_ Newly retired from “The Tonight Show,” Jay Leno is now being awarded the nation’s top humor prize for following in the tradition of satire and social commentary of Mark Twain, the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announced Wednesday
By ANTHONY MCCARTNEY AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) _ Casey Kasem, the internationally famous radio broadcaster with the cheerful manner and gentle voice who became the king of the top 40 countdown with […]
The replica of the HMS Bounty had last been docked in New London
Ten people who say they survived a 1997 massacre in Mexico have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to reinstate their lawsuit accusing former Mexican President Ernesto Zedillo of bearing some responsibility for it.
Retired tennis star James Blake says he didn’t know the family who died last week in the Florida home they were renting from him.
By DMITRY LOVETSKY Associated Press DZHEZKAZGAN, Kazakhstan (AP) _ A Russian Soyuz space capsule carrying three astronauts who had spent a half-year aboard the International Space Station landed Wednesday in the steppes of Kazakhstan. […]
WASHINGTON (AP) _ Access to the White House complex was halted for about an hour Tuesday after a vehicle followed a motorcade carrying President Barack Obama’s daughters through the gates. Uniformed agents immediately stopped the […]
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) _ A Florida man pleaded guilty on Friday to participating in the 2010 theft of about $80 million in prescription drugs from an Eli Lilly warehouse in Connecticut. The U.S. Attorney’s […]
Police swarmed a FedEx center where a shooter opened fire Tuesday morning, injuring at least six people at the package-sorting station north of Atlanta.
General Dynamics said Monday it has secured a $17.65 billion contract to build attack submarines for the U.S. Navy.
2011 was rollercoaster year, with political scandals, a fair share of global upheaval, as well as crises both economic and environmental here at home. Take a look through the biggest events of 2011 in our chronological look back at the past 12 months…