- Boxer Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76 Updated: Apr-20-14 11:49 am
- Bible verse on Parkersburg S. T-shirts questioned Updated: Apr-20-14 11:47 am
- Charlotte weighs immigrant-friendly city policies Updated: Apr-20-14 11:38 am
- Democrat's retirement opens door for GOP in NC 7th Updated: Apr-20-14 11:37 am
- Gender gap under Ohio governor nearly $10 an hour Updated: Apr-20-14 11:16 am
- Oregon gay-marriage ban goes to court this week Updated: Apr-20-14 11:05 am
- Not all want University of Rhode Island cops armed Updated: Apr-20-14 11:04 am
- Miss America: Rethink suspension over prom query Updated: Apr-20-14 11:01 am
- Some happy endings for dogs in fighting bust Updated: Apr-20-14 10:44 am
- Attacks kill at least 15 people in Iraq Updated: Apr-20-14 10:25 am
- In Md. court, teen takeover offers a second chance Updated: Apr-20-14 10:14 am
- LDS leader: incursions on religious freedom Updated: Apr-20-14 9:34 am
- Syria's Assad visits recaptured Christian village Updated: Apr-20-14 9:32 am
- Va. couple seek to adopt 10-year-old from India Updated: Apr-20-14 9:28 am
- Gunmen kill police captain, conscript near Cairo Updated: Apr-20-14 8:58 am
- Wisconsin DNR assessing winter deer kill Updated: Apr-20-14 7:04 am
- Nigerians mark Easter amid mourning and fear Updated: Apr-20-14 6:58 am
- 'Dog publicist' uses Internet to save lives Updated: Apr-20-14 5:25 am
- Marijuana firm buys buildings in Florida Updated: Apr-20-14 2:04 am
- New program uses art to teach science Updated: Apr-20-14 1:10 am
- New Haven teams canvass in effort to halt violence Updated: Apr-20-14 1:05 am
- Feds probe how UC Berkeley handles sexual assaults Updated: Apr-19-14 7:22 pm
- Ill. GOP officials who wanted Brady out replaced Updated: Apr-19-14 5:52 pm
- Carriage horse foes picket Liam Neeson's NYC home Updated: Apr-19-14 5:46 pm
- Ga. GOP Senate hopefuls try to separate themselves Updated: Apr-19-14 5:12 pm
TORONTO - Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the boxer whose wrongful murder conviction became an international symbol of racial injustice, died Sunday. He was 76.
PARKSBURG, West Virginia - Wood County school officials have asked their lawyers to review a wrestling team's T-shirts that bear a Bible verse on the back.
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - North Carolina's biggest city is looking at ways to boost growth by attracting new immigrants to the United States, a move some complain would welcome people living in the country illegally.
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Two years ago, Republican David Rouzer lost to Democratic U.S. Rep. Mike McIntyre by just 654 votes - a razor-thin margin of 0.2 percent among the nearly 337,000 ballots cast.
DAYTON, Ohio - A newspaper investigation has found the average pay gap between men and women in the offices of four of Ohio's five elected statewide officials has grown to almost $10 an hour, as it's shrunk to under a dollar across the rest of state government.
SALEM, Oregon - The future of Oregon's ban on same-sex marriage goes before a federal judge this week.
SOUTH KINGSTOWN, Rhode Island - The University of Rhode Island's plan to arm campus police is drawing mixed reviews from students and faculty, with some saying it's long overdue at the nation's only public university where campus police do not carry firearms and others who fear it will lead to more violence.
YORK, Pennsylvania - Miss America is asking a Pennsylvania school district to reconsider the punishment of a high school senior who asked her to prom during the question-and-answer portion of an assembly.
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Addison, a black and white pit bull, sleeps each night on her owners' bed, snuggling into the curves of their legs. She never caught on to the game of fetch but pushes a basketball around her Annapolis, Maryland backyard. She takes special obedience classes so she can go into elementary schools as parts of an anti-animal cruelty education program.
BAGHDAD - A series of attacks, including a coordinated assault on a private Shiite college in Baghdad, killed at least 15 people and wounded nearly 50 others in Iraq on Sunday, officials said.
LA PLATA, Maryland - The 16-year-old said he didn't think before stealing a shirt, pants, hat and jewelry box from a local Kohl's. He had fallen in with new friends after moving from Virginia to Maryland, and he followed their lead. He put on the clothes and started to walk out of the store.
SALT LAKE CITY - A high-ranking Mormon leader says protections of religious freedom of speech are eroding.
BEIRUT - Syria's president marked Easter with a tour Sunday of an ancient Christian village recently recaptured by his forces, state media said, as the country's Greek Orthodox Patriarch vowed that country's Christians "will not submit and yield" to extremists.
LYNCHBURG, Virginia - His infectious smile lights up the room from atop a shelf in Todd and Tobey Thurston's Campbell County home - the face of the couple's daily prayer to one day become blessed with a son.
CAIRO - Gunmen killed a police captain and a conscript in a firefight on a desert road outside Cairo on Sunday, the Interior Ministry said, in the second such attack in three days to target Egypt's security services.
MADISON, Wisconsin - Wisconsin wildlife officials are using road-kill and radio-tracking data to assess the harsh winter's effect on the state's deer herd.
LAGOS, Nigeria - With little to celebrate, Nigerians marked Easter Sunday with heightened security against a spreading Islamic uprising, mourning the deaths of at least 75 bomb blast victims and fearful of the fate of 85 abducted schoolgirls.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - At the Mat-Su Borough Animal Care Facility on Sunday morning, Rachel Reese set up two portable lights, unzipped a canvas bag crammed with animal-sized cowboy hats, bow-ties and a cardboard sign that read "Free Hugs." Then she readied herself for her rambunctious, leashed clients: the dogs of the animal shelter.
BRADENTON, Florida - A publicly traded firm that appears to be positioning itself in advance of a medical marijuana vote in Florida later this year has acquired a trio of industrial buildings just north of the Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport.
MELBOURNE, Florida - It's a challenge tackled by engineers in the space program: Design a garment that can withstand a certain level of heat.
NEW HAVEN, Connecticut - She hoped to be attending Torrence Gamble's graduation in a few years, not visiting him in prison, Superintendent Garth Harries recalled a teacher telling him after Gamble was shot to death.
BERKELEY, California - Federal officials are investigating how the University of California, Berkeley responds to reports of campus sexual assaults.
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - A crop of Republican officials who wanted to oust former Illinois GOP Chairman Pat Brady for his statements supporting same-sex marriage have been replaced in their party positions.
NEW YORK - Animal welfare activists picketing Liam Neeson's home on Saturday said they don't agree with him that the city's carriage horses should keep working.
GROVETOWN, Georgia - Georgia's top Republican Senate hopefuls are scrambling to prove who'd be the most conservative opponent to take on Democratic favorite Michelle Nunn in a race that will help determine which party controls the Senate for the final two years of President Barack Obama's term.