Southern New Jersey man digs up live cannonball in backyard

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, N.J. (AP) — The Atlantic City bomb squad was dispatched to a southern New Jersey home over the weekend after a man dug up a live cannonball in his backyard.

Police say the Lower Township...

SC's Graham filing papers for home state Republican primary

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's Lindsey Graham is making his presidential campaign official in his home state.

On Tuesday, Graham is making a stop at the state Republican Party headquarters in...

Yahoo chief Mayer says she's pregnant with twins

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer says she's pregnant with identical twins.

Mayer says on a posting on her blog that she and her husband are expecting the twin girls in December.

"I have some...

Trial set for officer charged with abusing Indian man

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama police officer goes on trial Tuesday on a federal charge of using excessive force against an Indian man who was thrown down and partially paralyzed during a confrontation in a...

Storm hits Phoenix _ flash floods, slowed air travel

PHOENIX (AP) — Monsoon storms hit the Phoenix area Monday night that knocked out power to thousands, slowed air travel, and stranded motorists in flash floods.

The storms began moving through the area around...

Obama paints doomsday scene of global warming in Alaska

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — President Barack Obama is painting a doomsday scenario for the Arctic and beyond if climate change isn't dealt with fast: entire nations submerged underwater, cities abandoned and refugees...

Big surf pounds Hawaii as hurricane skirts to the north

HILO, Hawaii (AP) — Big surf began to pick up around Hilo on Hawaii's Big Island Monday evening as weakening Hurricane Ignacio moved to the north of the state with 100 mph winds.

Hawaii missed the brunt of...

Suspect in officer attack had history of mental illness

HOUSTON (AP) — A man charged with murder in the ambush of a suburban Houston sheriff's deputy had a history of mental illness and was once declared mentally incompetent, according to authorities and his former...