The President's prom pic released in Time Magazine
It was around this time of year that President Obama went to his senior prom back in 1979. In a newly unearthed photo published today in TIME magazine, a then-17-year-old Barack Obama is seen wearing a white dinner jacket as he poses with...
Google to add Galapagos Islands to Street View
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Few have explored the remote volcanic islands of the Galapagos archipelago, an otherworldly landscape inhabited by the world's largest tortoises and other fantastical creatures that inspired Charles Darwin's theory of...
Calif. beach water quality mostly good last summer
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A new report finds visitors to California beaches encountered mostly clean waters last year.
About 93 percent of beaches along the state's coast that were tested for bacterial pollution last summer had good to excellent...
Text of President Obama speech on terrorism
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's speech on the fight against terrorism at the National Defense University, as provided by the White House:
It's an honor to return to the National Defense University. Here, at Fort McNair, Americans...
Defense releases photos, texts of Trayvon Martin
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — George Zimmerman's defense attorneys on Thursday released photos and text messages from 17-year-old Trayvon Martin's cellphone ahead of a hearing that will determine whether they can be used at Zimmerman's murder...
13 insurers to compete on Calif. health exchange
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The state's largest health insurers, including Anthem Blue Cross, Blue Shield and Kaiser Permanente, will be among 13 plans competing for policies on California's new health care exchange.
Officials with Covered...
Obama: Congress briefed on every drone strike
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says his administration informs Congress about every drone strike America orders.
In a national security speech Thursday, Obama said the administration has briefed the appropriate congressional...
Euro Tour CEO apologizes for saying 'colored'
VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — The head of the European golf tour apologized for using the term "colored" during a live television interview Thursday in which he was reacting to the spat between Tiger Woods and Sergio Garcia.
NOAA predicts another busy hurricane season
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Federal forecasters are predicting yet another busy hurricane season.
Thursday's outlook calls for 13 to 20 named storms, 7 to 11 that strengthen into hurricanes and 3 to 6 that become major hurricanes.
Report: Nation's kids need to get more physical
WASHINGTON (AP) — Reading, writing, 'rithmetic — and PE?
The prestigious Institute of Medicine is recommending that schools provide opportunities for at least 60 minutes of physical activity each day for students and that PE be designated a...
It's common fodder for sports talk shows to debate what an athlete's legacy will be BEFORE his career is over. Proof once again that a fan's perspective can turn on a dime.
Two years ago, LeBron James was regarded as the most talented player in...
Birth control coverage up for federal appeal
DENVER (AP) — In the most prominent challenge of its kind, Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. is asking a federal appeals court Thursday for an exemption from part of the federal health care law that requires it to offer employees health coverage that...