Report: Gunmen still control metals mined for modern gadgets
Violent gunmen still menace pick-and-shovel miners in eastern Congo, a new report finds, despite years of efforts to loosen their grip by local reformers, Western activists and companies like Apple and ...
School stops residential program after teen's deathPHILADELPHIA (AP) ? Officials with a private school for children with special needs in Philadelphia say they're ceasing operations at the school's residential treatment program after a 17-year-old student died earlier this month in an altercation with staff.
How autism in girls may help reveal the disorder's secrets
Hundreds celebrate lives of teens killed in wrong-way crashDUXBURY, Vt. (AP) ? Hundreds have gathered at a Vermont high school to celebrate the lives of five students who were hit and killed in a crash by a wrong-way driver.
Authorities find no sign of braking by bus driver in crash
Judge faces deadline on $15B Volkswagen emissions dealA federal judge in San Francisco is facing a Tuesday deadline to decide whether to approve the largest auto-scandal settlement in U.S. history, giving most affected Volkswagen owners the option for a vehicle ...
Former Christie aide to face more cross-examinationNEWARK, N.J. (AP) ? Federal prosecutors will resume their cross-examination of a former aide to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie who is facing criminal charges in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal.
Pickup trucks score poorly in headlight testsDETROIT (AP) ? Pickup truck headlights performed poorly in new tests by the insurance industry.
Ex-Pennsylvania attorney general out on bail amid appeal
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) ? Democrat Kathleen Kane burst onto the political scene in Pennsylvania with an enviable array of assets: glamour, charisma and a campaign war chest from her husband's fortune that topped $2 million for her 2012 run for state attorney general.
Surfer bitten by shark at beach; says 'came out of nowhere'