Lawyer: Former franchisee alerted Subway ad exec about Fogle

NEW YORK (AP) — A former franchisee alerted an executive in charge of Subway's advertising in 2008 about her concerns about pitchman Jared Fogle, according to her lawyer.

Cindy Mills exchanged phone numbers...

Man convicted in plot to sell deadly ricin as 'death pills'

NEW YORK (AP) — A Manhattan man looking to acquire ricin so he could sell "simple and easy death pills" and guarantee "risk-free" murder was convicted of federal charges Thursday.

The jury returned the...

Frank E. Petersen Jr., first black Marine aviator, dies

BALTIMORE (AP) — Frank E. Petersen Jr., the first black aviator and brigadier general in Marine Corps, has died.

Frank E. Petersen III said his father died Tuesday at his home in Stevensville, on Maryland's...

Walrus leave ice, come ashore on Alaska's northwest coast

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Pacific walrus have come ashore on the northwest coast of Alaska in what has become an annual sign of the effects of climate change.

"There appears to be several thousand animals up...

Patterson Cos. reports 1Q profit of $29.7 million

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Patterson Cos. on Thursday reported fiscal first-quarter profit of $29.7 million.

On a per-share basis, the St. Paul, Minnesota-based company said it had profit of 30 cents. Earnings,...

Obama to people of New Orleans: You inspire me, and America

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Visiting residents on tidy porch stoops and sampling the fried chicken at a corner restaurant, President Barack Obama held out the people of New Orleans on Thursday as an extraordinary example of...

Student charged in university threats, will be evaluated

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A student who Mississippi State University officials say threatened to kill himself and others will face misdemeanor disorderly conduct charges and has been referred for a mental and...

Californians cut water without state imposing fines

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — For the second straight month, Californians exceeded hefty water conservation mandates during the relentless drought without the state imposing fines, officials said Thursday.

Cities cut...