Mother’s Day

First lady Michelle Obama looks to the audience as she and Jill Biden hosted their annual Mother’s Day tea to honor military mothers, Monday, May 12, 2014, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo)

First lady praises her mom at Mother’s Day event

WASHINGTON (AP) — Extending the Mother’s Day celebration by a day, Michelle Obama on Monday saluted military mothers for the sacrifices they make both for their families and their country, and she honored her own […]

05/12/2014

In this photo taken May 3, 2014, inmate Tiffany Dugan, left, greets her daughter, Arianne Skelton, 13, with a big hug at the Folsom Women's Facility in Folsom, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Kids reunite with locked-up moms near Mother’s Day

FOLSOM, Calif. (AP) — “Hi, baby,” Catherine La France cooed as she swept granddaughter Arianna into her arms and danced around the prison yard with the 3-year-old. She pulled her two daughters into a bear […]

05/09/2014

Shawn Scott, man identified as one of the suspects in a shooting at Second Line Mother's Day parade, New Orleans. (AP Photo)

Arrests in New Orleans parade shootings cheered

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Days after a burst of gunfire brought a chaotic and bloody end to a Mother’s Day neighborhood parade in New Orleans, news of six arrests gave an organizer of the traditional […]

05/17/2013

Ariel Castro appears in court. (AP Photo)

Cleveland man arraigned on rape, kidnap charges

CLEVELAND (AP) — The man accused of raping and kidnapping three women, who were missing for about a decade before being found alive at his home, was ordered held Thursday on $8 million bail. Ariel […]

05/09/2013