Teacher who was late 111 times says he was eating breakfast

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — An elementary school teacher who was allowed to keep his job despite being late for work 111 times in two years said Friday that breakfast is to blame for his tardiness.

"I have a bad...

Correction: Iran-Nuclear story

VIENNA (AP) — In a story Aug. 19 about an arrangement over alleged past nuclear weapons work between Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency, The Associated Press erroneously referred to Parchin as a...

Sarah Palin goes after ESPN over Curt Schilling suspension

By: Aliyah Frumin, MSNBC

Sarah Palin is throwing heat at ESPN after the network suspended baseball analyst Curt Schilling for his offensive tweet about Muslims and Nazis.

“ESPN—what happened to you?” the former Alaska governor and...

Woman hit by foul ball behind home plate sues Red Sox owner

BOSTON (AP) — A fan struck by a foul ball that went behind home plate last year during a Boston Red Sox game at Fenway Park has sued the team's principal owner.

Brookline, Massachusetts, resident Stephanie...

Australian survivor of WWII 'Great Escape' dies aged 101

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Paul Royle, an Australian pilot who took part in a mass breakout from a German prisoner of war camp during World War II that is remembered as The Great Escape, has died in his hometown of...

Lawyer accused of coaching clients to lie awaits fate

CHICAGO (AP) — The question of when lawyers cross the line from zealously defending their clients to fabricating evidence is the focus of a rare trial in Chicago, where an attorney is accused of coaching defendants...

Judge rules Obama administration water rule should be halted

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A federal judge in North Dakota on Thursday blocked a new Obama administration rule that would give the federal government jurisdiction over some smaller waterways just hours before it was set...

Ex-NBA star Darryl Dawkins, aka 'Chocolate Thunder,' has died

By: The Associated Press

Darryl Dawkins, whose backboard-shattering dunks earned him the moniker "Chocolate Thunder" and helped pave the way for breakaway rims, has died. He was 58.

The Lehigh County, Pennsylvania coroner's...