is a lover of games played on hard courts, baseball diamonds and in 10-yard increments. His two daughters are active in sports and, like many parents with children on athletic teams, he worries about their safety.
Dad Gets Life for Tossing Daughter Into Creek
An Eatontown man who tossed his 2-year-old daughter into a creek while she was strapped into her car seat apologized Wednesday — but not for murdering the child.
Maya Angelou Dies at 86
Maya Angelou was gratified, but not surprised by her extraordinary fortune.