Biden to test political waters in Florida as he mulls 2016

Published Sep. 2 2015 @ 3:48am

WASHINGTON (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden is headed to Florida, where he's sure to get a glimpse of his presidential prospects as he considers a late entry into the 2016 Democratic primaries.

Masked men kidnap 16 Turkish workers in Baghdad

Published Sep. 2 2015

BAGHDAD -- Masked men in military uniforms kidnapped 16 Turkish workers and engineers in Baghdad at dawn Wednesday, bundling them...

Thai police: Suspect's prints match those on bomb material

Published Sep. 2 2015

BANGKOK -- Thai police said Wednesday that the fingerprints of a foreign man arrested at Thailand's border with Cambodia match...

A bold move to save a man's hand: Tucking it into his tummy

Published Sep. 2 2015

An 87-year-old Texas man had an unusual surgery to save a hand that was badly burned in an accident: ...

Ben Carson campaign reaping cash as he rises in GOP polls

Published Sep. 2 2015

WASHINGTON -- Vacation-filled August is typically one of the worst months for any politician to raise money. But it was...

To protect killer whales, patrols keep boaters in check

Published Sep. 2 2015

SAN JUAN ISLANDS, Wash. (AP) - Against the backdrop of rocky bluffs, a pod of orcas repeatedly jumped out of...

North Korea denies it apologized over mine blast

Published Sep. 2 2015

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea insisted Tuesday that its recent expression of "regret" over a mine explosion that...

Walker, in office since 25, denies he's a career politician

Published Sep. 2 2015

MADISON, Wis. -- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker denies he's a career politician -- even though he has been in elected...

Court sides with Uber drivers to expand case over pay

Published Sep. 1 2015

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A federal judge granted class-action status Tuesday to a lawsuit in California against Uber over the...

Man charged with attempted murder after Monday night shooting

Published Sep. 1 2015

A man was charged with attempted first degree murder after he shot a man Monday night on Grace Ave., according...

Archbishop assails Trump over birthright citizenship repeal

Published Sep. 1 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The leader of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia on Tuesday attacked GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump's...

Police in Illinois hunt for 3 suspects after officer killed

Published Sep. 1 2015

FOX LAKE, Ill. -- Police in helicopters, with dogs and armed with rifles were conducting a massive manhunt in northern...

Kerry to outline U.S. assurances to Israel, Gulf to lawmakers

Published Sep. 1 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) - Secretary of State John Kerry will send a letter to all members of Congress on Wednesday outlining...

Nicolino, Bour lead Marlins to 7-1 win over hapless Braves

Published Sep. 1 2015

ATLANTA -- Justin Nicolino pitched seven scoreless innings, Justin Bour hit a three-run homer, and the Miami Marlins beat the...

Prosecutor: 2nd video emerges of deadly shooting by deputies

Published Sep. 1 2015

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A second video has emerged that gives authorities a "very clear view" of a confrontation between...

Kentucky clerk, citing God, defies courts on gay marriage

Published Sep. 1 2015

MOREHEAD, Ky. -- Invoking "God's authority," a county clerk denied marriage licenses to gay couples again Tuesday in direct defiance...

Slain cameraman remembered with jokes, goofy stories

Published Sep. 1 2015

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) - The funeral for the cameraman killed during a live broadcast sparked more laughter than tears during...

Former TV judge Joe Brown released from jail

Published Sep. 1 2015

Former television judge Joe Brown has been released from jail after serving a five-day jail sentence for contempt of...

Deputies charged with assault in beating of man who tried to escape on stolen horse

Published Sep. 1 2015

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) - Three sheriff's deputies involved in the televised beating of a man after he tried to...

Last teacher in Atlanta cheating scandal gets year in prison

Published Sep. 1 2015

ATLANTA -- The final teacher awaiting sentencing in the Atlanta schools test cheating case was ordered by the trial judge...