Posted: 08/02/2009 - A Northwest Airlines jet blew five tires as it landed at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, closing a runway for a few hours.
Posted: 08/02/2009 - Rory Marshall, an editor on The Associated Press' West regional desk, has died of complications from lung cancer at age 54.
Posted: 08/02/2009 - A New York City woman who says she can't find a job is suing the college where she earned a bachelor's degree.
Posted: 08/02/2009 - Two Episcopal priests in same-gender relationships are among the nominees for assistant bishop of Los Angeles, officials said Sunday.
Posted: 08/02/2009 - A flight carrying 50 people from Detroit to Rochester, N.Y., has landed safely after a sensor indicated that a fire extinguisher in the plane's cargo bay went off.
Posted: 08/02/2009 - The Obama administration will suspend the "cash for clunkers" program unless the Senate provides $2 billion more for the popular car incentive plan, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said Sunday.
Posted: 08/02/2009 - A 3-year-old boy has drowned at a northern Ohio indoor water park that calls itself the nation's largest.
Posted: 08/02/2009 - Until a day-labor center opened nearby, jobseekers in Keenan Strand's north Phoenix neighborhood used to drink from people's hoses, urinate on walls and duck behind bushes to escape triple-digit heat while waiting for work.
Posted: 08/02/2009 - Swiss diplomats are trying to find out what happened to three Americans reportedly captured in Iran, the Foreign Ministry said Sunday.
Posted: 08/02/2009 - Sen. John McCain is lamenting the latest report of a baseball player linked to performance-enhancing drugs.
Posted: 08/01/2009 - Bomb and arson detectives say a suspicious package discovered outside Oprah Winfrey's Harpo Studios in Chicago is harmless.
Posted: 08/01/2009 - Police have searched a rental home in southwest Boise and closed off a section of a landfill as they look for an 8-year-old boy who went missing more than a week ago.
Posted: 08/01/2009 - They weren't invited to the Rose Garden to hoist beers with President Barack Obama, yet their lives have been turned upside-down by the encounter between a black Harvard scholar and a white Cambridge, Mass., police officer.
Posted: 08/01/2009 - A Yemeni official says that a Guantanamo detainee whose recent death has been blamed on suicide apparently died of asphyxiation.
Posted: 08/01/2009 - Iranian state TV confirmed Saturday that Tehran has detained three Americans after they crossed the border from northern Iraq.
Updated: 07/31/2009 - The House raced Friday to pass legislation pouring an additional $2 billion into the popular - but financially strapped - "cash for clunkers" car purchase program.
Posted: 07/29/2009 - A government panel has recommended that certain groups be placed at the front of the line for swine flu vaccinations this fall, including pregnant women, health care workers, and children six months and older.
Posted: 07/29/2009 - Prosecutors say the $90,000 cash found in the freezer of a former Louisiana congressman was just the most recent bribe money he'd received.
Posted: 07/29/2009 - A pregnant woman was found dead in her apartment with her fetus cut from her womb, and police on Wednesday were trying to find the missing baby, which they said could have survived.
Posted: 07/29/2009 - Microsoft Corp. has finally roped Yahoo Inc. into an Internet search partnership, capping a convoluted pursuit that dragged on for years and finally setting the stage for them to make a joint assault against the dominance of Google Inc.
Posted: 07/29/2009 - The International Monetary Fund says it will sharply increase funds it provides to low income countries to help them deal with the global financial crisis.
Updated: 07/29/2009 - The Senate Judiciary Committee has voted to approve Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor to be the first Hispanic justice.