WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama will be sitting down with Jay Leno on the set of "The Tonight Show" Wednesday, less than two weeks before Election Day. NBC says Wednesday night's appearance will be Obama's fifth on "The Tonight Show," his third since he became president. Obama has been... more »
DENVER (AP) - The Republican presidential campaign says that Ann Romney's plane has made an emergency landing in Colorado but that everyone aboard is OK. Romney Press Secretary Andrea Saul tweeted Friday afternoon that the plane of the wife of Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney had just made an emergency... more »
A spokesman for the family of Ted Stevens says the former senator has died in a plane crash in Alaska.
Mitch Rose tells The Associated Press that the family had been notified that the 86-year-old Stevens was among those killed.
Five of the nine people aboard the plane... more »
Grand Junction police say a 24-year-old man killed his wife by stabbing her several times in the neck in front of their 2-year-old daughter.
Police say Octavio Vargas-Herrera told detectives he killed his wife Sunday evening after she told him she didn't love him anymore.
Police say Vargas-Herrera's... more »
A new report says colleges and universities suffered a big drop in charitable contributions in 2009 -- the steepest drop in at least 30 years.
The report by the Council for Aid to Education says giving dropped an average of almost 12 percent nationwide in 2009. Individual giving dropped... more »
A 21-year-old Michigan poker professional who chose cards over college won the World Series of Poker main event in Las Vegas early Tuesday, winning $8.55 million and becoming the youngest player to win the tournament in its 40-year history.
Joe Cada of Shelby Township, Mich., turned over a pair... more »