By JOHN ROGERSAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - She never set out to become the maven of guilt-free, fun-food dieting, the go-to girl for people who want to have their cake - and cheeseburgers and chili fries - and eat them, too, without getting fat.
No, 10 years ago, Lisa Lillien says, she was
By JAMIE STENGLEAssociated Press
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Whether it was to sneak a first kiss or listen to Led Zeppelin, climbing onto the roof of the White House was apparently a popular practice among a few presidents' children.
Steve Ford garnered laughs during a panel discussion Thursday with
CHICAGO (AP) - A Chicago man who bound his 22-month-old daughter with tape and posted a photo on Facebook was acquitted Tuesday of unlawful restraint and will find out the verdict on a second charge next week.
Cook County Circuit Judge Lawrence Flood acquitted the 22-year-old father of one charge af
By KRISTEN WYATT and NICHOLAS RICCARDIAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - Crista Laughlin was a mile high and dry, but Superstorm Sandy still kept the 40-year-old Obama campaign volunteer from walking precincts or working the phones.
Instead, she was huddled inside her suburban Denver home, watching st
By DAVID ESPO and JULIE PACEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Eight days before the election, President Barack Obama switched from campaigner to hands-on commander of the federal response to Superstorm Sandy as it barreled across the Eastern Seaboard.
By COLLEEN LONG and DEEPTI HAJELAAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A mother returned home to her luxury apartment building near Central Park on Thursday to find two of her small children stabbed to death in a bathtub and their nanny, with self-inflicted stab wounds, lying near them, police said.
By COLLEEN LONG and TOM HAYSAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A city police officer dreamed up plots to kidnap, torture, cook and eat at least 100 women whose photos, names and addresses he pulled from a confidential law enforcement database, authorities said Thursday.
Gilberto Valle's fantasie
By KEVIN McGILLAssociated Press
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Dwayne Boudreaux's memories of the Circle Food Store in New Orleans 7th Ward neighborhood are so vivid he can walk through its colonnade of arches into the dark and empty shell and give a guided tour of how it was before Hurricane Katrina.