By VERENA DOBNIKAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - New York lost the 2012 Olympics, but the city's bid for the summer games spurred another, visionary venture: building up the largest undeveloped parcel in Manhattan.
While London got the games, New York was left with the best opportunity for dev
By NICHOLAS RICCARDIAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - In a world where Amazon can track your next book purchase and you must register to buy allergy medicine, James Holmes spent months stockpiling thousands of bullets and head-to-toe ballistic gear without raising any red flags with authorities.
By KEN RITTERAssociated Press
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Jury selection began Monday in state court in Las Vegas for eight of 13 men facing felony and misdemeanor charges in a December 2008 wedding chapel brawl between Hells Angels and rival Mongols motorcycle club members.
Authorities say the brawl broke o
By BEN HUBBARDAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - Anti-regime activists in Syria said Friday that government gunners rained shells on a poor, farming village before armed thugs moved in, leaving scores of people dead in what rebels claim is one of the worst single days of bloodshed in the uprising agai
By ALI AKBAR DAREINI and QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRAAssociated Press
BAGHDAD (AP) - The U.N.'s special envoy on the Syrian crisis sought to build support for his peace efforts Tuesday with the leaders of Iran and Iraq, saying President Bashar Assad has agreed to a plan to quell the bloodshed in the mos