BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Teams on the ground and in aircraft hunted for a fifth day for a private plane that disappeared Sunday in the mountains of central Idaho, enlisting a radar analysis team to narrow their search as they race against time and frigid temperatures in hopes of finding survivors.
Eight aircraft, and 35 people on foot, snowmobiles and ATVs searched Idaho's vast backcountry Thursday for the single-engine Beech Bonanza piloted by Dale Smith, a 51-year-old...
NEW YORK (AP) — Fast-food workers and labor organizers are marching, waving signs and chanting in cities across the country amid a push for higher wages.
Organizers say walkouts are planned in 100 cities, with rallies set for another 100 cities. Labor unions, worker advocacy groups and Democrats are hoping to build public support to raise the federal minimum wage of $7.25, or about $15,000 a year for full-time work.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The maker of a popular Android mobile app that turns your phone into a flashlight has agreed to settle the Federal Trade Commission's charges that the software secretly supplied cellphone locations to marketers, even when consumers rejected its terms of service.
The settlement against Goldenshores Technologies LLC, which makes the "Brightest Flashlight Free" app, comes as the FTC is taking a closer look at app developers, websites and other companies...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union has sued the Federal Housing Finance Agency, asking it to disclose efforts to stop municipalities from using eminent domain to bail out underwater homeowners and make its dealings with the financial industry more transparent.
The ACLU, Center for Popular Democracy and other nonprofits filed a freedom of information lawsuit against the agency Thursday in federal court in San Francisco.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A man who has spent more than half his life in prison for killing his parents when he was 14 will be freed if he completes counseling and learns the skills he'll need to return to society, a state parole board ruled Thursday.
"I've stayed out of trouble. I've tried to get myself prepared to move forward," said Jeffrey Dingman, who had just turned 14 when he and his 17-year-old brother, Robert, shot their parents to death in Rochester in 1996....
BENNETT, Wis. (AP) — Arctic air is moving across the middle of the country, sending temperatures plummeting.
City crews in Duluth, Minn., have been racing to clear streets before the deep freeze turns fluffy snow into rock-hard ice. Forecasters expect the daytime high to reach 13 today, but just 4 below on Saturday.
In northwestern Wisconsin, where a winter storm just dumped 17 inches of snow, forecasters say temperatures could plunge as low as 25...
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The world's largest casino company is cautioning investors that Internet gambling might hurt, rather than help, its brick-and-mortar casinos.
Caesars Entertainment, which owns four of Atlantic City's 12 casinos, wrote in a filing with securities regulators late Wednesday that online gambling could reduce patron visits to its casinos in New Jersey and Nevada, and harm the company's bottom line.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The leader of House Democrats says her rank and file won't support any year-end budget deal unless it includes plans to extend expiring unemployment benefits for long-term victims of the recession.
Rep. Nancy Pelosi of California made the comment today as senior lawmakers struggled elsewhere in the Capitol to find a compromise that would ease across-the-board cuts in the budget that both parties would like to eliminate.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Two men extradited from Britain last year are expected to change their pleas on charges they supported terrorists in Afghanistan and Chechnya by operating websites to raise cash, recruit fighters and solicit items such as gas masks.
Babar Ahmad and Syed Talha Ahsan are scheduled to enter new pleas Tuesday in federal court in New Haven to charges of providing support to terrorists and conspiracy to provide support to terrorists, court records show...