The U.S. Golf Association is not opposed to inflicting cruel and unusual punishment at its premier championship, so here’s something it might want to consider. Award the “Phil Mickelson Medal” to the runner-up in the U.S. Open.
A Missouri judge used a technicality Tuesday to dismiss a former soldier’s petition seeking custody and child support payments from a teenager he impregnated when she was 14 years old.
U.S. safety regulators said Tuesday that they are investigating problems with air-bag sensors in the seats of some small Suzuki SUVs.
A Pennsylvania woman has filed suit to avoid fees she may be charged to get her McDonald’s wages from a debit card.
Activist investor Carl Icahn on Tuesday proposed a $16 billion share buyback in his latest effort to thwart Dell Inc. founder Michael Dell’s effort to take the struggling computer maker private.
After initially defying federal regulators, Chrysler abruptly agreed Tuesday to recall some older-model Jeeps with fuel tanks that could rupture and cause fires in rear-end collisions.
Japan’s trade deficit rose nearly 10 percent in May to 993.9 billion yen (nearly $10.5 billion) as rising costs for imports due to the cheaper yen matched a rebound in exports, the Ministry of Finance reported Wednesday.
Daytona International Speedway is getting another facelift, this one considerably bigger than the last. Three years after a complete repaving project, the famed track is overhauling the frontstretch to enhance the “fan experience.”
The Republican-led House on Tuesday passed a far-reaching anti-abortion bill that conservatives saw as a milestone in their 40-year campaign against legalized abortion and Democrats condemned as yet another example of the GOP war on women.
The U.S. foiled a plot to bomb the New York Stock Exchange because of the sweeping surveillance programs at the heart of a debate over national security and personal privacy, officials said Tuesday at a rare open hearing on intelligence — a set-piece for supporters of the spying.
About 8 million immigrants living unlawfully in the United States would gain legal status under sweeping legislation moving toward a vote in the Senate, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said Tuesday, adding the bill would push federal deficits lower in each of the next two decades.
The latest possible resting place of Teamsters boss Jimmy Hoffa is an overgrown farm field where the normal calm of chirping crickets is being drowned out by a beeping backhoe, the chop of an overhead news helicopter and the bustle of reporters and onlookers.
FBI agents with jackhammers and shovels were digging Tuesday under a New York City house once occupied by a famed gangster who inspired Robert De Niro’s character in the movie “Goodfellas.”
Some 239,000 teachers are trained each year and 98,000 are hired
The nation’s teacher-training programs do not adequately prepare would-be educators for the classroom, even as they produce almost triple the number of graduates needed, according to a survey of more than 1,000 programs released Tuesday.
Facebook expected to make announcement about Instagram.
Is there anything that'll make you think twice about ordering that venti caramel frap with whip cream?
WASHINGTON (AP) — Declaring “the days of Rambo are over,” a top general said Tuesday that cultural, social and behavioral concerns may be bigger hurdles than tough physical fitness requirements for women looking to join the military’s special operations units.
Hezekiah Walker, “Azusa: The Next Generation” (RCA/Verity Records)
It seems like a celebration of faithful endurance on Hezekiah Walker’s 14th album, “Azusa: The Next Generation.”
A pair of wild boars that were menacing hikers on the Katy Trail in central Missouri have been shot and killed.
Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill says she is supporting a super political action committee encouraging Hillary Rodham Clinton to run for president in 2016.