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Oscar de la Renta, legendary designer, dead at 82

October 21, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — At his Fashion Week runway show in September, Oscar de la Renta sat in his usual spot: in a chair right inside the wings, where he could carefully inspect each model just as she... more »»

The meaning of 'organic' hazy for nonfood items

October 21, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — There's a strict set of standards for organic foods. But the rules are looser for household cleaners, textiles, cosmetics and the organic dry cleaners down the street. more »»

Closing arguments set in trial of Tsarnaev friend

October 21, 2014

BOSTON (AP) — Closing arguments were scheduled in the federal trial of a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. more »»

Nobel laureate to be honored in Philadelphia

October 21, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — When Malala Yousafzai visits Philadelphia to accept an award for her efforts to promote girls' education, she will do so as the world's youngest Nobel laureate. more »»

Democrats love seeing minimum wage on the ballot

October 21, 2014

CHICAGO (AP) — As Democrats across the country make an election-year push to raise the minimum wage, they often point to fast food workers, baristas and others who are struggling to raise... more »»

Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dies at 82

October 21, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Oscar de la Renta, the worldly gentleman designer who shaped the wardrobe of socialites, first ladies and Hollywood stars for more than four decades, has died. He was 82. more »»

AP PHOTOS: De la Renta's creations over the years

October 21, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Oscar de la Renta, who died Monday at 82, shaped American couture half a century ago when it emerged as a serious rival to European fashion designers. more »»

Police say they might have spotted ambush suspect

October 21, 2014

Police shifted their search and a northeastern Pennsylvania school district tightened security amid another reported sighting Monday of the suspect in a deadly state police ambush. more »»

Standing ovation at Met Opera despite protest

October 21, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Politicians including former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani and Reps. more »»

AP PHOTOS: Washington hatchery gives away salmon

October 21, 2014

POULSBO, Wash. (AP) — People lined up with coolers Monday to wait for free fish as coho and chum salmon returned to spawn at a hatchery on Washington's Kitsap Peninsula. more »»

Terror suspect wants details of case against him

October 21, 2014

DENVER (AP) — A terror suspect challenging the constitutionality of the National Security Agency's warrantless surveillance program wants prosecutors to reveal how they built their case against... more »»

New Ebola gear guidelines: head-to-toe coverage

October 21, 2014

Health care workers should be completely covered — no skin exposed — while caring for Ebola patients, according to revised guidelines issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. more »»

Politicians join protest outside Met over opera

October 21, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Politicians including former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani and Reps. more »»

Maui surfer fends off shark with fist, board

October 21, 2014

WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — A man surfing with his three young sons used his fist and surfboard to fend off a weekend shark attack in waters off Maui. more »»

CDC releases revised Ebola gear guidelines

October 21, 2014

ATLANTA (AP) — Health officials released new guidelines Monday for how health workers should gear up to treat Ebola patients. more »»

Hawaii rides out storm, but remote islands at risk

October 21, 2014

HONOLULU (AP) — Sunny skies returned to the Aloha State, the day after a hurricane left Hawaii without inflicting much harm beyond heavy rain. more »»

Suspect in Va. abduction charged in DC area rape

October 21, 2014

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — The suspect in the disappearance of a University of Virginia student was charged Monday with abducting and raping a woman in suburban Washington, D.C., in 2005. more »»

Restitution ordered in dinosaur footprint theft

October 20, 2014

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man who pleaded guilty in the theft of a priceless fossilized dinosaur footprint that's never been recovered was sentenced Monday to a year of probation and ordered t... more »»

Alabama House speaker arrested on felony charges

October 20, 2014

OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — Powerful Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard has been arrested on felony ethics charges, accused of using public office for personal gai. more »»

 
 

 

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