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Oklahoma, Texas set heat records in July
Sweltering may have reached a new record last month, as Oklahoma racked up the country's highest monthly average temperature ever.
Bush to be in NYC to mark 10th anniversary of 9/11
The ceremony at the World Trade Center site marking the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks will be a solemn but stately event that will include former President George W. Bush and a chance for victims' families to view the names of loved ones etched into the memorial, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said.
New Hampshire woman toasts 110th birthday with leg kicks
She's lived under 17 U.S. presidents, through six major American wars, endured the Great Depression and buried three husbands and both of her children.
Festival marks 50th anniversary of 'Mockingbird'
Mary Badham was 9 years old when she acted in the 1962 drama, "To Kill a Mockingbird" - too young to be aware of much of the civil rights movement happening in her native Alabama.
Accuser in Strauss-Kahn's NYC sex case speaks out
The hotel maid accusing Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexually assaulting her in a Manhattan hotel room shattered her silence Sunday, saying in a published report that the former International Monetary Fund leader grabbed and attacked her as she implored him to stop.
Police: 7 wounded in casino shooting near Seattle
A hospital spokeswoman says conditions have been upgraded for four people shot at a casino near Seattle.
Anti-gay marriage rallies as NY ceremonies begin
Thousands of opponents of gay marriage took to the streets in loud and sometimes tense protests Sunday, the first day that legal same-sex weddings were performed.
Augustine may find out about new job Monday
A former Atlanta public schools administrator may find out Monday if she will remain as superintendent of a Texas school district.
Norway suspect borrowed from Unabomber's manifesto
Parts of the manifesto written by the suspect in Norway's terrorist attack were taken almost word for word from the writings of "Unabomber" Ted Kaczynski.
Gas tanker truck crashes in Mass.; driver dies
A gasoline tanker truck crashed and exploded in a fireball just north of Boston early Saturday, triggering smaller explosions, sending fire streaming down a nearby brook and killing the truck driver, state police said.
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